An award-winning writer, Anna D. Allen lives deep in the forest with too many books and not enough dogs. She holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts in Language and Literature. Her short story, "Ten Gallons a Whore," appeared in Writers of the Future, and she is a member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Her future plans include growing tomatoes and cleaning out the freezer. When not writing or reading, she can be found in the kitchen. Her collections of short stories, Mrs. Hewitt's Barbeque: Seven Eclectic Tales of Food, Humor, and Love, and Lake People and Other Speculative Tales are now available. Charles Waverly and the Deadly African Safari is her first published novel.
Unexpected Tales of Christmas in Regency England by Four Award Winning Authors
Mr. Hunt’s Christmas Caller – Disappointment in love leads to a revelation
The Christmas Gamble – Sometimes love demands a leap into the unknown
The Gnome and the Christmas Star – Everyone deserves a second chance at happiness
A Perfectly Ridiculous Christmas – Chaos and deception can have surprising consequenes
The latest in the popular Christmas Revels series in which Christmas problems become Christmas joys. A lady finds the answer to her most pressing need sleeping in her barn; Two wandering hearts discover their true home; A shocking death leads to the rekindling of an old romance; & The guilt of a Christmas past is finally overcome. Christmas Revels IV is a gift worth unwrapping any time of year.
Aliens, dragons, and vampires… oh my.
From award-winning author, Anna D. Allen, comes another eclectic collection of speculative short fiction.
Nine tales of fantasy, science fiction, and the downright weird to fascinate, horrify, and delight.
Three unique novellas examine the Regency Christmas season in all its variety: a young man attempts to thwart his matchmaking mother; the investigation of a suspicious death leads to love; and a married couple discover—each other.
Let the Revels begin—again! Four new stories with four distinctive voices: A mild-mannered vicar becomes a hero; childhood attraction develops into love; a Christmas dinner turns murderous; and a battle-weary soldier discovers the joys of chaos.
In this delightful collection of Regency novellas--a clause in a wicked will ruins an inheritance, an old friend impedes a long anticipated betrothal, blackmail and murder spoil a house party, and a pregnant stranger brings a Christmas miracle.
London rakehell, Gerard Windham, Viscount Knowles, tired of his debauched life, escapes to the countryside and his cousin’s family for the Christmas season in the hope of avoiding another night in his cups. But during the festivities, he cannot resist the temptation of a wager—that he can seduce any woman in the room. His friends pounce on the chance of easy money and select a dour old maid....
1911. East Africa. The golden age of safari. Unfortunately, Charles Waverly hates hunting. So why then did his father pull him from school to go on a hunt? But then the merely annoying turns deadly, forcing Charles on an unexpected adventure across the mystical African wilderness. With lives in the balance, everything depends on him.
Ages 10 and up with no upper limit. Family friendly.
From a padded cell to Jacobean England to a distant planet, the fiction of award-winning writer Anna D. Allen is as eclectic as ever in her second collection of short stories, Lake People and Other Speculative Tales.