Category Archives: short story

Gershwin & Green Acres

After a long and quiet period, I am finally getting back in swing. This summer I should be able to publish “North Sea Cottage”, a novella which takes place in a fishing village by the Danish coast. It has been … Continue reading

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Katten og kællingen

Smagsprøve på min næste danske novelle – Han skal bare ikke tro, han sådan kan smide mig ud herfra! Ikke efter fyrre år! Den gamle kone var så gal, at hun spyttede ordene ud, og jeg trak mig uvilkårligt et … Continue reading

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The Charity Shop, parts VI and VII

Cover photo: Ellen Nielsen. Read part I, part II, part III and IV, part V. VI – If only we knew who stole what. Constable Penrose had just gone through Rhapsody´s nice and tidy notes. He gave her a brief … Continue reading

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The Charity Shop, part V

Copyright: Dorte Hummelshoj Jakobsen – Your name is George Hepplewhite, and you´re one of the volunteers? – Retired joiner. Hepplewhite was a tall and handsome man with a broad chest. He beamed a proud smile at Rhapsody. – When did … Continue reading

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The Charity Shop, parts III and IV

Read part II Copyright: Dorte Hummelshoj Jakobsen III – I´m afraid I need reinforcements, Sir. I´ve just found a dead body in an antique ward… eh cabinet. – Reinforcement, Constable Penrose? One constable in Aldburgh should be more than enough, … Continue reading

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The Charity Shop, part II

Read part I Copyright: Dorte Hummelshoj Jakobsen – My husband seems to have gone missing somehow. The tweed-clad woman ran a hand through her hair. – At least he´s not where he should be. – Good morning, Madam. And whereabouts … Continue reading

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The Charity Shop, part I

Thank you to my readers for help and inspiration. I have not been able to use all your ideas, but I have done my best to squeeze most of them in. Setting: the fictional village Aldburgh in Yorkshire, not far … Continue reading

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Christmas in Knavesborough

Cover photo: Ellen Nielsen I don´t know why I seem to get all my ideas, good and otherwise, late at night, but I always do. This time my racing brain came up with the idea of a collection of Christmas … Continue reading

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Monkey Justice

My tough fight to conquer my TBR continues, and since May I have only bought ten books. Not bad, eh? But now and then you just should give in to temptation – or you will end up with NO BOOKS … Continue reading

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Stephen Booth, Claws (2007)

A British short story featuring Ben Cooper. “The bones were tiny. They lay in his hand like a set of pearls, translucent and fragile. When he turned them to the light, he could see their fractured ends and hollow cores. … Continue reading

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