By Malcolm Pryce
Schoolboys are disappearing all over the place Aberystwyth and no-one understands why. Louie Knight, the town's deepest investigator, quickly realizes that it's going to take greater than a double ripple from Sospan, the thinker cum ice-cream vendor, to assist discover what's occurring to those boys and even if Lovespoon, the Welsh instructor, Grand Wizard of the Druids and controller of the city, is greater than only a sinister bully. And simply who was once Gwenno Guevara?
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About the Author
After a short occupation because the world's worst aluminium salesman, Malcolm Pryce labored as an advertisements copywriter, in London and later Singapore. ABERYSTWYTH MON AMOUR was once written someplace off the coast Guyana, on a shipment send certain for South the US. Malcolm now lives in Bangkok.
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Aberystwyth Mon Amour by Malcolm Pryce