Where I Ache by @DDateable

Where I Ache is broken up into six chapters ranging from themes such as depression, jealousy, death, and strength. These are delicate subjects to talk about and most people avoid them because of the uncomfortable vulnerability. I’ve always written and shared my poetry with the hope that readers would relate and feel less alone. I…

Skin by @LiamBrownWriter

A strange virus is sweeping the globe. Humans have become allergic to one another. Simply standing next to somebody could be a death sentence. A kiss could be fatal. Angela is a woman trying to get by in this bewildering new world. Though she still lives with her husband and children, they lead separate lives….

Asylum by @marcuslowx

Barry James is detained in a quarantine facility in the blistering heat of the Great Karoo. Here he exists in two worlds: the unforgiving reality of his incarceration and the lyrical landscapes of his dreams. He has cut all ties with his previous life, his health is failing, and he has given up all hope….

For the Blood is the Life by @JoeAlba88

Evan Summers is a detective with a shameful past, a muddled present, and an uncertain future. While investigating a series of gruesome murders and trying to battle his alcoholism, Summers will try to reconnect with his young son. But when a break in the case puts his family at risk, it will be up to…

Foiled by Carey Fessler

Two best friends. A Top Secret incident. A souvenir. An adventure they’ll never forget. It’s 1947 on a U.S. Army base near Roswell, New Mexico, and eleven-year-old Kate’s friend and neighbour, Billy, shows her a secret. A CIA agent arrives at Billy’s house, to recover the Top Secret items, and threatens the family, warning them…

Impeccable Petunia Part II: The Two Tails by @Impeccable_P

As The Two Tails opens, the flock confronts a spiral of death and disappearance. Ensnared by a rapacious raccoon and desperate for a way out, Petunia, the backyard chicken, must throw herself at the mercy of the dark, open road with little more than gumption, a pair of useless wings, and a dubious companion as…

Impeccable Petunia Part I: Claws, Paws, Feathers and Jaws by @Impeccable_P

Follow Petunia, the backyard hen, through a hazardous world as she discovers hidden talents, a mischievous cat named Macy and encounters all things feathered and furious. *** [‘Petunia’. She ignored the call] *** (Independently Published, 12 May 2012, 109 pages, ebook, copy from the author and voluntarily reviewed) *** GET A COPY *** I really…

A Light in the Desert by @amontgomery8

A Light in the Desert traces the story of a lonely pregnant teenager, a Vietnam veteran and former Special Forces sniper who, as he descends into the throes of mental illness, latches onto the girl, and a group of Pentecostal zealots – the Children of Light – who have been waiting over thirty years in…

The Shockalot Box by @janebadrock

The Shockalot Box is an assorted collection of dark, twisty tales. Some are short, some are bitter-sweet and some are downright gross. Pick and mix stories in this unique collection to create an appetising five-course dinner of delight. *** [I don’t know where I came from: what pox-ridden loins from which I was spawned, but…

The Sidewalk’s Regrets by @Vampyr14

Seventeen-year-old Sacha McLeod isn’t looking for someone to rock her world. But when she hears the boy in the music store play the guitar, the music thrills her and she falls hard for Dylan and his sound. Sacha finds herself spending less time with her violin and more time with this guy. Her plans for…