Steven Kay

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I aspire to publish books that fill a gap in the market: novels, collection of short-stories and non-fiction that the mainstream publishers might not take risks on. I intend to never compromise on quality of the writing though.

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Playing Out in the Wireless Days
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017 by Steven Kay. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » Biography
'Playing Out in the Wireless Days' is the sequel to 'Headlong into Pennilessness,' by poet and art critic, Michael Glover. It is a fond look back, reflecting on the inevitability of change, to growing up in Sheffield in the 50s and 60s, illustrated with poems, sketches and photographs.
Boy in Blue
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,910. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2017 by Steven Kay. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In 1897 at West Riding Assizes, Police Constable John Higgins gave evidence in the trial of twelve ordinary men for indecency at a private party. Treated worse than murderers they felt the full weight of the law. Higgins had gained their trust and obtained an invite to the party. Was he really undercover or was it just a cover-up?

Books

Historical Football Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,480. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The world’s oldest football (soccer) stories, including some first published in 1908, an early PG Wodehouse story, one by Arnold Bennett and four new historical fiction stories inspired by the early history of the game. The stories provide huge insights into the early development of the game and are interesting from a football history perspective, as well as being great little stories.
How Great a Crime - to Tell the Truth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,570. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
Joseph and Winifred Gales, 18th and early 19th century newspaper publishers were giants of UK and US history. 230 years on, when there is more than a hint of the rotten boroughs still hanging over British "democracy," and when the free press in the US is demonised for holding up the mirror of truth to power, they are as relevant as ever.
All Measures Necessary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,700. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Urban
A contemporary political thriller based on the ridiculous notion of what might happen if a left-wing, Labour leader was resurgent despite all the attempts by the media to discredit him. How would the right and big business react? A story of a modern day Romeo and Juliet facing car chases through the streets of Sheffield, murder, betrayal and kidnap.
Seditious Things: the Songs of Joseph Mather - Sheffield's Georgian Punk Poet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Mather was one of Sheffield's greats. His was the voice of the common man in the turbulent, revolutionary times of the late 18th century. His songs, composed to the rhythm of his file-cutter's hammer, were hollered out in the streets and pubs of the town on a Saturday night. This was the 18th century jukebox, karaoke and alternative comedy.
Joe Stepped Off The Train: and Other Stories
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 42,640. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A collection of short stories by new and established authors all with a war theme: how it affects people and changes lives. Stories to make you smile, to make you cry, to give you hope and to make you think. Every penny of author royalties will go to the work of War Child in supporting the most marginalised and vulnerable children and young people in conflict-affected parts of the world.
The Evergreen in Red and White
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 106,720. Language: British English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A novel about Rabbi Howell – the first Romani professional footballer. “diligently researched and affectionately written” – When Saturday Comes magazine. “A poignant love-story… a must for local history enthusiasts.” – Sheffield Senior Archivist. “A meticulous novel that brings social and football history to life in the form of a truly unique character from football folklore” – Scott McCabe, SUFC

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