The Ugly Man (Short Story)

The Ugly Man (Short Story)

A Dani Lancing Story

Summary

The summer of 1976.

The whole country baking in a heatwave. And in a sleepy Derbyshire village a man, known locally as the Ugly Man, walks into his local with a claw hammer and in front of everyone brutally murders the young woman behind the bar.

For Patricia Lancing, juggling the demands of being a wife and mother alongside her desire to get recognition as an investigative journalist, this could be the case that makes her career...

If she survives it.

About the author

P.D. Viner

P.D. Viner is an award winning film-maker and creator of the highly successful SmartPass audio guides. He’s married to an American Doctor of Linguistics and, along with their five-year-old daughter, he is her test-subject. He has lived abroad for ten years, working and studying in the USA, New Zealand and Russia, and has been a pretty bad stand-up comedian, produced mime shows for Japanese TV and written theatre for the Shakespeare festival, produced in London and Verona.

His first novel The Last Winter of Dani Lancing is now in development with Warner TV, working with the creator of Dirty Pretty Liars and the head writer of Dexter.

To find out more visit: www.pdviner.com
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