The Trip Fiction ‘Voyages by Verse’ Poetry Competition 2021 – the winners!
Location(s): Shropshire, Ceredigion, Welsh Borders
Genre(s): Psychological Thriller, Cli-fi
“No longer the benign friend of summer, the Severn was a restless dragon slithering its way past”
After a beloved family member is drowned in a devastating flood, all Bede and Elin Sherwell want is peace to pursue their off-grid life. But when the very real prospect of fracking hits their village, they are drawn into the front line of the protests.
A spring of relentless rain, mysterious threats and suspicious accidents put friendships on the line, and the Sherwells’ marriage under unbearable tension. Is there a connection with their uncle’s death? As the river rises and pressure mounts, Bede’s sense of self begins to dissolve and Elin is no longer sure who, or what, to believe in.
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