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Short Stories for Busy Adults

A collection of stories by

This collection includes 10 short stories by the award-winning author Emily Benet which have been either shortlisted, highly commended or performed at a literary event. It offers a variety of genres, mixing comedy and drama. There are characters in love, in denial, insane, in character and one who just can't make his mind up.

The stories are short enough to be slipped into a busy day, long enough to offer escape. Dip in wherever you choose and enjoy a different experience with every tale.

The collection includes:

1. Waterloo
2. Camouflage
3. Natural Selection
4. Conchita & the Mating Pigeons
5. Just a Scratch
6. Lemon Drizzle Cake
7. The Leopard Man
8. Harry
9. They're Shooting a Horror Film in Our Living Room
10. The Repossession

With added description:

Waterloo - Stage fright at the Diamond Jubilee
Camouflage - When paranoia threatens a good thing
Natural Selection - Hopeless neighbours provoke the wrath of a man struggling with his inner demons
Conchita & the Mating Pigeons - Conchita spies on a suspicious man during a pigeon infestation
Just a Scratch - A young girl is left to work out her mother's whispered phone conversations
Lemon Drizzle Cake - Three flatmates compete for the girl
The Leopard Man - Transformation comes to a woman's group
Harry - Harry faces a tough decision on New Year's Eve.
They're Shooting a Horror Film in Our Living Room - It's only acting, isn't it?
The Repossession - An old man is in need of a superhero when his home is threatened.


Used availability for Emily Benet's Short Stories for Busy Adults

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September 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Short Stories for Busy Adults
Author(s): Emily Benet
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