The romance between young lovers Chase and Ariel has had its fair share of set-backs. The fact that Ariel is mute can’t help either. But despite everything, Chase and Ariel are back on track. And Dilon – Chase’s closest friend – couldn’t be happier for them. So why have the police hauled Dilon in for questioning? What has Chase been up to now?
November 1990. Twenty-two-year-old Vic Tomlinson is embarking on his legal career while Colin Campbell is on trial for murdering his wife. The prosecution's case is undeniably water tight. But when Campbell takes the stand, his evidence is the most astonishing the court has ever heard.
Will the jury – or any jury – believe him?
Twenty-three years later, Tomlinson discovers another clue.
A gang of art thieves is running rampage around the world, stealing contemporary paintings from galleries, museums and private collections. International police forces are baffled. To make matters worse the criminals are developing a taste for murder.
As events unfold through the pages of the British national press, the outcome is more bizarre than anyone could have imagined.
Every Friday afternoon four women meet at the local hangout for women with impeccable nails, waiting-list handbags and banker husbands: Café Jamilla.
They gossip, they giggle, they bitch, they lust after rainbow-coloured patisseries. And they drink coffee. Then one of them remembers an extraordinary tale she heard during a booze-fuelled night some years ago.
A tale of a third wife.
Starry-eyed galaxies, slow dancing with strangers, burning joss sticks behind the beach huts and sipping heartache through a straw are all to be found in Julie Milton’s heart-melting first collection of poems.
There’s love, laughter, longing and the sheer joy of fried eggs on toast; everything from heavy-hearted emotions to the little things that make life special.