Alex Tanner is a new author currently living in the West Midlands. Paradise Incoming, released 1st December 2013, is her debut novel.
Be sure to check out the book's trailer video below!
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Promotional trailer for Alex Tanner's debut novel 'Paradise Incoming', available from 1st December 2013.
Coffee (a short story)
by Alex Tanner
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
It's 9 o'clock.
Time for coffee.
Every day, I visit the same diner.
Every day, I see the same people.
Today, something is very, very wrong.
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Smashwords book reviews by Alex Tanner
on Oct. 13, 2013
Not bad. It was very un-sugarcoated (just how I like my books), but I felt the three-paragraph description of the protagonist taking a sh*t (complete with sound effects) was a bit much, and didn't add to what was supposed to be a very tense and exciting moment (MILD SPOILER: biker terrorists with a bathtub full of explosives)
Don't get me wrong, the writing itself? Really good when it wasn't dropping copious f-bombs or unnecessarily graphic descriptions of scenes (do we need to hear about semen 'flicking' about on the end of someone's member?), the writing was intelligent and flowed really well. It made the more graphic scenes seem like a strained effort to appear gritty or visceral.
I didn't actually mind that the story (which was more scenario/character based than plot based, it seemed) was a bit random. It was a nice change, and the lack of formulaic nature made it more intriguing to read.
Mass Effect: Humanity First
on Dec. 16, 2013
Cute idea - I really liked the paragon/renegade option, really gave the Choose Your Own Adventure story an original, Mass Effect feel.
Could've used a bit more prose (was a bit dialogue heavy, not a lot of description), but the writing was decent, and I enjoyed it, read it through on paragon, then renegade.
*throws it on the floor* Another!