J. H. Sked

Biography

I currently live in London, England, surrounded by books and art supplies, and dreaming of the day I can write full time instead of working at the 9 - 5 grind. WolfSong is the first in a planned trilogy of books set in the Crescent.

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Books

Basement Blues and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,340. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.67)
Billy's client has a couple of problems. She's dead, for starters. She smells bad. And her laundry equipment is trying to kill her all over again. Saving the (undead) girl shouldn't be this hard.. 3 Short stories by the author of WolfSong.
WolfSong
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 108,760. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.33)
Three species. One country. A vicious murder and a village of the dead. A soldier desperate for vengeance at any cost. Amber is sworn to uphold justice on the Crescent. But as grief and rage drive her to the edge of reason, she may no longer be capable of choosing between justice and personal revenge. If you plan to join this ride, bring your sword. Sanity is optional.

J. H. Sked’s tag cloud

betrayal    blue moon    collection of short stories    dark fantasy    detective    faery    fantasy    fantasy action    fey    ghost    goddess    horror    humour crime    murder    quest    revenge    shape shifter    short book    soldiers    thriller    treachery    urban fantasy    urban paranormal    vampire    werewolf    wolf    wolfsong    zombie   

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Smashwords book reviews by J. H. Sked

  • The Q-Bomb on July 16, 2011

    Joseph Garraty delivers again in this slick sci-fi short story. The characters are nicely delivered, not an easy thing to do in a relatively short space - the story runs to 15 pages - but you find yourself genuinely caring about them. A fast paced little number with a surprisingly up-beat ending; I loved this.
  • Whitecaps: a short story on Aug. 13, 2011

    This is beautiful and evocative, written with Thea Atkinson's usual elegance. Bonus points for a stunning cover!
  • Small Magic: Collected Short Stories on Oct. 29, 2011

    I'll hold my hands up to never previously being a fan of flash fiction. The ultra-short story tended to leave me more frustrated than fulfilled; like having someone wave a bit of your favourite treat under your nose and then yank it away from you. And then I got this. Every now and then you come across writing that makes you turn green with envy, simply because you never wrote it. This little book of magic is one of those. From the funny to the outright disturbing, not a single one of these pieces of flash fiction is boring. Some of them are pure delight. Most of them are not for the squeamish, and the ability to make me flinch in the space of a paragraph is pretty impressive. The best part of all, though, is the sense that Aaron Polson just had an absolute blast writing these; even the darkest of them have the overtone of the author rattling them out with one major grin on his face. I still prefer longer fiction, but missing out on these would have been my distinct loss; I'll be hunting down more from this author. Recommended for : horror fans and short commutes.