Summer Night Circus: Part 4/5

Summer Night Circus: Part 4/5

Samuel escorted me back to the house once the excitement of the others had died down and we could finally take our leave. I felt as though I was electrified, the warmth of the reaction from the others causing a wide smile of my own to break out and my step to become impossibly light, almost as though my earlier desire to fly with the trapeze twins were being granted...

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Summer Night Circus: Part 3/5

Summer Night Circus: Part 3/5

The village was strange in the darkness. Despite the pale blue hue of the sky, the buildings appeared huddled in the shadows, unfamiliar and intimidating, whilst the cool wind caused an odd whistle from a nearby window. It wasn’t cold, per se, the summer prevented the night air from being too frigid yet the nerves fluttering about my stomach made it difficult to feel any warmth...

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Mystery Boy: Part 2/2

Mystery Boy: Part 2/2

Kate didn’t sleep easily that night. Her worry over Isobel’s new companion plagued her, the same old thoughts and anxieties going around her mind like some disturbing carousel, depriving her of sleep. She felt restless, yet whenever she tried to find the words to explain what it was, her mind scattered, rambling off...

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