STATE OF DENIAL will be published 5 weeks' today. Available to pre-order on Amazon Kindle now! Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk Amazon.ca Amazon.com.au Amazon.in The paperback version will be published simultaneously on the 27th of September.
Can you hold up a mirror to yourself and say that you are entirely innocent? That you are not in some way to blame? That was the thought that had brought Dominic out onto the street. He hadn't been the one shouting, taunting, calling her the names: 'Fatty', 'Chunk', 'Porky.' He hadn't laughed while watching … Continue reading MIRROR, MIRROR
'The Great White was a man-eater, terrorising a small beach town. Three days at sea before I found her. Dragged my boat for fifty miles.' 'Now the Orca. He was a tough old bastard. Almost took my boat. Did take half my leg,' the old man tapped his wooden stump. 'After him I decided to … Continue reading FRESHLY CAUGHT SEAFOOD
Every year one of the giants made the pilgrimage. This year it was the turn of Eindride. The village came out to see him off. The ritual sacrifice to the Gods was part of the Summer Festival, an offering to ensure their safe protection for another year. Armed with only the clothes he was wearing … Continue reading THE GIANT’S JOURNEY
'Is he still out there?' Frank asked. Agnes turned away from the window, 'He won't give in. I did tell him the weather forecast.' It was admittedly crowded in the house, but it made for a cosy atmosphere for their annual reunion. A howl of wind rattled the windows. Outside Archie clung to the gazebo … Continue reading DEFINE OBSTINATE