Three children discover a suicide victim and the secret he tried to keep; a grieving railworker finds a glimmer of hope in an abandoned car; a group of friends visit a casino that craves more than money...
Heartfelt, dark, unsettling, with fragments of the fantastical owing a debt to The Twilight Zone, this collection brings together six previously published short stories by Danny Rhodes.
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About the Author
Danny Rhodes grew up in Grantham, Lincolnshire before moving to Kent in 1994 to attend University in Canterbury. He has lived in the Cathedral city ever since.
After a number of his short stories appeared in magazines on both sides of the Atlantic his debut novel, Asboville was published by Maia Press in October 2006. Well received by critics it was selected as a Waterstones Booksellers Paperback of the Year and long-listed for the Waverton Good Read Award. It has been adapted for BBC Films by the dramatist Nick Leather.
Rhodes' second novel 'Soldier Boy' was published in February 2009.
He is currently working on his third novel, set in the Midlands during the 1980s.
He continues to write short stories in a variety of genres. His latest published stories appear in Volume One of the quarterly publication The Fiction Desk, edited by Rob Redman (April 2011) and in the 10th Anniversary Issue of Openwide Magazine edited by James Quinton, a publication which gave him one of his first breaks in writing back in 2003.