'The Liar, and other stories' is the latest collection of short stories from acclaimed Northern Irish author Matthew W. McFarland.
In 'The Liar', a sharply dressed man enters the foyer of a corporate bank, and walks back out with a fortune:
"In the past twenty-four hours, I have convinced various people that I am a fireman, that I make my own shoes, that I am a qualified pilot, that my middle name is Wenceslas, and that I have an inoperable brain tumour. Only one of these things is true."
In 'Making Headlines' a young starlet is brutally slain in the ornamental gardens of a country estate, as a high-class fundraiser is in full swing. Only her killer can shed light on the murder.
"My wife of close to twenty years is slowly poisoning me, of this I am certain". In 'Toxic Love', a family falls apart as suspicions abound, in a chilling tale of mistrust and lies.
In 'Ripples', a young girl flees from the police, hiding a dark secret. An old man with a strange air about him reaches out ...
Genre: Anthologies & Literature Collections Length: 70 Pages (1,536 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Mar 29th, 2020
The hall is dark and the overhead light flickers. Sounds echo, and there's a creaking and clanging that gets louder as you stand in the semi-dark. The elevator opens and you're offered a ride. Step inside and ride it to the story chosen for your transformation. Don't be afraid, for Victoria, the mysterious girl who operates The Lift, waits to guide you. Set in the same world as the award nominated audio drama, The Lift's first written anthology features nine all new stories by fan favorite writers and special bonus content by creators Daniel Foytik and Cynthia Lowman. The collection is brought to life with beautiful illustrations by Jeanette Andromeda for each story.
Genre: Anthologies & Literature Collections Length: 205 Pages (12,066 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Mar 29th, 2020