“The Butcher Bird” (Featured Fiction #37)

(The estimated reading time for this is 19 minutes)You are different from the others. Right until the end, you are different. You bleed more than they did. Your eyelids flutter, staccato-drumming with shock. Eyeballs roll upwards, shining with emptiness. Sight, gone. Hearing will soon follow, with the slowing of your breath. It is always the […]
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Lucy Banks
Lucy Banks has been writing for several years, both professionally (as a copywriter) and creatively. Her first novel, The Case of the Green-Dressed Ghost, is due to be released in March 2017 (Amberjack Publishing) and is the first in a series of lighthearted supernatural books. In December 2016, she also won Amazon's New Night Before Christmas competition—as she likes to dip into all sorts of genres, including children's books! However, having been raised in a thoroughly haunted house, horror is the genre that Lucy returns to, time and time again. The supernatural, sinister and unsettling are her main literary passions.