Book Reviews

Book Review: The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

RATING: 4/5 I have just finished reading the most scrumptious book by Ruth Hogan. Her debut book in fact, The Keeper of Lost Things. The title alone is a gem. There is something inherently beautiful and enthralling about lost things. Those things that lay abandoned on the path, or a wall, or a train seat.… Continue reading Book Review: The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

Flash Fiction

Lone Rider (Friday Fictioneers)

“You riding alone?” Nicki looked along the line to the man towering over the ride attendant. “Indeed” he replied. She watched as he folded himself into the carriage, his movement like liquid. The ghoulish siren wailed and the man was carried inside. “Weird” “What?” Annie asked, beside her. “Oh nothing” More carriages departed before she and Annie… Continue reading Lone Rider (Friday Fictioneers)

Book Reviews

Book Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

RATING: 3/5 BLURB: Feyre's survival rests upon her ability to hunt and kill – the forest where she lives is a cold, bleak place in the long winter months. So when she spots a deer in the forest being pursued by a wolf, she cannot resist fighting it for the flesh. But to do so,… Continue reading Book Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Flash Fiction

Shed Some Light (Friday Fictioneers)

“Marie, are you in here?” “Shhhh... I’m meditating. Go away.” Charming. I thought, closing the shed door and hurrying back to the warmth of the kitchen. I took a sip of her unwanted tea. Why she insisted on going out there at all hours was beyond me. “I feel more at one with nature” she’d said… Continue reading Shed Some Light (Friday Fictioneers)

Supporting Writers

Free Kindle Downloads of Isolation Junction: Raising Awareness of Domestic Violence

In the lead up to, what has commonly become known as, Blue Monday (the most depressing day of the year), Domestic Violence Campaigner and writer Jennifer Gilmour will be giving away the Kindle edition of her debut novel Isolation Junction. Jennifer is a survivor of Domestic Violence and since 2015 has become an advocate for… Continue reading Free Kindle Downloads of Isolation Junction: Raising Awareness of Domestic Violence

Flash Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction: A Lucky One

She had to keep walking if only to find some solace for her naked feet. The ice underfoot was biting at her toes. My shoes. Where are my shoes? Innocent words she’d thought and spoken so many times in her lifetime. Would she ever be able to utter them again without these haunting memories? She… Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction: A Lucky One

Flash Fiction, Friday Fictioneers

So Many Stories (Friday Fictioneers)

She had always worn an underskirt. I remember them swaying in the breeze as they hung side by side on the washing line, crisp and white. Although they were much more than that. They were my sail on far flung adventures across the sea; the flag of my enemy surrendering at last. A beautiful veil… Continue reading So Many Stories (Friday Fictioneers)

Flash Fiction

Friday Fictioneers: Which One?

“This one, this is it” Maive pressed her cheek against the elegant pile, a sweet smile on her lips. Her hat teetered and fell to the ground, point first. “Move over, I’ve got this.” I flicked my hair behind my shoulders, wrapped my arms around the towering roll and pulled. Maive smirked at my efforts but I… Continue reading Friday Fictioneers: Which One?

Flash Fiction

Playing it cold (Friday Fictioneers)

Darcy pulled her scarf up and hunched her shoulders high. She felt stupid already and it was only four minutes after nine, but she'd known all along Jack wouldn't come. She wiped the bright red lipstick from her lips, and gingerly stepped across the ice back toward the school entrance. The note could have been… Continue reading Playing it cold (Friday Fictioneers)