Short Stories Fiction

DC Thomson is proud to provide readers with some of the best Scottish fiction. Our excellent selection of short stories includes the classic detective tales of Dixon Hawke and beloved People’s Friend titles.

Join us as we venture to 1940s London grim underground where Dixon and his assistant Tommy Burke are hot on the heels of murders and thieves. Check out all the adventures with a Dixon Hawke Book Pack. Each book contains 27 thrilling short stories.

The People’s Friend titles are also a must-read for short story lovers. In The Farmer and His Wife, you’ll travel to Riggin, Fife where you’ll fall in love with the Taylors and their assorted animals and observe their quiet life.

For those wanting a regular dose of short stories, a The People’s Friend Pocket Novel subscription is the ideal solution. With this subscription, you’ll receive romantic stories delivered to your door every two weeks.

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  1. The People's Friend World War 1 Special
    The People's Friend World War 1 Special
    £4.99
  2. Life and the Wadhams
    Life and the Wadhams
    £7.99
  3. Life and the Wadhams & My Weekly Annual Book Pack
    Life and the Wadhams & My Weekly Annual Book Pack
    £13.50
  4. Classic Collection The River Calls Us Home
    Classic Collection The River Calls Us Home
    £8.99
  5. My Weekly Annual 2020
    My Weekly Annual 2020
    £7.99
  6. People's Friend Annual 2020
    People's Friend Annual 2020
    £7.99
  7. Fiction Pack 2020
    Fiction Pack 2020
    £13.50
  8. The World’s Craziest Cats & Daftest Rabbit Short Stories
    The World’s Craziest Cats & Daftest Rabbit Short Stories
    £13.50
  9. Midwife Maudie Mysteries
    Midwife Maudie Mysteries
    £8.99
  10. The People’s Friend 150 Years Of Short Stories Special Collector’s Edition
    The People’s Friend 150 Years Of Short Stories Special Collector’s Edition
    £6.99
  11. Midwife Maudie & Eve Masters Mysteries Book Pack
    Midwife Maudie & Eve Masters Mysteries Book Pack
    £11.99
  12. People’s Friend Classic Fiction Pack
    People’s Friend Classic Fiction Pack
    £13.50
  13. Eve Masters Mysteries Volume 1
    Eve Masters Mysteries Volume 1
    £5.99
  14. The Farmer And His Wife Volume 1
    The Farmer And His Wife Volume 1
    £6.99
  15. The Farmer And His Wife Volumes 1 and 2
    The Farmer And His Wife Volumes 1 and 2
    £12.00
  16. The World’s Craziest Cats & Other Stories
    The World’s Craziest Cats & Other Stories
    £7.99
  17. The Farmer And His Wife Volume 3
    The Farmer And His Wife Volume 3
    £6.99
  18. The Farmer And His Wife Volumes 1, 2 and 3
    The Farmer And His Wife Volumes 1, 2 and 3
    £17.50
  19. Dixon Hawke And The Case Of The Smuggled Diamonds
    Dixon Hawke And The Case Of The Smuggled Diamonds
    £11.99
  20. Dixon Hawke And The Case Of The Missing American
    Dixon Hawke And The Case Of The Missing American
    £11.99
  21. Dixon Hawke Book Pack
    Dixon Hawke Book Pack
    £20.00
  22. The World's Daftest Rabbit & Other Stories Book
    The World's Daftest Rabbit & Other Stories Book
    £7.99
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