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Love and Fallout

An evocative insight into life on Greenham Common and its aftermath portrayed in a sensitive and compelling novel. There’s a real sense of authenticity as the formative experiences of youth shape family and relationships. Great character observations; sometimes excruciating, often heartbreakingly sad, frequently funny.

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Good Kings, Bad Kings

This book has it all; pain, laughter, love, grief, friendship, betrayal, humour, tragedy. But it's the characters who bring it to life, a collection of people many of whom I'd like to meet. All connected in some way with the questionable American care system for disabled children, patients and staff tell a sometimes brutal story in their unique voices. And the story is, 'We're just like you, good and bad. Ignore the disabilities please!'

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How Should a Person Be?

This novel breaks the mould. Don’t expect much in the way of plot – instead there are episodes driven by dialogue culled from real life conversations. At the centre is a friendship between two young women who want to become artists. The whole is raw, shocking, sexually very graphic and compelling. You have been warned!

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