Lily O’Hara has ignored the past for as long as possible. Her parents and brother were gone before she was a year old and she was raised by her father’s siblings. Her father’s suicide and the disappearance of her mother and brother were never spoken about. But when the bones of a woman and child were found in the dried lake outside her home Lily could no longer avoid searching for the truth.
Just an ordinary human, muddling along, running a public bar and hotel. Then the Aliens arrive. Forced to cater for the Aliens, Ale is vilified by his own people. But worse is to come. He experiences a unique form of torture at the hands of the invaders. Again, and again. Then comes his release, but is it too late for his humanity?
The Fear Clinic. A safe place. A place where phobias are treated. Erica’s parents are sure it’s perfect, that Erica’s younger sister Missy will be freed of her fear of the dark. But when Missy shows no signs of improvement, Erica’s not so sure. And when she takes it upon herself to investigate, she finds answers that she could never have expected.
Mountains of the Mind – A Polack Retrospective contains never before published work from Dr Polack, prizewinning published pieces and brand new short stories. It will surprise and delight fans of her previous novels and non-fiction publications, and introduce new readers to the complexities and subtleties of her short stories.