The Trials of Sally Dunning. Local Wigan drug dealing duo Donna ‘Donkey’ Riley and Barry ‘Bones’ Ritchie befriend fifty-three year old autistic and brain damaged Sally Dunning. Groomed, robbed and defrauded, bullied and beaten up, Sally is unlikely to be the best witness when the perpetrators are caught and appear in court. Sally sees the goodness in everyone. But a chance meeting on holiday when her home is burgled turns Sally’s life around in a spectacular way.
A Clerical Murder. Dr Tony Scriven has a cross-section of clerics on his psychiatrist’s list. He notes they are all musical. Group therapy is part of his treatment for them. But what changes do the clerics experience? When a cleric is murdered it seems obvious who did it. But is it? Can the patients ever be the same after their encounter with the psychiatrist? And can love be found amid the mayhem?