‘The Resonance of War’ By Kim Appelgryn

It’s 1945 and World War II has finally come to its end and the world is rejoicing! Two years before the war ended, two best friends sign up to fight against the Italians and Germans in Sicily until the enemy bombs their compound. Being the sole survivor, Herbert goes back to his homeland in South Africa with a broken heart, having lost his best friend while others around him celebrate. Having dealt with such a blow and coming home as a decorated war hero, he struggles with life as a simple barber.

Years pass and mysterious, chilling notes begin to appear at his shop and home. No one can identify whose sending these disturbing messages, but his family is now in danger and he can no longer put it off. With the police involved, many outlandish reports flood into the station of who the mysterious person could be. But one thing is clear: all the reports describe a one-legged man who is always seen in the shadows, leaning heavily on a crutch.

What started as only eccentric police reports and public hearsay, now turn into certainty with deadly consequences.

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