Check out the story, Getting Away with Murder, from Sally Cronin’s short story collection, Flights of Fancy. Click on the original post from her Smorgasbord Invitation blog.
Flights of Fancy was my first short story collection published in 2009 in paperback and audio with a later ebook edition. The stories were written over twenty years and scribbled down on odd pieces of paper… Over the next five weeks I will be sharing them on Saturday and Sunday whilst I get on with editing the next book.. I hope you will enjoy my early efforts.
Getting Away with Murder.
On my forty-third birthday, I murdered a woman. She made me do it. For over fifteen years, she had made my very life, a misery and a mockery. This woman had bullied and forced me into behaviour that had made me ashamed, fearful for my life and sanity. She jeopardized my health and destroyed my self-esteem.
As I stand before you, I freely admit to this killing. I realise that this is my chance to have my say, to…
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