The Misfortune Teller

The Misfortune Teller

Steven Patrick Wilson

Steven Patrick Wilson

The circus has come to town. Teenage friends Katie, Josh and Luke reckon they're too old for the circus but free tickets are free tickets and it is the school holidays. When Josh visits the Fortune Teller events take grim turn for the worse and it's up to Katie and Luke to rescue him. But first they'll have to evade a small army of murderous circus performers.The circus has come to town. Teenage friends Katie, Josh and Luke reckon they're too old for the circus but free tickets are free tickets and it is the school holidays. When Josh visits the glamourous Fortune Teller events take grim turn for the worse and it's up to Katie and Luke to rescue him. But first they'll have to evade a small army of murderous circus performers led by the insidious ringleader, Mysterio.
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The Tin of Secrets

The Tin of Secrets

Steven Patrick Wilson

Steven Patrick Wilson

Old Arthur is a cleaner at Sydney’s Central Railway Station. One of those invisible people who carries out the thankless jobs that make our lives easier. He keeps to himself and no one can remember the last time he had a sickie. In fact no one knows much about Arthur at all and that’s just the way he likes it. But that’s about to change when his dark past finally catches up with him.Old Arthur is a cleaner at Sydney’s Central Railway Station. One of those invisible people who carries out the thankless jobs that make our lives that little bit easier. You know, keeping public spaces clean, replacing our toilet paper rolls and removing smudges from the restroom ceramic and mirrors. He keeps to himself and no one can remember the last time he had a sickie. In fact no one knows much about Arthur at all and that’s just the way he likes it. But that’s about to change when his dark past finally catches up with him.An award winning short story in the 2011 National Year of Reading Competition.
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