Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Share an Extract from your latest book – #Dystopian – Acts of Convenience by Alex Craigie

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Today Alex Craigie shares an extract from her dystopian novel Acts of Convenience.

About the book

Imagine, if you will, a near future where governments adopt policies that suit them rather than the people they were elected to represent.

Imagine a near future where old age and chronic problems are swept away with expedient legislation.

I know; it’s an unlikely scenario.

However, it’s a scenario in which Cassie Lincoln finds herself.

It’s a scenario that compels her to take action.

It’s a scenario that leads to despair and danger.

An extract from Acts of Convenience – Chapter 8 – 2025

The Health Secretary pauses outside the Prime Minister’s office. In her hand she carries a slim notebook and a file of neat, colour-coded papers. She smooths down her skirt, checks her hair with a light patting of her palm and then knocks on the door with the knuckle of…

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