Trying To Be So Quiet


"...a deeply moving story, emotionally charged,with a powerful and rich narrative, it is an exemplary example of ability for quiet horror to chill a reader to the core."
Gingernuts Of Horror.

"This hugely chilling and evocative story, mixing lyrical language and lost love, is told with great psychological acuity."
Horror Blog UK

 "I really enjoyed this short, condensed novelette, which is packed full of bitterness and yearning, defeatism and aspiration. It’s what loss actually feels like... It’s a fine piece of work."
Gary Fry

"I literally had goosebumps when I finished reading"
Anthony Watson, Dark Musings

"A small, quiet, poignant novella about grief and significance... No noise, no fuss, just good, honest writing about the things that matter. Recommended."
Gary McMahon

"If you like your quiet, stealthy, and throat-achingly sad, this one is for you." Tracy Fahey

"A must read, wonderful.", Yvonne Davies, Terror Tree


Trying To Be So Quiet is a novella published by Boo Books. It is available as both a limited edition hardback and ebook. The blurb is below:

Trying To Be So Quiet by James Everington, with an introduction from Simon Bestwick.

The day they buried her was the first day Lizzie’s death seemed real…

With death comes a journey: a journey of silence, of ghosts and not-ghosts. Life begins to break, the cracks appearing, the meaning lost in the static of existence. And you find out whether you can come to a resolution with the absolute…
Trying to be So Quiet 
is an incredibly powerful story of bereavement, of mourning, of finding something amidst nothingness.

Order now to secure your copy of this stunning novella from one of the UK’s most exciting new voices in supernatural fiction.

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