Here’s a bit more information about my new novel, The Loosening Skin, that will be published by Unsung Stories in October – we have a blurb!
When people shed their skin every seven years, it’s just a fact of life that we will cast off all the attachments of our old life. And when our loves are part of us, those memories of love can be bought, if you know the right people.
Introducing the new drug, Suscutin, that will prevent the moult. Now you can keep your skin forever. Now you never need to change who you are.
But it’s not so simple for celebrity bodyguard Rose Allington, who suffers from a rare disease. Her moults come quickly, changing everything about her life, who she is, who she loves.
Meanwhile, her former client, superstar actor Max Black, is hooked on Suscutin, because he knows moulting could lose him everything. When one of his skins is stolen, and the theft is an inside job, he needs the best who ever worked for him – even if she’s not the same person.
The Loosening Skin peels away the layers of these stories, exploring our definitions of love, sex and friendship, and what it means to love.
There are also some incredible quotes given by some of my favourite writers on the Unsung website. This peer recognition thing is brilliant. Thanks to everyone who has already been talking and tweeting about it. I’m really excited to get it out there. Next step: the cover reveal…