Post-war, adolescence, austerity – the fall-out
with VE Day celebrations fading into memory. Bill's evacuation is over. He returns home where Kenneth is about to move in too. Their long-standing rivalry intensifies with adolescence and Kenneth's increased intrusion into Bill's psychological territory. An emotional explosion is inevitable. The fall-out for everyone is traumatic and life-changing. Reaching adulthood, can Billy resolve the situation for himself or will Kenneth always be a threat?More info →
Women of all ages and stages are exposed in this collection of satirical short stories. Whose obsession will you sample first?
“Intriguing and quirky” - Katie Fforde
Second, expanded edition. Women of all ages are exposed in this collection of witty short stories with a dark edge: Marian facing middle age with attitude and support knickers; sixteen-year-old Jess's date with good legs; Peggy fighting for her first bra; post-war Elfreda freeing herself at her First Feast. Discover Elaine’s encounter with a moral dilemma, a neurotic narrator’s self-enhancing theft, Pru’s ingestion, Daryl’s piscatorial impregnation and an unnamed beauty’s transmogrification. There's a loving mattress, a mangy dog and a prosthesis, plus a lady who cannot admit to her name, let alone her age.
"QUIRKY AND INTRIGUING" - KATIE FFORDE.More info →