Jonathan Black is a troubled teenager. Tormented by his older brother. Abused by his mentally ill mother. Abandoned by his father. Jonathan Black feels let down by everyone around him and lost in a world of emptiness. As he strives to rid himself of the pain of his childhood and the demons that haunt him Jonathan embarks on a catastrophic journey of recovery. His devastating actions bring horror to the sleepy market town of Adley, calling into action all the experience and guile of dour Detective Inspector Donald Crossfield to bring an end to the trail of terror.
R.G. Fawcett has been a social worker for over 30 years and has seen the best and the worst of society. Currently involved in the training of care staff he remains committed to improving the lives and opportunities of vulnerabe people. R.G. Fawcett lives in Yorkshire with his wife and a chocolate Labrador. Sticks and Stones is his first novel.