Tag Archives: short stories

Cover Reveal: A Leak of Madness by Alice J Black

Here is a little about the author of A Leak of Madness, Alice J Black!


Alice lives and works in the North East of England with her partner and slightly ferocious cats! Alice has always enjoyed writing from being a child when she used to carry notebooks and write stories no matter where she went. Nothing much has changed and she writes all manner of fiction with a tendency to lean towards the dark side. Most of her work is rooted in darkness, her inspiration coming from a macabre selection of reads as well as the dreams that frequent her sleep.

Her debut novel, The Doors, was released three years ago and her next novel release, the first part in a series of seven, is due to be released in Autumn this year. Several of her short stories have been included in anthologies with various presses and she is always working on more. When she’s not writing, she always has a book in her hand and will read from whatever genre suits her that day.



Continue reading Cover Reveal: A Leak of Madness by Alice J Black

Happy Release Day: The Last Goodbye by Amber R. Duell


Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Mythology

Pages: 50~

Release Day: December 5th, 2017 

Goodreads | Amazon |Barnes & Noble

500 years before Theo met Cassia, Leander met Lyda.36642361

The Netherworld was never meant for the living. It steals a mortal’s sanity piece-by-piece, day-by-day. No one understands that better than the God of Death. But the chance for even a single day of company is a seductive thing and Leander can’t help looking forward to each sacrifice.

When the last mortal country outlaws human sacrifice, Leander’s new bride becomes his last. Though he knows he should let Lyda continue on to her afterlife, the pair grows closer and the God of Death hesitates in the face of eternal solitude. But soon, Leander must decide between being selfish and selfless.

Continue reading Happy Release Day: The Last Goodbye by Amber R. Duell

Happy Release Day: And They’ll Come Home by K.M. Robinson


Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Retelling

Pages: 50~

Release Day: December 5th, 2017 by Snowy Wings Publishing

Goodreads | Amazon |Barnes & Noble

23798467_884923126031_1033607640_o.jpgLittle Hacker Peep
was taken from her sheep
and they don’t know where
to find her.
They won’t leave it alone,
they’ll bring her home
and they’ll drag the Piper
behind them.

When Peep, the leader of hacker group, the Legends, is abducted and held for ransom, she must try to help her best friend, Muffet, to find where she is being held at the Wall and save her people without giving away her true role in the group.

When Arach is separated from his brother, Spider, he must continue to play the Piper’s game, convincing him that what remains of his family is working for the villain they are trying to destroy, all while convincing his former rival, Peep, to trust them as he tries to untangles their web of lies.

Continue reading Happy Release Day: And They’ll Come Home by K.M. Robinson

The Rise of Ersyla by J.M. Sullivan

Genre: Young Adult, Fairytale, Retelling

Pages:  50

Publication: October 17th 2017

Goodreads | Amazon


Before she was the sea witch, Ersyla was a simple girl with an unfortunate secret.

It wasn’t her fault magick was a part of her, or that the King’s heartache turned the world against her. Struggling to understand how she could be put to death just for living, Ersyla must learn who to trust before her dark secret turns her heart even darker.


Continue reading The Rise of Ersyla by J.M. Sullivan

A Perfect Murder and Other Short Stories by S.R. Nair

A compilation of short stories that plunge us into a different society and it shows us the good, the bad and the ugly side to it.

Genre: Short stories

Pages: 170 pages

Published August 17th 2016

Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble


A divorcee estranged from her father resorts to extreme measures; A newly-wed woman is brutally raped by her father-in-law and seeks justice; A charming young man plans to seduce a beautiful, blonde tourist; An orthodox Muslim man struggles to adjust to life in the United States. These are some of the tales in this book of captivating short stories.


Continue reading A Perfect Murder and Other Short Stories by S.R. Nair

Guest Post: Xane J Fisher


Thank you, Royal James Publishing and Xane for allowing me to read as well as review this piece of work. Also, a special thank you to Xane for writing this guest post up. For a chance at winning a 20$ gift card to Amazon be sure to read all the way down at the bottom to enter.

Most of all, enjoy reading and getting to know Xane J Fisher.


Law school wonder student Ian Peters chronicles his first night home for the summer in Piedmont, Washington. What starts with a pleasant drive up the Pacific Northwest Coast leads him into a night of self-discovery, contemplative self-assessment, and ultimately the question of what kind of man does he want to be? Along the way, he reconnects with friends, family, and an old flame who changes his world forever.

What started as a typical night of partying quickly becomes BoyzNite.

Amazon/Barnes and Noble/Kobo/iTunes/Indigo


“Fisher’s writing debut doesn’t disappoint. Nice prose and storytelling!”-Bart Hopkins, Goodreads

“A very poignant short story and Fisher writes so eloquently it’s like reading poetry.”-Sissy Lu, Goodreads

Continue reading Guest Post: Xane J Fisher