Out Of His League



She was out of his league, no doubt about that. Beautiful, fair and expensively casual, she was reading a brochure when he arrived at the hotel. He thought she might be waiting for a husband or a lover. … read more

The List




Helen heard the news at the monthly lunch party. All the wives who regularly gathered at the home of one or another of them knew about the problems that Sally and Tom Stewart had been having in … read more

Love in a Sandpit



He cried that first morning – although that wasn’t what he’d expected would happen. His mother had taken him there promptly at nine-thirty in his new red fleece-lined jacket, and he’d dashed ahead of her through the park, … read more

I Saw Her Standing There



Suddenly he was apprehensive. Was he making a terrible mistake? What was the point in all this? He wished now that he’d made an excuse and cancelled.

He looked across the narrow street. A troupe of Polish tourists … read more

Penelope As Nevermore

Penelope As Nevermore



‘A virus?’

‘That’s what they said. And they can’t fix it!’

‘It’s a twelve hundred pound laptop, for heaven’s sake. It’s hardly been used. Of course they can fix it. They’re just not trying.’

The young assistant … read more