The Hal Junior series

Sleight of Hand

After a cosy meal, our protagonist retires to his host's workshop for an after-dinner drink ... and becomes the unwitting subject of an experiment.


• Sleight of Hand won the 2001 Aurealis Award for Horror.

• Originally published in Potato Monkey #1.

Language warning: Contains high-level swearing.

Sleight of Hand

Sleight of Hand cover art (c) Bowman Press

Short fiction by Simon Haynes