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The Hanged Girl – Eleven

  Looking back, Lisa might have cause to consider this night – the ‘Twin Peaks’ night – as a kind of turning point, or even harbinger of the future. She might scavenge in her memory of the night, every word … Continue reading

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The Hanged Girl – Ten

  Susan found she couldn’t let the mystery go. As a journalist she was successful here, a big fish in a small pond who often yearned for bigger seas and to take her career further. But this battled with her … Continue reading

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The Hanged Girl – Nine

‘I can’t remember all the dream,’ Lisa told Susan over a mid-week lunch break, ‘Or nightmare, because I think it was that. So strange. I think it was a nightmare but I also think most of the bad parts I’ve … Continue reading

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The Hanged Girl – Eight

  ‘We have another artist in our midst!’ The voice was sneering, not complimentary, and Mandy knew the voice. It was a voice she had quickly learned to dread, coming from a person she did her level best to avoid … Continue reading

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The Hanged Girl Seven

  The next morning Lisa would only remember fragments of her nightmare. She would think this a blessing, but the shadows of memory and disconnection would tug at her sensibility, suggesting in low whispers that she really should remember. That … Continue reading

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The Hanged Girl – Prelude

  Little Lottie In love with the devil Baying at the moon Little Lottie Bride of night Sweet Sixteen in June Little Lottie’s Fragile lifespan Ending far too soon With all the bravado of the young they climbed up the … Continue reading

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