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Two Gothic Tales


Sean Monaghan


Copyright 2012 Sean Monaghan

Published by Triple V Publishing

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Contents

The Tuatara Terrarium

The Wasps’ Nest

Afterword



The Tuatara Terrarium


Sean Monaghan


A thin rain dampened my clothes as I walked from the cab to the small veranda, the gig clattered off along the cobbles and I dropped my bags against the stoop. As I reached to rap the knocker I could hear a dog barking across the street. There was a sign on the door and I squinted trying to read it in the dim gaslight. The door opened and I saw a small, dark-haired woman, perhaps in her fifties. She wore a big floral apron which seemed to hold her bulging form together.

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