‘Clifton’ – Free Novella on Smashwords

Clifton cover SWMy novella, ‘Clifton,’ is currently free from Smashwords & their retailers:





Part- romance, dark comedy and tragedy, it’s another of my works of contemporary fiction that leaves me pondering whether it’s properly categorised as romance or not…


‘Opening Night’ – Free short story on Smashwords

I have a new short story available to download for free on Smashwords, ‘Opening Night’:


Here’s the blurb:

Lisa is invited to the opening night of the local am-dram production by her friend, Maddie.  There she encounters Jason, an old flame, but she’s daunted by the glamorous young woman on his arm.  Just who is Alice?

It should be available from all their retailers soon.  It’s just appeared on Barnes & Noble and already has a really nice 4-star review, which I’m delighted about:


I only publish these very short stories (1 – 2k words) via Smashwords as I can’t make them permanently free on Amazon.  They’re all things that I originally wrote to submit to Women’s magazines, so it’s great to give them a new lease of life as free tasters of my writing.