The people burn. Bright flames of white heat in the darkness. They are everywhere, surrounding him, closing in. He shrinks back, covering his face with his hands, cowering in the depths of his own black mind. Make them stop. Make them stop. Faces crowd him. Searing orbs. Skulls with eyes of deep black emptiness. They … Continue reading BURN OUT
'There it is! The portal! We are saved!' 'It's not a portal, it's a gap in the clouds.' 'We haven't seen a gap in the clouds for three years. It must be a sign from above!' 'From who exactly?' 'Why, from our saviour of course. Don't you believe?!' 'After the plagues, the earthquakes, the drought, … Continue reading HEAVENS ABOVE!
It was her perfect spot. She had to be patient, let the sun come round to the right place so that it shined right through the branches. Then 'click', she would snap the picture. The light was always just right, no matter what the conditions. She did it everyday for years. It helped her, calmed … Continue reading THE PERFECT SPOT
The following is an edited extract from my new novel, 'State Of Denial', which is published tomorrow and is available to buy now on Amazon (see the links below). Harbinger noun: 'A person or thing that foreshadows or foretells the coming of someone or something.' The sun reached its zenith in the clear blue sky. … Continue reading HARBINGER
The man sat by the frozen river. The ground was covered in frost, the sky was clear and the air crisp. Covered only by a thin sheet, the cold did not seem to penetrate his skin. He did not shiver or rub heat into his limbs, he only sat in perfect stillness and solitude. The … Continue reading THE WATCHER