When the news of his cousin’s death reaches him, Albie Mirralls sets out to Halfoak of Yorkshire, determined to not only settle the matters of her funeral, but to unravel the unknowns of her death. Now an outsider of a foreign land far from… Continue Reading “The Hidden People by Alison Littlewood”
Leo Cartwright’s retirement plan doesn’t go exactly to plan – not when he meets Christopher Tate after his very last show. Christopher has a secret to share, one that he entrusts with his favourite comedian. When Christopher ends up dead soon thereafter, what’s Leo to do but act on the information he’s been given, even if it’s completely insane? Setting out to find the mysterious town named Elswich, Leo can’t deny there’s something off about the entire thing. For one thing, the community of the town doesn’t seem normal.
It’s not every day a ten-year-old child tries to hire John Persons, especially when the job involves the killing of said child’s stepfather. Abusive, with a monster living inside his flesh, the target proves to be more formidable than first expected. But the hunt is on, and John, being a monster himself, is determined to stop the man. Him, and the spread of sickness that buries itself deep.