Category Archives: Short Stories

That Place, Part 12

“This is absurd!” claimed Margery. Ms, Cuttlebuck, a smartly dressed women with short dark hair and grey eyes, smiled and replied, “Your opinion aside, the residents of Gateway House have the legal right to hold their event.” Martin Shrubsbury, not … Continue reading

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That Place, Part 11

Godfrey was not entirely correct. Things were not so much about to be busy as were currently busy. An inordinate amount of tourists had arrived at Druwick. Tourists might be a misleading term though, they did not come to see … Continue reading

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That Place, Part 10

Margery left early the next morning with the local solicitor, Martin Shrubsbury, to speak with, or more likely to, Cuttlebuck & Dee. Since she was very focused on legal matters, the absence of her daughter was overlooked. You might think … Continue reading

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That Place, Part 9

Roger Lumkin and Judy Woodsmith were young and in love. You can add frustrated to that short list. Since things had become fearful in town, slipping away for some fun became downright impossible. A curfew had been established, all underaged … Continue reading

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That Place, Part 8

The garden was odd. This didn’t come as a surprise to Margery, the land around “That Place” might be charitably described as untamed, though she would call it wild. She did not, as previously explained, care for wild or any … Continue reading

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That Place, Part 7

Margery, who was quite confident of her ability to get her own way, had agreed to the welcome the new neighbor, much to everyone’s relief. The day after the council meeting, with a basket of local jams, baked good, and … Continue reading

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That Place, Part 6

Sam saw something peculiar as he drove up the narrow country lane. Well, it wasn’t immediately peculiar, but it became so over time. It was in fact, a short, bewhiskered old man, dressed for hiking, rugged clothes, sturdy boots, walking … Continue reading

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