In this fascinating collection of tales in the great tradition of British short-story telling, the author of the internationally sold and widely acclaimed ‘Clan’ takes you on thrilling journeys down the twisting, unpredictable path of fate.
Caroline is the story of a prominent local businessman who walks into a police station and confesses to murder...but is this really the open and shut case it seems?
In Medusa a genius dies and two competing companies battle to crack the most intelligent computer game ever developed. How far will they go to win?
The Cottage sees a young couple buy a cottage that the wife thinks is haunted. But can their marriage survive the investigation of a cynical radio presenter?
In Shark we meet Gary Bowler, happy in his work as he grows wealthy on the backs of the vulnerable in society. But can life get any better when he finds the perfect victim?
The Thief in the Waiting Room is the tale of Terry Bannister, a professional thief who tries to avoid working in his ‘unlucky town’. But is fate reversing his fortunes?
Long Alley unveils the sighting of what appears to be an innocent young woman near an ancient set of almshouses. This sparks an investigation, but is this really a haunting and is she as harmless as she seems?