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As a teenager, seeing her father’s car in the driveway when she came home from school had always made Sara Davidson uneasy. She would steel herself for the evening to come, never quite sure why she felt afraid. Stephen Davidson…Read more


It was dusk on a warm June day, as the enormous motor yacht Princess Marina lay at anchor off the coast of Antibes in the Mediterranean, not far from the famous Hôtel du Cap. The five-hundred-foot yacht was in plain…Read more

SF & Fantasy

The Nightjar

The Nightjar

Deborah Hewitt

The rain was bouncing off the pavements when they stepped off the bus, driving across the road in great horizontal gusts. Alice staggered into their hallway, battling to close the door while Jen pounced on the parcel.  ‘For Alice Wyndham,’…Read more