On the House: Get ‘The Policy of Truth’ for FREE!

Posted: August 30, 2015 in AJ Kirby Short Fiction, Freebies, Other Writing by AJ Kirby

The ebook of my novelette The Policy of Truth is available for FREE on Amazon from 30th August to 3rd September. To get your hands on a copy, please go here.

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“In my line of work you kind of get to know other people’s stories. I used to call it ‘the osmosis of carrying the sack’. I’m the mailman and I carry your secrets.

Once you get down to the brass-tacks of it, life behind the hedges and up the garden paths of brassy north east Leeds resembles a soap opera. And where there is brass there is indeed muck.

I can’t resist riffling out a few letters every day. I take them home, steam them open, get comfy in my chair and then feast on the truth of them.”

But what happens when the truth occurs a little closer to home? What happens when you find out a terrible secret which could tear a family apart?

What happens when the truth becomes too much to bear?

A.J. Kirby’s ‘The Policy of Truth’ is a dark, disturbed masterpiece of a short story. Compellingly told through a highly unreliable narrator, the tale examines the wounds left behind when the band-aid of secrecy is yanked off and the awful truth is revealed.


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