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Fifty Shades of…?

I’ve talked before about the effect that both positive and negative bias can have on reviews and given a certain indie book has received a lot of attention  of late (in the UK press at least) I’ve decided to return … Continue reading

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Broken City, by D.D. Chant

Deeta has been sheltered all her life… In a world destroyed by a financial crisis gone too far, tribal factions struggle to survive.  For Deeta’s tribe, those ‘unbroken’ tribe members like her are kept within the confines of their tower … Continue reading

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Close the Door, by James Fant

“Mark Morris was a monster bent on revenge.  Armed with hatred, brass knuckles, and a glock pistol, he traveled to his hometown to harm those who harmed him so long ago. But every act of revenge only moved Mark closer … 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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Spy Hunt in D.C., by Max Connelly

A short story set in the aftermath of Spyhunt in Dixie. Genre: Espionage thriller Length: < 6000 words Rating: 3 stars If you have a keen eye you might notice that I reviewed this short previously in the post short … Continue reading

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