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Category: Relationships/Family

Amanda Staples

One Moment

Grief makes us mad. So a woman finds herself in a police station after a child is abducted.

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Coming of Age
Patrice Brynmer

Becky Was A Runaway

Two young teenage girls are in awe of Becky, a runaway, who smokes, drinks, has sex, and likes to 'get high'.

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Tom Pawlowski

Grace Under Duress

Grace is widowed, alone and her farm is falling apart. Then Pepe turns up and turns things around… problem is, he’s an illegal alien.

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Ginny Davis

Near Chania

On holiday, an Englishwoman saves a dog from its cruel Greek owner. But at what cost?

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Nicholas John

Out To Lunch

Alex takes his Dad out to lunch, only to realise that finally, the old man’s already there.

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