'Oh, what a tangled web we weave When first we practise to deceive!' The quote from Walter Scott ran around his head. He was trapped in a web of his own making. He had lied, deceived, obfuscated. All in an attempt to extricate himself from the situation. There was only one way out: create more … Continue reading A TANGLED WEB
Typical politician. One night he stayed, left the place a mess. Still, that's what she was paid for - get the room ready for the next guest. Only the Minimum Wage though. Suppose she should be thankful to him for upping that in the last budget. Useless though, the lot of them. And now, another … Continue reading CHAMBERMAID
Jonny stuffed his cold hands into his coat pockets as he watched his father make the final preparations. He had been helping stack the wood in the back garden for the last week. Every year he had asked for a bonfire, every year his mother and father told him no. But not this year. This … Continue reading BALEFIRE
She thought the days of sewing hastily cut cloth together for Halloween night would be over when the kids had grown up. But how could she resist his enthusiasm? It was one of the occasions when he seemed to find that old spirit she loved so much. Agnes bit through the final thread and tied … Continue reading THE BIG KID
A fantastic 5* review of my new novel ‘State of Denial’ from fellow blogger and author Laurie on her site ‘Rambles, Writing and Amusing Musings’. Do give it a read. ‘State of Denial’ is available now on Amazon.
About the book:
Election time in The State, the citizens prepare to vote. A journalist from the Capital City heads north to report on growing resistance to the powerful ruling Party. An ex-police detective returns to the City he once fled. Together they become entangled in a burgeoning opposition movement. Soon they learn the Party will do whatever it takes to remain in power, and one life is all it takes to spark a revolution.
A very well done book two. State of Denial picks up a few years after A Justified State and is set in the same near future world. It introduces a new character, Maxine Aubert, to the familiar cast. Max is a journalist who becomes drawn into the impossible rebellion against the all powerful State. Our favorite character, Danny, is now living in the wilderness, having escaped the all controlling city after the events…
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