A new boy arrives at the Ash House. He can't remember his name - or why he's been sent there. Given the name Sol, and troubled by a mystery pain that no medicine can cure, he joins the gang of children living in the shadows of the secretive house. Soon, however, there's more for him to face: the darkness that descends with the arrival of the Doctor ...
The Ash House by Angharad Walker
Angharad grew up on various military bases in the UK, Germany and Cyprus, where stories were often being told about far-flung places, past conflicts, and friends and family.
She studied English Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Warwick and the University of California Irvine.
Her fiction has been published in Structo and A Million Ways, and her poetry has made it into Agenda broadsheets and Ink Sweat & Tears.
She currently lives in London. The Ash House is her first novel.
An unexpected—and pleasing—combination of propitious and disquieting.