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Paperback, 144 pages
Published January 31st 2013 by Arachne Press
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Wendle
Aug 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: short-stories
I love short stories, and Liars’ League really does have some of the best. They’re self contained, have clear objectives and are easy to get into. This book contained 22 stories over 144 pages, and i enjoyed every single one. Some i loved more than others, of course.

'Mrs Murdoch and Mr Smith’ is about two elderly people who meet for tea and cake, and though i would have taken the story in a more unexpected direction, i think it tells a story of companionship that very rarely gets acknowledged, a
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Michelle Shine
May 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
These stories are quirky, solidly formed and pretty much always with a satisfying ending. There are tales of the unexpected, magical realist fantasies, and clever, clever writing that stays with you long after the last full stop. Cherry Potts and Katy Derby make a great team, having compiled these well written stories that sit safely just outside the box. I loved the whole collection, and feel very proud to have one of my lies appearing in such a fantastic book.
Cherry Potts
Jun 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Well I edited it and have a story in it so I think it's wonderful!
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Cherry Potts is a Londoner born and bred. She is the author of two collections of short stories: Mosaic of Air, and Tales Told Before Cockcrow: Fairytales for Adults; a photographic diary of a community opera The Blackheath Onegin, and has had several stories in anthologies. Her Lesbian Fantasy Epic, The Dowry Blade is out in February 2016 and she is currently working on her next collection, a sci ...more