Guinea Pigs is the follow-up to James Howell's infamous Disturbed Girl trilogy.
It is a dark collection of short stories examining three seemingly unconnected people as they slide along separate paths towards chaos and tragedy. Will any of them find salvation, or will they all be destroyed by the terrible deception that connects them?
The Man Who Couldn't Laugh [Guinea Pig 1]
Colin Jones is a neurotic suburban nobody who has a serious problem with his new neighbours. Spurred on by what he reads in the tabloid press, how far will he go to get them evicted?
A Wild Life [Guinea Pig 2]
A damaged woman travels to Africa to escape from her life of sex and violence. As she touches down in the Gambia, she has no idea that her nightmare is just beginning.
Red Demon [Guinea Pig 3]
Detective Josh Brody works in the bleak underbelly of south London trying to protect victims of hate crime. It is a grim world, and he might be closer to the misery than he realises.