Demonio

by Jessica Groenendijk I watched the boat head up the Las Piedras river towards me, the forest behind it hulking black in the gathering dusk. Spray leapt from i...

Death of a Foster Son

by Nancy Campbell The doctor called out to me as I shuffled downhill through the snow, going sideways and slowly, trying not to fall over. We’d met over a dinne...

Meeting the Whale

by Peter Reason “We might be in for a tedious day,” I warned Suzy and Gib. “Motoring in flat calm and very little to see.” I was on the second stage of my voyag...

The Last Call

by James Roberts The first time I heard it was in the instant after I had first experienced silence. We came here a few months after our baby was born. I left h...