New Novel Beginning

Here’s the opening of a crime novel.  Or it could be a short story in its own right.  I wrote it for a competition, but it didn’t win, so rather than waste it I thought I’d share it here. Just a warning – it’s a wee bit sweary, so if you don’t like bad words,…

Bookreavement

Bookreavement.  If it’s not a word, it should be. This is the word I use to refer to the feeling you get when you reach the end of a book that you’ve really, really enjoyed.  You feel that not only have you got to the end of the story, but also that you’ll never meet those…