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Fireworks editor's new book now available: Lights in the Wood

Book details

£8.99 + p&p (UK only)
Paperback: 204 pages
Publisher: JoFra Press (31. 08. 2020)
ISBN 978-1-5272-6858-6

The Stories

28 modern short stories presenting a range of tales - from crime, romance and humour, plus those that are a little bit creepy. A few are a blend of some or all these.

Peter Lovesey said of Lights in the Wood:

‘John Bennett has a rare talent for short story writing. He is such an acute observer that everything rings true. Strongly recommended’.’
- Peter Lovesey

Subjects of the tales:

When the lights appear in the wood, the ghosts haunt the house; Bindy knows everything - and succeeds; The man with the gun provides an unexpected solution to an apparently insoluble problem; He rides a long Texas road but is in the hands of a scammer; The Manor House no longer exists, but he enters it in a time warp; Nothing is Impossible - not when you are a confident author; The barrow's occupant comes to retrieve his own; She's on a course but she didn't bargain for what that produced; A pact with the Devil? They beat the demons; Lindsey is a love of long ago; Meredith Ladeley has a worrying secret; He dreamt about her and she took him over; Committing murder for a friend - but it doesn't work out; She meets a man whose future blends with hers; He remembers his lost love; Murder, robbery and Dorothea; Nostalgia of the Record Shop; It's a good job but who is pulling the strings? She loved him as a mother; The young man introduced to firing a firework display; She will beat him, and he will die; The girl who was a crocus; He went for a ride into a new life; Nobody liked him - and he liked no one; Who is the farmhand? Mr Chaplain rings the police; The man who hates unhappy endings; The Ghost Road.

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