“She loved being alone. Even Hannah’s Secret Things could be explored at will with no consequences. When the fear of interruption had finally subsided, she opened the box…”
A Black, lesbian woman, finally free from her controlling, violent ex, Secret Things follows Hannah’s ex girlfriend as she navigates her newfound freedom. But when her independence and curiosity collide, we learn that freedom always comes with sacrifice and that some things are best left secret. When Hannah’s box is opened and the horrors are unleashed, all that’s left is the hope that it was all worth it.
There’s more than meets the eye with our protagonist in ‘Secret Things’ for the full digital copy subscribe to the BLACKONBLACK mailing list and get in touch to get to the bottom of her story…
Elanne Dundas is a London-born, Caribbean activist, writer and creative currently living in Spain. Their work often explores the themes of Blackness and queerness to create a story with characters that they can relate to, and wish that they had had access to in the books they read all day, everyday as a child and teenager. They are currently working on a series of short stories focusing on alternative, queer romance.
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