Orphans. A children’s tale.

​Orphans 1 “So, Janic,” said Lir. “Do you remember anything about the hit and run?” “Car came out of nowhere. Fast…very fast. Lunatic at the wheel.” He paused, before continuing. “Strange thing,” he reflected. “What?” “It struck me that he wasn’t Irish.” “You caught a glimpse of the driver?” Larry asked, taking another grape. “Looked …

The Scribe. An extract.

​Insert “Prochorus is here on Kos,” he commented. The Seer brightened. “Does he still sing beautifully?” “As always.” Ioanna put another question to the mystic. “Do you think the gospels will stand the test of time?” The Seer didn’t answer immediately. His eyes clouded over as though he were trying to see far into the …

Pacific Deeps extract

​There was a strange, palpable fear on board the Obama, and suspicion and mistrust were rife. Waters spoke at length with Hobbs about the unique situation they found themselves up against. Of all the personnel aboard, he found her the easiest to get along with, probably because of her investigator background. The fact that she …

An Irish short story.

​The Irish Reindeer. Some roamed and foraged the high ground. Their antlers matched their wild nature. In remote places like the Military Road in the Dublin mountains and stretching all the way down to Ireland’s garden of Wicklow, the reindeer moved with free abandon. They avoided people as much as possible including their fast moving …