Razorback

      Roger Wood / Horror
Razorback

RAZORBACK is a story of the weird and unnatural from the author of PATASOLA. A young boy, uprooted, unschooled, alienated, comes of age on a self-sufficient smallholding on the Yorkshire Wolds. For the first time he ventures out into the wider world. His simple assumptions are torn down and he finds himself running wild.If nobody tells you, how can you know? You can guess, you can assume, but without anyone to share your assumptions with, how can you be sure you've guessed right? The arrival of the twins tore a massive hole in Stephen's young life. Uprooted from London to a self-sufficient smallholding in Yorkshire, taken out of school, ignored by his mother, unable to bond with his submissive father, Stephen is truly alone. Then, just before he turns sixteen, his father falls ill and Stephen has to take on a man's role in the wider world. And now, for the first time, his assumptions are challenged.RAZORBACK is a story of the weird and the unnatural. From the author of PATASOLA.
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    The Anatomy Inspector

      Roger Wood / Horror / History & Fiction
The Anatomy Inspector

A Twisted Tale of burkers and anatomists and how Victorian law was changed to bridle Victorian science."There was something about Mr Stapleton. Something different. No doubt about it, Mr Edward Stapleton was a man apart."Having first seen Her Majesty's Inspector of Anatomy in Westminster Hall, Tumbley comes face to face with him twenty years later when he, Tumbley, is a successful barrister on the verge of taking silk and Stapleton is surprisingly unchanged. It's the first rule of cross-examination: Never ask a question you don't know the answer to. After an evening with the singular Mr Stapleton Tumbley thinks that should be amended slightly. Never ask a question you'd rather not know the answer to.
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    Carnacki: The Saiitii Manifestation

      Roger Wood / Horror
Carnacki: The Saiitii Manifestation

A tribute to and continuation of the work of the horror master, William Hope Hodgson.Based on characters created by the legendary pioneer of supernatural horror William Hope Hodgson, this short story speculates what might have happened to the ghost-finder and his circle during World War I. In 1919 they meet again after the better part of five years - well, all bar one.
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