Two short stories, spanning two World Wars, following the journey of Henry Lawson, a man who cannot go to war because he is considered, by all who know him, to be a woman. The Great War offers him a chance for some "man's work" on Dixon's farm, where Rosie first catches his eye. Later, the Second World War brings a young evacuee into Henry's life.
Frontiers have always attracted the Other - where they find that the Other is always already there. These 22 stories explore what happens when queer characters encounter weirdness on the edge of the worlds they know.
When Colonel Brandon asks Miss Margaret Dashwood for her advice, she never imagines that such a small matter will come to change her life completely - but the arrival of Miss Eliza Williams and her young son promises to do just that.
Set some time after Jane Austen's 'Sense and Sensibility' & with an LGBT+ twist, this story was first published in Manifold Press's 'A Certain Persuasion' anthology.
Bess lives a simple existence as the daughter of an innkeeper – or so it seems. But she and her forbidden lover, the notorious highwayman plaguing the area, have more secrets to keep than just their clandestine moonlit meetings. Even one overheard conversation could change both of their lives forever...
A reimagination of Alfred Noyes' tragic poem of the same name.