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An unusually religious Duke gets tired of petty party politics and replaces the members of the Houses of Parliament with Angels.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi, Humor
4 Stars
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Jocantha decides to share her happiness with the less fortunate through a spot of afternoon philanthropy.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
3 Stars
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An absent-minded old lady forgets where she left her niece.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
3 Stars
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Lady Drakmanton comes up with an unorthodox way of dealing with the miserly Misses Smithly-Dubb.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
3 Stars
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Speculation about the outcome of the closest Derby race in years intensifies when Lola Pevensey claims to have dreamt the winner.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
3 Stars
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Lady Prowche has trouble putting together a guest list that will ensure her house party is argument-free.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
3 Stars
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Crefton Lockyer begins to suspect that all is not right in the seemingly peaceful villiage of Mowsle Barton. One word: Witches!
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
3 Stars
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A witty dinner conversation in which Clovis decides it is time his mother thought about getting married.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
3 Stars
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The day before the big race and those gathered for Lady Susan's house-party are keen that their money be on the right horse.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
3 Stars
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Mrs Mebberly takes on a little more than expected when she arranges to take the angelic looking young 'Adrian' on holiday.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
3 Stars
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Clovis discusses a match for Wriatislav - the black sheep of a rather greyish family.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
3 Stars
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The residents of the Villa Elsinore lose a baby. Then they find a baby. Then they find another baby.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
3 Stars
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Arlington Stringham makes a joke in the Houses of Parliament - but fails to consider the consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
3 Stars
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A game of Scrabble has serious consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime, Humor
5 Stars
A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction, Humor
5 Stars
Sandra performed her little charade in front of the mirror and morphed into the Gisela character on a whim. She had a small tickle of flirtatious laughter down pat.
- Length: 20 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre:
5 Stars
I won’t tell anyone about the diagnosis. Not my mother or sister. Certainly not Jake. Maybe not even Steve.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
Jack Scrimshaw. Born 22/05/1991. Collected over the course of 10 years at Dartmoor Prison and Correction facility. The following entries were deemed pertinent to these proceedings.
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre:
5 Stars
Here in Saint Lizard, the one road starts on the cliff by the lighthouse and crawls in circles down to the sea. We have enough town to justify a strange-shaped road, but not enough to justify two roads.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
Stella cannot remember a time before nature was her haven, her place of peace and healing. It was a big part of her life before she met her husband and the father of her two children.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
A flash bursts from behind me, projecting shadows onto the pavement. We turn and all share the same vision. An orange mushroom cloud billows on the horizon, but it continues to rise into the sky.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
Outwardly Seth didn’t react as he watched Mrs. Hatfield misplay the four spade contract, but inwardly he groaned. True, she made it, but most of the other pairs would make it with an overtrick.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime
5 Stars
With its now-familiar rattles and wheezes - some belonging to the van, some to the myriad of potions, weapons, and equipment in the back of it - Iggy got his trusty van to Kysham village.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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