K.J.Broadhurst writes as well as being employed as a carer. He is also a well respected complimentary therapist working with people to promote positive emotions.
K.j.Broadhurst published his first short story Soot, Whisky and Ho Ho's in 2012 and later published War, Tape and Tinsel in 2013. He is currently re-writing a series of short episodes for publication titled The Shenanigans of Aggies Elbow. A story about a carer who is found dead in a Residential Homes washing machine and James White who seeks to find the murderer. Only in the proccess he himself faces a decision that could change his life forever...
This is an interesting story of a widower Karl who works as a general handy man at a Chronic care hospital who after receiving a call out, when one of the electrical units starts to play up, soon finds himself communicating via certain equipment with a young man who has been left brain-dead and in coma. It's not long before they build a rather touching friendship.
The story is told between past and present, where Karl is telling his story to a police detective, taking the reader back to his story. This was a lovely piece of work and appears to have been researched well. I did feel it was too short and when reading it felt the author here has a great idea which he could take far. This could easily have been a novel and I feel if approached in the write way could be as good, if better, than a Stephen King! Well worth reading and I'm sure Mr Howells won't mind me mentioning but it's also free on smashwords.com. If you like something a little different, then I highly recommend this very good short piece of fiction. Highly enjoyable.