Tales of Hope, Humour and Heartbreak


Twenty-five short stories from David R. Grigg, exploring a variety of situations, characters and themes. Each story is charmingly illustrated by Robert Brunton OAM.

  • An old man struggling to survive on a meagre pension has an unexpected encounter with his past
  • Two policemen investigating a mysterious disappearance uncover a hidden tragedy
  • A professional car thief finds he has taken more than he bargained for
  • A photographer’s model inherits his collection, and with it some sad memories
  • A man contemplating suicide is unexpectedly saved by love
  • The widow of a soldier strives to overcome her loss and set her child on a safer path
  • The chance encounters of the passengers on a bus are full of mutual incomprehension
  • A woodwork teacher is driven mad by his lost love

These and other stories will delight and fascinate you.

ibooks Epub version (suitable for iBooks or other ereader): Buy now via Gumroad or Kobo Books
Kindle Kindle version available through the Amazon Kindle Store.
Paperback Paperback version (216 pages) available from Amazon.

Note that Australian readers may save money on the paperback version by ordering direct from the author ($15.00 + $8.50 shipping via Australia Post). Contact us if you want more than one copy or require shipping outside of Australia.