Beaten Track Publishing

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Beaten Track is an award-winning independent publisher of diverse (primarily LGBTQ+) fiction and non-fiction.
We operate on socialist principles and believe in equality, absolutely.

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The Custodian of Stories and Other Tales from The Book of Reasons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,490. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Everybody has a wish. Everybody has a dream. Sometimes those dreams and wishes can come true, but there is always a price to pay. The stories of people who have paid this price are recorded in The Book of Reasons. These are stories of the bizarre and of the macabre, but all must be read with the lights on.
The Spear of Destiny
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Alone against the combined forces of the Allies, how can U-boat commander Herbert Nollau deliver the secret weapon Hitler believes will win the war for Germany?
Underneath
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,190. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Underneath, not on the surface. That’s where the truth of our existence lies, sometimes buried under years of punishment, suffocating, choking on the dirt we have carried with us so deep in our soul where no one will ever find it.
A Little Book of Tarot Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Step into the world of tarot through the doorway of story. Be greeted by elementals, celestials, wise women, shadow beings, and much more as you journey through a forest of metaphor and symbol. There are many guides to meet: the Ancient One, the Wise Woman, the Shaman, the Devil. Open the book and walk the magical footsteps of the Fool.
Broken Ground
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,520. Language: British English. Published: June 21, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Things aren’t going well in Arlo’s life, but they get a whole lot worse when a strange, heavily tattooed girl keeps appearing everywhere he goes. When he starts losing everything and everyone he cares about, is he prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice to save his friends and family? Broken Ground draws on the ancient folklore surrounding the harvest, giving it a contemporary and timely context.
Up for Air: This Half Has Never Been Told!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,120. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Imani Tafari-Ama's Up for Air is a fictional retelling of events surrounding the Tivoli Gardens incursion of May 2021 – an imaginative conjuring from facts too gruesome to be believed and too horrific to remain hidden.
Tree of Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,990. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Luke's hidden past collides with Connor's present when they undertake a road trip retracing Connor's father's last journey. With the help of friends and strangers, both must learn what home and family mean before Luke runs away again.
Veiled Nightmares and Ethereal Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,180. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
This collection of poetry and prose is a unique exploration that skirts along the questions of how the spiritual and non-spiritual collide in the semi-conscious and our dreams, and how our dreams can affect us in daily life – “at once intense, lyrical and honest. I recommend you dive into these pages to explore its turbulent depths and experience its glimmers of light.”
Cocktales and Nibbles - A Collection of 12 Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Adventure » General
Cocktales and Nibbles is a collection of twelve stories, ranging from the shortest such as ‘Lite in the Sky’, which was my first story written in 1973, to the lengthy ‘A Universal Threat’, written in 2017.
Michel – Fallen Angel of Paris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,280. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Preparing to evacuate from an approaching hurricane, Haakon Chitragar stumbles upon the diary of his first love, Michel, who died from AIDS in his arms in November of 1986. Diary in hands, Haakon embarks on a journey back in time, to learn about Michel’s life, his difficult and painful path to accepting his true self, despite pressure from family, church, and society.
Callum and the Other
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,470. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Change has come to the village of Skerrils, and fourteen-year-old Callum is struggling to adjust. The Mountain, once the scene of an epic adventure for Callum and his friends, has vanished in the October mist. But its power cannot stay hidden for long, for in that mist lurks a terrifying new presence that wishes to destroy all that Callum has ever fought for.
Forbidden Steps - A Boys on the Brink Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,080. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic, Fiction » Romance » LGBT » Gay
Desire draws them together; their family threatens to tear them apart… When Taylor’s stepbrother returns from Australia, and keeping his distance becomes far harder than he expected. A year ago, Ben fled across the world with only his backpack and a battered heart.
Peter Pattison and the Prophet's Pen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Peter Pattison is a very ordinary boy…or so he thinks until he makes contact with the people of Perulius, a distant planet almost identical to Earth. Why are they here? What do they want? Join Peter and his friends, Hatty and Candice, as they begin an incredible adventure that is quite literally OUT OF THIS WORLD!
Meeting Coty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,500. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2022 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Tessa Garcia dreams of working for the famous Paris-based perfume maker, François Coty. But Tessa, and her two equally determined sisters, live in 1900s London, in a strict Spanish-Irish Catholic household, and girls do not have jobs let alone careers. A coming-of age story about a young woman’s battle for independence.
Perfect Tenor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: British English. Published: December 31, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » LGBT » Gay
When his music fills your heart, note by note, beat by beat, and your harmonies entwine, effortless, complete. That’s how you’ll know you’ve found the perfect tenor. A cosy festive romance set in the world of Hiding Behind The Couch.
God's Grandeur
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 270. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Nature
God’s Grandeur – a coffee-table book of photography and prose by Dawn Hallier: I wanted to share the prose and photographs herein, to show the beauty and grace which surrounds us, upholds and enlivens us, and brings us peace. I sincerely hope that the reader will enjoy what this book offers.
The Cauldron Cup
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Siblings
Dottie’s all a dither after a storm accidentally delivers an invitation to attend the prestigious final of the witches’ national game Witchball in the presence of scary witch queen, Her Royal Witchiness Queen Skirty Ma’am!
Priest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Following the resignation of her crabby, disgruntled organist, Revd. Wendy Morris appoints a former RUC officer to succeed him. Things further look up with the arrival of a new clerical neighbour and his family. A new era of cooperation begins…and rapidly falls apart as a story of revenge and murder unfolds. Featuring characters from Ted Woods' first novel Bishop.
Under My Bed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 570. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse, Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play
Someone is missing! Where can he be? Come and look in the book with me! Under My Bed is a delightful story for young children as they search for all the treasures on the pages for that special bedtime friend!
Jiddy Vardy – High Tide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,290. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Jiddy Vardy relishes her return to Robin Hood’s Bay…where spring tides can sweep unsuspecting strangers into deep water. As the stakes rise higher, Jiddy has to decide whether to abandon the life she loves or lose Jonas forever.
Excellent Sons
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,900. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » LGBT » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Told via alternating, intertwining points of view, Excellent Sons combines a contemporary gay romance with an erotic retelling of a classic fairy tale that both centers and drives the novel. Yet beyond love and romance and the primacy and urgency of sex, the book examines what it means to be an excellent son, the relationship between lovers and parents, and parents and children.
The Photograph
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,710. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a man goes missing and a body is found, it sparks an international investigation led by Sydney-based DI India Hargreaves, beginning with a photograph allegedly sent by the missing man and ending in Scotland and more mysterious deaths.
Taking the Heat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,380. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Human action (or inaction) has forced the delicate balance of the Earth’s health close to an irreversible tipping point. Under the remote command of the elusive Brigadier Groth, Doctor Joey Hart and his maverick team get one shot at solving the problem. If they dare…
Literary Lancashire Anthology 2021
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,590. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
The Literary Lancashire Award is proud to present its 2021 anthology of shortlisted entries. Packed with magnificent and unique short fiction and poetry, this volume celebrates the work of some of the most promising young authors in the county. Sit back and enjoy the wonderful work of Ellen Darbyshire, Nicola Hester, Jana Craddock, Daisy Brown, Khatijah Balu, Abbey Bamford and many, many more!
Cleanseth Away Evil
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,020. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In marriage, what is the relationship between love and discipline?
The Colour in Woman and Other Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Flora’s young adulthood is spent alone in her inherited labyrinthine house. Dream characters inhabit secret rooms, memories pulsate around the house and garden, and she is haunted by the elusive presence of a nameless childhood book.
Wild Times
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 166,900. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Magic is a marriage of hope and rebellion. In every culture, every generation, there are some who still use it, and they are often persecuted because of what they know, what they practise. But many don’t stick around. They go into the Wild.
The Trouble with Rent Boys
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When he's good… Rent boy Danny wants everything—new cars, exotic holidays, designer clothes—and he wants it now. He’ll stop at nothing. A tangled web of deceit and drama, suburban romance, unbridled lust, money, corruption, family inheritance, and relationships as fake as acrylic nails.
Writing Out of Earshot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Writing Out of Earshot encompasses aspects of Ian D. Hall’s life as a poet and author—“of struggling with illness, the feeling of being invisible in a crowd…capturing a moment hidden away in your room, remembering, recalling certain words and worlds and transforming them as you give birth to the next poem.”
Road to Juneau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,100. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
New York: two years after the Third World War. Humanity is rebuilding its cities brick by brick; the damage done to the people, however, is a lot harder to repair. Dan Hardacre is one of those people. One night, Dan experiences a vivid, terrifying nightmare that ends with him facing Death itself and later discovers the startling truth: it wasn't a dream.
A Moment in Snowdrop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,150. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration
This story tells of her journey to motherhood and experiences of being a mum to her daughter, Paige, before Paige died at seven weeks old. No parent can prepare for the worst, but A Moment in Snowdrop shares an insight into the realities of loss and exposes the experiences, heartache and grief that come when a baby dies.
Those Ghosts: A Life in Poems
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2021 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Poetry » Biography, Poetry » U.K. Poetry
A mesmerising summer welcomes the reader into this collection and holds them for a journey that spans several decades. There is music – languid and harmonious, a fresh youthfulness, and time is a metronome that strikes through lustrous landscapes and characters of varying personalities. A steady, companionable read on a journey of one’s own or at home. – Victoria Ekpo
A Liverpool Black History 1919-2019: A Liverpool Black Perspective
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,780. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European » Europe / Great Britain, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
A Liverpool Black History is an emotional and educational journey through 100 years – a grassroots, illustrated view of events during this period from a Liverpool Black perspective.
Say You'll Be Mine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,090. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Bjorn is a backing dancer who sleeps his way around the world, no strings attached. Since his heart was broken by the one man he loved, Fabian, he doesn’t do romance. Fabian is a member of pop group, Moves. Single, mentally wobbly and heartbroken after his boyfriend cheated and sold the story to the press, he believes in romance and loving one man forever. A second-chance, snowed-in gay romance.
David Bridger's Science Fiction & Fantasy Collection
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,350. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Genetic engineering, a Bronze Age warrior in the 21st century, a 21st century archaeologist in the Bronze Age, an artist whose creations have a life, dryads, aliens, near-future space flight, distant-future life in Earth’s space junk belt, a house of ghosts, fallen angels and demons… These are the worlds explored in this collection of ten stories of science fiction and fantasy from David Bridger.
Grayscale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,470. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 6, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction
Holly always assumed that getting superpowers would be the hard part of becoming a superhero. It’s only a matter of time before she and younger brother Jesse are a superheroic crime-fighting duo—or so they want to believe. But it’s a lot harder to be a superhero than it seems.
Don't You Want Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,740. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Social worker by day, drag queen by night, Tony’s looking for love in all the wrong places. Nick’s recently single. Both men want more than friendship, except Tony's sworn off men…and he's Nick's boss. Don’t You Want Me is a gay romance with a guaranteed happy ever after.
Faith's Fairy House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The fairies need a new home, but who will give it to them? Will it be Barney, who has lots of money? Or Jack, who is good at making things? Or will it be Faith, who only has a cardboard box? This beautifully illustrated story has all the answers.
Ghost Apples
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,770. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
When some of Perchester's teenage population see a figure in that closing mist – when what they see drives them out of their minds – the nearby facility at Wendlefields becomes a staging post in a war between good and evil; between nature and nurture. For jaded local journalist Simon Kinsey, it is a war that will see him pushed to his limit.
Turn Again To Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,040. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
I stared at the photographs, mesmerised by the mystery of the two women, their bodies frozen in time on the north face of Mont Blanc. Who were these two unknown mountaineers to each other, and why were they summiting unaided? My search unfolds as a love affair in early twentieth-century England comes to life.
Erosion
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,600. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Twenty-year-old Lizzie Juniper can’t understand why the Moorland Chalet Park residents choose to stay in such a dangerous place, but in the unseasonably sunny run-up to Bonfire Night, she makes some startling discoveries. Secrets lurk in a nearby stately home, and the chalet owners are up to something. Will they have time to enact their plan before it's too late?
Jack's Well
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,160. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Jack Wilde’s world is crumbling around him. But which world is it? The fantastic, magical Kingdom of his father’s stories? The life of fortune and fame described in his unauthorised biography? The worlds in a dozen fake social media profiles? Or the world of an unhappy adolescent, mocked, excluded and abandoned? Can Jack find a way from the child he was to the person he wishes to become?
Alicia's Garden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 390. Language: British English. Published: October 15, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse, Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
Join Alicia and her friends for a delightful visit to her mum Flora’s allotment. Where giggleberries grow amid sunflowers and peas, cherry bombe ice cream bushes and monkey puzzle trees. There’s a fairy and foxes – chatty creatures of all kinds! As they go along the many paths, they don’t know what they’ll find.
Literary Lancashire Anthology 2020
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,930. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
The Literary Lancashire Award is proud to present its 2020 anthology of shortlisted entries. Packed with magnificent and unique short fiction and poetry, this volume celebrates the work of some of the most promising young authors in the county. Sit back and enjoy the wonderful work of Ellen Darbyshire, Nicola Hester, Jana Craddock, Daisy Brown, Khatijah Balu, Abbey Bamford and many, many more!
Bishop
Price: $3.79 USD. Words: 35,400. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: August 1, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Even as a student, Arthur Easterby was tipped to become a bishop. Ambitious and able, he carefully plotted his progress to preferment including marrying his rector/archdeacon’s daughter. So it was no surprise when in due course he was elected as bishop of Daneford, just outside Dublin. What nobody realised was that he also carried a dark secret.
Comedenti Dolorum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
The Comedenti Dolorum and their leader, Blackwell Davis, landed on Earth with a message: heal the human mind of its pain and trauma and peace would inevitably follow. After the disappearance of his husband, Ben Harwick seeks their help in an effort to stitch his broken heart back together. But is the cure they offer a genuine respite or something more sinister?
Angel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
What if you had achieved everything you ever wanted to achieve except love? If Lily’s date goes well, she will jump from Magdalen Bridge. And if it doesn’t…
The Vampire Who Lost Her Fangs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Health & Daily Living / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Losing your first tooth can be pretty scary, but imagine what it’s like for a vampire! Written by bestselling author Hans M Hirschi and illustrated by Finn Swan, The Vampire Who Lost Her Fangs is a funny short story for kids (and their parents) facing that important milestone in growing up.
Dark Chrysalis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,780. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Accused of murder, a man’s life is in turmoil. His only hope is the unnamed detective in a case that has roots in the USA, England and France, and for which the citizens of Malta could pay the ultimate price.
Borderland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
George and Jason make arrangements to travel back to George’s home state of Vermont so he may pass away in the town where he grew up, but a terrible storm diverts the couple… Welcome to the Borderland Hotel, where you may check in, but you’ll never, ever leave.
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Series

Gray Fisher
Series of novels and stories featuring ex-DCI Gray Fisher, Rob Simpson-Stone, Will Richards and Naomi Silvestri. A spin-off of the Hiding Behind The Couch series.
The WAG and The Scoundrel
Price: $0.99 USD.
Tabula Rasa
Price: $3.99 USD.
Distractions
Price: $4.99 USD.
Hiding Behind The Couch
The story of The Circle... Nine friends from high school, Nine friends for life. Hiding Behind The Couch is an ongoing series of stories, written by Debbie McGowan. The series is based in a fictional location in the north-west of England.
Beginnings
Price: Free!
Ruminations
Price: $3.99 USD.
Class-A
Price: $0.99 USD.
No Time Like The Present
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The Harder They Fall
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The Golden One
The Golden One is an exciting new young adult fantasy trilogy dealing with urgent topics affecting humanity today.
Beyond The Dark Waters
A supernatural series by Graham West
Finding Amelia
Price: $4.99 USD.
A Rising Evil
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Mosswood
Price: $4.99 USD.
Chloe the Campervan's Adventures in Rhyme
A series of illustrated poems in which Chloe the campervan meets old and new friends to share in her adventures.
Chloe Goes on a Picnic
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Chloe Joins the Police
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Chloe Knows Her Shapes
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The Gum Chums
A series to engage children in dental hygiene from an early age, written by Keysha Naomi Binns and illustrated by Daniel McCouid-Carr
Missing Beat
A series by Bob Stone
Missing Beat
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Out of Season
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Beat Surrender
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Missing Beat
'Listen to your heart...' When Joey Cale is almost knocked down by a car, he finds himself alone in a world which is familiar but also ominously different. A heart-stopping Young Adult trilogy by Bob Stone.
Beat Surrender
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Missing Beat
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Out of Season
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Outlaw's Legacy
“Lythe and listin, gentlemen, That be of frebore blode; I shall you tell of a gode yeman, His name was Robyn Hode.” A Gest of Robyn Hode (An early printed Robin Hood ballad) Introduction This saga chronicles the life of England’s most famous outlaw, from his disturbed childhood to his fame as an adult. What do you do when to love a man is considered a mortal sin? How do you protect your people when you have nothing? Who do you owe most loyalty to, your family or yourself? These are just some of the problems Robin Hood must face. Be prepared for a rollercoaster ride packed full of family feuds, betrayals, romance and one man’s fight for his beliefs.
Heir of Locksley
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Knight of Sherwood
Price: $3.99 USD.
Earl of Huntingdon
Price: $3.99 USD.
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Books

Summer Bigger Than Others - An Anthology of Short Hot Summer Reads
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Beaten Track authors present fourteen short summer reads filled with friendship, romance and, of course, enough heat to make your ice lolly dribble. Summer Bigger Than Others takes you away to your own private island of diverse stories that will make your summer days sweet, sizzling and sexy. Make this summer the best it's ever been; make it bigger than all the others.

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Smashwords book reviews by Beaten Track Publishing

  • Glitter on July 23, 2014

    This is wonderful, and I am beyond words. Thank you, Ayla Starr.
  • Authors for Goodreads on Jan. 23, 2015

    Hilarious.
  • If At First You Don't Succeed on Aug. 06, 2015

    This is one of the funniest, yet still erotic, stories I've ever read. It's a real challenge to write comedy, and KC Faelan's got the knack. I usually stick with vanilla-flavoured fiction, which this is not, but I'm OK with that, as the love our two main characters share shines through, as they explore their relationship together. Julien and Evan are just brilliant. But I NEED more Michael! A great read - hot and hilarious.
  • Dying for you and other stories of ordinary madness on Dec. 26, 2017

    Four short, interesting observations of human-animal relationships and what they can tell us about our behaviour and mental processes. The author's bio says they're a vet, and they're quite knowledgeable in the social sciences. Nonetheless, the analyses are quite subjective, and there are a few glitches (name inconsistencies and what reads as ESL phrasing). The edition I read was titled 'Dying for you and other stories of ordinary madness', which isn't entirely apt. There's very little in the way of dying (thank goodness).
  • An English Heaven on Dec. 26, 2017

    What a lovely short read - complete and perfect in language, setting and just full of English delight, really - after the initial tragedy. Somehow, in so few words, it heals so much more than that one 'small' wrong.
  • The Night Knight on March 16, 2019

    Book two in the Guild of Dream Warriors series. I didn't love it with the same fervour as I did book one (My Dream Woman: Book One In the Guild Of Dream Warriors Series), but I still really enjoyed it (hence the five stars). Back in the 80s, I had the dubious delight of watching the Nightmare on Elm Street movies, thanks to a horror-obsessed housemate, so when I think of 'dream warriors', that's where my mind goes, and there was a hint of that in book one. In book two...well, it still doesn't quite reach the horrifyingly maimed slasher level, but there are some pretty scary moments. As the blurb says, "It's hard to sleep when you're afraid to close your eyes..." I read this in bed, in the dark, which added a certain ambience but no nightmares. There's a bit of a love story (F/F) in there, quite a few plot twists and lots of strong female characters. The Night Knight works as a stand-alone story, but I recommend reading My Dream Woman first in order to understand what the Guild of Dream Warriors is and also get a sense of the connections between the characters.
  • Shutter Angel on Jan. 03, 2020

    A lovely short Christmas read. Bless Gideon - so capable and important yet he doesn't see it, which is his charm really. He's humble and unassuming. Luca is the perfect match for him. This has all the perfect Christmas ingredients - choir, hot chocolate, a Christmas market...no snow, mind you, but we don't really have white Christmases in the UK. A bit different, a lot festive, sweet and funny - and romantic, of course - the kind of story Dawn Sister does best.