C.M. Simpson Publishing

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C.M. Simpson Publishing was established in October 2012. It intends to publish a variety of genres including science fiction, dark fantasy, erotic romance, contemporary romance, romantic suspense, young adult fiction and chapter books for tweens. In October 2012, it had published four anthologies of speculative poetry and short stories, the first novel in a dark fantasy series, and a contemporary romance. Current authors include Eleanor Maine, Ellie Moonwater, C.M. Simpson, Carlie Simonsen and Madeleine Torr. C.M. Simpson Publishing is not open to submissions.

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The Taletellers' Slumber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: Australian English. Published: November 18, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Grey, the colony’s Head Botanist, disappears, Kiralee worries. When he has not returned after five months, she goes looking for him, for Grey is more than chief botanist, Grey is a storyteller at heart, a believer in the importance of the tale—and so was every single one of those who disappeared before him. Can Kiralee discover where they went, before the stories are lost forever?
Rendezvous at Raptor's Rest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: Australian English. Published: November 4, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When his flying ship, the Red Horizon, was shot down, Tescher told no-one he had a woman on board. Three years later, he returns to the ship wreck, he discovers she’ll wait for him at the Raptor’s Rest, but once a year—tonight. Tight flying will get him there in time, but it will take more than that to get him clear of the underworld predators circling the criminal shores where Marianna has landed
Seppelitus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: Australian English. Published: October 30, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Being a bodyguard isn’t easy, not even when you’re the seventh son in a long line of seventh sons, not even when the magic comes when you call—especially not when your principle betrays you for a pretty girl. Transported to the far north, Seppelitus must extricate himself from a deal between gargoyles, ogres and a demon lord, and then work out what he’s going to do about the dragon.
Melerom Leads the Dance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: Australian English. Published: October 21, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Melerom escapes the aftermath of his people’s massacre of the humans on Jehornak, he sets himself up as a wealthy wanderer on the Odyssey luxury liners, and acquires the one thing every gentleman needs—a valet—but when his valet begins showing unusually perceptive spurts of initiative, Melerom realises the man is not everything he seems.
Miss Delight's Mistake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: Australian English. Published: October 7, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
People are disappearing on the close archaeological world of Jehornak, including an Odyssey operative’s sister, but that’s not why he’s there. It seems other people have gone missing, too,. However, when things go south on the mission to find out why, can Agent Delight keep her reputation, and make sure her operative comes out alive?
Lord of the Vortex
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: Australian English. Published: September 23, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Vortex travel—you don’t ask, and I won’t screw up the explanation; closest thing I can get to it is that I pilot a transdimensional skipping stone through the edge of a vortex from one point in space to another, and it gets you where you want to be. Well, most of the time. Just not this time. This time, we’re crashing, and I don’t know where we are.
In Service to the Pinnacle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: Australian English. Published: September 9, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jamie has two names, and a whole bunch of secrets that she keeps from everyone, including her employer, Odyssey—which is no mean feat, given what that company does—but, when a mission takes her to Askreya, she has to deal with an old dilemma, an old foe, and something entirely new, and her secrets begin to come to light. Can she finish her mission, without everything being revealed?
The Heights of Winter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: Australian English. Published: August 26, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Ramana Dewarth sneaks aboard a shuttle being taken on an illegal research mission, she gets into more trouble than she ever thought possible—and the space pirates weren’t the worst of it. This science fiction short story takes us on another journey with Odyssey’s not-so-delightful Agent Delight.
Headlines from the Starman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: Australian English. Published: August 12, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When a mysterious pod is found on the moon, and an alien emerges, the press have a field day. This science-fiction short story is a first-contact tale that explores the relationship of the press to politics and to reality.
Earth and Lunar Dreaming
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: Australian English. Published: July 29, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When werewolf, Chitin’s, nightly solitude is interrupted by a small child seeking his help, he does not suspect that her plea will touch his dreams for the world of his ancestors. He is determined to refuse her, but she is just as determined to gain his protection, and leaves him little choice but to help—at least at the start.
Tischa's Rescue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: Australian English. Published: July 15, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Tischa escapes from a warehouse of crooks bent on doing evil to boxes of mice, she’s only trying to escape. She doesn’t expect to encounter unicorns, or fairies, or a hot-looking elf that looks like he’s stepped straight off a movie set. Can she help them? Why, yes, yes she can, but, more importantly, can they help her?
Autumnal Threat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: Australian English. Published: July 2, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When planet-colonist, Joaquin, takes his daughter, Ry, into the autumn forest to show her the danger lurking amongst the trees, he does not expect to end the day fleeing for his life, nor does he think he can discover more about the spider-like orsovite, or what happened to his wife, one short year ago, but autumn is a time when the leaves fall, and secrets are uncovered.
Legacy of Hearts
Series: Wheelchair Adventures. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: Australian English. Published: June 23, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Dumped by her boyfriend, Tomas, because she ended up in a wheelchair, Stella has to rebuild her life. If she hadn’t met Ambrose in hospital, she might never have thought of playing basketball again, but he was just a friend. She never expected to see him when she got out. Can Stella afford to let him keep visiting, or will he end up being just as much of a disaster as Tomas had been?
Legacy of Hope
Series: Wheelchair Adventures. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: Australian English. Published: June 20, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Sean is finally home, but everything he hoped for is gone. As far as he can tell, his life is over. His dreams of becoming a garden designer seem done. He's no good for the school Buddy Program, and his girlfriend, Angelica, can do better. He's ready to give up, but Angelica and his little buddy Brian have other plans. They're going to get Sean to see he’s not so useless after all… if they can.
Rocky Touches Down
Series: Otherworld Adventures. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: Australian English. Published: May 9, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When Rocky finally reaches Tallona, he crash lands. The cargo pod carrying his beloved pony Tank is dropped in, and radio communications are lost with the colony and the space ship. To make matters worse, there is a pack of velociraptors nesting right near the crash site. With help a long way away, someone has to reach the horses and set them free. With Elita's help, Rocky has to try.
C.M. Simpson: Short Works from 2014, Vol.2 - Science Fiction
Series: The Simpson Annals. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,420. Language: Australian English. Published: May 7, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
A collection of flash fiction, short stories, poems and essays where science fiction explores future possibilities and tragedies, where hopes and dreams are held and lost, and where cyberware stands alongside shapeshifters and starships. This is the realm of the starborn and starbound, and of futures that might never be.
Rocky Rides the Space Range
Series: Otherworld Adventures. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: Australian English. Published: February 19, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When Rocky’s ship stops to resupply at Tallona’s First Moon, Rocky and his classmates head down to the surface. Seeing moon dragons, ice beetles, and dangerous butterflies seems exciting, until his little sister runs away to protect the dragon eggs from raiders. Can Rocky sneak out of the base, find his sister, and bring her back without the pirates or moon base security ever finding out?
A Legacy of Elves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: Australian English. Published: February 5, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The sun was setting and the trolls were out when we discovered the chapel. From the get-go it seemed almost too good to be true, but we needed refuge from the trolls. Between them, the dust smugglers, the pixie and the unicorns, we mighta bitten off more’n we could chew, but if we could survive this little fracas, we just might have found ourselves a home... we really needed a home…
Rocky and the Great Teddybear Rescue
Series: Otherworld Adventures. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: Australian English. Published: January 15, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Rocky wakes up from stasis, and realises he’s nearly home, but he hasn’t been awake for five minutes when things start to go wrong. His little sister’s teddybear is missing, and it’s not the only thing. A cat has gone missing from the animals’ deck. And then his sister goes missing, too. Can Rocky find her, and maybe Teddy and the cat, before the ship arrives and all three are lost forever?
C.M. Simpson: Short Works from 2014, Vol. 1: The Real World, Romance, Horror and Speculation
Series: The Simpson Annals. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,790. Language: Australian English. Published: January 2, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A collection of flash fiction, short stories, poems and essays where social commentary rubs shoulders with zombies, where poems both celebrate and criticise yearly celebrations and where short stories blend genres, where inspiration is usually grounded firmly in the world and times in which the words were written, but where imagination has occasionally run a bit amok.
Rocky and the Spacefarers' Christmas
Series: Otherworld Adventures. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: Australian English. Published: December 4, 2015 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Rocky is on a starship to another world, and it’s boring. He misses Earth. He misses his farm. He misses his pony. Worst of all, it looks like he’s going to miss Christmas, too. And then he meets Elita, an alien girl missing her own end-of-year celebration—Hajranath. The two of them get to talking, and decide that a party is just what everybody needs, but will the grown-ups agree?
Hammer and the Trolls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a world where trolls can invade a castle from the inside, an interstellar prince finds he’s not the only one who can fire a sun-cannon, and the princess discovers she isn’t the only one who needs rescuing.
Orb Wielder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,390. Language: Australian English. Published: July 17, 2015 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When Liralee buys an orb from the Shawl Lady’s stall, she opens a path to another world, for the orb is not just a pretty glass ball that impresses her friends; it’s a symbol of power that produces magic for enchantments. And it’s wanted by two warring kingdoms and a sorcerer with plans of conquest. When strangers try to take the orb, and her friends gather to aid her, Liralee's adventure begins.
Anna and the Rock Dragons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,270. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When Anna is chosen as the Key Bearer and Door Finder for a race of exiled dragons, she soon finds herself being hunted by a nightmare from local legend, while racing against a mining magnate set to make his fortunes by turning the dragons into crystal. Will she survive long enough to find both key and and door in time to help the dragons escape, and then live to tell the tale?
Ducky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Three characters, a dead duck, and a plague-devastated city. What more could you ask for? A post-apocalyptic short story of a ghostly girl, a pandemic and regret, told from three viewpoints.
Basofi's Choosing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: Australian English. Published: January 17, 2015 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
There comes a time when a young person has to decide which path they're going to take. There comes a time when conflicting tides of family influence break against the shores of the future and the first step towards independence must be taken. Basofi has reached that time, but will his family support his decision, or will his choice tear them apart?
Hunter's Prey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
When Josetta tries to escape and is recaptured by Hayden, she half expects punishment. She certainly doesn’t expect to be able to fulfil the dream that has haunted her for three years, or to be able to make a choice that will change her status from slave to lover, and ensure her family’s safety. WARNING: Hunter’s Prey contains light bondage, slave-capture fantasy, and explicit but consensual sex.
365 Days of Poetry
Series: The Simpson Annals. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,880. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2014 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
This gathering of poetry comes in a variety of styles and genres, and is arranged in no particular order save that there is one poem for each day. I have played with traditional forms such as the cinquain and englyn, and worked with free-form verse and rhyme. I have written fantasy verse, and about the world around me, and about worlds that probably don’t exist. Welcome to the worlds in my head.
365 Days of Flash Fiction
Series: The Simpson Annals, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,740. Language: Australian English. Published: October 4, 2014 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Science fiction, fantasy, dark fantasy, speculative fiction and a touch of horror, this collection plays with just about every genre I could lay my hands on. In it, I explore new worlds, new settings and some ideas that just needed to be gotten out of my head. If short stories are your thing, and the shorter the better, there are a bunch of them to be found in this collection. Why not take a look?
C.M. Simpson:Short Stories and Poems from 2013: The Year Just Gone
Series: The Simpson Annals, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,910. Language: Australian English. Published: June 28, 2014 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is the second volume of all the short stories, poems and flash fiction completed last year. Some of them have been released, and some are pending release. Pixies, unicorns, vampires, star ships, hunters, psi and sheer speculation of the what ifs, what might have been, and what might still be romp through the pages. Come and walk through the landscapes of my mind.
C.M. Simpson: Short Stories and Poems from 2013 - Remnants to Recent Years (1988-2012)
Series: The Simpson Annals, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: Australian English. Published: June 21, 2014 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This year’s anthology consists of all the short stories and poems that I created, or discovered in my files and rewrote in 2013, regardless of whether or not they were released. The tales are taken from completed anthologies, and anthologies to come, from my blog, and from my notebooks. Most are published, but some are yet to be released.
Country Rush
Series: The Bookstore Romances, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,100. Language: Australian English. Published: March 22, 2014 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When Taylor helps a tall, dark stranger, she embroils herself in the seedier side of city life. With her mother watching over her seriously injured father in hospital, the last thing Taylor needs is a rapid exit from the city and a quick trip to the country, but with a nasty criminal element on their heels, the pair of them leave town to try and work out how to escape their dilemma.
Candy Cane Dancer
Series: Downtown Weres and Wizards, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2014 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » BDSM, Fiction » Erotica » Menage/Multiple Partners
Captured by the murderer who has been stalking the dancers at the Candy Cane gentleman’s club, Martinette finds she must dance for her life—and discovers she has fallen for her captor. But her lover is a fairy of the sea, able to appear beautiful of face and voice, but as ugly as sin in the spirit. It is only a matter of time before he will turn on her. A tale of bondage and explicit erotica.
An Anthology of Blades
Series: The Simpson Anthologies, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,220. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Axes, swords, knives, cursed, blessed or from the Otherlands, this anthology is all about things that cut, slice, dice or amputate. From a buried blade housing one of the protagonists of an ancient battle, to axes wielded by a barbarian at the crossroads of destiny, all the short stories and poems contained in this anthology have one common theme—they are some kind of blade.
Death Comes in Bone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: American English. Published: November 23, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Murdered by his closest friend, Tanag is not surprised to wake and find himself dead. He is surprised, however, that others have come to the caves hidden not so far from what used to be his home. As the adventurers plunder his bones and move on, Tanag remembers who killed him, and the vow he made as he died. In order to fulfil that vow, Tanag must rise and leave his impromptu tomb.
The Reptiles' Blade
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: American English. Published: October 26, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The Reptiles’ Blade is a science fiction novella about a retired military member, a lizardine warrior-come-“diplomat” and some high-level negotiation that very nearly goes astray before it even gets started.
Yard Boss
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Robert just wants to get on with getting on. He's at a new school and he's trying to find his feet. Allan knows he needs to put the new kid down hard, but which one? How about the big one that returns his gaze? His sidekick, Tom, doesn't think that's such a good idea, but since when did Allan listen to Tom, anyway?
Stiletto's Luck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Stiletto’s Luck is about an assassin dealing with the consequences of taking part in a battle for reasons of his own, while trying to remain uncompromised by either side. They could have called him Scimitar, Blade or Dagger, but, no, his parents had to call him Stiletto. Stiletto did the only thing he could. He learned to be the best at what he did, and he learned to walk tall - without the heels
Flying with Friends
Series: Wings, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jack has been looking forward to the Christmas holidays. Not just because it was a break away from school, but because, this Christmas holidays, he was going to learn to fly. The only thing that mars his trip is the flash of blue he sees behind them on a remote dirt track. Why would someone be following them way out here? Is he seeing things?
Wings
Series: Wings, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Wings is the first book about a family of people who have wings and bird-like feet. They live as normal a life as possible, concealing their not-so-human aspects as best they can. So far they have been successful, but that’s all about to be turned upside down. Jack has wings, but he keeps them well-hidden. When a new girl comes to school and does not hide her own,what changes will she bring?
C.M. Simpson: Short Stories and Poems from 2012
Series: The Simpson Annals, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,720. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
This is a collection of all the short stories C.M. Simpson published and wrote in 2012. Many of these pieces can be found in earlier anthologies or on C.M. Simpson’s blog, but some have not previously been published. Genres range from paranormal urban fantasy to dark fantasy to space opera and comedic science fiction and magic realism.
Magick on the Forest's Edge: A Tale of Tzamesch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Forced to flee with her village, priestly apprentice, Althessa, discovers that danger comes in many guises and salvation is often unexpected. With the priests too busy to assist, and only her wizardly brother to help her, can Althessa save one of those who destroyed their undead pursuers, or will the attempt bring death to all who dare it?
Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat
Series: The Kitty Cordello Casebooks, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: American English. Published: June 7, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Suspense/Mystery, Fiction » Erotica » Menage/Multiple Partners
In a world where magic has only just returned, a serial killer is on the loose. Wielding a form of magic that drains the fertility and life from his victims, he stalks Australia’s southernmost capital, Hobart. Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat is an erotic romance set in a time when magic has returned to a mundane world. It contains elements of ménage, light bondage and explicit sex scenes.
Troll-Mist Morning
Series: When Worlds Collide, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Troll-Mist Morning is the story of a teen who goes the extra mile so his mum can feel safe. Early morning starts, and standing around in the mist in the middle of winter, however, are one thing; trolls are another. When magic returns to the world and the trolls come, too, how is Daniel going to get his mum to see sense? Troll-Mist Morning is the first book in the series When Worlds Collide.
Shadow's Fall
Series: Shadow, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 104,740. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
High Priest Urkhrist has settled to his task as the keeper of Beauwallin’s prison, but something is wrong. Beauwallin stirs within his prison, and wizards, priests and sorcerers are being taken from Thargood’s streets. Gilzereet must find out if the Old One is trying to escape, again, and try to find a way to defeat him, to succeed, where a pantheon of gods has already failed.
Gulvane and the Dragon: A Tale of Tzamesch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The wizard Gulvane walks the corridors of his mind, remembering the eras locked behind three doors. Forester, Fighter, Assassin. Behind each door lie the memories and skills of who and what he used to be. Uncertain of where his life will lead him, or of what he will become, Gulvane wakes to find a dragon standing over his bed. Now, what would a creature such as what would dragon want with him?
Of Hunters and the Color Blue
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: American English. Published: May 26, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Of Hunters and the Color Blue is the first short story to be found in The Loft Anthology. It is also available as a stand-alone short story. A letter reveals the writer’s love for her daughter, and her reasons for leaving the child behind. It is a tale of flight and rescue, the birth of an AI, and reveals a weakness that plagues the deadly enemy on her trail.
Traveler
Series: Traveler's Tales, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: American English. Published: May 26, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Traveler knows she must cross the Rubble by dusk. At dusk, the cannibals come out, and they will want payment. She doesn’t count on the gang living on the other side of the Rubble to deny her passage until evening arrives. And she doesn’t count on being the prize in a turf war between the two groups.
The Dog's Way
Series: Running with the Pack, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: American English. Published: May 26, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The Dog’s Way is a teen paranormal urban about a boy who finds unexpected help with bullies. When Michael jumps a brick wall to escape from Jacko and his group of thugs, he didn’t need to find a pack of dogs waiting for him on the other side. Pinned down by the biggest of them, Michael counts himself lucky that the dogs are more interested in Jacko than him.
Gods in the Lianreida
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: American English. Published: April 27, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When Larias, god of problem-solving and secrets, flies over the forbidden lands of the elves, he only hopes to discover what force is powerful enough to breach the elven magic protecting the forest. What he finds, instead, is a battle in which he is compelled to intervene, but, regardless of intent, when gods meddle in the realms of other gods, there is always a price to pay.
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