So Far So Good…

It was a nice day. All the days had been nice. According to later accounts, there were only two people existing to enjoy such days. Their first seven days had passed into something that their children would call a week. The thought of children had never crossed their minds; sex wasn't even on the radar.... Continue Reading →

Eve Snippet…

It was a week before Rachael’s eyes focused. It was during the early hours of the morning. I was sleeping in the chair at the side of the bed when she screamed. I jumped out of myself with fear and Ruth almost fell down the stairs. Rachel was bolt upright in bed with her eyes... Continue Reading →

Another Eve Extract…

We moved her into our house after that. She stayed off school because of the broken arm we said she had suffered. She had got lost in the woods on the night of the storm and had tripped and fallen. Her arm had fractured, but what had made it worse was the that she had... Continue Reading →

The Story of Eve

An extract: When I was young, and without my mother, there was a time that I heard that howl. I had been foraging in the hinterlands, picking from sea and shore. At that time, such activity was the most efficient way of feeding myself. It was relatively safe as well. If I kept close to... Continue Reading →

Silent Goodnight…

The Chances Of Anything Coming From Mars... During the first days, only the cranks and kids spoke about it. There were those who would always speak of such things 'that were out there' so, when things came along that promised hidden secrets, the group of ‘know-more than is seen’ were happy. It was coming for... Continue Reading →

When The Book Writes You…

I have entered that stage in my latest novel when the characters take over from me as the writer. They have started to decide what they are doing and it is that decision-making process that is propelling the book forward. I thought that I knew Evie, but she is showing me new aspects to her... Continue Reading →

When School Goes Bad…

The library was nothing like how we had left it. After inching our way through the tunnels that led to it, we waited and watched. Beyond the odd scavenging rodent, nothing else moved. Eventually, Peter indicated that a group of five should move in accompanied by himself. I held back with the others. It must... Continue Reading →

Why AWOL?

The library was nothing like how we had left it. After inching our way through the tunnels that led to it, we waited and watched. Beyond the odd scavenging rodent, nothing else moved. Eventually, Peter indicated that a group of five should move in accompanied by himself. I held back with the others. It must... Continue Reading →

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