A collection of Prize-winning short stories by Clifford Thurlow.
"She liked the way the boy's face grew tense when someone was speaking to him. His attention as he leaned forward was an embrace drawing the speaker into his world. He claimed them and they, in turn, were captivated by him. He was alert, watchful, spontaneous, his features softened by the oblique light around the amber lampshades. Before he had grown aware of her eyes upon him she was picturing them posing together for an erotic photograph with Dominic peeping through the aperture of his camera."
In Cool, Sexy & Dead, when Tom meets Lucy, he doesn't know he hasn't chosen her. She has chosen him … and he learns that night just how deadly it can be to go home with an unknown girl met in a bar.
When Victoria Page buys The Little Black Dress all the men in her life suddenly want to kill her. A London Arts Board prize-winning story first published by Forth Estate.
Family Planning, first published in The Third Alternative, shows us how one man gets rid of bothersome family members.
After falling in love with a younger woman, Edward Clavell in North of Nowhere travels back into the past and discovers more than he wants to know.
Love and loss, class and colour, a teenaged girl moves to the big city and gets lost along the way in Tail Lights, Writers Forum prize-winning story.