Murder comes in all shapes and sizes. It also comes at inconvenient times. Christmas, for example. This anthology has all the classic motives: blackmail, revenge, lust, greed, anger… And there’s more! Humour, intrigue, suspense…
From the top of the stairs, a little girl of five overhears an argument between her father and a late-night visitor. Frightened she dared not descend the staircase. Her father is killed. She did not see the killer but remembers the killer’s voice. Twenty years later she recognises the voice, identifies its owner and sets out to take her revenge.
Many parents misunderstand the meaning of high quality care when it comes to the up-bringing of their children. Is quality care about putting children in the most expensive schools? Or is it about discipline and setting boundaries? In today’s busy world, many factors hinder parents from giving high quality care to their children.
Better than a newspaper.
Better than your usual reading material.
Better than contemplating your kneecaps.
Why be bored? Why be alone in there? This delightful book of short stories is brimming with amazing tales of humour, adventure, crime, love, horror, science fiction, fantasy and chance. Take your pick.
Religion thwarted romance for Victoria; now it threatens Lizzie. Thrown over by the man she loves, she escapes Ireland for Canada. But questions remain about her past. Only a trip back home can resolve them and permit Lizzie to discover the truth about who she is.
A heartbreaking portrayal of the consequences of our actions for future generations.
Henry Disney is a distinguished scientist (who has worked in tropical rainforests, the Yorkshire Pennines and Cambridge University). While employing regular metre and rhyme he is a thoroughly modern poet of deep insight and compassion combined with acute observation and a critical mind. These highly readable poems repay reading again and again.
Glasgow, Scotland, 1969, a serial killer named Bible John strikes for the third and last time, vanishing as quickly as he had appeared. 40 years on, and a killer is on the loose again...and young women are dying in an all too familiar way. The race is on to catch a killer...with devastating consequences.
This is an industrial & social history of two mills in Cheshire, dating back to 1760, where Chris served his apprenticeship between 1959 & 1966. He captures the culture of the place with stories about fellow workers at the time on his employment. It will interest followers of our industrial heritage and those seeking anecdotal and true life tales.
‘Brook Breasting’ is the story of a year in the life of a picturesque English village as seen mainly through the eyes of the Village Fete Committee. The story and the committee members are brought to life in the first nine, short, interlinking chapters. Enjoy their varied lives and a few twists and turns along the way.