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Category: Relationships/Family

Crime/Detective
Rosemary Johnson

The Lorry Driver’s Book Club

I don’t want to talk about Ellie.  Here we are, Jez, Frank and I, sitting around our usual table in Des’s Café.  We’ve just had lunch, Des’s

 
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Dystopia
Alison Allen

Ellay

It was raining again. After weeks of persistent downpours, clouds continued to hang low over the town, blotting out the surrounding hills in clammy swirls

 
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Black Humour
Giles Selig

Mankiller

Her earliest childhood memory, she said, was that of being awakened by her father in the dark of night, his voice all gravelly and redolent

 
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Humour
Rose Marsh

The Boat

Nathan rings the bell, he doesn’t like to use his key. His dad opens the door and Nathan goes to hug him, but it’s too

 
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Black Humour
Des Truscott

Signs

‘It’s true! It’s true! It’s the Law!’ said Frank, jabbing his finger in the air towards Kenny. ‘If the trapdoor fails three times, they have

 
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Crime/Detective
Sarah Udoh-Grossfurthner

Good Tidings

Timothy ignores his daughter when she says she has witnessed a murder, as she can't tell the truth about anything.

 
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Humour
Paul Negri

The Embers of Desire

Romero writes thrilling romances using the nom de plume Charlotte Chatsworth. Why can't his own love life be a bit more successful?

 
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Mystery
Matthew Twigg

A Thing Set Apart

Arthur Pasquier rents an isolated house as he needs peace to write. The isolation does strange things to him, his fiancé and their child.

 
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