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Long distance relationship – Iain Kelly #writephoto

Harold, are you listening?’ ‘Hmm, oh, sorry. I drifted off there.’ ‘Sandra was just saying that you seem distant sometimes.’ ‘Distant? No, not at all. I wouldn’t say that.’ He  pulled himself up straight on the uncomfortable chair and gave … Continue reading

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Culloden – Iain Kelly #writephoto

Through hard-falling rain a bird, black from beak to tail-tip, swoops and glides, buffeted by wind that swirls around the surrounding mountains. From the elevated height, black beady eyes see across the flat, windswept moor of the valley. In amongst … Continue reading

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Lust for Life – Iain Kelly #writephoto

Waiting for the last rose petal to fall, the end of summer and autumn announced, she could feel the urge rising within her again. Through the latticed window the blood red colour spoke to her. The sun would dip behind … Continue reading

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The Thaw – Iain Kelly #writephoto

After the suicide season over Christmas, when the lack of daylight drove depression rates soaring, the thawing of the winter snow was always the next busiest time of year. Anders Sand had already cleared two cases in the past week, … Continue reading

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Spirit – Iain Kelly #writephoto

There was no magic in what he did. The snow made it easy to track the footprints. So long as it did not snow again before nightfall, he would find his prey. The creek had not frozen over yet, the … Continue reading

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Prelude to Battle – Iain Kelly – #writephoto

Titus Valerius looked out over the grey water of the Adriatic Sea. The view was as bleak as his prospects. It had been a year since he had seen Rome and his beloved Domitilla. When he had joined the army … Continue reading

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Haven – Iain Kelly #writephoto

I shall never forget the sound that first time. We sat cramped together in the dark shelter at the end of the garden, with only a flickering gas lamp providing a dull orange glow. Rufus, only a pup, huddled on … Continue reading

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