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Black Humour
Phil Cummins

Charlotte

Friday 17th It was the smell that got people’s attention. Subtle at first but intensifying over time, it ruthlessly shouldered aside the usual odors of

 
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Crime/Detective
Rosemary Johnson

The Lorry Driver’s Book Club

I don’t want to talk about Ellie.  Here we are, Jez, Frank and I, sitting around our usual table in Des’s Café.  We’ve just had lunch, Des’s

 
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Dystopia
Alison Allen

Ellay

It was raining again. After weeks of persistent downpours, clouds continued to hang low over the town, blotting out the surrounding hills in clammy swirls

 
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Black Humour
Pete Pitman

Transformers

One morning, the respected author, Felix Prood, woke to find he’d changed into one of his characters. He’d invested two years of his life on his

 
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Black Humour
Giles Selig

Mankiller

Her earliest childhood memory, she said, was that of being awakened by her father in the dark of night, his voice all gravelly and redolent

 
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Humour
Rose Marsh

The Boat

Nathan rings the bell, he doesn’t like to use his key. His dad opens the door and Nathan goes to hug him, but it’s too

 
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