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When The Sun Sets: A Short Story

4.50  ·  Rating details ·  6 ratings  ·  3 reviews
What would you do if the sun set... Forever?

Lexi finds herself a prisoner in her own home after the sun sets and refuses to rise again. At first, it was an inconvenience; now it's downright dangerous. In the four weeks since the darkness descended, humanity has all but given up. Violent crime has become part of everyday life and everyone is a potential killer. No-one can
Kindle Edition, 50 pages
Published July 13th 2018 by Lou Yardley
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Jul 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: apocalyptic
"When the Sun Sets" by Lou Yardley is a short story which implements all the required elements of a successful horror thread. The beginning is so intriguing, you don't understand very well what's happening, and this is done on purpose. You can feel the anguish and exhaustion of the character from the very first word.

The kind of tachycardia you feel when you suddenly hear a noise, and you even stop breathing to make sure it wasn't you, exactly that kind of panic is what Yardley uses to keep you a
Nov 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing

Dark but believable and scary. A great short story that really highlights the good and the dark of the human condition. Crazy but brilliant. A very worthwhile read.
Lauren (Northern Plunder)

Genuinely spooked out and v tense rn!! Big fan
Luke Hayhurst
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Lou Yardley is an Office Gremlin by day and an author specialising in horror, weirdness and dark fantasy by night (the dark fantasy stuff will be coming soon!).

She published her debut novel, a delightful little yarn about spiders and demons called "The Other's Voice" in 2016, and she hasn't really stopped since.

As well as training her army of seven cats, Lou is currently working on a stand-alone