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Can't Sleep, Won't Sleep, Volume 4: Grownup Stories for Bedtimes

Brilliant Short Reads

This book is volume 4 in an ongoing series of short stories and flash fiction, perfect for reading while travelling and commuting. Inside you’ll find intriguing tales of revenge, of compassion, and of humour.


What happens when you decide to create your own detective? Or when benefits and buses are all you can access in life? Or when you miss the chance of a lifetime, or crash your father's car? Dreams and folklore, drunken teens, reflections on nursery rhymes and real life - this volume has plenty to make you think.


  • Death in a studio.
  • The demise of a method actor.
  • Benefits and buses.
  • Writing the detectives.
  • Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary.
  • Narcissists vs empaths.
  • The joy of gardens and the love of the forest.
  • Office bullying.
  • Confusion of relationships.
  • And so much more.

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Books by this Author

  • ​Bigheart
  • Conflict Management: Novelettes For Discerning Readers (Collection of No Matter What, Walking With Eve, Divine Intervention and Changes)
  • Crash Test Dummy
  • Feet On The Table: An Enormous Book Of Tiny Stories
  • Life’s a Mess… and Then You Die: Hoarding, Writing and Lost Family
  • Melissa And The Mobility Scooter: And Other Bedtime Stories
  • The Waggon
  • Can't Sleep, Won't Sleep, short story series.

Can't Sleep, Won't Sleep, Volume 4: Grownup Stories for Bedtimes

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