The ocean’s a zone where you can be completely free; or vanish utterly. It’s against this elemental force that Claire Fuller has set her powerful second novel. Like all the best stories, Swimming Lessons has secrets hidden in every nook.
I don't know if the black-magic-noir-black-comedy genre was ever a thing but it is now. And that's a lot of black to pack into a single genre. Poison City is Paul Crilley's adult fiction debut and it's a cracker.
There are a million stories of rugged men who take to the wilderness and there descend into madness. In Our Endless Numbered Days the survivalist male obsessive chooses to take his eight-year-old daughter with him.