‘Is he still out there?’ Frank asked.
Agnes turned away from the window, ‘He won’t give in. I did tell him the weather forecast.’
It was admittedly crowded in the house, but it made for a cosy atmosphere for their annual reunion.
A howl of wind rattled the windows.
Outside Archie clung to the gazebo as it threatened to take off. He had paid for the damn thing, and he would bloody well put it up.
An hour later he stood under the twisted awning, drinking contentedly from his bottle of beer.
Everyone else remained inside the warm house.
Written as part of the Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above).
To read stories of 100 words based on this week’s prompt, visit HERE.
Read more short stories featuring Agnes and Archie: THE AGNES AND ARCHIE STORIES
I’m excited to announce my second novel, ‘State Of Denial’, a sequel to last year’s ‘A Justified State’, will be published on the 27th September 2019.
You can watch the teaser trailer for ‘State Of Denial’ below:
The paperback version will be published simultaneously on the 27th of September.
Thank you to all those who have already bought and read ‘A Justified State’ and for the many kind reviews and comments. I hope you will enjoy the sequel and how the story continues just as much.
For those who want to see how the story begins, ‘A Justified State’ is available now on Amazon in paperback and on Kindle: