A beautiful woman surrounds herself with all that is pleasing. Her life seems perfect, yet a darkness surrounds her.
In a run down council estate a young boy despairs of his future. Somehow, no matter what it takes, he needs to get away from the desperation around him.
A young mother, abandoned by her Italian lover, turns down the only path that can help her plight, with a devastating result.
These three lives eventually entwine and have an unforgettable impact on each other. Only on Days Like These can such things exist...
It's on days like these....when the wind sings its tune, when the rain offers its deluge, and when the greyness suffocates the very life.....You can feel it. It's on days like these that the stillness can strike at the heart and overwhelm the mind. It's on days like these that the dreams and nightmares take hold and worry the very essence. Thankfully, days like these don't happen often, but when they do..
Roy Calley is a BBC TV journalist working in London. Brought up in Blackpool he has travelled extensively and twelve years ago published a history of his local football club, Blackpool FC. This is his first novel, but has had numerous stories and scripts published down the years.