fiction

Short Story: The Delivery

12:19 pm, Tuesday, 7 February 2012

By Lucy Hume Catherine’s husband was out of the house attending to business in the city when the doorknocker sounded three times, loudly, so when she opened it to find a boy standing in the porch and asking for him by name she was at first confused and unable to answer. [...]

The Blue Violin

7:50 am, Tuesday, 28 June 2011

A short story by Sunita Soliar He was always cleaning up after her – teacups around the house, murky splashes along the sink from when she washed her makeup off, and all her unwanted toys: skis, foam cylinders for some sort of exercise, an easel. She would take up these [...]

The Mysterious Wedding Guest

7:44 am, Wednesday, 25 May 2011

A short story by Sunita Soliar Although the appointment would only last an hour or so in the afternoon, Evelyn had taken the whole day off. The sneakiness of it all exhausted her. On Great Titchfield Street she squinted at the sky: winter had been buffed bright and she [...]