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Exclusive short stories from G B Ralph. Cover images. My New Routine, The Office Affair, Squat Lifts and Smashed Avocado, Big Decisions and Empty Stomachs, Alarming Art and Tepid Wine.

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My stories are stacked with humour and heart, like you’re catching up with friends – the most bonkers yet lovable kind. Scarcely believable and more chaotic than they have any right to be, but always great fun.

If you’re looking for high-stakes thrillers or high-brow literature, you’ve come to the wrong place… I mean, I love a bit of drama and a choice turn of phrase, but around here we’re after something a bit more cosy and relaxed.

So, if you prefer stories that don’t take themselves too seriously…

Quick, light, and fun reads

The Rise and Shine series

Arthur is a highly strung closet case who may have just run into a reason to come out, and Gabriel has escaped the confines of his hometown only to find himself drawn right back into someone else’s orbit.

With our boys surrounded by a cast of chaotic characters and thrown into the most unlikely situations, this gay romcom novella series is loaded with banter, dashes of comic tragedy, and more food and booze than any story ought to have. Preview the first chapters for free, or grab your copies now.

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I have a selection of my short stories and flash fiction available, all free to read. Designed to enjoy while you’re waiting for the kettle to boil or for the bus to arrive, check them out here.

Short fiction by G B Ralph. Cover images. Chicken Nuggets, Tea and Biscuits, The Office Affair, My New Routine, Picking up the Groceries, Are You Still Watching?, Flash Fiction Collection 2020, Flash Fiction Collection 2021, Squat Lifts and Smashed Avocado, Big Decisions and Empty Stomach, Alarming Art and Tepid Wine.

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Murder on Milverton Square (A Milverton Mystery) by G B Ralph. Cover image and blurb.

Addison Harper is abruptly summoned to Milverton at the behest of an abrasive lawyer. He plans to be in and out, back to the city lickety-split. Instead, he finds himself charmed by the small town with its delightful and eccentric residents, not to mention the rather easy-on-the-eye Sergeant Jake Murphy.

Despite the rocky start, Addison admits he’s had a pleasant day out. That is, until returning to find the prickly old lawyer on the floor, and very much dead. Worse, it looks like murder, and Addison’s fingerprints are all over the crime scene.

Murder on Milverton Square is the first in a wonderful new cosy mystery series set in an enchanting small town nestled amongst stunning New Zealand scenery. The Milverton Mysteries features a chaotic cast of local busybodies, delicious baked treats, a demanding and disdainful ginger cat, a very slow-burn romance with a rather appealing policeman, and of course, murder…

Latest news and reviews

  • G B Ralph on TikTok
    Until recently, I had never used TikTok except to view the occasional video shared with me. But with the increasingly frequent mentions of BookTok by other authors and readers, investigating the platform climbed higher and higher up my to-do list. A month or so ago I decided to have a look, and then a week […]
  • Murder on Milverton Square paperback book launch with friends
    It was so nice to celebrate my book launch in person with wonderful friends. They endured my little speech/reading from Murder on Milverton Square without heckling, very graciously bought copies of the book, and then we ate the dinner husband lovingly prepared for us all (which is always amazing, and the primary reason everyone turned […]
  • Paperback publication week flowers
    Look what I arrived home to find. Aren’t they stunning? Sent to celebrate the release of the Murder on Milverton Square paperbacks this week.

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