Tag: Rebecca F. John

BOOK REVIEW: The Haunting of Henry Twist by Rebecca F. John

When I read the title of the book and saw the image on the cover, I immediately expected The Haunting of Henry Twist to be a Gothic tale. Yet, without giving too much away, the haunting referred to in the title is less a paranormal presence and more the psychological aftermath of trauma and tragedy.

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FICTION: Girl with Umbrella by Rebecca F. John

I see you first from across a street.  Your umbrella is slung over your shoulder, open, so that it frames you like an enormous black water lily.  You twist the stem between your fingers and the canopy spins, shaking off miniature marbles of rainwater which change colour as they arc to their destruction: electric blue,

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