T C Southwell

Biography

T. C. Southwell was born in Sri Lanka and moved to the Seychelles when she was a baby. She spent her formative years exploring the islands – mostly alone. Naturally, her imagination flourished and she developed a keen love of other worlds. The family travelled through Europe and Africa and, after the death of her father, settled in South Africa.

T. C. Southwell has written over thirty fantasy and science fiction novels, as well as five screenplays. Her hobbies include motorcycling, horse riding and art, and she is now a full-time writer.

Smashwords Interview

How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Smashwords is entirely responsible for my success. When I gave up on the traditional publisher route in 2010, after numerous rejections, I was convinced my dream of publishing my books was doomed. Then I read a blog interview with a successful Smashwords author and decided that the indie route might be worth a try. My books had been gathering dust on my hard drive for about 20 years at that stage. I felt I had nothing to lose. It was the indie route or nothing. The success of my books via Smashwords stunned me. I was over the moon and pinching myself daily. It seemed too good to be true. The fabulous reviews the books got blew me away. It totally changed my life. After a few months, I was able to give up my day job and dedicate myself to writing full time, which is what I'd always wanted to do. Thank you Mark and Smashwords, you made all my dreams come true!
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Exploring fantastic worlds and meeting the amazing characters who populate them. I love all my heroes and heroines, so following their stories and sharing in their trials and tribulations is a wonderful adventure. As a 'channeller', writing is as effortless for me as reading. The stories just appear in my mind as I write, fully formed, and all I have to do is chronicle them for the future. I started writing stories in school, just for fun, and so that I could read them again. That continued until I wrote my first series - Slave Empire - when I was in my mid-twenties. When I'm writing, I'm transported into the other world, and this world becomes inconsequential, so it's the greatest form of escapism for me.
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Books

Demon Lord VIII - When Angels Fall
By T C Southwell
Series: Demon Lord, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,230. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The archangel Majelin has been imprisoned and tortured in the underworld of Sherinias’ domain for five centuries. Eventually, his light will die and he will fall to the darkness. Whispers of a tar’merin travelling with Kayos have reached Airedene, the Sacred City of Angels, giving Sarmalin hope that her husband might be saved, and she goes to plead with the Demon Lord.
Demon Lord VII - Dark Domain
By T C Southwell
Series: Demon Lord, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,510. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The Demon Lord must face three dark gods, possibly four, in order to keep the child goddess Kayos has awakened safe. At the same time, he is beset by the people whose domain Sherinias now rules, who do not believe in gods. They know all about evil, and have been trying to fight it for centuries, with dire consequences. Their attempts hamper Bane, however, and place him in additional danger.
The Cyber Chronicles IX - Precipice
By T C Southwell
Series: The Cyber Chronicles, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,270. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
Tassin has rushed into danger in a bid to rescue Sabre, and she and Tarl have been kidnapped, but the man who holds her prisoner is a high king with strange ties to Myon Two, and Tassin learns the truth about Sabre’s origins. The cyber, however, cannot cope with the plethora of illogical, painful emotions the loss of the girl he loves brings, for he is convinced he will never find her again…
The Cyber Chronicles VIII - Scorpion Lord
By T C Southwell
Series: The Cyber Chronicles, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,130. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
When Sabre wakes to find himself a prisoner of Myon Two, destined to be the subject of painful experiments, he seeks to evade his fate if he can. Escaping Myon Two has always been impossible, however, although two sympathetic young technicians try to find a way, while Tassin and Tarl, trapped on Omega Five, strive to locate Sabre’s emergency beacon to summon Overlord Fairen to his aid…
The Cyber Chronicles VII - Sabre
By T C Southwell
Series: The Cyber Chronicles, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,410. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
When Tassin and Sabre finally reach Omega Five, they discover that four years have passed there, and her cousin Dellon is now King of Arlin. With no allies other than the young King Sharmian, ruler of the smallest kingdom, Mandor, and Torrian’s puppet, Sabre is once again Tassin’s only way to regain her throne, and must pit his skills against medieval knights in a bid to win back her crown.
The Cyber Chronicles VI - Warrior Breed
By T C Southwell
Series: The Cyber Chronicles, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,660. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
After an explosion destroys their ship, Sabre, Tassin and the ex-cyber technician, Tarl, escape a spacial anomaly only to end up aboard a Trykon warship. The race of giant humans is the ultimate warrior breed, and every aspect of their society and hierarchy is decided by combat. Sabre, however, needs a ship to reach Omega Five, and the Trykons have never encountered a cyber before…
The Cyber Chronicles V - Overlord
By T C Southwell
Series: The Cyber Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Myon Two enforcer ships are on the brink of capturing Sabre, Tassin and the two friends who are helping them return to Omega Five in an old freighter, and all seems lost. Sabre sends a universal distress message in a last ditch bid to save Tassin from Cybercorp, but the gigantic ship that appears in answer to his call is an Overlord, and worse still, it is the Spider Lord…
The Cyber Chronicles IV - Cyborg
By T C Southwell
Series: The Cyber Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
After three years of grinding misery, Tassin finds the one thing that will enable her to go in search of Sabre, but she is soon lost in a modern world. With the help of a young hacker, she sets out to track Sabre down, not knowing whether he will still be able to free himself from the control unit. If Myon Two has repaired it, there is a possibility he may never get free again…
Slave Empire III - The Shrike
By T C Southwell
Series: Slave Empire, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,610. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.63 from 8 reviews)
The Shrike’s mystery has protected him for decades, but now Rayne knows the truth, and she longs for more from her gentle, but aloof husband. If she leaves his protection and the Atlanteans discover his secret, he will die and his empire will fall… Before it does, however, the Slave Empire will exact the most terrible retribution, and even the Atlantean Empire will not withstand its wrath…
The Queen's Blade Prequel II - God Touched
By T C Southwell
Series: The Queen's Blade, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,190. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A dangerously unpredictable and angry, pitiless and cold-hearted young assassin stalks the streets of Jondar. He is the Master of the Dance, able to achieve apparently impossible assassinations, unseen. Many would like to kill him, and some try, but Blade seems to lead a charmed life. He has a destiny to fulfil, and only a lowly harlot and her familiar know what he truly is: God Touched.
The Queen's Blade Prequel I - Conash: Dead Son
By T C Southwell
Series: The Queen's Blade, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,770. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
He is destined to change the fate of three kingdoms... Born during a midwinter blizzard, under a Death Moon, the boy who will become a legend comes into the world in a river of blood, dead. His father names him Conash: Dead Son. His innocent act will bring Jashimari to the brink of defeat and condemn him to a lifetime of pain and sorrow… Thus begins the legend of the Queen’s Blade.
The Broken World Book Four - The Staff of Law
By T C Southwell
Series: Broken World, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The broken world falls deeper into madness without the laws that govern life, and the son Talsy bears Chanter is an abomination, able to kill with his stunted powers. The young Mujar who roams the lawless land, blinded by golden fire, is the world’s last hope. The chosen must brave the madness to find him, but if the Ghost Riders find them only a creature of the chaos can save them…
The Broken World Book Three - A Land Without Law
By T C Southwell
Series: Broken World, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,140. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The broken world will descend into chaos unless the Staff of Law is restored, but the pieces are lost. Knowing that the world is doomed, Chanter creates a safe haven for the Chosen, but Talsy persuades the Mujar to take her on a quest to find the pieces of the staff. Yet even if they succeed, the laws have been lost forever, scattered by the winds and turned to dust... Or have they?
The Queen's Blade VI - Lord Protector
By T C Southwell
Series: The Queen's Blade, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,080. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
The legendary assassin’s life is in grave danger. With the deaths of a dozen princes and a king on his tally, the Queen’s Blade is a target for vengeance, and his enemies are powerful. No one knows if Blade is dead or alive when he vanishes again, but the Regent mourns his loss. Two queens, a regent and a king hunt for Blade, who must fight free of fate’s cruel grip.
Demon Lord VI - Son of Chaos
By T C Southwell
Series: Demon Lord, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,800. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.67 from 9 reviews)
A Grey God’s impregnable shield sphere is his last defence, but a domain Key might unravel it and force him to flee into the unknown, for to Move in the God Realm is to be lost… Bound and powerless, the Demon Lord is doomed unless a light god comes to his aid, but he can no longer wield the shadows. Kayos waits for his dark son to free him, and his time is running out…
Demon Lord V - God Realm
By T C Southwell
Series: Demon Lord, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,090. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The trackless and dangerous God Realm is shaped by the will of the gods who roam it, and the creatures of darkness that inhabit it prey upon the doomed mortals who wander its shifting wastes… Even a mortal dark god may not survive its traps and treachery, and a Grey God is a beacon that draws the darkness. Kayos’ shield sphere may not protect him from a dark god with a Key…
Demon Lord IV - Lord of Shadows
By T C Southwell
Series: Demon Lord, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,240. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A captive goddess, a doomed domain and a young dark god who must save the light… Even with his spirit father, Kayos, to guide him, Bane struggles to deny the dark power’s corrupting influence. A tar’merin may stray from the light if his heart is weak, and the darkness will try to seduce him. In order to retain his sanity and fight for the light, Bane must become the Lord of Shadows…
The Cyber Chronicles Book III - The Core
By T C Southwell
Series: The Cyber Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Sabre’s time is running out, and he decides to complete the cyber’s mission and destroy the Death Zone. Therefore, he must travel to its source: the Core, something so powerful that it bends space and time and draws slices of other worlds into its sphere of influence. He doubts that he will survive the encounter, but death will be better than being returned to the horror of cyber control…
Demon Lord III - Grey God
By T C Southwell
Series: Demon Lord, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,130. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
When Kayos, Lyriasharin’s father and a Grey God from the times before reckoning, returns to Myrthran after a thousand years, he is displeased to find a young mortal dark god in his domain. He soon discovers, however, that Bane is the rarest of all the gods. He is tar’merin: incorruptible, and therefore has the potential to wield the shadows to fight for the light.
Superstar
By T C Southwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,240. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
When Carrin meets her idol, Mark Lord, and he seems to really like her, she’s thrilled, but soon she suspects that he has an ulterior motive. Why would he choose a mousy farm girl over beautiful actresses and supermodels? His Oscar-winning acting talents don’t fool her – oh, no, she’s got him pegged, and he’s not adding her to his undoubtedly massive collection of bedpost notches!
The Broken World Book Two - StarSword
By T C Southwell
Series: Broken World, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,840. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Fate has changed for a chosen few, who set off across the Wilden Sea in a stone ship that Chanter created, heading for the Plains of Redemption to escape the Black Riders. When they reach the western continent, however, they find themselves in a land gone mad. The spirits of earth and forest have turned against Trumankind, and to set foot upon the soil is certain death.
The Queen's Blade V - Master of the Dance
By T C Southwell
Series: The Queen's Blade, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,410. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Captured and condemned, the Queen’s Blade is forced to face his fate and fight a deadly duel with a Master of the Dance to survive. More treacherous Cotti princes must die and the Regent’s life is in danger. Blade’s legendary skills are tested to the extreme and his web of lies and deceit is challenged, but nothing touches the frozen heart and icy mind of a killer whose heart died long ago.
The Queen's Blade IV - Sacred Knight of the Veil
By T C Southwell
Series: The Queen's Blade, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,510. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Fifteen years have passed since Blade vanished, and plotting Cotti princes threaten the peace of the three kingdoms again. Only the Queen’s Blade can save the child Queen, but he must take up the office he scorns and become a sacred Knight of the Veil. However, a bargain with Shamsara sends him into the desert on a seemingly impossible quest that will bring him a mighty reward... if he succeeds.
The Queen's Blade III - Invisible Assassin
By T C Southwell
Series: The Queen's Blade, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,770. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
1 star(4.92 from 12 reviews)
A fallen kingdom, a captured queen, and an assassin who could save them both… His queen is the enemy king’s prisoner, but the Queen’s Blade refuses to serve his foe. Unless he slays those who plot against her, however, she will die. Cotti Princes will taste the assassin's blade to ensure her safety and win his freedom, but powerful men plot his demise and that of the infant queen.
The Queen's Blade II - Sacrifice
By T C Southwell
Series: The Queen's Blade, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,980. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
1 star(4.90 from 21 reviews)
The Queen’s Blade faces a challenge for his title of Master of the Dance during Jondar’s last days, as two armies converge on the doomed city. The young Queen Minna-Satu prepares to make the ultimate sacrifice and save her kingdom by placing the daughter of the Cotti King on the Jashimari throne. The Princess’ life is in danger, and Blade seeks a painless death as his enemy approaches…
The Broken World Book One - Children of Another God
By T C Southwell
Series: Broken World, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,330. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.5 star(4.50 from 8 reviews)
When a young peasant girl is injured while hunting, she meets a strange, magical man who is a member of a despised race – Mujar. Truemen scorn the shape-shifting unmen for their odd, humble ways, and envy their power over the elements. Now a scourge is sweeping the land, armies of mounted warriors who cannot be defeated are wiping out Truemankind without mercy.
The Queen's Blade
By T C Southwell
Series: The Queen's Blade, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.71 from 24 reviews)
A doomed kingdom, a young queen’s sacrifice and a killer who will bring an empire to its knees... In a world where men share kindred with beasts, an ageless seer predicts a child who will end the Endless War. One man is the instrument who will change fate. He will usher in a time of strife and pain that will live in legend, and forever bear his name... the time of the Queen’s Blade.
The Cyber Chronicles Book II: Death Zone
By T C Southwell
Series: The Cyber Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,700. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Category: Fiction
1 star(4.92 from 12 reviews)
In order to escape Tassin’s enemies, Sabre takes her into the Death Zone, the most perilous place on the planet, a terrifying realm where natural laws hold no sway and life hangs by a thread. Only the deadly abilities he hates so much will keep her safe, forcing him to use them whilst he strives to learn what it is to be human, confused by his forbidden feelings for the high-spirited Queen.
The Cyber Chronicles - Book I: Queen of Arlin
By T C Southwell
Series: The Cyber Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 79,080. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.83 from 12 reviews)
When Queen Tassin is forced to flee her kingdom on the backwater planet of Omega V, she has no idea that the strange warrior who helps her is a cyborg; the deadliest hi-tech killing machine ever created. Her world has forgotten the technology that almost destroyed it, but then a freak accident damages the micro-supercomputer that controls Sabre, and he is free to take charge of his destiny…
Slave Empire - The Crystal Ship
By T C Southwell
Series: Slave Empire, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,570. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.65 from 17 reviews)
Rayne dreads the coming of the Crystal Ship and the legendary monster it bears. An Envoy destroyed a world once before, an almost forgotten event. One man, whose life the creature ruined, remembers. The mysterious Shrike has built the Slave Empire on blood and tears, and Rayne must have his help if she is to defeat the Envoy. The battle to protect her will bring three empires to the brink of war.
Slave Empire - Prophecy
By T C Southwell
Series: Slave Empire, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,120. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.67 from 12 reviews)
Alien hunters invade a dying Earth in search of a saviour, and an ancient prophecy predicts a golden child who will save a galactic empire. A mysterious black ship is Rayne’s guide and a masked outlaw known as the Shrike her guardian. Others want to slay her and prevent the prophecy from coming true. In the midst of two great empires’ strife, the Shrike holds the power to save or destroy her.
Dark God
By T C Southwell
Series: Demon Lord, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,440. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
After breaking the Seventh Ward and unleashing the dark god Arkonen upon the Overworld, Bane, Demon Lord, is close to death. The Black Lord has betrayed him and left him to die from exhaustion and the ill effects of the dark power. Only the young healer’s fragile and misunderstood hold on his heart makes him cling to life, and Mirra begs him to save the Overworld, as only he can, but will he?
Demon Lord
By T C Southwell
Series: Demon Lord, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 107,330. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010. Category: Fiction
1 star(4.89 from 9 reviews)
Seven blue wards have imprisoned the Black Lord in the Underworld for aeons. Now he has stolen a human child and made him a mortal god. After eighteen years of torturous training, Bane sets forth to break the wards with aid of a dark army. The Demon Lord will release Arkonen and destroy the Overworld unless an innocent young girl can turn him from his savage path...

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Smashwords book reviews by T C Southwell

  • Horrotica on Aug. 17, 2011
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    Think horror meets erotica and you'll have an idea of the contents of this chilling horror anthology, where giant mantises feast on human heads and werewolves prowl the local parking lot in search of victims. These five stories will either give you nightmares or make your heart thump with excitement, depending on whether erotic horror turns you on or off. It's a novel combination - at least, for me - so if you enjoy your hair being raised, you'll love these short sojourns into the realms of turned on terror.
  • Legends of Origin 1 - Sanctuary for the Devil on Oct. 22, 2011
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    When Liam travels to an alien world in search of the Garden of Eden, which he believes holds the answers to the mystery of mankind’s origins, he finds himself caught up in a battle supreme between good and evil. A courageous monk helps him on his quest, but his companion and friend, Joshua, falls prey to the evil machinations of the land’s ruler, who is in league with Lucifer himself. In this strange world, Liam discovers wondrous magical beasts, some of which help him and others that fight on the side of evil, as well as supernatural companions who offer their aid. The Garden of Origin, as it is known on this world, is a mythical place whose existence is as steeped in legend as it is on Earth, yet he must find and enter it if he is to succeed in saving the world, and possibly the universe, from the Devil. In Sanctuary for the Devil, Finaughty takes her readers on a rip-roaring quest through a world much like our own, only with magical marvels that spice up an already scintillating story and make it a genuine page-turner. Thrills, adventure and mysteries abound in a tantalising tale that is only the first instalment of a soon to be penned series. My only gripe is the lack of romance, but for those who revel in fantasy adventure, the almost all-male cast of characters will delight and divert.
  • December 21, 2012: Survival Guide on Jan. 01, 2012
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    December 21, 2012 Survival Guide is a must-read for anyone who entertains the slightest possibility that something wonderful or terrible might occur on that date, as it has been predicted in numerous ancient texts. For those who don’t believe anything will happen, or don’t know about the prophecies, it’s an entertaining insight into this possible future and informative guide to survival in an adverse environment – something we are all better off knowing, just in case. December 21, 2012 Survival Guide is full of practical tips on how to make fire by unconventional methods, how to build a shelter with minimal materials, how to capture and find food, how to defend against attackers and so much more, all explained in simple, easy to understand language. Whether you believe in December 21, 2012 or not, this fascinating read is full of some pretty disturbing facts that will make you wonder, and survival tips that will ensure you’re prepared for any eventuality; a wonderful combination of entertainment and practical know-how. Highly recommended!
  • Ashes to Ashes on Jan. 01, 2012
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    When Michelle makes the fateful and impulsive decision to steal the ashes of her dead enemy at his funeral to ensure his demise, she has no idea the storm of consequences she is about to unleash. Mathieu’s brother, Pierre, seeks to protect her from her rash course of action, and becomes a reluctant guardian with stalking tendencies, enough to freak out the most worldly wise girl. The plot takes a romantic twist as their relationship blossoms while the story develops dark overtones of danger and occult horror. Although I am not a fan of horror, this novel has healthy doses of adventure, intrigue and one of my favourite genres, romance. All of these combine to keep the reader turning the page to find out what manner of mystery will be revealed or unravelled next. This fast-paced story takes many gripping twists and turns, but I defy anyone to predict the ending! It will keep you guessing to the last page, and perhaps even beyond. Ideal reading material for anyone who enjoys a dark and twisted romantic tale with a truly original finale!
  • Futurescape on Jan. 01, 2012
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    This anthology of eight sci-fi stories will tickle your imagination while reminding you that there could be scary inexplicable phenomena right here on Earth. You'll bump into aliens and meet people who aren't quite what they seem to be, who come and go through portals to other worlds and dimensions. Be transported to other planets and galaxies where reality meets the truly fantastic, and your ability to imagine these strange worlds will be tested to the extreme. A real page-turner that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
  • Terrorscape on Jan. 01, 2012
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    If scary stuff is your thing, these 12 stories include flash fiction and Lovecraftian horror guaranteed to have the more faint of heart leaving the light on at night after reading them. I bet you never thought a game of chess could be scary - think again! Delve into the dark side with Terrorscape if you want to be scared silly.
  • Dragon Kin and other fantasy stories on Jan. 01, 2012
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    If you're a fan of dragons, deception and diabolical plots, you'll enjoy all the stories in this anthology. A genuine edge-of-your-seat page-turner, this book is bound to have you glued to the pages. The stories are fast-paced, original and gripping, and definitely excellent reading material!
  • Dance with Evil on Jan. 01, 2012
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    When a monster from another dimension slips through the veil to Earth, its alien hunter hot on its heels, murder and mayhem are unleashed upon several unsuspecting people, some who helped to bring it here and others who have suffered because of its arrival. Their mission is to find a way to send it back and also stay alive, with help from unexpected sources. A cunning blend of horror and romance, Dance with Evil will beguile and creep you out at the same time. A must-read for all horror fans.
  • Crimson Rain on Jan. 01, 2012
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    Emotive and original, this short story stirs the primeval core in all of us with its gritty imagery and the painful choice some must make to save the rest. A most enjoyable read! Well written, good atmosphere, a nice build-up of mystery and poignant climax.
  • Editors' Bible on Sep. 11, 2012
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    An excellent quick reference that lists all the commonest errors editors and writers make in an easy to read format ideal for busy scribes. Years of experience have given this editor/author a rare insight into the kinds of problems editors encounter in authors' manuscripts, and the quickest, easiest ways in which to fix them. You'll find a host of writing tips, useful guidelines and answers to some of the most confusing aspects of the English language in this aptly named book. Whether you're a writer or an editor, the Editors' Bible is something you should always have handy whilst writing or editing your manuscripts.
  • The Better Writing Guide on Sep. 28, 2012
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    An excellent collection of tips for writers and editors who don't need all the other in-depth information provided by the Editor's Bible. This guide will help you to hone your craft to its utmost and polish off those tricky rough bits that every writer and editor struggles with. A must have for all serious scribes.
  • Sorcery & Subterfuge on Nov. 28, 2012
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    Another excellent and entertaining short story offering from this author. If you enjoy magical fantasy that will carry you off to other worlds, enthrall and enchant you, this is the short story collection for you. A page-turner that will keep you rapt to the last word, it's a must-have for fantasy and sci-fi fans alike.