This is a collection of some of my best flash fiction--very short stories, sometimes called "palm of the hand" stories, a form popular in Asia and just recently introduced to the Western... More > world. These tiny tales are explosive. There's a lot of dynamite packed into a very small space. For adult readers only.< Less
Edited by John Wilks, this is a fine selection of both poetry and short fiction that represents the very best writing from 12 weeks of The NOT The Whittaker Prize 2013. Contributors from the UK,... More > Canada, Australia and the USA< Less
Fiction and poetry from 29 international writers. Highlighting the best of The Whittaker Prize 2010, 'Body Parts & Coal Dust' is a powerful collection of writing that includes happy endings,... More > philosophy and comedy, along with a few gut wrenching
horrors and thrillers.< Less
THE TAINTED PRIZE
(Under Admiralty Orders - The Oliver Quintrell Series - 3).
The year is 1803 and aboard HM Frigate, 'Perpetual', Captain Quintrell heads south to the Southern Ocean. His orders are... More > to find a missing ship even if it means sailing all the way to Peru. But in order to complete his mission, he must face the challenges of the Horn, an unnerving discovery, French privateers, political intrigue and even deception and unrest amongst his own crew. THE TAINTED PRIZE is a classic age-of-sail nautical fiction adventure and the second in the series following FLOATING GOLD.< Less
The Tributes' Prize is a new type of YA fantasy adventure, inspired by Suzanne Collins' hugely popular Hunger Games saga. The story stars Jennifer Lawrence and the Three Stooges, but mostly it tells... More > the coming-of-age tale of the young narrator, Tommy McCain, who learns what it takes to be not only a leader but also a mature, adjusted human being. Love, friendship, action, and humor all abound in this fun rollick sure to touch your heart and tickle your funny bone.< Less
Synopsis: a comic science fiction thriller.
Schrodinger is a ‘googolionaire’, (that’s one followed by a hundred zeroes) which means he can afford anything. He trades planets and... More > corporations like other people swap football cards. People who say no to him soon cease living. But he has a problem. As a priant quadril, unless he can find a quadrant to mate with soon, he will die. And quadrants, like Malina, are extremely rare.
Schrodinger pursues Malina across the galaxy. And the terrifying truth is that he will stop at nothing to secure the ultimate prize…< Less
A freak collision damages the hull of the sloop Consolation Prize. In danger of sinking, Wilson and his sailing companion, Rebecca, race for the Caribbean island nation of Malenula where they beach... More > successfully on a sandy spot. Loud angry voices nearby make Rebecca fearful of any involvement but too intrigued to heed her warning, Wilson sets off to investigate, witnessing a murder in the course of a drug transfer. When he reports what he has seen to the corrupted local police, he unleashes a flood of terror and pain from which it appears he and Rebecca may never escape.
Protected only by the Coast Guard’s knowing their location, the two must bear their ordeal in silence.
Inevitably, Wilson is faced with a choice between imminent death or a last minute desperate attempt to turn the tables on his tormentors. His plan, counting on unlikely allies and a great deal of luck, will decide their fate.< Less