REGINA CLARKE was born in England and grew up near Boston, Massachusetts. With a doctorate in English, she expected to teach forever, but instead spent many years writing for corporations, creating books on network management systems, virtual protocols, and military surveillance software. Yet during those years, writing fiction and fantasy was an ongoing process that has now become a full-time passion. Her stories have appeared in Thrice Fiction, Kzine, Bewildering Stories, Subtle Fiction, Mad Scientist Journal, Over My Dead Body!, and NewMyths.com, among others. She has also been a ghostwriter for a preacher in India, published a book on environmental management, and created an online workbook on soul development for the A.R.E. in Virginia Beach. In the spring of 2012 she was a finalist in the Hollywood SCRIPTOID Screenwriter’s Feature Challenge for her script about a mother seeking the disabled child she had abandoned, in “Second Chances.”
When not writing, she follows her passion for reading mysteries, film noir, science fiction B-grade movies, biographies of writers, metaphysics, and all wildlife. She has a wonderful son who has lived in Austin, Texas for many years. After working on both coasts, in Texas, and overseas, she has settled in the Hudson River Valley in upstate New York and it pleases her no end to live not very far from where Rod Serling grew up and Jane Roberts encountered Seth.
Regina has a brilliant and very green eclectus parrot named Harry who talks a great deal about himself. Her favorite venue of choice is the local coffee shop and/or any place with fairy lights as the decor.
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Persistence Can Be Fatal (And Other Stories)
A failed screenwriter insists his wife listen to his latest script, until she feels compelled to stop him from ever reading a single word to her again; a prison warden has to figure out how a woman on death row escaped his prison from a foolproof cell; a maze becomes much more than a party game. . . just some of the stories that come to life in the pages of this collection.
A disillusioned Professor Inman comes across an 1847 daguerreotype of a famous hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY. He discovers the fragile image is an unexpected portal into the past, into a time he finds increasingly mesmerizing and seductive.
The owner of a diner in the southwestern desert discovers she is in the middle of an alien scavenger hunt in this science fiction thriller.
Voices from the Old Earth
A mysterious city is an enchanter across time, transforming the lives of those who journey through it.
In Time, In Time...
A young woman listens to the stories of her grandmother that seem to have arisen from past lives. (Novella)
Night comes to Whitton Falls, and with it a death, and then another and then a third. For Cate Somers, paleontologist and researcher, the university town she thought of as a safe harbor has an insidious element at work. The rules of what is ordinary no longer seem to apply. Cate gradually becomes aware that there is a hidden presence, alien and cold and impossible to stop.
The Magic Hour
There is an hour before night falls, when the air is indigo and objects less distinct, when time can shift without warning.
So detective Nathan Byrne discovers, after losing control of his car and crashing on an isolated road. He is pulled into the alternate world of Elaimat, which must heal a rift in its space and time. He is returned to his ordinary life, but what he has seen haunts him.
A stranger left on a high desert road…
An institute where research takes a wrong turn…
A doctor who senses everything she trusts is slipping away…
Dr. Kate Morgan is a psychiatrist at Bellingham, an isolated sanatorium in the Mojave desert. She gives a ride to Wyn Roberts, stranded by the side of the road, unaware he has been waiting for her, assigned to her by a world far beyond her own.
For five hundred years there has been peace in the land of Chaimara, but a new threat has arisen. The Keepers who were once protectors are gone. Because she possesses a gift from her mother that holds a great power, Mari is being hunted. When she bands with a group of rebels who live in the mountains of Dromgorden, the truth of the gift is revealed, and so is the path she must claim as her own.
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