The smell of damp earth. The smog hanging heavy over London. Mist, stealing through the gravestones. Footsteps, hurrying through the cemetery, boots echoing on the pathways, voices hushed and urgent. “Where is it?” “Here. Just here.” Also to the memory of Elizabeth Eleanor wife of their elder son Dante Gabriel Rossetti The hiss of a match. The metallic clatter of… Read it
Kirsty won the English Heritage/Belsay Hall National Creative Writing competition in 2009. She has published three novels, a short story collection, a non-fiction book on the paranormal and many articles and short stories in various anthologies and magazines.