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About Louise Worthington
I started writing as a teenager, inspired by Stephen King in particular whose stories kept me awake at night. Quite recently I became interested in psychology and that's shaped my writing to varying degrees, particularly in the forthcoming novels. https://louiseworthington.co.uk/
Karen reads and recommends after reading Distorted Days says, 'I loved getting to know the characters in this book and I loved the importance of the library to the characters... I will be thinking about this book for a long time.' LoveReading said, it is 'an enjoyable book for those who loved Three Things About Elsie, and Elinor Oliphant is Completely Fine and similar style narratives'.
So what happens when your husband runs off with your best friend? When you discover the dead body of an old man halfway through your delivery round? When your house is burgled and you get beaten up? Doris, Andy and Colleen are about to find out. They’re also about to discover that you can find friendship and support in the oddest of places…
Heart-rending, humorous and above all authentic, The Distorted Days is an exquisitely written account of the ways in which life can knock you off our feet – and how you can pick yourself up again. If you’ve experienced the fickleness of fortune, this is a book that you’ll never forget.
In Stained Glass Lives, Louise Worthington's writing fuses poetry and prose, beauty and violence.
Sometimes, tender, sometimes harsh, she explores loss, female power and the power of distorted thought, as well as creating stark portraits of family, violence and revenge. The characters are flawed and visceral, from ghosts, daughters, mothers, wives, to taxi drivers, teachers, a frail widow and a mercenary shop assistant.