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Lovelace Flats

In 1982, the year of the Falklands War, three naïve and self-absorbed students move to the dystopic Lovelace Flats and become unwittingly embroiled in a series of deaths. Petra, Woody, and Stan know the flats are run-down and disreputable, but the year starts with a cold winter, and underfloor heating is included in the rent […]

The Woman who Didn’t Walk into Doors

I’m not the sort of woman who walks into doors.  I used to be, but that’s another story.  I’m stronger now and this is about what happened when I was loading a door onto the back of a pickup. It should have been an easy gig.  But I stumbled, lurching forward alarmingly.  Briefly, I flew. […]

Parthian Books Interview

#AuthorInsights, #DecemberDialogues, Author, Interviews, Jupiter Jones, Rhys Davies Short Story Award, Short Story – December 06, 2021 Interview with Jupiter Jones, Shortlisted Author for The Rhys Davies Short Story Award Up next for our Rhys Davies Short Story Award #authorinsights, we present an interview with author Jupiter Jones, who was shortlisted for her short story, ‘Bird’ in which two strangers meet within the countryside and show […]


Because they were in storage, my grandparents’ chairs survived when the Luftwaffe dropped their bombs on Coventry.  Had they been at home that day in 1942, the outcome would have been different.  In my mind’s eye, I see them clambering over rubble with their cardboard suitcases.  My grandparents that is. During my childhood, the chairs, […]


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