***Overall winner in the Self-Published and Small Press 2014 Book Awards***
Brierley’s Boarding School for Boys, 1930s
Gray - a kindly but weak teacher with a secret he cannot reveal
Hodges - a headmaster who wields a terrifying and brutal power
Keen - a first year boy bullied viciously and mercilessly
Smythe - a ringleader intent on enforcing his fagging rights
Thompson - a prefect struggling just to survive
A new term opens with appalling tragedy, the repercussions of which lead to devastating consequences. The headmaster, who will stop at nothing to cover up the incident, fights for the reputation of Brierley's, while several of the school’s inhabitants are left fighting for their lives.
A novel of approximately 73,000 words. Readers should note that the book contains strong language, scenes of a sexual nature and adult themes.
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