Throne of Shame does seem to invoke powerful feelings in some readers. Perhaps it’s because it has the structure of a familiar fairytale, but one that’s darker, twisted and much more adult.

If you do have a favourite story, may I ask a favour?

Please share it.

Even better, share your favourite stories with a comment. Tell other readers why you like it, and why they should invite the tale into their imaginations too. Stories endure by flitting between like-minded souls. And who knows how many years of climaxes your little gift might inspire…