When a young girl pours sulphuric acid over her own forehead, DC Pardoe and DS Patel suspect suicide until a spate of similarly sinister crimes spreads across London. But what exactly do these crimes have in common? Second-hand clothes? An insatiable lust for murder? A ghost virus.
In this world, everything’s for sale. Purchasing an old computer to conduct a covert affair, Nick Ray discovers a list of names and addresses from the Witness Protection Program. With something to sell at last, Nick and his partners, a Russian gangster and disbarred lawyer, soon learn that having something of value can make you someone else’s commodity.
Teacher, mother and young-widower Sarah Grey is seeking sanctuary in a seaside town when a drunken seance shatters her world. Visions of her Victorian namesake soon haunt both Sarah and her son. Delving into local folklore, Sarah discovers Sarah — evil incarnate.
After a crisis of faith, Ethan Mueller is pulled back from the brink by the hand of his father and a collection of fiction by a secret sibling. Immersing himself in these stories, Ethan’s pursuit of his estranged brother becomes a quest to discover his own self.
Like a spinning black circle, each poem in this collection can be a standalone track or an integral piece of the whole album. It is an album which repeatedly reaches out to relationships and takes seminal queer writers as its reference points.
Showcasing his self-deprecating, profane and irreverent style, this collection of over 50 essays covers everything from law enforcement and surveillance to the intersection of science and science fiction in the study of dolphin language. Rigour, clarity and dark humour prevail.
Surreal and satirical, Fludde channels the voices of disillusioned middle management alongside the freewheeling imaginative vision of children to disrupt the fixity of our received ideas. Winner of the Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry.