Spanish Midnight – Alan Cadman – 2000 words (Ghost)
After enjoying a relaxing holiday on the Costa del Sol, Neville and his family are ready to head back home to England, but he is now confronted with a big problem. There are only two choices he can make. If you were in his position, what would you do?
The sound of small feet, pattering across a marble floor, caused Neville to glance over his shoulder. ‘Molly,’ he asked, ‘did you hear any strange noises in the night?’
His daughter placed a finger on her cheek. ‘Not really, only Jack snoring as usual. Can I go and play with Mummy?’
‘Where’s she gone?’
‘Swimming in the outdoor pool.’
‘What’s Jack doing?’
‘Listening to his iPod, he said he’d come with me.’
Neville didn’t want to scare Molly, but couldn’t resist telling her, ‘Make sure you hold on tight to your big brother’s hand on the way down there.’
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