Stories

Coastal Mistress, a Sudden Fiction story

The drapes fluttered open as the sunlight flooded her, his rays rippling and warmth kissing her fingertips, face, and lips. He took her, devoured her, and swallowed her whole. Brazen he was as he flowed over her, brushing through raven hair glistened with olive sheen and loose curls. His molten graze seared pleasantly on her …

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The Devil is in the Detail, a Short Story

Mrs. Makaka boasted of being the cleanest head cook House Lanka had ever seen. Deep down in the dressed stone walls and spotless floors of the kitchen, she brooded over the greasy pots. Pascal, the second footman, was off nursing a terrible case of athlete’s foot and Miss Ng’ang’a was a no show as always. …

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The City of Rats – Flash Fiction

“Today’s the day I change.” The grand wizened one quipped with a nauseating grin. The gathering was confused. Was the grand well? Certainly, she had to be ill for never had the malevolent one dared make a jest, least of all on this their hallowed day.  Her revolting smirk widened, exposing blackened gums and rusty …

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The Boy Who Flew By The Sole Of His Father – Sudden Fiction

A train whistle screamed under the blanket of night as Mr. Munene dropped dead on his study floor. His soul was oblivious of the interruption as he stood up to investigate the disturbance. Beyond the window was a most astonishing sight. A black train crowned in a billowing white mane of smoke tore across a …

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Ndindi and the Magic Window – Sudden Fiction

Ndindi was never one to be easily stirred from her sleep. However, the tapping on the attic window was unusually loud. Rap-tap-tap-rap-a-tap-tap the sound went, over and over again. Ndindi pulled the covers over her head and turned away from the window. She forced herself to return to her flying dream. There had been pixies …

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