Short Fiction

This is the home of all books written by Almond Holding. Books are written in four short chapters, each new chapter is published weekly. There are three genres of writing, Life, Sci-fi, and Humour. To see everything published under each genre, click the links below.

Latest Chapters

Behind The Wall – Chapter 4

Behind the Wall is a four part short story about a future where the land is divided from the sea by a wall on every coastline across the world. Stretching sixty feet into the air, the walls are there to protect one side from the other.

In this fourth chapter, the team start to understand the gravity of recent events, and learn how the organism has finally evolved to emerge from behind the wall.

The Holiday – Chapter 2

The Holiday is a four part short story about Brian, who works in the accounts department of a large construction company. Every year he plans a holiday to Portugal, reliving the honeymoon he and his wife went on after they were married.

In the second chapter, Paul has started a new job at the firm where Brian works and he learns why everyone is nervous around him at a certain time of the year.

Behind The Wall – Chapter 3

Behind the Wall is a four part short story about a future where the land is divided from the sea by a wall on every coastline across the world. Stretching sixty feet into the air, the walls are there to protect one side from the other.

In this third Chapter, the team enter the research facility to try to get an answer to what has happened on the other side of the wall, and how the organism has found a new way to attack.

The Holiday – Chapter 1

The Holiday is a four part short story about Brian, who works in the accounts department of a large construction company. Every year he plans a holiday to Portugal, reliving the honeymoon he and his wife went on after they were married.

Behind the Wall – Chapter 2

Behind the Wall is a four part short story about a future where the land is divided from the sea by a wall on every coastline across the world. Stretching sixty feet into the air, the walls are there to protect one side from the other.

In this second chapter, the team meet Marmel, whose sister has been killed by the organism. They still need to get the wall data, the reason for their job, but now this looks to be a lot more dangerous than normal.

Ground and Down – Chapter 4

Ground and down is a four part short story about the stresses of life and a the gradual toll they can take on our lives.

In the fourth chapter, life has returned to some normality, or at least acceptance in the family. The hole is well furnished and everyone is interacting, but has the time come to finally move on?

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