Short Stories

A bite-sized introduction to Helen Smith's writing

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Purple Silver Olive Orange by Helen Smith

An entertaining short story set in a futuristic England.
Sarah wants a sensitive, romantic boyfriend. Ryan ticks all the boxes. So why isn’t Sarah happy?
Winner of a Reader's Choice Award, 2015

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The Memory Man by Helen Smith

The Memory Man is an intriguing new short story from bestselling British author Helen Smith. Two women become friends in an abandoned post-apocalyptic building. A psychic makes contact with a lost soul. His apprentice tries to find news of a man he has lost touch with. Fragments of memories are traded and twisted. Friendship provides comfort, but the recovery of memories brings torment rather than reassurance – until truth becomes secondary to survival.