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The Wake Knot

The Wake Knot

By Rob McMinn

An original fiction podcast by Rob McMinn
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Chapter 36
Chapter 36
With Chris feeling unwell, he and Charly head back to Lusignac to investigate just who has been squatting in the modernist house.  CW: some brief discussion of mental health.
24:31
January 28, 2023
Chapters 34 and 35
Chapters 34 and 35
A day off from filming, an idyllic village, and a revelation. The next day, Serret reveals what he has suspected all along
26:50
January 21, 2023
The Wake Knot - Chapters 32 and 33
The Wake Knot - Chapters 32 and 33
After filming at the old barn, Charly and Chris arrange to view Barb's old house where they make a discovery
29:47
January 14, 2023
The Wake Knot - Chapter 31: The Deal
The Wake Knot - Chapter 31: The Deal
Charly shows Chris Serres' case file, and reveals the connection to the Crowland Tarot deck
23:49
January 07, 2023
The Wake Knot - Chapter 30
The Wake Knot - Chapter 30
As they revisit the scene of his bike accident, Chris becomes increasingly frustrated with the documentary filming process
18:34
December 31, 2022
The Wake Knot – Chapters 28 & 29
The Wake Knot – Chapters 28 & 29
At a café table, Chris and Charly think through the case and make a breakthrough. Content warning: discussion of mental health and suicide
27:26
December 24, 2022
The Wake Knot – Chapter 26 & 27
The Wake Knot – Chapter 26 & 27
Filming begins on the documentary. Both Chris and Charly have qualms about some of the revelations concerning Meg's family background
32:24
December 17, 2022
The Wake Knot: Chapter 25
The Wake Knot: Chapter 25
Charly feels hijacked in a meeting but then reconnects with Chris
16:47
December 10, 2022
The Wake Knot – Chapter 24
The Wake Knot – Chapter 24
Chris travels to London to meet with a production company
19:28
December 03, 2022
The Wake Knot (Part 2): Chapters 22 and 23
The Wake Knot (Part 2): Chapters 22 and 23
Part 2 begins five years after the events in Lusignac. Chris has a job offer, while Charly is quitting hers…
26:31
November 27, 2022
The Wake Knot - chapters 20 and 21 (fixed audio)
The Wake Knot - chapters 20 and 21 (fixed audio)
We reach the end of Part One of The Wake Knot with Chris and Charly feeling awkward and deflated as the holiday – and the case – heads towards an anti-climax. Apologies for glitchy audio in original upload — a "feature" of Garageband that keeps tripping me up. There will be a short hiatus before Part Two begins.
22:05
October 23, 2022
The Wake Knot – chapters 18 & 19
The Wake Knot – chapters 18 & 19
After a day on the river, Charly and Chris pay a visit to the local chateau-fort. After this, a surprise awaits them in the church…
35:52
October 15, 2022
The Wake Knot - Chapters 16 and 17
The Wake Knot - Chapters 16 and 17
Charly pays a visit to Barb and she and Chris delay their plans to return home 
31:03
October 08, 2022
The Wake Knot - Chapters 14 and 15
The Wake Knot - Chapters 14 and 15
After a sleepless night following their shock discovery, Charly and Chris are interviewed by Serret at the Gendarmerie barracks. Serret confronts Chris with some uncomfortable truths…
33:08
October 01, 2022
The Wake Knot: Chapter 13
The Wake Knot: Chapter 13
The gendarmes return – as expected – to interview Chris, and Meg comes up with a new theory of the case
25:38
September 24, 2022
The Wake Knot - chapters 11 and 12
The Wake Knot - chapters 11 and 12
Chris confesses his past to Charly and the gendarmes pay a late night visit. Is there a connection between Chris's bike crash and Celia Patel's murder? And what's up with the church?
35:20
September 18, 2022
The Wake Knot: Chapters 9 & 10
The Wake Knot: Chapters 9 & 10
While Charly and Meg are still reeling from the upset of finding Chris injured at the side of the road, another event shocks the village. Content warning: there is some discussion of suicide in this episode. (Audio file has been re-uploaded because the original was glitchy)
29:00
September 10, 2022
The Wake Knot - Chapters 7 & 8
The Wake Knot - Chapters 7 & 8
Chris takes a day trip, Charly takes the lead. But when Chris doesn't show for an arranged lunch date, it really does seem that trouble follows Charly around… (There's a little bit of fruity language in this episode.)
29:05
September 03, 2022
The Wake Knot: Chapters 5 and 6
The Wake Knot: Chapters 5 and 6
Chris has a rough day on the bike and sees something disturbing in town. Meanwhile, an incident at the pool changes the atmosphere…
24:01
August 27, 2022
The Wake Knot: Chapter 4
The Wake Knot: Chapter 4
Charly and Meg explore the church, spot a strange relic, and then have a dinner date with Chris.
22:48
August 20, 2022
The Wake Knot: Chapter 3
The Wake Knot: Chapter 3
Chris gets up early and chooses the right direction for a supply run. Local restauranteur Christian Hunt introduces himself. And Charly is hangry…
16:18
August 12, 2022
The Wake Knot: chapter 2
The Wake Knot: chapter 2
Charly and Megan drop in on Chris — and Megan puts her foot in it, as usual. (This episode recorded outdoors – in order to add authentic background ambience, naturally.)
18:23
August 06, 2022
The Wake Knot (Chapter 1)
The Wake Knot (Chapter 1)
Season 2: a murder mystery set in France. Chris Marsh arrives in an isolated village in the Dordogne region at the beginning of his solo cycling holiday. The heat is unspeakable…
29:13
July 30, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter 17)
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter 17)
In this final episode, Tom has found Grace at the foot of the secret staircase… Keep following this feed, as I'll start serialising The Wake Knot soon.
24:53
July 23, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter 16)
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter 16)
In this penultimate episode, Tom realises he sounds deranged when interviewed by the police. Is history repeating itself?
17:12
July 16, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter 15)
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter 15)
Tom is concerned about the risk of fire; in the middle of a noisy night, Grace decides she has had enough…
23:38
July 09, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter 14)
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter 14)
Grace and Tom see a mysterious woman on a walk; and Grace cleans the secret staircase…
25:09
July 02, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (chapter 13)
The Lodge: a ghost story (chapter 13)
Some doors are hidden…
15:16
June 25, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter 12)
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter 12)
Tom spends an evening alone in the house…
14:38
June 18, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter 11)
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter 11)
Tom is painting in his studio and senses someone standing behind him…
12:30
June 11, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter 10)
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter 10)
It's Christmas, and with family over to stay, the house appears to be on its best behaviour…
16:08
June 04, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter Nine)
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter Nine)
The first guests arrive — but will their "retreat" be silent? Also, there's a new scarecrow in the field next door. (A day late uploading this week because I was travelling)
14:37
May 29, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter Eight)
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter Eight)
In the aftermath of the smashed jug incident, Tom starts keeping a record of the various events.
12:51
May 21, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter Seven)
The Lodge: a ghost story (Chapter Seven)
As Grace and Tom plan marketing materials for The Retreat, Grace's daughter agrees to take some photos of the Lodge and its surroundings. But not all Kate's photos come out as expected…
14:23
May 14, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (Episode Six)
The Lodge: a ghost story (Episode Six)
Noises in the roof and disappearing light bulbs. Grace and Tom's new cleaner Mrs Moffatt has a theory…
20:13
May 07, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (Episode Five)
The Lodge: a ghost story (Episode Five)
An extra episode for the bank holiday weekend. Having moved into the Lodge, Tom and Grace start coming to terms with its weird noises and other odd events — and think they may have found an explanation.
19:58
April 30, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (Episode four)
The Lodge: a ghost story (Episode four)
Disposing of as much junk as possible before they move, Tom and Grace hire a van.
13:04
April 30, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (Episode Three)
The Lodge: a ghost story (Episode Three)
Grace and Tom decide that they will move into the Lodge and turn it into a silent retreat. But after spending time alone in the house, Grace complains about disturbances in the night…
15:00
April 23, 2022
The Lodge: a ghost story (Episode Two)
The Lodge: a ghost story (Episode Two)
On a visit to explore the properties Grace and Beth have inherited, the narrator is impressed by the gothic interiors of the big house and wonders if he could live there…
23:20
April 17, 2022
The Lodge: A Ghost Story (Episode One)
The Lodge: A Ghost Story (Episode One)
An original ghost story by Rob McMinn. Episode one: a woman learns that her aunt has been murdered by her uncle.
15:29
April 13, 2022