Luke Orchard


Luke Orchard is a native of Milton Keynes, England and studied Comedy Writing and Performance at Southampton Solent University. He is a keen actor and stand-up comedian. Luke suffers from anxiety and as part of his recovery process set a goal to write and publish a short story. This is his first publication and it will soon be made into a short film.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
I remember writing short stories towards the end of primary school, in which I really enjoyed. I wrote a little in my GCSE'S, but have only just started writing properly since the new year.
What's the story behind your latest book?
It's about a man who is an abusive husband, gambler and suffers from depression. However after he discovers his wife cheating, he inadvertently discovers that he has been the victim of huge manipulation.
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Victim's Addiction: Queen of Spades
Price: Free! Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Graham Pritchard, a 40-something man, has lost his parents along with his motivation. Struggling with gambling addiction and depression, he finally reaches his limit when he catches his wife in bed with another man. As he sets upon revenge, he inadvertently discovers that he has been the victim of something far beyond what he could have ever imagined.

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