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Speed Dating with the Dead, by Scott Nicholson

“When Digger Wilson brings his paranormal team Spirit Seekers International to the White Horse Inn, he is skeptical that his dead wife will keep her half of the bargain. He doesn’t believe in ghosts, and just before she died, she … Continue reading

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A Matter of Degree, by Beckie Henderson

“Like a bit of romance? Like a bit of mystery? Then “A Matter of Degree” is for you!” Rating: 4 stars Genre: Thriller/Mystery/Romance I’ll give you a prize for guessing where this is set (ok so I won’t really…). The … Continue reading

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The Caline Conspiracy, by M.H. Mead

“No that’s not a typo – the Caline in this conspiracy is a genetically engineered pet, which at first glance could be classed as a Canine.  The mad scientist behind this ‘perfect’ personalised pet is Dr Frithke, and he’s apparently … Continue reading

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H10 N1, by M.R. Cornelius

I can be a tad morbid – I like the post-apocalyptic slant on a story and I’m not always so much interested in how the world got there, but what happens next.  For example, a couple of my favourite books … Continue reading

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Alien Blue, by DeAnna Knippling

“Bill has a problem – drawn into an alien conspiracy and dithering between getting rid of the problem that is… Anam, or pretending that it’s not happening in what could very well be the last days of a free human … Continue reading

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Forgive Me, Alex, by Lane Diamond

“The sleepy town of Algonquin was once terrorised by a ruthless predator; a serial-killer who took pleasure in torturing his victims to death.  No one understands this better than Tony Hooper who experienced first-hand the damage the reaper dealt.  Now, … Continue reading

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Serial Date, by D.V. Berkom

“Serial Date – an entirely new take on reality TV, where beautiful young women are set-up with ex-cons pretending to be ‘serial kilers’ but what happens when a bonafide serial killer gets thrown into the mix? Cue Leine Basso, an ex … Continue reading

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Update: The first batch of stories for 2012 go live on 25th March

Do already offer a short story for free? Perhaps it’s loosely linked the imaginary world of a full length novel. Perhaps it’s been sitting on a shelf for the last few years. Let’s think outside the box for a moment.  … Continue reading

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Twin-Bred, by Karen A. Wyle

“Humans have settled on a distant planet, Tofarn, choosing to co-exist with the original inhabitants, the Tofa.  Significant differences between the two civilisations inevitably result in misunderstandings and unrest.  In an attempt to breach the cultural divide and open a … Continue reading

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Why you need an editor

We all have our blind spots.  I, for example, always confuse independant and independent, or effect and affect.  No one is infallible. On a rainy day I might go through this blog  so I can remove these errors (and more). If I had an editor … Continue reading

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