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A Nice Place to Die

© Susan Browne 2019 Shortlisted for Words by Water short story competition in October 2019. The judge's comment was: "A gripping read, the reader is taken on an undulating wave of emotions with the main character."   The cat is missing. It's not here waiting for its...

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Be Mine

Be Mine Drama short story © Susan Browne 2019 Bob has loved Donna all his life. Now she is in a nursing home, but he hasn’t given up, and finally, he has nothing to lose. NYC Midnight challenge, 2019: Drama / Nostalgia / A chauffeur It is a frosty morning in Hyde...

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The Taste Tester

The Taste Tester By Susan Browne © Susan Browne 2017/2019 Callum has taken up an unusual job opportunity, keeping a paranoid elderly author safe from poison. I’m lying here, curled around my dream girl like a c-shape. My lips rest on the crown of her head. We fit...

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The Woodcarver

The Woodcarver Historical fiction short story By Susan Browne © Susan Browne 2017/2019 Arius, a prosperous Spanish merchant returns to Galway to marry the love of his life. But when he arrives he finds she is in grave danger. 1588, Galway, Ireland. Arius Emelio walked...

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Balls

Balls By Susan Browne © Susan Browne 2018/2019 Clara has moved to a Greek Island and lives alone. She would love to get her ex back, but she never imagined he would fall into the trap so easily. Well, what would you do? I find him at the side of a dirt road,...

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The Candidate

The Candidate By Susan Browne © Susan Browne 2018 A Flash Fiction Thriller. Josh is desperate to get work, on the verge of being kicked out for not having the rent. On finally getting an interview somewhere unexpected and bizarre, he is subjected to a test he hadn’t...

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Oh, Baby!

Oh, Baby! By Susan Browne © Susan Browne 2018   Ciara was expecting something more exotic for her online dream guy to work at than driving buses. However, the idea grows on her. It turns out that the rugged faced Dub I have been stalking on social media for the past...

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Must be Talking to an Angel

Must be Talking to an Angel By Susan Browne © Susan Browne 2012 and 2018 Angel Story. Published by Woman’s Way Magazine, Ireland February 20th, 2012.  Marilyn gripped her mug of tea as her friend Annabel continued with zest. 'You should read the book after me. And...

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A Woman Much Like Me

A Woman Much Like Me By Susan Browne © Susan Browne 2005 and 2018 About this story: This was published by Woman’s Way Magazine, Ireland October 26, 2005. Set in Goa, India, which is one of my favourite places.  Una could feel the heat immediately as she stepped off...

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Disrupting Places

Disrupting Places By Susan Browne ©Susan Browne 2006 and 2018 Short Story set in North Kerry. Inspired by seeing an extension being built. Came first place in 2006 Ballydonoghue Parish Magazine Writing Competition, North Kerry, Ireland. Written in North Kerry...

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The First Dance

The First Dance by Susan Browne © Susan Browne 2001 & 2018, all rights reserved. Genre: Romance About this story: This was written in 2000 and published in 2001 by Woman's Way Magazine, Ireland. It was a particularly exciting milestone for me, being my first ever...

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The Seer

The Seer by Susan Browne © Susan Browne, 2016 and 2018 all rights reserved Flash Fiction Ghost Story. John is struggling to move on, and his girlfriend Jeanette isn’t helping. He finds one of her friends supportive, as she has a very unique perceptive ability, and a...

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