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Leopards – putting the ‘L’ in ‘COOL’

Filed in Leopard Tree, South Africa by on December 30, 2013 0 Comments
Leopards – putting the ‘L’ in ‘COOL’

So there we were, hours into a game drive in the search for the most elusive of the ‘Big Five‘ – the leopard. The sun was hot, my legs were getting restless, and we’d been looking forever. Finding a needle in a haystack has got nothing on finding a leopard which has decided to play hide and seek. […]

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That’s a LOCK!

Filed in Leopard Tree, Writing tips by on December 10, 2013 0 Comments
That’s a LOCK!

So last week I told you all that I am going to write my first novel, Leopard Tree. Publishing a post like that creates a strange, crazy (alas, temporary) high – your little private project has suddenly been exposed to all and sundry… and you’ve also committed to a scary new deadline. So the big […]

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Step one – think of a title

Filed in Leopard Tree by on December 3, 2013 2 Comments
Step one – think of a title

A gladiator. A Justin Beiber fan. An author. What’s the common thread here? A love of danger, and the very real possibility of public shame and humiliation. Well I can’t sing and I look terrible in greaves, so I’ve decided to try my hand at writing my first novel – Leopard Tree. Why? Ironically, it’s […]

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Crucifying angels in the City of Sin

Filed in Crime-Mystery, Independent, Thriller by on September 24, 2013 0 Comments
Crucifying angels in the City of Sin

It’s hot enough to kill. Las Vegas’ best homicide team has just attended its fifth cult-inspired murder of the night. Are the killings connected? Well it is Las Vegas… and anything can change with another roll of the dice. This is the premise behind P.I Barrington’s futuristic crime thriller Crucifying Angel, a sharp tale of […]

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It’s Endtime everywhere you read

Filed in Crime-Mystery, Graphic Novel, Independent by on June 29, 2013 0 Comments
It’s Endtime everywhere you read

So you’re an agent of death and you’ve been sent to save the world. What’s the first thing you do? … find a target and start killing. This left-of-field concept is the juice behind the graphic novel Endtime: The Arrival, by Tim Kenyon. Endtime is the first in what promises to be an intriguing series […]

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Out of stone, out of mind

Filed in Horror, Independent by on May 26, 2013 2 Comments
Out of stone, out of mind

  Gypsy feuds, vampires, Roman-era despots, Eastern European mafia, mind control, and even a little time travel – John G Rees’ horror novel Out of Stone has something for everyone. Young Romanian girl Sechra Kcirb is scarred for life when her family, her loved ones and her entire village is tortured and massacred before her […]

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Solving crime by The Yard

Filed in Crime-Mystery by on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
Solving crime by The Yard

Did London create Jack the Ripper, or did Jack create London? This age-old ‘nature versus nurture’ debate is one of the fundamental themes which powers Alex Grecian’s outstanding novel The Yard. It’s 1889, and London is reeling from the recent onslaught (and escape) by one of history’s first celebrity mass murderers – the aforementioned ‘Jack […]

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Insert coin – Ready Player One

Filed in Science Fiction by on March 31, 2013 0 Comments
Insert coin – Ready Player One

You know, the Eighties was the decade we almost got right. Hairstyles made sense, movies didn’t, people actually sang on records, KFC was still fried and TV seasons went the full 22 episodes. If it wasn’t for acid-washed stretch jeans, New Coke and the rise of the yuppie, the Eighties would have been perfect. Ready […]

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The Dark Space inside each of us

Filed in Science Fiction by on March 16, 2013 3 Comments
The Dark Space inside each of us

An examination of God. A look at what makes us human. A young girl’s strange, erotic journey from Milan to Minsk (well, maybe not that last one). Welcome to Dark Space, by Marianne de Pierres. While it may not be Rochelle Rochelle, Dark Space is a journey of a different kind – one through human nature […]

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OOTS time for some dungeon crawlin’

Filed in Comedy, Graphic Novel by on March 2, 2013 2 Comments
OOTS time for some dungeon crawlin’

I can hear my parents now. ‘Webcomic? Stupid dice?.. you’re not seriously going to review a cartoon, are you?’ Well don’t be fooled – Rich Burlew’s Order of the Stick (OOTS) is much more than just a bunch of stick figures. If you love role-playing games such as Dungeons and Dragons and you haven’t seen […]

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