We recommend you buy Salt books in your local bookshop, click on the button below to find one near you now.
Tracey, a teenage single parent in London’s East End, pregnant for a second time, is desperate not to end up like her mother: overworked and defeated.
Denny Brown was first prize winner of the 2012 Café Three Zero Short Story Competition and was shortlisted for the 2012 Writers Reign Short Story Competition. She was longlisted for the Greenacre Writer’s Short Story in 2013.
Tracey, a teenage single parent in London’s East End, pregnant for a second time, is desperate not to end up like her mother, overworked and defeated. Having seen her mother beaten and embittered by her violent relationship with unemployed partner Pete, Tracey still feels bound to the house she grew up in and the manipulative step-father who calls her princess.
Ted, Tracey’s twin, is addicted to smoking marijuana, and suffers with OCD and an increasingly disturbing fear of the human body. Having abandoned his childhood dream of playing football for West Ham United, and surrounded by friends who supply him with drugs, and a girlfriend he doesn’t like, Ted, in a moment of drug-induced paranoia, kills the dog of an old woman who offers him help, and hides the body in the local park.
The separate threads of this compelling story draw both Tracey and Ted back to their mother’s house, where Tracey makes a terrifying and life-changing discovery — download Devil On Your Back now.
SynopsisIn an idyllic village in south-west France, a web of lives interconnect, ready to unravel at the first touch. Alex is running from a teenage love-affair that went badly wrong...
SynopsisCan the EDL offer hope? Jack is joining upJon Gale was winner of Writing on the Wall’s ‘Pulp Idol competition’ in 2012.Jack Garrity is a disaffected, frustrated and damaged eighteen...
Sold Out - £5.39
Synopsis 1985, Edinburgh. Thatcher’s policies are biting deep – fat cats and street-kids, lovers, losers and the rest struggle to survive. Hume sets up a business catering for the rich...