Murder on the Adriana – James Ross

Go to sleep, both of you. Do you want a sad story, or a happy story? You’re right, I don’t know many happy stories. Did I ever tell you about the time I met Emily Davis on board the Adriana? It is a sad story, but there were some happy moments. No, this isn’t a war story, the Adriana was a cruise-liner. One of the very finest. This was just after the war. Hush now, …

A question for James Ross

Q: What would your characters say about you?

A: I’m sure most of them would want nothing to do with me. The rest might say that I should get out of the house a bit more.


James Ross’s story “Murder on the Adriana” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 22 April 2016. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.

About James Ross

James Ross is an Englishman living North of the Wall in Edinburgh, where he writes whimsical fiction, and (occasionally) performs poetry.


James Ross’s story “Murder on the Adriana” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 22 April 2016. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.