Last Right: a short story
In 'Last Right', a prodigal son, a vanished wife, and a dying patriarch combine in a tale of betrayal and revenge on the Mexican border.
Tell Me: a short story
'Tell Me' is a poignant tale of the meeting between CSI Grace McColl and a young girl found attacked in a local park. The victim may be reluctant to tell Grace who she is and what happened but the evidence will speak for itself and Grace is a very good listener.
The Night Butterflies: a short story
Retired Ďinsuranceí man Tommy Renshaw runs a quiet little bar in Bali, enjoying a dream retirement with girlfriend, Pia. Until an unwelcome visitor arrives to remind him you can never outrun the past—only hope to outlive it . . .
Across The Broken Line: a Charlie Fox short story
In 'Across The Broken Line' we follow Charlie Fox through a fragmented timescale of cross and double-cross as she fights to keep her principal alive—whoever that might be.
FOX FIVE: a Charlie Fox short story collection
This collection includes five short stories available for purchase individually and listed on this page. They are 'A Bridge Too Far,' 'Served Cold' (a finalist for the CWA Short Story Dagger), 'Off Duty,' and 'Truth And Lies.'
A Bridge Too Far: from the FOX FIVE Charlie Fox short story collection
In 'A Bridge Too Far' we meet Charlie Fox before sheís become a professional in the world of close protection. When she agrees to hang out with the local Dangerous Sports Club, she has no idea it will soon live up to its name.
Postcards From Another Country: from the FOX FIVE Charlie Fox short story collection
'Postcards From Another Country' has Charlie Fox guarding the ultra-rich Dempsey family against attempted assassination—no matter where the danger lies.
Served Cold: from the FOX FIVE Charlie Fox short story collection
A finalist for the CWA Short Story Dagger, 'Served Cold' puts another tough woman centre stage—the mysterious Layla, with betrayal in her past and murder in her heart.
Off Duty: from the FOX FIVE Charlie Fox short story collection
'Off Duty' finds Charlie Fox taking time away from close protection after injury. She still finds trouble, even in an out-of-season health spa in the Catskill Mountains.
Truth And Lies: from the FOX FIVE Charlie Fox short story collection
'Truth And Lies' puts all Charlie Foxís skills and ingenuity to the test as she has to single-handedly extract a news team from a rapidly escalating war zone. At 12,000 words, it is almost a novella.