Mark Stewart

Biography

Mark Stewart is an acclaimed author. He loves to write fiction right across the board from romance adventure to crime and onwards to science fiction. His fast paced novels keeps you on the edge of your seat from the first word to the last.
Mark lives in Melbourne Australia and tries to keep to the Auzzie lingo and customs. His only gripe is he never has enough time to feed the writing enthusiasm inside him.

Mark lives in the picturesque region of the Mornington Peninsula, a full one hour drive from Melbourne.
He's been married to his wonderful patient wife for over thirty years. He has four adult children and two grand children. Everywhere he looks there's a story waiting to be told.

Contact Mark to leave a comment about one of his books or just to say gidday, (hi) he'd love to hear from you.
email: mark_stewart777@hotmail.com
All reviews are gratefully accepted.
To all the readers who follow Mark's work. Thank you.

Smashwords Interview

What are you working on next?
I'm working on the third book of Legendary blue diamond. Planet X91 number five the draught. Kiss on the bridge three and blood red rose three. The first draft of each is completed. I hope by the end of 2014 most will be launched.
Who are your favorite authors?
Clive Cussler. James Patterson
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Mark Stewart online


Books

Planet X91 The Plague
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Series: planet x91, sci fi. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,180. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Henry informs Florian Josh and Clay why they are on the planet minutes before thousands of tiny winged creatures emerge from the vortex to destroy the Piper. They are surprised the spaceship they call theirs was stolen from the aliens. They want it back. The ship has one last surprise. The trio has a surprise up their sleeve of their own which will hopefully see the aliens defeated again.
Kiss On The Bridge Trilogy
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Series: kiss on the bridge, romance adventure . Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 139,270. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
We follow the lives of sisters Anneli and Meredith from when they meet their husbands. Set in Australia in 1974 they encounter a cyclone a loveless marriage; a murder; jealousy. The sisters see their future differently. One marries a man for his money. The other is attracted to her man for love. The adventure; the romance will keep you in suspense. The twist at the end will leave you wanting more
Kiss On The Bridge Three
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Series: kiss on the bridge, romance adventure . Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,310. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance
Kiss on the bridge three is the finale in the series. Meredith is missing believed to have drowned. An extensive sea search fails to locate her. Wade and Anneli think the accident might have been murder. Proving it is another thing. Jordan Ashcombe, Meredith's new husband is the only witness to what happened. Wade has known Jordan all his life. He feels uneasy over Jordan’s explanation of events.
Planet X91 the fire
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Series: planet x91, sci fi. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,820. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Florian knows the boys don’t care about the warning over the fire. She forces them to look at the brightening sky. A plasma ball of fire from the exploding alien spacecraft gets them into action. The plasma ball is attracted to metal. To save the Piper the trio must discover a way to dispose of the ball of fire. After attempting to drop the orb into the ocean can they save Clay from drowning?
Legendary Blue Diamond Trilogy
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Series: curse of the blue diamond, romance adventure . Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 154,890. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
This Australian action packed trilogy starts in 1855 near the gold fields and spans 159 years, from bushrangers to the modern era. We follow the struggles of the Hayes family who own the blue diamond and the Forland name who are desperate to get their hands on the elusive ring. In the year 2014 it’s Peyton’s turn to keep the secret. At eighteen will she agree?
Legendary Blue Diamond Three
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Series: curse of the blue diamond, romance adventure . Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,100. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Zac and Peyton are in love. When they learn their ancestors were enemies the knowledge destroys their relationship. Zac’s patience runs out. He decides to obtain the blue diamond on his own. However everything goes wrong. Pointing a gun at Peyton he orders her to give him the diamond. Peyton and her mother have to steal it back before anyone else sees it. Will the diamond stay a secret?
Planet X91 The Drought
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Series: planet x91, sci fi. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,740. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Clay, Florian and Josh need to launch a small rock full of ice crystals into a cloud to break the drought. Stopping for a rest they are cornered by a prehistoric spider. They are saved by a girl then escorted to a camp by the girl's sister, Evelina. They are welcomed into the camp. Only thing wrong, they can never leave. Can Josh to save them from certain death?
Planet X91 the storm
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Series: planet x91, sci fi. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Planet X91 the storm continues the adventures of Josh, Florian and Clay. They are put to the test by having to watch a tsunami smash into the Piper. Then three twisters arrive. A large alien face in the vortex of the third twister gives a warning. Leave the planet or suffer the consequences for their disobedience. Clay is sucked into the air when he steps forward to challenge the alien.
Planet X91 The Underwater Cave
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Series: planet x91, sci fi. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,280. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Florian Fawkes 15, Clay Silver 16 and Josh Quinn 12 have piloted the massive spaceship the Piper to the sea where they hoped to wait out their stay in safety. There’s one thing they have yet to discover. The ship they’re on has a few secrets. After watching aliens leave the teenagers stumble on an idea to order the USS Lock to return. The only thing they shouldn’t do is go for a swim.
Don't Tell My Secret
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You set the price! Words: 53,250. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
How far will you go to keep a secret? A mysterious woman enters author James Buxton’s world at the same time he meets Mia. When the woman tells him she wants to write her last novel he jumps at the chance. Then she says he can have the royalties. She dictates, he types about Lilly who lives in the 1940’s and her struggles to survive. Lilly and Suzie vow to take their unspeakable deed to the grave.
Planet X91 The New Home
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Series: planet x91, sci fi. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After being separated from the main colony, surviving a crash landing on an uninhabited planet, fighting a prehistoric bird, moving the spaceship to the beach, Clay Silver, Florian, Fawkes and Josh Quinn now must set up a safe home. When Florian decides on a swim in a rock pool the boys have to save her life from an alien. They soon discover they are being tested.
Legendary Blue Diamond Two
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Series: curse of the blue diamond, romance adventure . Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Set in Australia mid 1800’s. We pick up the story of newly married Jessica Hayes and Lightening Dawn. They’re given a letter Bobbi Forland is on his way. He wants the blue diamond ring she stole from him after he murdered her husband in a poker game. Lightening must protect her and their unborn baby from Forland’s murderous onslaught. Even the lawman seems nervous of his imminent arrival.
Planet X91 the beginning
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Series: planet x91, sci fi. Price: Free! Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00)
Planet X91 the beginning is a sci-fi adventure series. On board shuttle number one in hyper sleep are Clay Silver 16, Florian Fawkes 15 Josh Quinn 12. They wake five minutes before they crash. The three have to be a team to survive. What dangers will they discover? Will they be rescued? One bad mistake and the newest human colony of three will be extinct. Two questions remain. Who did it and why?
Blood Red Rose Two
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Series: blood red rose, vampire. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Blood Red Rose Two is the continuing story of William Haleton and Amber Cantala. Haleton is a vampire. Amber is mortal. He thought he had it all. A new wife and new life. The vampire antidote was working perfectly or so he thought. Being transported from one time zone to the next had been a nightmare for centuries. The orb of light is something he never wants to see again.
Kiss On The Bridge 2
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Series: kiss on the bridge, romance adventure . Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,100. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Kiss on the bridge 2 is the second in the series and is a psychological romance adventure. Anneli has a sister her name is Meredith. This is her story. Set in Australia in 1977. Meredith wakes in a coffin, her greatest fear. She has no idea her hero is on the way. They meet and fall in love, but is the emotion strong enough to keep them together?
The Invitation
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Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(3.80)
Evelyn has been invited to a pool party. Strictly no men allowed. When Matt her ex husband turns up she gives him the surprise of his life.
Legendary Blue Diamond
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Series: curse of the blue diamond, romance adventure . Price: Free! Words: 55,100. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Legendary blue diamond is set in Australia mid 1800’s when bushrangers and the gold rush were active. Jessica Hayes steals her blue diamond from under the nose of her husband’s murderer. Bushrangers steal the diamond from her. She sets out to get it back and enlists the help of an aborigine man, Lightening Dawn. They fall in love. The bushrangers want the diamond back and threaten their lives.
The old trucker
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Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(3.50)
the old trucker is set in the outback of Australia and is a flash fiction about the last run a truck driver does.
Ernie's long night
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Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(5.00)
Ernie’s Long Night is about a man who is the lighthouse keeper at Cape Shank Australia. His wife had died in a storm and as he waits for the day when he will see her again he remembers her and the storm that forced them apart.
A Troglian knows
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Price: Free! Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The story starts in Australia 2245AD. Twins Jake and Jasmine West travel back in time to 19 February 1942 when Darwin was bombed. This is not where they wanted to be. Jake causes a time ruckus and a Troglian is on his way. A Troglian is a prehistoric dog. Nothing escapes his white eyes.You can't hide from a Troglian. There's one rule for time travel, never change history. Severe penalties apply.
Grey
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Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.00)
Grey starts in 1917 when a school boy's desire first switches from football to the opposite sex. The story is then picked up sixty years later in the tail end of his life.
Kiss On The Bridge
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Series: kiss on the bridge, romance adventure . Price: Free! Words: 50,170. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(3.59)
How would you react if a tall handsome stranger walked up to you on new-years eve and asked for a kiss? Anneli stood alone on a bridge overlooking the Melbourne skyline waiting to welcome in 1974. Wade walked up and asked her for a kiss. They weren’t looking for love however something special happened in the closing minutes of 1973.
Grace
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Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.60)
Grace is a short story that is set in the depression years and is about a sixteen and a half year old teenager looking for love. A stranger is offered a job on their cattle station. Grace knows in her spirit he’s the right catch, but her mother wants her to stay away and the stranger to leave.
Lunch Time Surprise
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Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.40)
Lunch Time Surprise is the conversation between a young married woman and a stranger in a lift that has stopped between floors. The stress the encounter has on them both and her husband on the other side of the lift door leads to an unsuspected twist in the tail.
Little Straggler
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Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(4.00)
Synopsis: Little Straggler is about the life of a baby elephant. He is smaller than the other babies and tires easily. His mum is constantly dropping back from the herd to find him. One wet night the whole herd is kidnapped by the humans. It’s up to Little Straggler to save them and his mum.
A round shiny object
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Price: Free! Words: 200. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(3.75)
this short fiction piece has a twist in the tail that will put a smile on your face
He stepped from my dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(3.50)
After slipping overboard from her father’s expensive yacht, Elizabeth makes it to a small island. She wakes to a man storming up the beach. He’s not happy and orders her off the island. Elizabeth soon discovers his secret of why he wants to be alone.
Big Black Shiny Boots
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Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.45)
A fragile elderly lady waits behind closed doors for the next person to arrive to either evict her or to steal her belongings to pay for the rent. She has other ideas.
I Know Your Secret
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Series: kendal chronicles, crime. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,830. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(1.00)
Everyone has a secret. Some people take theirs to the grave. Some hold their desires inside for a lifetime. Some stew on their secret all their life, and then they get revenge. I know your secret is a suspenseful crime novel. Detective Alan Kendal and his partner Detective Claire Ambroso have to locate a missing teenage girl.Kendal is shot then finds a note that reads, 'I was paid to miss.'
Innocent Victim
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(4.00)
Innocent Victim is a woman's view point of the last minutes before world war two ended and her struggles to get through. Waiting to hear if her husband will return, she wonders how his mental state is and will they stay together.
Luke's Cubby House
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Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(3.00)
This short story has been written on the Darwin floods. I see every child as a hero. Luke doesn't see himself as a hero. Then the river floods. If he doesn't do something the bully in his class will drown.
Kate and Ben
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.50)
Kate had watched her husband go off to war and while she waited each day for his return she had given birth. She lived in the same house as her father. He helped to look after Kate and Ben's son. One day Ben came walking up the road. Kate had planned the perfect reunion and rushed over to the big tree where she waited. Ben didn't rcognize his son and why did he make it to the tree and ignore Kate?
Book of short stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
This is a book that has five seperate Australian short stories the first is on the last moments of world war two. The second is on a lighthouse keeper. The third is a short horror. The fourth is a first meeting between a young woman and man in the depression years. The fifth is a short romance when a young lady is washed onto a beach and meets a man of her dreams.
The games we play
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Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.18)
The games we play is a soldier who has been lost. He's all alone and is wondering why he hasn't been evacuated like the rest of the battalion
Little Blue Turns Red
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Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Little blue turns red is directed at four year-olds. The story is about a blue blood cell and his first adventure after he was created. He's an inquisitive cell and although he is told to line up he wants to explore. His journey starts when he meets Miss White; a white corpuscle. Together their journey takes them to the heart and then to the brain then to the lungs for air.
Grandma's Magical Elephant
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
This children's book is a fantasy that is directed at three to six year olds. It is about a stuffed elephant that comes alive to try and put a smile on Wendy's face while she is in hospital by tickling her toes, nose and ears.
Heart Of A Spider
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Series: kendal chronicles, crime. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,680. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Detective Kendal is chasing a patient who has escaped from the mental institution. He wants to sever Kendal's life line. The chase is complicated by the visitation of a ghost and a supposed vigilante. Kendal is to meet the man at midnight at the end of a wharf. Kendal's partner, on stake out, is approached by the accomplice who was involved in the murder of her husband six months in the past.
The Perfect Gift
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Price: Free! Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(3.45)
Naomi, at twenty six has had enough of men mistreating her and applies to be a Jillaroo in outback Australia. She falls in love with a cowboy. They make a bet. From the city of Melbourne to a fast flowing river where Trent has to save Naomi from drowning, love germinates in a storm. Will Naomi save the cattle station from bankrupcy? Can Trent save Naomi from her obssesive ex-boyfriend, Brandt?
The Blood Red Rose
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Series: blood red rose, vampire. Price: Free! Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.50)
William Haleton was an innocent man then he was transformed into a vampire. The rules are: sever the life line of 100 evil souls. If you take too long you'll be transported through time. Haleton meets and falls in love with Amber. Haleton's vampire cousin, Crompton, wants her to die. There's an antidote. Will it be discovered before time runs out? Craig loves Amber too, but can he be trusted?

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Smashwords book reviews by Mark Stewart

  • One Wish on Jan. 13, 2011

    intersting plot. short, but kept me reading.
  • Mary's Toy on Jan. 13, 2011

    good suspense. the ending lingers in your mind. not my style of writing but extremely well written
  • The Red Dragon Ryan Learns How To Fly on Jan. 14, 2011

    cute little story that I'm sure a child would love to hear.
  • Night On A Boat on Jan. 16, 2011

    Except for the (late evening)part at the start (out of sequence for the ending) I thought the story was good. the last line was clever. A spell check would fix the mispelt word.
  • Stages of Invisibility on Jan. 16, 2011

    Well written. You have the talent of a good writer. Keep up the good work.
  • X-child on Jan. 17, 2011

    story is hard to follow. With more work and a look at how a story is set up this work could be good.
  • "Nana, I'll always love you" on Jan. 17, 2011

    I liked the story. Only twice a sentence was split between words.
  • Comfort Zone Poetry on Jan. 17, 2011

    cute little poem. I liked reading it.
  • When I Grow Up on Jan. 18, 2011

    I enjoyed reading the story. How true.
  • Infinity Matches on Jan. 18, 2011

    a good short story that kept me reading to the satisfying end
  • Ashes to Ashes on Jan. 18, 2011

    well worth the read. good story.
  • Carnival on Jan. 21, 2011

    I loved the story. Impressive. It was well written. Keep up the great work. I am looking forward to reading more work by this author.
  • Future Boy. on Jan. 30, 2011

    this is a short but interesting story
  • Mondayne Morning on Jan. 31, 2011

    written from the heart.
  • The Machines on Feb. 01, 2011

    the story kept me reading. Most enjoyable. The way this world is, the stars are next to be conquered.
  • Softly on Feb. 03, 2011

    Well written story. well done.
  • Summer Wind on Feb. 03, 2011

    The story was expertly written. Enjoyable to read.
  • Justice on Feb. 08, 2011

    short but was written from the heart
  • A Kiss From the Love of My Life on Feb. 13, 2011

    Words written from the heart very nicely done
  • The Storm on Feb. 14, 2011

    good suspensful story. well written
  • Memoirs of an Accident on Feb. 15, 2011

    Quite a witty poem. Well done. A good read.
  • The Day Long Since Seen on Feb. 16, 2011

    Interesting plot
  • Song For A Friend on Feb. 16, 2011

    For a quick read I thought the poem skipped along. Most enjoyable.
  • The Definition of "Class" on Feb. 18, 2011

    Short, but clever. An enjoysble read.
  • Complications on March 01, 2011

    the ending was a little puzzling. The hint of things to come ealier in the story pushed the story on and kept me intrigued.
  • The Getaway on March 03, 2011

    Well written. Enjoyable to read.
  • Them on March 15, 2011

    A suspensful short story. Do 'them' exist, that is the question? I say yes.
  • The Rot on March 21, 2011

    Cleverly written. Enjoyable to read with a good twist at the end
  • Snow Angel on March 23, 2011

    Cute little story.
  • Naughty Marietta and Other Stories on March 24, 2011

    A very relaxed style of writing. An enjoyable read
  • The Mind on March 27, 2011

    A heartfelt story. Like an open wound for all to see.
  • Daddy, Then on March 27, 2011

    How true. Well written. Straight from the heart.
  • Bolero Man on March 28, 2011

    Smoothly written. Using another language was in perfect sync. Great talent.
  • 3:14 am on March 29, 2011

    I feel as though this story deserves more than five stars. Well written Mr Hancock. Every word pushed me onwards. Even though I'm not into non fiction I thought the whole story was truly absorbing. I couldn't stop reading the 3349 words. Well done. I more than recomend this story to be read.
  • Molly's Needs on March 30, 2011

    What an enjoyable read. Entertaining from start to finish. Every sentence knitted together perfectly.
  • Hush, Hush, My Love on April 01, 2011

    A well written suspenseful story. well done. Good solid start and kept me interested to the last word.
  • The Sunflower That Roared on April 02, 2011

    That was a nice children's story. I loved the way it was laced with fact on how a seed grows. Well done.
  • The Showdown on April 03, 2011

    for an extra short story I thought it was well written. Good job. well worth reading.
  • Inspection on April 03, 2011

    the story put a smile on my face. To right a story that short you have the talent. Well done.
  • Personal Trainer on April 07, 2011

    It was too short to see the end coming. It made me laugh. Well done.
  • Love Letter from God on April 09, 2011

    What a fantastic love letter. How true.
  • A Thousand Tears on April 11, 2011

    the story flowed smoothly and was nicely written. I enjoyed the reading every word.
  • In memory of Linda on April 11, 2011

    What a beatifully written love letter.
  • From the Fire on April 12, 2011

    The short story was well thought up and written. Food for thought. Good job. I look forward to reading more stories from the author.
  • Playground on April 13, 2011

    The story was expertly written. Is confronting but the ending was unique.
  • One Day in Summer on April 13, 2011

    I thought the story had a good start. I lost interest as the story progressed due to the fact the paragraphs and the dialogue were not indented. On the up side I thought the storyline is strong with timeless possibilities.
  • The Color of My Mother's Voice on April 14, 2011

    What a cute short story. Nicely put together.
  • Yuma: a short story romance on April 14, 2011

    I was deeply thrilled to read such an easy to understand love story.It was like the waves gently lapping the shore on a sumner day. Rythem in motion. A must read.
  • A Rose of Midsummer and other stories on April 15, 2011

    Lindsay is a very good writer. Her stories are certainly worth the read. Well done.
  • The Premium: A Short Story on April 19, 2011

    Good plot. Endless possibilities.
  • Eight Seconds Less on April 20, 2011

    Quite a well written story. Worth the read.
  • A Case of Writer's Block on April 20, 2011

    I think with more work the story could be a good read.
  • Neighbor on April 20, 2011

    If the characters were named the story would have had more spark. Otherwise not bad.
  • Renewal on April 21, 2011

    A nicely written short story, expertly put together and an enjoyable read.
  • The Art Teacher on April 24, 2011

    A heartfelt moving story that was well thought out and written. Every line was placed in the correct sequence. Keep up the good work.
  • Eating Ice Cream on the Subway on April 24, 2011

    Expertly put together and written. A simple plot that has suspense and every word drives the story onward to a satisfying end. I had no hesitation in saying that the story should have a five star rating.
  • Adam and Eve; The Contract on April 25, 2011

    An old story that always repeats itself. Good plot.
  • Have Plastic, Will Travel on April 26, 2011

    I wasn't sure where the story was headed, but after finishing the last word I had a smile on my face. Well written.
  • The Last Hundred Yards on April 26, 2011

    I enjoyed reading this short story. The suspense throughout the story was steady building to the end. I was engrossed in the plot and satisfied with the ending. Each line and every word was expertly placed and in the correct order. Perfect juxtaposition. You have great talent Mr.Dayton. Well done.
  • A Pond in the Middle of Nowhere on April 26, 2011

    A romantic short story that gets your imagination whirring.
  • Decisions, Decisions on April 26, 2011

    Never a truer word was written or spoken. As long as we keep striving to be close to God then he'll look out for us.
  • Love in the Timeline on April 26, 2011

    Love in the timeline was very nicely written. The suspense, and the order that the words were placed on the page were expertly done. This story is certainly worth reading.
  • Before the Rainbow on April 27, 2011

    What perfect timing this story was in my life and how true are the words.
  • A Sticky Situation on April 27, 2011

    Kids and glue what a combination.
  • Passengers on April 27, 2011

    I thought the story was an excellent read. What let it down from five stars to four was that the indents for the dialogue were missing and some points where the grammer was absent. But overall a good suspenseful read.
  • Memoirs From The 82nd Floor and Descending on April 28, 2011

    For a story that has thoughts only the juxtaposition needs to be more accurate. Watch the grammar and spelling mistakes and then the story would be a good read.
  • Destiny on April 28, 2011

    So far Destiny has tantalized my taste buds. I'm looking forward to reading the rest.
  • A CANDLE IN HER HANDS on April 28, 2011

    Candle in her hands could have and should have been a great story. I believe it has the potential. The start was good. However the grammar and the fact that there were no paragraphs was a problem. Another eg. The girls feet don't gloat across the ground they float. The best thing to do is always read your work out loud to hear how it reads at least twice. Then upload another version. More of a goal is needed to be written for a more fulfilling end. Good luck.
  • A Feeling in My Bones on April 29, 2011

    What can I say. 'A feeling in my bones' was excellent.
  • Ben's Boat on April 29, 2011

    I thought the story lacked excitement.
  • Edible Art and Other Flash Fiction on May 01, 2011

    Excellent read. I enjoyed all the short stories. Well done.
  • Cold Stairs on May 01, 2011

    Congratulations on the award. Except for the typo error on page two the story was a good read.
  • Childhood Dreams on May 01, 2011

    Childhood dreams was a good read with a first class ending.
  • Back Roads: A Short Story on May 02, 2011

    Back Roads was a great read. Highly suspenseful which kept me reading to the end. The story was not only well written I read it at break neck speed. From the onset I was hooked and the speed of the story never let up. I thought the ending was clever and not what I expected. Again, well done.
  • New Windows on May 02, 2011

    This flash fiction was good for a laugh. It put a smile onm my face. Well done.
  • Bonfire Night on May 02, 2011

    In overview of the story I thought it had good potential. The grammar was missing in lots of places. The story bounced around a bit. One minute they had finished the fireworks then they were looking for more fuel then back to the fireworks. an entertaining read.
  • Sonny's Swimming Lessons on May 02, 2011

    The story needs to have the grammar looked at. If the author reads the story out loud I'm sure the story can be easily improved to be a very good read.
  • Taken Back on May 03, 2011

    Except for a few typo mistakes I thought the story was quite good.
  • Sexy Sadie on May 03, 2011

    Very nicely written. Perfect in every sense of the word.
  • Face Fear: Russel's a Glory Seeker on May 05, 2011

    For a short story I thought it was well written. The ending was unexpected and so I gave four stars.
  • An Echo of Beauty on May 07, 2011

    Interesting story. The juxtaposition was exactly right.
  • Dreams on May 08, 2011

    I thought the story has great potential. By reading the work out loud will help the next draft to be awesome.
  • The M and M Who Lost His Way on May 09, 2011

    Cute little story.
  • Serving Under the Spotlight on May 10, 2011

    The story was a great read. Suspensful and well written. I gave five stars however I was disappointed in the ending. There seems to be words missing?
  • Lacing up to Reality on May 10, 2011

    Interesting read.
  • One Night in London on May 11, 2011

    Enjoyable story. Well written.
  • Before I Get Married on May 11, 2011

    Before I get married was a good read.
  • Illusion on May 12, 2011

    For such a long novel it held my interest.
  • A Fairy Tale Murder on May 12, 2011

    Interesting and has a strong structure. Well done.
  • Dome of Death on May 12, 2011

    Nice story structure well done.
  • The Finding on May 12, 2011

    Suspenseful and expertly written. Well done.great talent.
  • A Chance In Time on May 12, 2011

    What a well structured and easy to read novel. Excellent.
  • Change of Heart on May 13, 2011

    This was a well written novel.
  • Brenin on May 13, 2011

    The stucture of the story was well written.
  • Sentence of Marriage (Promises to Keep: Book 1) on May 13, 2011

    So far this novel has been a great read. Ten pages in and reading.
  • Paris Texas Jane's Story on May 13, 2011

    Quite a good read.
  • Otter Bend Lake on May 13, 2011

    Very nicely written.
  • Jonah: Texas Ranger on May 16, 2011

    Quite well written. The juxtaposition was correct and was entertaining. Well done.
  • The Cliff on May 16, 2011

    The story was suspenseful. Well written.
  • Night Watchman on May 17, 2011

    Nicely written. Well done.
  • Lenny Smiles on May 17, 2011

    I thought the story was well written. Quite an enjoyable read.
  • Dads, Daughters and Motorcycles on May 18, 2011

    I thought the story was well thought up and put together.
  • Farmer Ted's Easy Day on May 18, 2011

    Nicely written. Quite an enjoyable read.
  • Katie's Cake on May 18, 2011

    That was a good short story. It put a smile on my face.
  • Familiar Faces: A Short Story on May 18, 2011

    Quite a good read.
  • Drowning on May 18, 2011

    All four stories were excellent.
  • The Key: A Short Prelude to Ladybird Ladybird on May 19, 2011

    There are few stories that grip my attention from the first word. Not many stories will force me to stop what I am doing and read to the end. Ladybird was that story. In my opinion the story is worthy of at least ten stars not five. I have never thought that about a story before. Ladybird was perfectly written. Well done. What a great prelude.
  • Bitten on May 21, 2011

    Quite a good read.
  • Day on May 22, 2011

    I thought the story was written. Comparing the two lifestyles was different but well mixed. Well done.
  • The Old Lady That Tends the Graveyard. on May 23, 2011

    What a nice little story. An enjoyable read.
  • The Monk and the Prostitute on May 23, 2011

    The monk and the prostitute was a well written story. Each word did what it was supposed to do and drove the story onwards. Well done.
  • Quilt of Seas on May 23, 2011

    Expertly put together. well done.
  • Unforgiven Pleasure on May 24, 2011

    A well written story. Well done.
  • Harpy on May 24, 2011

    Quite a good read.
  • The Last Marathon on May 25, 2011

    if you like running the story was a good read.
  • Zombie Nights on May 25, 2011

    Not too bad a read.
  • We Don’t Plummet Out of the Sky Anymore on May 25, 2011

    A well written story. The juxtaposition was correct. Enjoyable read.
  • The Gift on May 26, 2011

    A little hard to follow at times but well worth the read.
  • Boxes on May 27, 2011

    The story was well written and an enjoyable read.
  • Fryupdale on May 27, 2011

    Intriguing story and is different to what I have read before.
  • Sentence of Marriage (Promises to Keep: Book 1) on May 27, 2011

    75% read and is as good as the start. Well done.
  • A Bride for Tom on May 27, 2011

    I thought the start was great. It flowed smoothly. If the start is anything to go by and like all the other books written by this author then this novel will be a great read. A dozen pages and reading.
  • Love Like This - Black Family Series on May 27, 2011

    Interesting plot. I haven't finished reading as yet but so far not too bad.
  • Shannon and Ally Have Fun on May 29, 2011

    Nicely written.
  • The Mating (The original Law of the Lycans story) on May 29, 2011

    The Mating flows naturally. Well written.
  • Curran: Volume I on May 30, 2011

    Excellently written. A great read.
  • Emmit on May 30, 2011

    The story was an excellent read. Well done.
  • Snaring The Huntress on May 30, 2011

    the story flowed naturally making it believable. Excellent read. Well done.
  • Charlotte of Little Dean on May 31, 2011

    I thought the story lacked finase. More detail and a few more drafts would bring it up for a great read.
  • The Unsuspecting Mage: The Morcyth Saga Book One on June 01, 2011

    The novel was written extremely well and flowed naturally.
  • Sudden Death (endorsed by James Patterson & Clive Cussler) on June 01, 2011

    A pleasing read. Very enjoyable. Well done.
  • Benjamin and Mariah on June 01, 2011

    A very nice story that flowed gently along. An enjoyable read.
  • What Was Lost on June 01, 2011

    James Sophi has written an excellent short story. Each word flows after the previous one perfectly. The opening sentence not only grips, it entices you to read on.
  • Zebra the Yelling Ghost on June 01, 2011

    The story puts a smile on tour face. Well written.
  • My Best Friend Georja on June 02, 2011

    I'm sure Georja would be blessed at hearing such a heart felt poem.
  • Shannon and Ally like Animals on June 02, 2011

    Quite a nice read.
  • The Highway on June 02, 2011

    Quite a good short story. The words are food for thought.
  • My Life on June 02, 2011

    Its always good to put your life into words.
  • A Fork in the Road on June 03, 2011

    The story had a good pace. It was the pefect length with an ending that puts a smile on your face.
  • Worlds Unseen on June 06, 2011

    Worlds Unseen was an excellent read with a great start. Well done.
  • Quickly In and Quickly Out on June 06, 2011

    The story was fast paced and well written. Excellent read.
  • Elina on June 06, 2011

    the story flowed easily and was well written.
  • Snapdragon Alley on June 07, 2011

    Great imagination. I'm sure kids will get a buzz out of reading it. Well done.
  • Sons of the Wolf on June 07, 2011

    Quite a good read.
  • Dalston Junction on June 08, 2011

    An expertly written story that forces you to read on.
  • The Keeping on June 08, 2011

    Expertly written.
  • Isaac Newton's Apple on June 09, 2011

    A good story. Well written.
  • Elevator on June 11, 2011

    quite a rivetting read.
  • Awash on June 12, 2011

    this was a fast paced well written short story that was a good read.
  • Tanaquill on June 13, 2011

    The story flowed nicely and the juxtaposition was perfect. Tanaquill was a good read.
  • The Luna Document on June 16, 2011

    a starnge note indeed. I hope you finish the story when you return.
  • Chuff The Steam Train Goes To Town on June 17, 2011

    Excellent read. Nice pictures
  • The Stripling on June 21, 2011

    The story had a great start. Then, with the good use of suspense the rest of the story was well written. Well done.
  • Damian's Oracle on June 21, 2011

    A good start and an exciting read.
  • Diamond In The Rough: Heart of Detroit Series on June 22, 2011

    A good start and an enjoyable read.
  • So and Sew on June 24, 2011

    A neat and well written story.
  • So and Sew on June 24, 2011

    A neat and well written story.
  • Adagio on June 29, 2011

    The story has a good plot but the juxtaposition isn't quite right which hinders the flow of the story.
  • The lesson on Aug. 04, 2011

    Quite a good read.
  • The Eyes Have It on Aug. 05, 2011

    A good cleverly written story. The length was just right with a good ending.
  • Junior Matchmakers on Aug. 11, 2011

    A cute little story that flowed very nicely. A good quick read.
  • Cigs, Bolan & Strange Men with Guns on Aug. 22, 2011

    The lingo was easy to understand and the story was a good read. well done.
  • Ardinéa on Aug. 24, 2011

    I have only read fifty pages but so far quite good. The words have a nice flow. The story has a genuine feel about it.
  • Last Dance of a Black Widow on Oct. 03, 2011

    Thank you for a very enjoyable read.
  • Prospers Counsel on Oct. 09, 2011

    Words are food for thought. the author has put alot of work into this collection of sayings. Excellent in every way. How true.
  • Choices: A Short Story (Thomas Lord of Death) on Oct. 30, 2011

    Choices was well written. Good suspense and an enjoyable read.
  • Not Even There on Nov. 04, 2011

    Not even there was a very entertaining read. Well written.
  • Abu the Desert Fox on Nov. 08, 2011

    Quite a good little story. I'm sure any child would enjoy listening to the story.
  • The Shampoo Debacle on Nov. 08, 2011

    a nice little story with a good ending.
  • My Luck Changed on Nov. 13, 2011

    Quite a good little poem
  • Hunter A on Nov. 14, 2011

    I've started to read Hunter A. It has a good start looking forward to reading the rest. Keep up the good work. Well done.
  • In Too Deep on Nov. 18, 2011

    The novel grips you from the start The words the author uses flows together to sweep you on to the next page. I'm looking forward to reading the rest.
  • The Threadbare Girl on Nov. 24, 2011

    A good short read.
  • The Window on Nov. 26, 2011

    A well written story. It kept me reading.
  • Carrot Cake's Christmas Book on Dec. 06, 2011

    cute little picture book
  • 2012 on Dec. 19, 2011

    An entertaining read while sitting on the train.
  • Vanity Plate Shorts on Dec. 19, 2011

    Nicely written. Well worth the read.
  • Life Purpose Peace Joy Finally! on Dec. 20, 2011

    What perfect timing. Food for thought.
  • The Mutilation of Love on Dec. 23, 2011

    How true.
  • Portrait of a Butterfly on Jan. 01, 2012

    An interesting quick read. Keeps you thinking after the story is finished.
  • A Lonely Ghost Girl on Jan. 01, 2012

    A good short read. Looking out for other work.
  • The Christmas Angel on Jan. 03, 2012

    A nice read
  • Kiss Kiss on Jan. 29, 2012

    quite a nice story.
  • The Old Man And The Sea Monster on Jan. 31, 2012

    A nice short read
  • Quard 2 on Jan. 31, 2012

    Good prayer
  • A Vampire's Thoughts About the Vampire Queen (Fury Short Story Series) on Jan. 31, 2012

    Suspensful thoughts. I'm looking forward to the novel.
  • Don't Use the Phone on Feb. 02, 2012

    A nice read.
  • Valentine's Day: Works That Warm -- And Chill -- The Heart on Feb. 08, 2012

    A good interesting read.
  • Forever and Ever Amen on Feb. 08, 2012

    I haven't read a story in present tense before. It's different. Well written. How true.
  • Cold (Fury Short Story Series) on Feb. 09, 2012

    A good absorbing read.
  • Non-Birthday Short Short Story on Feb. 17, 2012

    A good quick read
  • Breakfast In Paris on Feb. 23, 2012

    Excellent piece. Well written. Good twist at the end. Well done.
  • Sweet Revenge on Feb. 23, 2012

    A good flash fiction. A surprise ending. I enjoyed the read.
  • Little Grasshopper, Jump! Jump! Jump! on Feb. 23, 2012

    Cute little story
  • Do You Hear the Bells? on Feb. 28, 2012

    A good piece of writing. Inspirational.
  • Chief Cook and Bottle Washer on Feb. 28, 2012

    A well constructed,written novel. The juxtaposition was inline. An enjoy to read. Well done.
  • Light through the Cracks on Feb. 29, 2012

    excellent first novel. time and practice will see a great improvement. The more the author writes the more professional the work is. keep up the good work.
  • Cat Love on Feb. 29, 2012

    A good story that flowed nicely along.
  • The Gift Shop on March 06, 2012

    A good quick read.
  • Corn Field Surveillance: A Short Story on March 08, 2012

    Interesting plot. The novel would be a good read. Keep up the good work.
  • Side Effects May Vary on March 12, 2012

    a good enjoyable read
  • A New Home: Book One in the Chasing Destiny Series on March 14, 2012

    I certainly enjoyed the story. Suspensful from the start to the finale. Well written.
  • An Abducted Date (Jason Peirce Series #1) on March 18, 2012

    A good enjoyable read.
  • The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success on March 28, 2012

    The information on eBook marketing is perfectly explained in Mark's book and a must read. full of information that is gold in this field. Smashwords is a great place to launch your books.
  • A Sight to Sea on April 09, 2012

    a well written piece of writing. A must read.
  • A Ghost's Guide to Haunting Humans on April 09, 2012

    this short fiction was certainly worth a read. Gives you a chuckle.
  • The Carrier on April 11, 2012

    Interesting short story.
  • Pilgrims on April 23, 2012

    A nice emotonal story that was professionally written.
  • Tribute on April 24, 2012

    a nice short story that has been illustrated superbly.
  • Life Lessons from My Animal Friends on May 03, 2012

    Great photos and the words put a smile on your face
  • Turning of the Tides on May 16, 2012

    A well written short story that kept me reading.
  • The Timing of Love on May 16, 2012

    Good read and a good ending. Well thought through with a strong plot.
  • The Last Cowboy on May 17, 2012

    a good read that keeps the reader interested.
  • Spinning Toward Home on May 17, 2012

    I don't usually read poetry but I gave this a go. I thought it was good and well worth the read.
  • Welcome to My Home on May 30, 2012

    A well constructed story.
  • The Kid on June 13, 2012

    A well written short story with a strong plot. Great ending.
  • "Mommy, there's something under my bed." on June 24, 2012

    A good story that was an enjoyable read. Good suspense.
  • All Except One on June 27, 2012

    A well written story. Strong plot and a good end.
  • Never Buried [Book 1, Leigh Koslow Mystery Series] on July 03, 2012

    this is a book that flows nicely. A good read.
  • A Phone Conversation on July 09, 2012

    An enjoyable short read.
  • Minnie on July 24, 2012

    The novel flowed nicely and was a good read.
  • The Bill Travis Mysteries Sampler on July 24, 2012

    this book was a good read. It flowed well.
  • Hudson's Voyage On The Dolphin on Aug. 14, 2012

    An excellent story for children. Great illustrations. Well done.
  • Bewitching Kisses (Bewitching Kisses Series) on Aug. 16, 2012

    A well written good flowing novel. An enjoyable read.
  • Tangle with Tara (Short Story) on Sep. 21, 2012

    Tangle with Tara. What an excellent page turner suspense filled short story. The short story was written in a way I couldn't wait to read the end. Great pace and well written. Jeri you have great talent. Thank you for a great read.
  • Over the Mountain on Sep. 26, 2012

    Nicely written. Beautifully illustrated.
  • Beds of Kelp on Sep. 26, 2012

    A nice read full of emotion.
  • The Woman on the Pavement on Oct. 23, 2012

    This was a great read. perfect ending. Certainly worth a read.
  • The Rookie (Flash Fiction) on Nov. 14, 2012

    The rookie was an excellent flash fiction. From the first word to the last I was hooked and dragged along. Excellent read. Great ending. Keep up the good work.
  • I Saw A Demon on April 02, 2013

    A nice piece of writing. Well done.
  • Farm Girl on April 03, 2013

    A nice believable novel that flows just right.
  • Safe Now on April 06, 2013

    This story moves the inner person in you. Well written. Flows beautifully.
  • Mirror (Fury Short Story Series) on April 11, 2013

    The story gets you in. Nicely written.
  • Jeremy's Space Rock on April 18, 2013

    A good entertaining read. Well done.
  • Black Coffee Dress on April 22, 2013

    I thought the story was well written. It flowed nicely. It also kept me reading to the excellent ending. Well done.
  • The Water's Touch on April 25, 2013

    Nicely written. Interesting story. Well thought up.
  • One More on April 29, 2013

    A moving poem which should be read by everyone. Excellent well done.
  • A Man For Tasha on April 29, 2013

    An extremely well written story. It flowed smoothly. An enlyoyable read.
  • Rooted on May 04, 2013

    I thought the poems were very enjoyable. Well thought up. Certainly worth a read even if you're not into poetry. Well done.
  • I Do on May 06, 2013

    A clever short piece of writing. Good plot. Well written.
  • After the Dance on May 09, 2013

    Well thought up and written stories.
  • Sidhe's Call on May 12, 2013

    The novel flows extremely well. Nicely written. Well done.
  • Glory Lost on May 21, 2013

    A good quick read.
  • An Introduction to the Bible on June 07, 2013

    A great Introduction to the bible. There's no fault in the way Jonnelle has written the facts.
  • Take Time Once More on June 10, 2013

    A very nice heartfelt poem definitely worth the read.
  • Depart From Me on June 10, 2013

    Excellently explained
  • Comfort on June 10, 2013

    An easy read. Excellent ending. Well done.
  • Simple Faith on June 16, 2013

    A nice short story. Well done.
  • Details on June 20, 2013

    Plenty of action in this short story. Well written. An easy read. The story flowed smoothly. Well done.
  • Uncle Rocky, Fireman - Book 1 - Fire! on June 25, 2013

    A very nice well written children's story with good illustrations. Well done.
  • Broken Promises on July 09, 2013

    Broken promises flows smoothly. A well written novel. Dawn Pendleton is an author to watch.
  • He and She on Oct. 27, 2013

    A well written short story. Enjoyable till the last word. Keep up the good work.
  • Looking Back on March 19, 2014

    A nice flowing story about life. A pleasure to read.
  • A Wish Come True on April 03, 2014

    A nice little story. Flows well. I'm sure children will enjoy reading or hearing the story being read
  • Lover, Husband, Father, Monster - Book 1, Her Story on April 07, 2014

    Just started reading the book. So far fantastic start. Flows perfectly. I urge any one to read this book. Impressive.
  • Mrs Spider on May 12, 2014

    Mrs spider is a nice enjoyable story which flows well and will keep children entertained from the first to the last word. Excellent well done.