Sarah Hallam’s last term at University was wrecked by her conviction that she had a stalker, although nobody would take her seriously. After her finals, she takes refuge with her novelist cousin Paddy, who believes in both the stalker and Sarah’s fears.
Sarah takes a temporary job as a groom in Derbyshire, where her safety is threatened once again.
Mr Eden is a teacher with the magic to make stories live. Here he offers his class two very different GORILLA DREAMS.
Mr Eden tells his class two gorilla stories: one crazy, one lyrical.
The spellbinding Mr Eden is a storyteller, but a character too. What does he know of gorilla dreams?
Felwitt is a place like no other; battered by heavy snow, covered by dark clouds, and completely isolated as the result of a curse that has fallen upon it.
Despite the terrible ordeal, the villagers have learnt how to survive thanks to their remarkable resilience and, most of all, their mysterious and precious gold. Someone needs to break the curse!
This is a provocative story involving elements of the paranormal. Peter Grice was a sceptic he dismissed stories of ghosts and little men from Mars as nonsense–a figment of the imagination. But when he moved to another town and met Greg, he experienced a series of mind-boggling events which dramatically altered his perception of the supernatural.
Cult debut short story collection based on fate, karma, chance encounters and revenge. Considers how the course of life flows after brief encounters. Ideal for quick coffee breaks.
Two men are murdered a third survives. They are thousands of miles apart yet they have one common denominator. They all testified against a career criminal called Banks. He went to jail but escaped and is seeking revenge.
The survivor is Peterson, he is hiding in Canada's frozen north but someone in the police force is after him. Who is the mole?
Lionel Jagger, head of English at Mincliffe College in rural Worcestershire, is found dead in bed one morning, with his throat cut. Twenty-eight years old, erudite, talented, popular: an unlikely victim of murder. Inspector Wickfield and his assistant Sergeant Spooner trawl through his life, leaving no stone unturned to catch the cunning killer.
Joss Hinchcliff was at a disadvantage from the moment he was born. He lived a hard life but one day he found an abandoned vintage car which he re-built, it was no ordinary car. Whilst out on a road test one day, it whisked him away to a mysterious place which would change his life forever.
Dark short story collection where things are never quite what they seem. Cynical soccer players, sinister secret departments and psychological sharpshooters.