I am awoken by a knock at 3am. Unlike Dmitri Shostakovich in Soviet Russia, who kept a suitcase and a toothbrush by the bed for such an eventuality, I am not expecting to be taken off for interrogation.
This is a short story that tells a mysterious tale of a young girl and her mother who were happily living together despite their unfortunate life. the young girl was devastated when her mother was murdered by a beast. before her mother took her last breath, she told her about a mysterious box that she kept from her for many years. the box held something in it which might change the young girl's miserable life.
Dianna is a woman who is married, becomes unmarried and in love and denied her lover because of World War 1 and who is mysteriously beaten up in Bermuda and finally lives out her life, with a murder on her conscience.
this is one of my first ever short stories so it's probably not that good. just started writing so i'd really appreciate some feedback so feel free to tell me what you think of this (not yet finished) story! thanks!!
Meet Cyril Potts, a Briton working as a private eye in the USA. He gets some strange clients, which is all right because he is a strange investigator. We first encounter Cyril during one of his reveries, but he soon shows that when the need arises, he can lurch into action – in a way.