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Author Page of Brigham Whitmore

Novelist, Essayist and Blogger. Fiction writer of Small-Town Psychological Thrillers, Crime Fiction, Ghost Story Novellas and more.

Mortar and Pestle

A Small-Town Psychological Thriller

Amelia enjoys her work as a teacher at the primary school in the small town of Sárgard. But when she suspects that Mira, one of her pupils is abused at home, she has no choice but to save the girl from her stepfather. The church and the local authorities won’t help, and with danger rising on all sides, she together with the help of the new gentleman in town, battles to find a way of saving the little girl’s life from more than one monster.

About the Author 

Brigham is a South African author of Novels, novellas, and short story fiction. Genres mainly consist of Small-Town Psychological Thrillers, Crime fiction, Ghost stories, and the occasional old-school, light-hearted and humorous romance, just to keep the old bean light and healthy.

He enjoys reading classics and literature, in particular historical fiction and South American magical realism. Author names on the Whitmore bookshelf include the works of Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Dickens, Robert Goddard, Le Carré, Isabel Allende, and Pierre Lemaitre.

Brigham is an avid consumer of Earl Grey tea and remains obsessed with the art of good storytelling.

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Acacia in the rain

A Small-Town Crime Thriller

Francois Haarhoff had everything he ever wanted. His beautiful dairy farm surrounded by mountains and the African savannah landscape, provided him with the kind of life few others are lucky to have. He lived, what he thought was the African dream. Even more, he looked forward to his daughter coming to visit him from the city.

But this is South Africa. A country known for its crime and corruption.
When he became aware of his neighbour’s illegal activities, intruders wreaking havoc on his property, and the Police Captain’s intention to frame him for murder, Haarhoff found himself trapped with few options at his disposal.

Within the span of a weekend, much becomes at risk. He has everything to lose and he is forced to use all the wit he can muster, to overcome the immorality of both the criminals and the authorities.