Hawk Morgan owns a watch that his grandson, Joey, finds and falls in love with. Given the watch's disturbing history, Hawk feels compelled to tell Joey about how, many years ago, he accidentally killed a woman, and how Joey's grandmother came back from the dead. Only for a moment, but it was the strangest and most terrifying moment in Hawk's life. Around 20,000 words, Bad Return is a story of love, regret, and of one old man's battle with depression. And there's the watch, of course. A watch that can bring back the dead.
1963: the death of JFK and the birth of Dr Who. A craft passes over Billy Flowers's head, and he is doused in a strange, green mist. Billy, the Head Porter at Wentworth Train Station, becomes sick...but he also gains the ability to see people's darkest secrets. This would be a blessing for the detectives conducting a murder…