“Books hold the knowledge of the world. Never underestimate the power of reading. It is a gift. Show me an arch mage that can’t read and I will show you a fool.” Arch Mage Eldred Mortain, “Treatise on Enlightenment.”
1875, the year Marsh Bank House was fired by Jonathan Webster. Inside was Elisabeth Beechwood, her husband lay dead already.
“When you play with fire in a ghost house then expect to get burned.” Diary of Jonathan Webster, insane. Incarcerated, Bethlem Royal Hospital, 1876.
“Ade knew this to be true though. After all his generation were obviously the first to actually be sixteen…ever.” Continue reading “A to Z Challenge; Adrian “Ade” Johnston. #AtoZchallenge”
Michael at Inkowlme recently ran a series of guest submissions during August. This was mine, a short excerpt from a work in progress. Continue reading “Guest Submission: Excerpt from “The Bequest.””
Author: G. Jefferies
Adrian “Ade” Johnston was a bright kid that mixed with the wrong ones after his parents took their eye off the ball. Easy to do moving from toddler through to adolescence. Those days are cute. Maybes not at the time but looking back Pamela and Carl figured those were the times before “Get out of my bubble” and “What do you know” appeared. Continue reading “The Bequest. Ade and Rowena”
Author: G. Jefferies
Joseph Carmichael formed one third of a paranormal society. Nay, a fellowship. Not quite the same as the company of nine alighting from Rivendell. But nine was divisible by three and conclusive proof of deeper mysteries in numbers that defied rationale. The Fellowship of The Three sat well. Musketeers they were not.
Jack had a mind that was a mess. It sees the memory of a girl he fell for, all those years ago, and not the tragedy that lives now. Continue reading “The Bequest: Jack”
Emmie Monks lived in a tenanted mid terrace two bedroom house with her son and a broken heart. One minute life flowed along without a care in the world and the next things changed. Continue reading “The Bequest – excerpt”