Petra Kidd’s stories…

Petra Kidd writes stories to intrigue and amuse you.  

So far Petra has published two short story eBooks

The Eight of Swords and The Putsi

If you read any of Petra’s stories, she’d love to hear what you think.  Either leave a review at Amazon or Smashwords or comment here.  

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If you love reading, read on!

The Eight of Swords  


A difficult day turns into a nightmare when Jayne Patchett returns home to find her house occupied by Romanian gypsies.

The irony of the situation isn’t lost on Jayne, who works in immigration. She is used to dealing with illegal immigrants at work but when she finds them sitting at her dining room table, drinking her wine, eating her food and wearing her clothes, her reaction surprises even herself.

        The Putsi  

The Putsi

The Putsi – sequel to The Eight of Swords

If you have something special belonging to someone else, what happens when they want it back?

Eighteen years have passed since a family of Romanian gypsies invaded Jayne Patchett’s house. In that time her life has changed remarkably, she is a successful artist, happily in love, living in an idyllic country cottage. But all those years ago, one of the gypsies gave her a lucky pouch, the putsi. Now, one of them wants it back. Drama returns to Jayne’s life as secrets are unveiled and she begins to wonder who she can trust.


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