• Hannah short story book cover by A I Moffat
    Short Story

    Hannah

    Hannah is a short story by the exciting new author A I Moffat, who conjures up the worry and heartache of being a mother.  Hannah Jones has a chance to rekindle the close relationship she once shared with her daughter by Charlotte’s arrival, her daughters closest friend.  A short story of intrigue which captures the imagination. Hannah By A I Moffat Hannah Jones was kneeling in front of the fire when she heard the girls open the front door, her head tilted slightly to one side. A warm faint smile grew as she listened to them. She thought of how time had flown and, felt a sense of pride in…

  • Narratives

    The Suspicious Jackdaw

    The Suspicious Jackdaw is a delightful, educational short story, not just for children. A unique tale which teaches us a valuable lesson. It is from a collection of short stories by Jean Ingelow, an English author and poet and was originally published in 1865. With the addition of some illustrations, and only a few – slight – changes to enhance a more modern reading experience, we hope you enjoy this short and pleasant tale. THE SUSPICIOUS JACKDAW. There never was a more suspicious mortal in this world than old Madam Mortimer, unless it was Madam Mortimer’s Jackdaw. To see him peep about, and turn his head on one side as…

  • Charlotte a short story of friendship, book cover, free short story
    Love And Romance,  Short Story

    Charlotte

      Billy laughed, as he cycled about her on his bike, ‘You look nice.’ She smiled weakly from behind the collar of her coat. ‘You – gonna’ town?’ Emily just shook her head and gazed across the small village square where the sudden rush of excited school children had now evaporated into a sullen, still time of day. ‘Where yer goin’ then?’ She remained silent, not wanting to encourage the boy. ‘Me Da’s takin’ me,’ the boy started, then did a complete circle on his bike before stopping right in front of her, ‘On, Monday.’ ‘Is he?’ ‘Yes— Monday,’ he replied, looking a little confused. Emily, could not help feeling…