A delightful collection of eight short stories, all with a Dahlesque twist in the tail. Tales of psychic ability, murder, revenge and suburban racism makes this a gripping collection of stories.
Roger Swan is told where he will die by a fortune teller in a supermarket car park. Can he believe her?
Simon and Sally Hanley make plans for a lazy Saturday and Simon begins to taunt his wife. How will she react?
Captain Pengleton-Hardcastle find out that a rare bird has been sighted on his land in Dartmoor. What will happen when a team of ornithologists arrive?
The Vicar of St.Andrew's is losing his congregation as he can't control babies. When he observes the lions and tigers in a local circus he comes up with a plan...
Billy Brown works in a battery egg farm but becomes disillusioned when he finds so many dead birds. What can he do to fight back?
Betty Perkins wants to visit her new neighbour and fill her in on local gossip but gets an unexpected surprise.
Three_year-old Alexander is taken to the zoo by his Auntie Jane who treats him as though he were a little boy. How will Alexander get his revenge?
Helga Baldwin is German but lives in England. There is a huge misunderstanding between Helga and her English friends when her husband 'departs'.