Martin Little Takes Epic Action – Part 5

I paced up and down the narrow strip of beach until the incoming tide threatened to cut me off. When it became obvious that I wasn’t achieving anything down there other than creating my own shallow trench in the wet sand, I started climbing the make-shift steps with a heavy heart, back to the creepy …

Martin Little Takes Epic Action – Part 4

2. Treason, Plot and... Whatever the Third One Was Fury rose inside me, vicious and deadly, wave after wave of rage and anger. “Over my dead body,” I managed to choke out. Grumpy threw me a miserable look and sighed again. “Yeah, I’m sure that will be arranged, too. Eventually...” I’d worked so hard to …

Martin Little Takes Epic Action – Part 3

I spent the rest of the afternoon tiptoeing around Vee and trying my best to lighten the atmosphere. Try as I may, I only managed to draw a small half-smile out of her once, when I got my shirt stuck in the washing machine door. I’d already pressed the ‘on’ button before I realised what …

Martin Little Takes Epic Action – Part 2

I peeked around a driftwood tarot table to see the vast robe of Madam Morel swing around as if she was checking for eavesdroppers; she then leaned over towards Vee. “It concerns you directly, dear,” she whispered. In the eerie silence that followed I heard Vee’s sharp intake of breath. “I came to warn you …

Martin Little Takes Epic Action – Part 1

1. The Witch, the Angel and Yours Truly   I was sorting out the stockroom to make space for JJ’s merchandise when I heard my name. “Martin,” she called, right at the top of her very strong lungs. “Martin, where are you?” Now, I could make my life easy and just go and see what …