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VP is a short story I wrote in January 2020. It was first published in August 2022 by CafeLitMagazine. The opening paragraphs are below, and you can visit the CafeLitMagazine website to read the full story. *** When you tell someone you’re a Vice President, they usually ask one of two things. ‘What’s that?’ or ‘which country?’ I wondered which way this girl would go. … Continue reading VP

Book Review: The Thursday Murder Club

The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman. My rating: 5 of 5 stars. Richard Osman’s The Thursday Murder Club is one of the most talked about debuts in crime fiction in recent years. It’s a record-breaking number one platinum bestseller, shifting over one million copies in the same year as its release, and notably the only book to have done so. I don’t read much … Continue reading Book Review: The Thursday Murder Club

Book Review: Generation X

Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture by Douglas Coupland. My rating: 4 of 5 stars. Generation X is a novel set in the 1990s, and is a story centred around three friends, Andy Palmer, Dagmar (Dag) Bellinghausen and Claire Baxter. Three additional characters make an appearance as the story progresses, including Tobias, Elvissa, and Tyler. The principal narrator throughout is Andy. We follow the … Continue reading Book Review: Generation X