Hallbury Summer – Episode Seventeen. A Deeper Darkness
The story so far: No sooner has Joe Palliser discovered sick younger brother Michael has been removed from Maddockgate care home, than his elder brother Ian summons him to a meeting. Ian, who is on the verge of election to parliament, tells Joe the press are pursuing him, and offers to pay him to move…
Hallbury Summer – Episode Seven Ship of Ghosts
The story so far: After an uncomfortable encounter with the police, Joseph Palliser decides to visit Michael, his younger brother, who is resident in a nursing home; but the ‘bus trip which takes him there evokes harsh memories of his bullied childhood, and his involvement in the car accident which killed his tormentor, Rodney Smith…
Nowhere Lane – Chapter Twenty-Four. A Guttering Candle.
“I don’t know who you are!” Daphne Scott-Halperton sounded defensive. Whilst she could sense nothing threatening about the mop-haired young man looking up at her from the auditorium, he had stayed behind after the rest of her devotees had left, which was to say the least unusual. “If you want to guidance from someone on…