Articles, Places

Report from the Home Front

By Karen J Mossman I live in Anglesey in North Wales and it's a popular tourist place. As we are an island there are many beautiful beaches. As the new season began the holiday makers returned. My daughter moved here in January from Stockport, near Manchester. Their farmhouse has a self contained flat, and on the… Continue reading Report from the Home Front

Crime, Mystery, Psychological, Thriller

A Cold Dark Heart by Stephen Puleston

Description Drake’s most dangerous killer and shocking case yet… Accident or murder...? When eighty-nine-year-old Emyr Isaac is found dead in his home, Drake and his team initially suspect a burglary gone wrong.  Isaac was old, and his death was a tragedy, but it’s not a murder case…is it? A grisly discovery... Drake uncovers more suspicious… Continue reading A Cold Dark Heart by Stephen Puleston

Articles, Stories

Christmas Time

The other day a blog post caughte my eye. It was about Christmas past, present and the furture. When I was a child we celebrated our Christmas as a big family. Stockings were hung at the end of the bed and in the morning there would be an apple, orange, a little toy and some… Continue reading Christmas Time

Crime, Psychological, Thriller

Nowhere to Hide by Stephen Puleston

Description A murdered mother... A failing police force...A detective looking for justice. When drug addict Dawn Piper is found dead in her own home, her neighbours are far from surprised. Dawn’s habit led her to mix with some dangerous people. But this quiet mother of one was small fry ...would anyone want Dawn dead? Inspector… Continue reading Nowhere to Hide by Stephen Puleston

Animals, Articles

My Little Star, Tilly.

Ark Angels Animal Rescue is based in Chester. This is where we got our King Charles Cavalier Spaniel Meggy, from. She is a rescue dog, taken from a puppy farm somewhere in Wales in June 2018. It was evident she'd had lots of puppies and they estimated her age as four or five. I've continued… Continue reading My Little Star, Tilly.

Crime, Thriller

The Anglesey Murders – Unholy Island by Conrad Jones

Genre: Crime/Police Procedure Description DI Alan Williams is called to the recovery of two bodies from the sea at Trearddur Bay, during a storm. The lifeboat crew suspect they're fishermen, washed away by a wave but they’re wrong. Alan and his detective sergeant, Kim Davies, realise the men were beaten and tied together before they… Continue reading The Anglesey Murders – Unholy Island by Conrad Jones


Uselessly Smitten!

I went to visit someone’s house the other day in Llanfairpwll, on Anglesey. I didn’t know them very well and it was my first visit there. The houses are new builds, and at first, I thought they were flats but no, they were three storey town houses. She took me upstairs, saying the living accomodation… Continue reading Uselessly Smitten!


A Walk in the Park?

No, it's more than that! I'm really lucky to live here in Anglesey, and count my blessings every day.Winter can be a difficult time for us all as the weather turns cold. The coast can also be very chilly with the wind whipping up over the sea. It's fine if you wrap up warmly.Yesterday the… Continue reading A Walk in the Park?


Bin Day

Happy New Year and welcome to the first blog post on Magic of Stories. I was wondering what it would be, then found myself musing one morning.The dustbin men came round the other morning about 8.30 am, and it made me remember what it used to once be like. In Anglesey, where I now live,… Continue reading Bin Day

Animals, Articles, Nature, Places

Island Tales

When I came to live on this island, we had a dog. It was fun exploring, but sadly she was old and our adventures were limited. When she died, we were never getting another one. Eight months later, we thad Tilly, another Yorkshire terrier. This time a puppy, as Jodie was a rescue dog, coming… Continue reading Island Tales