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HOMEHAVEN By David Dowie
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Homehaven House is a down-at-heel complex of private retirement apartments on the outskirts of Glasgow. This rambling labyrinthine property has a mysterious history spanning over one and a half... More > centuries, having been at times a poorhouse, a hospital for shell-shocked soldiers of the Great War, and a camp for W.W. 2 German prisoners. But the year is now 1999, the new Millenium is looming, and a riotous 'resident's' Christmas party is in full swing. But there is something not quite right about this bunch of festive revellers; something that holds the key to Homehaven's secret. Later that evening a chance encounter between two disillusioned elderly residents sparks a tangled quest that takes them deep into the house's dark soul, and that forces each man to confront his own troubled past. In so doing they discover that the house is not only a portal to the past - Homehaven is the past.< Less
The Strange Case of Helena Q By David Dowie
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When handwriting expert and consummate showman Donald Macalister gives a presentation to the Kirkley Women's Rural Institute one foggy evening in January, he is given a sample of handwriting whose... More > form and characteristics shakes him to the very core of his being. So beginsa series of adventures as his life becomes entwined in the visions of a nineteenth century spiritualist medium and a young woman struggling to come to terms with her past. On his journey into the nature of consciousness he encounters many people who are not what they seem; in fact, is Macalister really who he thinks he is?< Less
Creatures Of Habit By David Dowie
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A man enters a dimly lit basement cafe in a large bookstore. He likes the cosy comforting atmosphere and becomes a regular Sunday morning customer. But he soon realises that there are others - a... More > combination of eight intriguing characters whose habits are so predictable that he begins to wonder about their lives. Although the Eight are strangers to one another the man begins to see them as a single entity bound together by their individual sorrows. He feels part of the group. But one Sunday he is proved wrong....very wrong. This is a book about suffering and redemption, and each of the Eight have their story to tell. The tales are mystical and often cryptic - but when all the words are peeled away is that not what dreams are made of?< Less
The Caretaker's Clerk's Assistant By David Dowie
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This short novel explores the misery that that is often rent upon the 'small people' when company acquisitions take place, and the brutal and heartless methods used to 'streamline' or 'rationalise'.... More > Amalgamation or takeover - whichever way you cut it the outcome is always the same.< Less
For Those Who Serve By David Dowie
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The stories in this collection are about revelation - of the many layers of peception that exist under the patina of common everyday situations. Whether the topic is retirement (The Fading Men),... More > disability (Paradise), or nature (Learning to Walk), there is always the hint of a darker or more enigmatic thread unravelling just below the surface of the narrative - that misty territory between the conscious and the subconscious, the natural and the supernatural, the commonplace and the surreal - where each is just a different way of seeing.< Less