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SpinTrap: The Lonely City By Rik Roots
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Kal is not having the best of times. Though the changes that have taken place since his last visit to the Outer World - and in particular London - fascinate him, the job he needs to complete is... More > turning out to be a full set of frustrations and confusions. The fact that his friends keep on killing themselves to escape from some horror he cannot feel only adds to his woes. Worst of all, the man in whose head he lives knows he is there ... and has no interest at all in being told what to do.< Less
Snowdrop By Rik Roots
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For most people, Christmas is a time of joy; for some it has become a time of lonely sorrow. For Snowdrop, Christmas is about to become a timeless place of fear, horror – and unimaginable... More > loss. On the hill above the Marshes, someone watches; some thing waits ...< Less
The Story Portraits By Rik Roots
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Welcome to this, my first collection of micro-fiction. Within these pages you will discover a range of characters looking to tell their stories – some more surreal than others – in... More > various styles and voices. Suffer alongside Frank as he recovers in hospital from an accident; watch young Jacob discover a new form of entertainment; follow Jack as he breaks free of the confines of his bathroom. But most importantly, enjoy these stories. After all, I wrote them for you.< Less
The Gods in the Jungle By Rik Roots
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When a deadly plague disrupts Delesse's wedding plans, she has to fight to save her city, punish her enemies and marry the man she loves.
To Posterity By Rik Roots
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To Posterity - a sequence of poems by Rik Roots
The RikVerse: hardcopy edition By Rik Roots
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The RikVerse website is a different approach to poetry. Cosisting of poems by Rik Roots, the RikVerse is a Living Book: here you can find all of Rik's poetic output in a variety of browsing formats,... More > regularly updated with new material as and when the Muse takes a cricket bat to Rik's head to make him work. This hardcopy version has been made for those folks who insist on reading Rik's poems in the bath.< Less
Play Time By Rik Roots
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These 22 poems are some of my earlier work, from the poems that survived the post-puberty bonfire up to around the turn of the century. There's no over-arching theme to the poems as such, but if you... More > look carefully you'll be able to spot the various experiments and approaches I was trying at the time.< Less
22 Facets of my Father By Rik Roots
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A set of poems loosely inspired by the Major Arcana tarot cards, investigating the relationship between a father and a son.
From Each Skull, A Story By Rik Roots
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Welcome to this, my second collection of poems. This set of poems may (or may not) be about marginal people and marginal societies. None of the people described in these poems are real –... More > they've all emerged fully formed from my imagination. Feel free to draw whatever conclusions you like from this admission.< Less
Poems to Quote to your Lover By Rik Roots
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Welcome to this, my third collection of poems. In this collection, I am proud to present you with some love. These poems deal with loves and relationships in all their wonderful and woeful... More > manifestations. Some of the poems are a little raunchier than others, but there's nothing (too) offensive or smutty in them!< Less