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Whispering Wind (Storycuts)

Frederick Forsyth (Author)

An astonishing and beautiful tale of a frontier scout who saves a young Cheyenne girl from the prospect of rape and murder at the hands of his own army. The favour is returned when the scout is saved by the Cheyenne and given mercy, but when he falls in love with the girl he saved he knows that the tribe will never allow them to be together. They escape, but are forced to abandon their flight when they encounter an omen telling them that she is pledged to another. This frontier tale soon becomes a violent present day manhunt through the Wild West.

Part of the Storycuts series, this short story was previously published in the collection The Veteran.

The Miracle (Storycuts)

Frederick Forsyth (Author)

An American couple on holiday in the atmospheric Italian town of Siena are on their way to witness the time-honoured Palio horse race. When they are waylaid they end up in a quiet courtyard being told a mesmerising story by a strange young man. It is an unforgettable tale that begins with the persecution of a young nun in the turbulent days of the sixteenth century and culminates in the bitter German retreat from Italy.

Part of the Storycuts series, this short story was previously published in the collection The Veteran.

The Citizen (Storycuts)

Frederick Forsyth (Author)

On a routine flight from Bangkok to Heathrow the captain receives an anonymous tip-off from an overzealous family man that he checks out as a matter of course. Meanwhile, Bill Butler is roused from his bed and, together with his Knock team, must try to outwit the devious smugglers.

Part of the Storycuts series, this short story was previously published in the collection The Veteran.

The Art of the Matter (Storycuts)

Frederick Forsyth (Author)

In this fascinating insight into the shady inner workings of the art world a young appraiser working at a prestigious auction house comes across an unidentified masterpiece. But when the powerful CEO of the company claims the discovery as his own the appraiser teams up with the original owner of the piece to gain revenge. Together they set up a cunning scam that shatters the illusion of the elegant world of the Old Masters.

Part of the Storycuts series, this short story was previously published in the collection The Veteran.

The Veteran (Storycuts)

Frederick Forsyth (Author)

When an anonymous man is brutally murdered on a London council estate the police race to gather evidence against his killers. They have two men in custody and they know that they are guilty. But when a brilliant QC intervenes in their defence a startling and unsettling justice is delivered.

Part of the Storycuts series, this short story was previously published in the collection The Veteran.

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