Alexander Keena was brought up and still lives in the East End of London. Adopted into a white family but from an Anglo Asian background his childhood was spent trying to find acceptance and identity in the seventies and early eighties before multiculturalism had fully evolved. Having worked at a variety of jobs from pizza delivery to bingo caller, and dated women from almost every conceivable race and religion, he has experienced a huge range of people and environments and continues to live an unusual and ever changing life. His desire is to make every story memorable and different in both concept and characters.
What would it be like to hear other peoples thoughts? Not just read minds or feel empathy for emotions or desires, but actually hear thoughts word for word. Trapped in a life she doesn't seem to fit into and facing an imminent and unwelcome arranged marriage, Nisha wakes up in hospital after a freak accident to discover that is exactly what she can do.
In the deep of winter, five students leave their hotel and the rest of their party to travel to Exeter across the moors. On route they’re cut up by a speeding Landrover and despite the weather, Matt the driver gives chase. Unfamiliar with the road and in truly dismal conditions, he loses control, crashes down an embankment and ends up sliding across a frozen lake of fractured thin ice.