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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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Black Humour
Des Truscott

Signs

‘It’s true! It’s true! It’s the Law!’ said Frank, jabbing his finger in the air towards Kenny. ‘If the trapdoor fails three times, they have

 
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Crime/Detective
Sarah Udoh-Grossfurthner

Good Tidings

Timothy ignores his daughter when she says she has witnessed a murder, as she can't tell the truth about anything.

 
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Humour
Paul Negri

The Embers of Desire

Romero writes thrilling romances using the nom de plume Charlotte Chatsworth. Why can't his own love life be a bit more successful?

 
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