‘Maybe It’s About Time’ by Neil Boss

For the first half of the book, the storylines for Marcus and Claire are developed in parallel, alternating chapters, hinged by the third character in the triangle, Gavin Douglas who is Claire’s social worker and lives opposite Marcus in their block of flats and is his weekly dining partner. In these early chapters, Marcus’ character trajectory is definitely downwards as a series of catastrophic events at work, centred around ‘Project Spearmint’ befall him…