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y Elyora single work   novella   horror  
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Elyora
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'It’s October 1974 and all is not well in the town of Elyora.

'First the clocks stop.

'And men in shiny suits turn up offering payment for the inconvenience.

'Then the phone lines stop working.

'And finally, the power goes out.

'The trouble is, no one comes to explain that.

'Dorothy Briggs, a local old lady, is disturbed by a blast of music and drawn towards the nearby river where she hears a voice - “You murdered my son, Dorothy Briggs” - and crumples to the floor.

'Fast forward to December 2012.

'Jo, Benny and Hal, members of the band Faunabate, have no idea what they’re in for when their car suddenly breaks down on the way to their first gig.

'Their nearest town?


'Upon arrival it quickly becomes clear that this is not your normal town.

'Why are all the magazines dated at 1974?

'Why have all of their clocks stopped?

'And where exactly have all the people gone?

'There are some towns you don't ever want to visit.

'And Elyora is one of them.

'Because not everyone gets out alive...'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Review of Australian Fiction Rabbit Hole Special Issue Lesley Halm (editor), 2012 6175059 2012 periodical issue 2012
    • c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      Western Europe, Europe,
      Endeavour Press ,
      2013 .
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Alternative title: River of Bones
      Extent: 109p.p.
      • Published 12 April 2013.
      • Ebook only.
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