My good friend, Trish Power, a/k/a Alex Craigie, is the featured guest on Sally Cronin’s “Share an Extract” post today. Please stop by and check out the excerpt shared this morning from Trish’s newest book, Acts of Convenience. It will give you a chill or two, I suspect, and bring home the fact that Trish is a very skilled writer. Then, please consider passing the post along on all your favorite social media sites, so others can read about Trish’s work, too. Thanks so much, and thanks to the always-rockin’ Sally for this really cool series! 🙂 ❤
Today Alex Craigie shares an extract from her dystopian novel Acts of Convenience.
About the book
Imagine, if you will, a near future where governments adopt policies that suit them rather than the people they were elected to represent.
Imagine a near future where old age and chronic problems are swept away with expedient legislation.
I know; it’s an unlikely scenario.
However, it’s a scenario in which Cassie Lincoln finds herself.
It’s a scenario that compels her to take action.
It’s a scenario that leads to despair and danger.
An extract from Acts of Convenience – Chapter 8 – 2025
The Health Secretary pauses outside the Prime Minister’s office. In her hand she carries a slim notebook and a file of neat, colour-coded papers. She smooths down her skirt, checks her hair with a light patting of her palm and then knocks on the door with the knuckle of…
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