Short story by Sarah Hilary. Aboard a boat from Russia to England, ten-year-old Nicky stumbles across a dark and disturbing secret. Read by Alex Lawther.
"They only had one rule.
Stay out of the hold..."
When ten year old Nicky finds himself aboard a boat from his homeland of Russia en route to England where a life of promised adventures and the opportunity to play football awaits, he inadvertently stumbles on a dark, sinister, and terrifying secret.
Sarah Hilary takes us into an ominous and disturbing hidden world in her latest story for Radio 4. Sarah is the author of the Marnie Rome series of crime novels, the first of which, 'Someone Else's Skin' won the 2015 Crime Novel of the Year Award.
Reader ..... Alex Lawther
Producer ..... Heather Larmour.