Four weeks to go until the big day, and still time to order something a little different for that perfect Christmas gift for the reader in your life! It's a crowded market out there, and there are many brilliant writers and many excellent books to choose as a present, but if you're stuck and are … Continue reading 4 WEEKS UNTIL CHRISTMAS!
Here in Scotland, it's time for the annual event called 'Book Week Scotland'. It's a week to celebrate books, reading and literacy. Schools are heavily involved, local councils and libraries run a series of special events. The whole thing is run by the Scottish Book Trust, a national charity 'that believes books, reading and writing … Continue reading BOOK WEEK SCOTLAND
In the end, governments didn't need to ban religion. The numbers attending had dwindled away to almost nothing. It was their arrival that had sparked the crisis of faith. They had laughed at the world and their primitive beliefs. They had shown them the universe beyond the tiny galaxy their Earth inhabited. No God created … Continue reading SHUTTERED
In the dead of the night. That was how I expected to find her. Dead. As I approached the house, nothing changed my mind. It was still. Still like a house with no one alive in it. I pictured the scene I knew was waiting for me. Her, lying on the floor. Red blood pooling … Continue reading BE STILL MY BEATING HEART
Sitting in the cafe with a view of the Houses of Parliament, he double-checked the decoded message. A simple cipher using 'The Ambassadors' by Henry James - the numbers referred to the pages of the book, the first letter of the third line on each page combined to give the location. He had it right. … Continue reading THE CONTRACT