Marcia Meara’s hosting Excerpt Week on The Write Stuff – check out the excerpt from Sheila Williams’ The Siren and Other Strange Tales! 👍
THE SIREN AND OTHER STRANGE TALES is a collection of six short stories spanning the twentieth century and each one has a spooky twist.
- Double-dealing care assistant Mandy Robinson meets a mysterious cat. The cat knows when death approaches but does Mandy?
- On a lonely road in France, self-absorbed artist Gavin is given some ghostly marriage guidance.
- A holiday in France proves to be one life-lesson too far for rebellious teenager Sukie.
- In German-occupied France collaborator Jean Fourrier pays the price for his betrayal.
- A simple game of cards between four respectable middle-aged ladies. Nothing could be more natural…could it?
- A stranger comes to a remote seaside village in the middle of winter. What haunts him? Is it grief or guilt…?
Extract From ‘The Siren’ a story set in England in 1903
“Haldane stooped to pick up a handful of the wet muddy sand that sucked at his boots with…
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