From the author of Peter Stone and The Close, a collection of nine bite-sized stories encompassing the darkly humorous to the supernatural.
What mysterious force inspires a woman to paint a mural – with marmalade? And will there be a price to pay? A country policeman investigates the disappearance of two journalists from a crop circle. Berlin, 1938 – a dangerous time to be a Jew.
Venture into the worlds of nine memorable characters who confront extremity.
‘Alison Knight’s short stories are terrifically engaging. She creates disturbing atmosphere with mastery and can also conjure up humour with a light and sure touch. The twists in some of her stories are as clever and surprising as in those of Jeffrey Archer.’ Karen Churchill