Colin Garrow's second collection of stories hints at the darker side of life: a dead wife comes back from the grave, a sinister agency demands a lot from its workers, an unhappy lover yearns for a way out and a cleaner finds her employers have disappeared...
(From: The Cleaner)
She found the note on the occasional table in the hall, partially hidden by the oval paperweight that Oliver always entrusted with messages for his wife.
Mrs Anthrobus looked at it for a moment, then picked it up and turned it over without unfolding it. There were no other markings on the paper except for the single name: Jane, though she could see enough of whatever was scrawled inside to know it was more than the usual I'll see you tonight kind of thing. Anyway, Mrs Anthrobus mused with a click of her tongue, it wasn't her job to pass his damned messages on for him.
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About the Author
Colin Garrow grew up in a former mining town in Northumberland. He has worked in a plethora of professions including: taxi driver, antiques dealer, drama facilitator, theatre director and fish processor, and has occasionally masqueraded as a pirate. All Colin's books are available as eBooks and most are also out in paperback, too. His short stories have appeared in several literary mags, including: SN Review, Flash Fiction Magazine, Word Bohemia, Every Day Fiction, The Grind, A3 Review, 1,000 Words, Inkapture and Scribble Magazine. He currently lives in a humble cottage in North East Scotland where he writes novels, stories, poems and the occasional song.