Ray Kingfisher


Ray Kingfisher is the successful author of many prize-winning short stories, the best of which have been gathered together and reworked for inclusion in 'Tales of Loss and Guilt', a diverse collection ranging from thrillers to comedies to dramas.

His debut novel is 'Matchbox Memories', a bittersweet comedy drama dealing with Alzheimer's disease, estranged families, and long hidden secrets.
(Yes, you did read that right - a comedy about Alzheimer's disease.)

His second novel is Slow Burning Lies - A Dark Psychological Thriller.

In May 2013 he released his third novel, a comedy called 'Easy Money', followed later that year by 'The Sugar Men', essentially a novel based on The Lucky One. The novel Rosa's Gold followed in 2014.

All six full-length titles are currently available on Amazon Kindle and occasionally other major ebook formats.

He writes part time (until someone gives him a break or he retires/dies) and lives in Hampshire, UK.

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The Lucky One
Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A Prize Winning Short Story. An elderly woman is haunted by memories of her escape from the holocaust. But how reliable are painful memories that have been kept at bay for over sixty years? And at her time of life, what exactly is she searching for?
Guilt's Beady Eye
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Winner of the Writers' Forum Fiction Competition. We all like to think we would never break the law, but how far would you go to protect the one you love if you thought there were no legal alternatives? In this gritty thriller, a responsible mother has a very real dilemma to deal with, and finds her conscience swayed by an unlikely ally. A Short Story of approx 3,500 words.

Ray Kingfisher’s tag cloud

camp    concentration    drugs    eye    guilt    holocaust    mother    survivor    thriller