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Hush Little Baby ~ Joanna Barnard

  'When baby Oliver breaks his arm, no one can (or will) say how it happened. His mother is exhausted. His father is angry. His older sister is resentful. And they all have something to hide.' A story written about the hardships and stress of parenting. The difficulties of having a new baby when you're… Continue reading Hush Little Baby ~ Joanna Barnard


Help her

New Short Story ~ By Hannah Lindsay   The door clicked shut, and the lorry pulled away. Boxes lined the hallway making it appear narrower, furniture spread around covered in plastic wrapping. Meg flopped onto the sofa as her head fell back against the rustling sheet. She could have fallen asleep within seconds but pulled… Continue reading Help her


The Perfect Girlfriend

By Karen Hamilton 'Juliette Loves Nate. She will follow him anywhere. She's even become a flight attendant for his airline, so she can keep a closer eye on him. The fact that Nate broke up with her 6 months ago means nothing, because Juliette has a plan to get him back. And she'll make sure… Continue reading The Perfect Girlfriend



A short story by Hannah Lindsay (ME!) Sunlight peeked through the gap in the curtains. Ed turned towards it, enjoying the comfort of his bed for those last few minutes before the alarm would start. As he climbed out he threw his pillow at Spencer to wake him up, this seemed to always prompt the… Continue reading Neighbours

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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Author - Gail Honeyman 'Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive - but not how to live.' Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work each day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend. Eleanor Oliphant… Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine