Set in the present in a look out station in the Arctic Circle 500km north of Tasiilaq.
Paul Cartwright has been up in the station for the better part of 15 years. He has lost his mind. The Danish... More > and English governments, who own and operate the station, are sending a scientist up there to close it down and remove Paul from danger.
When the story opens, and for sometime, Paul has been feeding a polar bear who has moved into the area due to the shrinking ice cap. Everyday he endangers himself stepping outside to feed the beast.
His only contact is through a video screen where he interacts with his family and the outside world.
The Danish scientist that is sent to shut it all off is Martin, who was Paul's lover at university in the 1980's. Sparks fly. Can either one of them cope with the solitude and being with each other while pursued by the snow, ice, cold and hungry polar bear?< Less
Maggie and Jack are young newly weds, living in medieval Coventry in 1909. They are happy and content. But long working hours seriously undermine Jack’s health and they are forced to consider... More > leaving their tight knit family and moving to either Australia or Canada. They pick Australia. As the departure date looms they and their families are obliged to consider their choices and what a move to the far side of the world will mean for all of them.
In 1911 this was like moving to the other side of the galaxy. Set in Coventry between 1909 and 1911, the story focuses on how the family copes and what they plan to do against the historical background of the time.< Less
HAROLD GOES UNDERGROUND is aimed at 8 to 12 year olds and tells the story of a genetically engineered, luminous, mouse that escapes his cage and lab and ends up in the London Underground. He... More > discovers a whole rodent world, ruled and dominated by an evil rat called Queen Luliana. Can he save them and lead them to freedom?< Less
Bea Bumble's parents are killed in a car crash. She has to go and live with her Grandfather in Norway. Up a mountain she finds a magical bag that belongs to a shape-shifting troll called Isaac, and... More > he wants it back.< Less