Diverse, dark-humoured, and deliciously bite-sized, this compelling collection of 12 short stories is available as a paperback and an ebook, and includes the following stories:
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Included in an alma mater anthology called Common Thread: Stories by the Old Girls of the High School for Girls Potchefstroom as well as individually, on Amazon, as Bridge Gate: A Short Story (Sticky Fingers Book 1).
In this poignant and charming short story, a daughter yearns to connect with her absent father through the letters they exchange. She’s not put off by his pedantic corrections of her writing, despite the slow reveal that he is less than perfect himself.
2. ‘Grey Magic’ (2014)
The tale of a modern-day witch whose greatest trick is deceiving people.
3. ‘Travelling Slacks’ (2015)
A TripAdvisor review gets out of hand.
4. ‘Little Pink Book’ (2010)
A midwife has an unusual talent.
5. ‘Something Borrowed’ (2011)
A bride learns a dark secret on her wedding day.
6. ‘Sticky Fingers’ (2014)
A kleptomaniac housewife gets her comeuppance in a last-paragraph twist.
7. ‘The Unsuspecting Gold-digger’ (2014)
A woman gradually poisons her husband so that she doesn’t have to break his heart.
8. ‘Pigeon Pair’ (2015)
A couple attempts to deal with their domestic feral pigeon infestation.
9. ‘The Itch’ (2015)
An intense, uncontrollable, unexplainable itch lands the protagonist in a mental institution.
A story about about a suicidal baby who knows he was born into the wrong life, and has to get creative to take measures correct the mistake, much to his mother¹s horror.
11. ‘Off the Hinge’ (2015)
A woman in search of a bottle of milk finds something entirely unexpected.
A detective relies on his gut (and his hallucinations) to solve a murder case.
• ‘Best Served Cold’ (2010), published in a local anthology called Jozi: Reflections on Johannesburg (2011) by Gallus Press, and adapted as a radio play for SAFM (SABC). ‘Jozi’ is available to order from Amazon and Pulp Books.
• ‘Kakkerlak’ (2012)
• ‘Incredible Journey’ (2014)
• ‘Fenrir’ (2015)
• ‘Blackwater Estuary’ (2016)