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Extract: Bullet Gal by Andrez Bergen

May 8th, 2017 | By

  Hardboiled, high-octane noir. Ryan K. Lindsay, Negative Space Extract from Bullet Gal by Andrez Bergen The spiral staircase made me giddy. While it might come across a poor-man’s knock-off of one Hitchcock would’ve deployed to better effect, I was half way up the ancient thing and felt lunch lurch in my gut. Then again,

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David and the Philistine Woman

May 7th, 2017 | By

This is a perfect example of historical fiction, as it tells a story we all know but with the help of the ‘what if’ element.  What was behind David’s use of his slingshot? What if he had had help inside the Philistine stronghold of Gath? What if there had been a trader who could get

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Extract: October Song

Apr 24th, 2017 | By

October Song is a beautifully authentic memoir that reminds us that there are no time limits on dreams, creativity is boundless and nothing in life is finite when we let go of our self-imposed rules. By sharing an intimate phase of renewal, Berner reaffirms what we already know, but too often forget, that age is

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Coming Soon – July 2017

Apr 24th, 2017 | By

Nara is a young Philistine woman who has given up hope of ever finding a husband. No man will take a wife who towers head and shoulders above him. She lives in isolation with her father, until she is discovered by the Philistine priests. They betroth her to Goliath, to give him warrior sons. What

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The Alkoryn Chronicles

Apr 24th, 2017 | By

Part I Scripture from the Past Extract: The tide was once again coming in as Daimeh finished his daily routine of delivering various commodities to the people of Alkoryn, his people. Although his profession was regarded as an important one, he always referred to himself as ‘the delivery boy’. As the grandson of the sovereign,

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Nature or super nature?

Feb 18th, 2017 | By

The dictionary definition of ‘supernatural’, when used as an adjective, is a manifestation or event that is beyond scientific understanding or the laws of nature. To some, it means anything that defies logic. To many, the supernatural means anything that is not related to the physical realm, relating to ghosts, gods or other ‘intangible’ beings.

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What if…?

Feb 9th, 2017 | By

Fiction is like a spider’s web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Virginia Woolf Do any other two words in the English language hold out such promise and intrigue than these? What if you go left instead of right at the junction? What if you hadn’t gone

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eBook Promotion: January 17

Jan 17th, 2017 | By

Some reach out for the mystical, but sometimes it’s the mystical that reaches out.   Call of the Forbidden Way by Robert Owings When Carson Reynolds gets hired to produce a documentary film at a gathering of Native American medicine men, he never suspects it will be a portal into a world that will radically

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Because I Had To

Jan 10th, 2017 | By

By David Bullit Extract I can’t really say where my distaste—that’s a good word—my distaste for Kasey came from. Maybe it was because of how differently our parents treated us. Actually, that’s not fair. My mom treated us differently. The first time I can remember knowing that there was a difference between Kasey and me

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The Little Waggons

Dec 21st, 2016 | By

by Crozier Green Cosa Nostra’s Sicilian birth was an epic struggle between penury and privilege, born of a centuries-old conflict between a peasant underclass and a ruling elite. This noble cause was forever doomed by descent into corruption and violence. Against this background, The Little Wagons charts the rise of a seminal mafia dynasty, during Sicily’s

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