Inheritance short story by Iris Carden Settle in dear reader, while I tell you the strange tale of Jane, who received an amazing inheritance, but quickly found it wasn’t as good as it sounded. Jane’s mother, Melissa, had never talked about her family, except to say she’d run away as a teenager and was never…… Continue reading Inheritance

The Queen’s Return

The Queen’s Return short story by Iris Carden The scent of magic preceded them. Queen Rose of the fairies rode on a sleek black cat. Above her flew Primrose, the nursery maid. At one side walked the great wizard Merlin, and Orsinius Wishlet, a wisp, guardian of mythical treasures, carrying Excalibur.  On the other side,…… Continue reading The Queen’s Return


Spy short story by Iris Carden Primrose carefully followed Merlin’s instructions, giving the queen half a drop of healing potion each morning and night. Her new friends made sure she, the queen and Princess Aster had everything they needed. Queen Rose gradually regained her strength. When all of the fairies’ new friends were gathered, the…… Continue reading Spy