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The Last Resort

By John Barber

Original Copyright 2011 John Barber

Revised Edition Copyright 2016 John Barber

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The cover illustration for this book is the central panel from ‘Haywain’ by Hieronymous Bosch c. 1450 – 9 August 1516.

Part One – Six Months Earlier

Chapter 1 - Oh! What a Circus

Events moved on in Fordhamton in much the same way as the rest of the country. People died, babies were born; shops closed and new owners with ambitious aspirations opened for business. Full time employment continued to drop but petty crime rose slightly and no resident from the town embarrassed themselves by appearing on a reality TV show.

So it was very much normal to find Dave Edmunds behind the bar of California Dreamin’ with a big grin on his full, rounded face. He stabbed a pork sausage sized finger on an opened page of the Rutherford Echo (Fordhamton Edition).

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