Presentably Deadly Lit

Emma Berrecloth-Bale, born and raised in Oxford, has taken the route of self-publication and her novel, The Deathday Present, a work of speculative fiction, is available on Amazon in both hard-copy and e-book versions. Daniel Sperrin has this exclusive review: Let’s start with the beginning. Berrecloth-Bale achieves something quite substantial in the opening pages of this […]

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Fiction: Tata and the Reaper

Tata’s expression as she looked into her vanity mirror was one of academic scrutiny.  She had decided not to wear the plastic tiara with glittery rhinestone hearts, opting for a more subdued purple feather boa that looked marvellous against her platinum wig.  Some fine lines around the eyes, perhaps, and hands rather wrinkled from excessive […]

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