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Portrait Of A Killer

Meet grim-faced, silent Daniel who never lowers his shades. He moves into the boarding home where Carrie stays – into the room right next to hers. And Daniel looks and behaves very much like her violent ex, Jeremy, did just before he exploded …  

Finished March 2020. Taking place February-March 2004. Soundtrack: Genesis – “Abacab”

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In The Eye Of The Storm

Lin crashes Carrie’s cozy evening during a snowstorm. She has run away and refuses to go back to a mother she hates. If there ever was a time for friendship, this is it

Finished February 2020. Taking place place February 1996. Soundtrack: Depeche Mode – “Here Is The House”

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Love Is A Shield

At a holiday resort in Belize Carrie mets Dale who provides a welcome distraction. But how do you go on a date when you are on the run from personal tragedy?

Finished January 2020. Taking place May 2000. Soundtrack: Camouflage – “Love Is A Shield”

The Halo Of Our Souls

In a Bolivian market Carrie helps a lost little boy search for his mother, with some unexpected consequences

Finished October 2019. Taking place July 2000. Soundtrack: Alphaville – “Jerusalem”

Sparkles In The Rain

Carrie tries to discuss some of her personal problems with her estranged father – perhaps too early.

Finished September 2019. Taking place 22 July 2017. Soundtrack: Simple Minds – “Book Of Brilliant Things

Bound To Be A Better Ride

Lin and Carrie talk on the phone at Christmas about how to deal with hating your parents – and other blossoming friendship things

Finished August 2019, taking place 24 December 1995. Soundtrack: Bangles – “A Hazy Shade of Winter”.

Clear Horizon

Carrie and Lin are on their way home after a late night cinema-trip, talking about if they should be jealous of their two friends – Alan and Nadine – for being in a relationship

Finished 1 June 2019, taking place 23 June 1998. Soundtrack: Camouflage – “Perfect”.

The Things We Find Behind The Door

Carrie is no longer able to hide her jealousy of Lin’s wealth and has to decide if she wants to keep living in the same apartment as her best friend.

Finished May 2019, taking place September 1997. Soundtrack: Oasis – “Stand By Me”.

One Step Closer

Carrie is offered a 100,000 dollars from an obscure religious organisation to ‘change her life’. She is pretty desperate to receive it, since she hates her job and feels her life is in a rut. But the offer may just tear her fragile family apart before she can make a final decision.

Finished 22 April 2019, taking place April 2019. Soundtrack: Simple Minds – “Sanctify”

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