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The Gaudi Façade

The Gaudi Façade Synopsis

Adam Sheldrake, a young British architect travels to Barcelona for what should be a fairly ordinary holiday.  By chance, …

A Comfortable Death

Copyright J. S. Raynor 2005, 2017

A Comfortable Death – Synopsis

In the land of Ferdinand Marcos you quickly learn to be tough.  Lisa …

Janet and John at the shopping centre

Copyright J. S. Raynor, 2017

When Janet and John entered the Shopping Mall, Janet said, in her usual stern voice, “Right, John. I …

A piece of personal history

Here is another piece of personal history, memories of which will haunt me for the rest of my life :

In nineteen forty …

Three Lies Too Many

Thinking back over many years, I feel rather ashamed of something I did at the tender age of nine. Following is a …

Who’s got Talent? Part Three: Where is Arthur?

Copyright J. S. Raynor 2010, 2017

Chapter One

After her extra-ordinary experience singing for the Queen at the Royal Variety Show, Kimberley Raynor’s life …

Who’s got Talent? Part Two: Singing for the Queen

Copyright J. S. Raynor 2010, 2017

Chapter One

After winning “Britain’s got something extra”, Kimberley Raynor’s life changed far more than even she had …

Who’s got Talent? Part one: A puzzle for Simon Growl

Not feeling happy with “The girl who didn’t want a brother”, Kimberley asked me to write a happier story.  The following is …

Janet and John at the hospital by J. S. Raynor

I have always been a great admirer of Sir Terry Wogan and enjoyed his breakfast programme for many years.  His “Janet and …

It’s a pig’s life

During August, 2004, my family and I had our holiday in the Philippines.  While there, I experienced, at first hand, the killing …