An Apparently Foolish Plan- Short Story

“Alfred, hold on” Harry cried, trying to staunch the bleeding. Alfred smiled up at Harry, reaching out to touch his face. “It’s not going to work sweetness” “Please! Don’t leave me! We can get through this” “Even if I could sweetness, we’ve been found out. Go. Live your life the way we wanted to together.” Harry had never moved on, not really. In the 75 years he’d lived without Alfred, he’d seen the world change, adapt, and grow but he’d never got over Alfred.


Will You Let Me? – Short Story

The Author sighed and put their head in their hands. Melody wasn’t doing what she was supposed to be doing. The Author tried to push her back into the story. If you don’t turn that way you’re going to miss your love interest. Melody balked up at the Author, shoving their pen out of the way as she chose to turn left, and not right. “I don’t want a love interest!” she harrumphed...

Review: Chronicles Of Ixia Novels, Shadow Study, Night Study, Dawn Study

I happened across Shadow Study while scouring a bookshop for finds. Immediately upon reading the blurb I knew I had to buy it. I would be with Yelena again after almost a decade. Sitting down to read it felt, at first, like discovering Poison Study all over again but by the end of chapter 1 I knew that this book wasn’t going to follow in the way I had expected.

Question? – Short Story

Izzy had been captured by Pirates almost a week ago now. She had been trussed up and tied in some room or other, blindfolded. She supposed these bandits or pirates or whoever they were would want to ransom her back to her family, unfortunately for them all Izzy’s family was a lot poorer than they had been making out.