REFLECTIONS

 

Not all stories are told by the criminals - here we will have stories from the viewpoint of the victim.

 

A Change of Heart

 

A kidnapper, a victim - what happens next...

 

A Gentle Breeze

 

FShe had spent a wonderful evening with one man - now another calls...

 

A Gentleman Called...

 

For this lovely young lady, so elegantly dressed for her Valentine night out, the evening does not end as she expected it to...

 

A Series of Unfortunate Encounters

 

It was meant to be a simple in and out, but people kept coming...

 

A Word of Warning

 

She only wanted to talk to her before it was too late...

  

And So To Bed

 

They'd arrived a couple of hours ago, and now she was sitting with one of the gang, going over the events of the night in her mind and asking one question - where were the rest of her family?

 

And Then He Kissed Me...

 

For Mandy, the shock of finding an intruder in her house is nothing compared to the feelings she experiences that night...

 

Angela's Secret

 

Angela Bowden, granddaughter of Lord and Lady Holderness, and engaged to be married, receieves a very special gift...

 

 

Answered Prayer

 

She was taken by surprise, but as the intruder did his deeds, she wondered...

 

Band of Gold

 

As he travels around North Tyneside, folloiwng the clues on his mobile phone, two questions are on his mind.  Who is doing this?  And where is his wife?

 

Birthday Girl

 

She had gone out with her friends to celebrate that fact that one of them had turned twenty one - but why can't she remember the events later that night, and why is there a strange rustling sound when she tries to move?

 

Chocolate

 

An unexpected guest at a choclate and champagne evening takes us through the events of that night.

 

Christmas 2014

 

A couple of seasonal songs in a muted theme...

 

Colours of my Life...

 

A man reflects on why he does what he does...

 

Come

 

He just wanted to get out of the apartment after securing the occupier - but then her mother showed up...

 

Confessions of a Simple Man

 

It is something he enjoys doing - helping the girls he knows to be liberated...

 

Costume Crime

 

At a Halloween costume party, one guest discovers that a costume can sometimes be functional as well.

 

Denise and I

 

Close friends and housemates - but after one night, perhaps more...

 

Elegance in Ropes and Silk

 

A week in the life of an international man of mystery...

 

EuroHELP!!!

 

Classic Eurovision songs re-written in the KP Presents style...

 

EuroHELP!!! 2014

 

Five more reworked Eurovision songs - can you guess which ones...

 

EuroHELLLPPPP!!! 2015

 

It's that time of year again...

 

EuroHELP!!! 2016

 

We remember the great four way tie of 1969 - KP style...

 

Eurovision Nightmare

 

In the same style as Olympic Commentary, three girls have their plans to watch the Eurovision Song Contest interrupted by unwanted visitors...

 

Fade to Black

 

A short mother and daughter tale...

 

Fireworks

 

Unwanted visitors on the 4th of July brings back memories...

 

Five Nights with Helen

 

A love story...

 

Flatmates

 

Why are they being held hostage? that is the question...

 

From A Different View

 

Or not as the case may be, in this tale of surprising visitors...

 

 

Generations

 

Three generations, three members of the same family, three views when a gang take them hostage.

 

Generations II

 

As before, three members of a family tell the tale of one night with an unexpected visitor...

 

Generations III

 

When two men in black rob this house, three generations of the family have their own view of the events...

 

Good News

 

There are many ways to deal with doorstep evangelists - this is one...

 

Getaway

 

When you're on the run, you take what you can get...

 

Him

 

A day to forget, A night to remember...

Holy Night

 

Someone is about to get a Christmas surprise...

 

Hope

 

Four short tales, one common thread...

 

I Saw Her Standing There...

 

People can meet in the strangest of places and ways...

 

Indian Nights

 

A warm night, a foced entry - and for the woman of the house...

 

Jackie's Tale

 

If you've read Home Revision, you will know there is an untold tale hinted to at the end.  Here, Jackie tells of the night she was held hostage - and how she felt about the events.

 

Jennifer's Tale

 

Bind-Her brings you an untold tale of what happened to the mother of Cassie and Jenny the night of the After School Special.

 

Just Another Day

 

Just another interview with another victim of a burglary as the detective asks what happened...

 

Kit's Big Night

 

A Friend in need...

 

Linda

 

Every year it happens - this ordinary woman is bound, gagged and robbed. But why is this happening...

 

Magnolia

 

An office Halloween party, a haunted house, a damsel in distress - and a strange, sweet smell in the air...

 

Mature Thoughts

 

As he looks back, a home invader desribes how he discovered his style...

 

Memories

 

What do you do when you face a stressful situation?  For this woman, she thinks back to times when she has witnessed others in the position she finds herself in now, and draws strength from that.

 

Midwinter Modesty

 

Why are a gang of intruders securing the young Muslim housemates?

 

Mother

 

They were smartly dressed, well mannered, and armed - so she had no choice but to do as he said and secure her mother.  Would this be a real time of bonding for them?

 

Mutton as Lamb

 

A robber describes their preference of victim...

 

NightWatch

 

Our narrator takes a nice walk through the streets on the night of Halloween, and offers comment on what she say, what she finds, and how she helps some dear friends.... 

 

No Warning

 

It just happened.... 

 

Not a Robbery

 

Five short vignettes as women describe their experiences at the hands of a special visitor.... 

 

Not a Robbery - The Chain

 

More stories of a sepcial visitor, where the women he visits are linked together.... 

 

Not a Robbery - Secure Community

 

Gated communities are meant to keep intruders out - but this one has one purpose in mind for all the women living there.... 

 

Not a Robbery - The Family

 

One Sunday afternoon, five women - and one man who is not a robber.... 

 

Not a Robbery - The Hotel

 

A small hotel is paid a visit, and the residents experience new thrills.... 

 

Not a Robbery - The Office

 

So he strikes in an office late at night - but why.... 

 

Not a Robbery - The Theatre

 

A four woman play and the staff - all met by him.... 

 

 

Not a Robbery - Shopping

 

These women had been to the stores - and then they mey him.... 

 

Not again

 

Her car had broken down, her cell phone was useless, and it was dark and wet - what else could possibly go wrong.... 

 

Older Beauty

 

His mind was clear and focused - until the stunningly beautiful older woman walked in.... 

 

Olympic Commentary

 

Maddog is a writer that has had some work published on the web, and is best known for his tales written as dialogues.  When the 2008 Olympics were underway, I wrote this story in homage to his style.

 

Reflections

 

A story from the point of view of a captive

 

Reflections II

 

The husband of a newsagent decides to rob her in an act of revenge - and we have a chance to "hear" what she's thnking about the situation.

 

Reflections III

 

Slightly different views of a mother and daughter when they are robbed.

 

Relief

 

A short and sweet tale.

 

Ripping Yarns

 

The sound of tales of bravery and daring on the television - and the sound of tape coming off a roll in the girl's flat....

 

Rowena

 

A story of peril with a twist for late October...

 

Shellie

 

One woman tells the story of the time she and Shellie were the victims of a home invasion.

 

Side by Side

 

As she watches her daughter Angie, who is kneeling opposite her, a mother remembers how they got into this predicament - not knowing her daughter is afraid for more than one reason.

 

Silent Night

 

24 short tales inspired by the photos...

 

Songs In The Key Of MMPPHHHH!

 

A selection of Karaoke lyrics for the discerning singer to choose from.

 

Special Request

 

A mother recalls a recent robbery at her house where she and her daughter were held captive...

 

Surprise

 

Snatched from the mall, tied up on a matress - what has happened to Becky...

 

Taken For A Ride 2

 

He was just having a drink when she came into the bar...

 

Tell Her About It

 

A "Dear John" letter with a slight difference

 

Tell Me A Story

 

Why were certain women, with no connection, bound and gagged in 1950s small town America?

 

That was then, This is now

 

Her grandmother told her what happeend when she lived in Lodon, but lightning never strikes twice. Does it?

 

The Bank Manager's Wife

 

A woman offers some thoughts on her expeirences as the spouse of a banking executive...

 

The Collector

 

A man's got to have a hobby...

 

The Feel of Leather...

 

With the kind permission of BootMistress, a tale of a woman who loves leather...

 

The Girls in the Picture

 

An interview takes a dramatic turn...

 

The Lady of Larceny

 

Who was that masked woman...

 

The Maltese Budgerigar

 

What goes into the writing process...

 

The Rose

 

The provider of a very special service, to very special women, shares his experiences and thoughts...

 

The Secretary's Tale

 

Like the Bank Manager's wife, the personal secretary shares her wisdom on her retirement...

 

The Three Monkeys

 

Three workers at a jewellery store have very different views of a robbery...

 

The Touch

 

Sometimes, all it takes to change a perception is one person's touch...

 

Thoughts on a Wet Afternoon

 

For one woman, a job interview takes an interesting turn.

 

Three Times a Lady

 

Another generational tale, but this time the robbers have some ideas for distractions.

 

 

'Tis the Season

 

Some new versions of festive favourites.

 

 

 

Tokyo Nights

 

A business trip with a difference.

 

Under the Table

 

A tale of a rather unusual observor of a breakin.

 

Waiting for Janet

 

As she sits quietly, being watched by someone, a mothe reflects on the events of the evening, as she waits for Janet to come and rescue them.

 

Watching

 

They had grabbed her, then her daughters as they came in.  All she can do now is sit, watch, wait - and think...

 

Weekend At Paulette's

 

For this young man, one phone call led to a weekend to remember.

 

With Friends Like These

 

A blind date takes a very wrong turn, and she needs to figure out why.

 

 

 

 

 

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