This extract is the first chapter from ‘The Geometry of Holding Hands‘, the thirteenth novel in the Isabel Dalhousie/Sunday Philosophy Club series. The book is published in the UK later this month. US/Canadian publication follows in July.
This could be a Christmas story. Stories told at this time of year, in the middle of winter, are meant to be a little bit scary. And sometimes the story happens to be true, as this one is. This story first appeared in the Daily Mail.