THE ENEMY WITHIN

The castle was his fortress, protecting him from the dangers that surrounded him. Water around three sides made attack impossible, and the narrow drawbridge that joined it to the mainland was impregnable. No one had been able to storm these solid defences for years. But inside the castle there existed a powerful enemy, one that … Continue reading THE ENEMY WITHIN

IF YOU GO DOWN TO THE WOODS TODAY

He straightened from examining his ancient car engine as she approached. 'Evening, ma'am. Can I help you?' 'I'm a little lost. Is the road to Ashville around here?' 'Sure is, you're standing on it. You just follow it straight on ahead.' Hilda looked perplexedly at the thick, untrammelled forest. 'When you get to town tell … Continue reading IF YOU GO DOWN TO THE WOODS TODAY

SPECTRAL MISTS

'Years since anyone has lived here.' The cobwebs and thick carpet of dust, moss and dirt reinforced Daisy's words. Wind blew in through broken windows, daylight entered where once the roof had blocked its path. Outside the crumbling walls the thundering sound of the surf crashing against the foot of the cliffs resounded. 'They found … Continue reading SPECTRAL MISTS