A first novel by the runner-up for the 1991 Ian St James short-story award. Set in the north-east in the late 1880s, it tells what happens when a happily-married miner meets the mine-owner's daughter. The story has a background of rapper dancing and a strong theme of sexual cruelty and passion.
Used availability for Alan Dunn's The Collier and His Mistress
December 1993 : USA Hardback
November 1994 : UK Paperback