Rachel McLean

Author of Twisted Realities

Stories

Divide And Rule – Chapter One

Divide And Rule – Chapter One

‘Rita looked up to see the headteacher, Mrs Toft, peering in through the glass. Two dark figures lurked behind her.’ Read the opening chapter of Divide And Rule, book 2 in the Division Bell trilogy.

Divide And Rule – Chapter Two

Divide And Rule – Chapter Two

“We’re making you this offer now. You won’t get it again. There’s a van heading to the centre tonight, and you could be on it. If you want.” Read the second chapter of Divide And Rule.

Susan – A Short Story

Susan – A Short Story

Susan is in her kitchen when the Spaghetti Junction bomb hits. Where is her son? What has hit the front window of her neighbour Celete’s house and is Celeste injured? Find out by reading this story.

A House Divided – Chapter Three

A House Divided – Chapter Three

‘Beyond the water, beyond the tourists and the London Eye, smoke gushed up and over the rooftops, spreading and billowing as the wind caught it. She stared as it thickened and rose. Behind her was silence, the Parliamentary Labour Party collectively holding its breath.’. Read Chapter 3 of ‘A House Divided’.

A House Divided – Chapter Two

A House Divided – Chapter Two

‘Across the Chamber, the Opposition bristled with contempt. Order papers waved in the air and voices rose to the vaulted ceiling. She focused on the dispatch box in front of her, trying to drown out the nagging voice inside her head.’ Read Chapter 2 of ‘A House Divided’.

We Love Our Children Too – a Story

We Love Our Children Too – a Story

A short story – my response to the news of Mexican children being separated from their parents at the US border. It made me wonder what a small child would imagine was happening when separated from their parents and unsure when they’d be reunited.

Lavonia – a Short Story

Lavonia – a Short Story

The second in my series of stories which take place on the day that my next novel, A House Divided, opens.