Tag: Alice Kouzmenko

BOOK REVIEW: Hekla’s Children by James Brogden

As a blend of fantasy, history and thriller Hekla’s Children spends chapters trying to piece together just what protagonist, ex-teacher Nathan Brookes, has spent years struggling to work out: how, while on a school field-trip, three of his four students vanished, while one returned a shadow of her old-self. When a body is found in

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FICTION: Lavender by Alice Kouzmenko

His face lacked proportion, though he wasn’t unattractive. Lips too thin, forehead too thick, nose off centre. The sort of man who blended in until pointed out. Not, at first glance, a memorable customer, let alone someone to think about years later. It was a Sunday. I know because the open door made room for

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