Wreckers and other strange tales

Wreckers and other strange tales

by Harry Riley

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"With over thirty tales in this collection I agonised over which of them should be the cover story. However, the bleak solitude of those storm-tossed light-towers, often built off some wild and windswept, rocky coast, has always fascinated me, and so I chose the drama of the sea, with: 'Wreckers.'
Even the most elevated families seem to have a black sheep who does not conform, and in 'Twice Loved' a wayward young son is to be disowned and banished forever.
In the 'Curse of Khartoum' a despised mis-fit goes off at a tangent, with surprising results for everyone concerned.
Things are rarely as black and white or as straightforward as they seem, and I hope these little tales will show that nothing in life should be taken for granted, or at face value.
I leave you to decide if you think I am right. H.R.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150083240
Publisher: Pneuma Springs Publishing
Publication date: 12/21/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 138
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

"Harry Riley was born in Nottingham England, attended JohnPlayer School and later - Nottingham Art College. Served four years in South Notts Hussars. Married with two grown up children.
Now retired, after spending working life in commercial printing, from apprentice to director. He stood as Lib-Dem candidate for local council and took up creative writing: novels: short stories and poetry (joining two writing groups.)
Published work: Two mystery novels and two collections of short mystery stories. Another collection of short stories now ready for publication. He writes a monthly column for local newspaper and is involved with four community groups. As a founder member of Eastwood Booktown Development Group he is very active on the Internet, with facebook: Twitter, YouTube and own website:
Harry has broadcast 50 ‘Thought for the Day’ scripts for BBC Radio Nottingham and is always pleased to do interviews and give talks whenever possible.

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