Short Stories by Owen Jones
This section contains some of the short stories that Owen Jones has written. Actually, there aren't that many of
them yet, because he is putting most of his effort into his novel "Behind The
Smile and his web sites, but keep checking back and you will find a new one every now and again.
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- Bpom and His One Hundred Days
Bpom was one of two dogs we had for a few years here in Thailand. He was the cleverst dog I have ever had, but one day Bpom was killed by accident not ifteen feet from our house
- Why Men Have Nipples
This short story is from an actual memory I have of asking my mother, when I was seven or eight, why men have nipples
- Megan Faces Derision
'Megan Faces Derision' is a short story based o the popular 'Megan Series' of novellas abut the psychic development of a teenage girl. Click through for moree info
- Megan in The Misconception
'The Misconception' is the first part of the story of Megan and her search for answers to her questions about her supernatural pwers. This is the first chapter - Hobson's Choice
- The Old Lady in the Rocking Chair
When I stayed in my brother's house, I heard some strange sounds, but I had not reckonned on The Old Lady in the Rocking Chair
- When The Lights Dim
When The Lights Dim is the first poem that Owen Jones has written fo 50 years. He would love to receive your reaction to it.
- What Does The Mafia Use Potatoes For?
This story is called: 'What Does The Mafia use Potatoes For?' and has an element of truth - a sack of potatoes was left at my door with such a label as in the story.
- Cow Sauce
'Cow Sauce' is a very short story by Owen Jones. It is basically a true story and I hope that you enjoy it. Owen has written two nevels in a series and several short stort stories
- Lemon Shit
Lemon Shit is a short story by Owen Jones based on an actual event that occurred in the village where he lives in northern Thailand
Mangoes is a short story by Owen Jones based on an actual event that occurred several years ago in the village where he lives in northern Thailand
- The Light Bulb
The Light Bulb is a short story by Owen Jones, who has been interested in Spiritualism and life after death since he was a young boy. He still listens to light bulbs in the dark
- Mirror Mirror on the Wall
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall is a short story by Owen Jones, who has been interested in Spiritualism and reincarnation since he was a young boy. He still takes a second glance in mirrors
- Gambling in Church
This short story is about an unexpected event - gambling in a church. But not any old church! Click through to read ths short story about gambling in a church in Amsterdam's Red Light district.
- Behind The Smile - A Close Call
This is an opportunity to read the first chapter of Behind The Smile free of charge. 'A close Call', the first chapter, amounts to 5,000 words of the 112,000 total in the book
- The Family Board Meeting
A man is summoned to a surprise family gathering, which he is told to treat like a family board meeting. The meeting is set to repeat every Saturday that he wants to turn up, but what is going on?
- A Day At The Races
A day at the races with his old friend Mike turns out be something rather surprising for a man that likes the occasional flutter on the gee-gees. This is a short story by Owen Jones.
- My Near-Bomb Experience
This is a true story. The effects of the explosion, or the implications of it, the possibilities, did not strike me until hours later. It has made me realise how scary a bomb is.