My new novel Places I Don’t Belong explores themes of whether we are responsible for our actions or even our crimes, and is available for free as a eBook and audiobook. This follows my first novel, A Column of Smoke, which is the story of a young scientist who gets caught up in a scandal about GM crops.
A chance meeting in an airport lost baggage department leads to an unexpected change of perspective.
Twenty-first century confessionals
The online forum ‘My life is a lie’ attracts some unusual participants.
Mackerel (listen on Soundcloud)
Now the circle line is no longer a circle, a young tube-enthusiast finds a new challenge.
All is not as it seems when a pharmaceutical scientist takes her first visit to China.
A disgruntled ecologist leaves some life choices to a book-loving labrador.
The Stressosome From the Diamond Light Source anthology ‘Light Reading’
Following his parents’ death, a father tries to persuade his sister to take up her responsibilities as an aunt.
A scientist’s guide to Tinder (listen on Soundcloud)
Science chat-up lines have an un-expected affect (flash fiction).
From The League of Imaginary Cats, a series of short stories on the history of science.
A journey through IVF. From The League of Imaginary Cats, a series of short stories on the history of science.
Two sisters become strangers following a fight over golden rice. From The League of Imaginary Cats, a series of short stories on the history of science.
A newly wed chooses flying ant day to tell her mother-in-law about her plans for emigration.
An uncooperative epilepsy patient asks some difficult questions.
Residents of a care home prove an ideal group to share a secret with.
A climate scientist is in for a surprise when she receives an award from her university.