The Strange Book of Jacob Boyce

A Spiralling Obsession. A Missing Wife. A Terrifying Truth. Will he find her before it’s too late?

When Dr Jacob Boyce’s wife goes missing, Glasgow CID put it down to a simple marital dispute. Jacob, however, fears something darker. Following her trail to Spain, he becomes convinced that Ella’s disappearance is tied to a mysterious painting whose hidden geometric and numerical riddles he’s been obsessively collating in a notebook, and trying to solve for months. Obscure, hallucinogenic clues, and bizarre, larger-than-life characters, guide an increasingly unhinged Jacob through a nightmarish Spanish landscape to an art forger’s studio in Madrid, where he comes face-to-face with a centuries-old horror, and the terrifying, mind-bending, truth about his wife.

Free book short stories - tom gillespie writer

A small book of strange stories

A haunted man searches an abandoned graveyard for his long lost wife. A boy buries a star in the heart of Manhattan. A down and out collects the souls of commuters in a busy railway station.  

Ten tall tales of strangeness to fire the imagination, meddle with the mind, and stir the soul.

HIGH TIDE - The 2019 Anthology of poetry and prose

Published by The Federation of Writers, Scotland, this collection of peoms and stories renew our belief in the magic of the every day … a child’s star is brought down to the heavens in apublic square, or the art secreted away in a car garage… There are so many glittering stars to choose from in High Tide. It is a collection of work you’ll wish to return to again and again.

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