Author Archives: Rel

Revolutions 2 / Sole Defender

I loved ‘Revolutions’, the Manchester speculative fiction anthology, so I was chuffed to bits when my story ‘Sole Defender’ was accepted for ‘Revolutions 2’. All the stories are based in Manchester. You can get a copy here.

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Nothing / State of You

My short story ‘State Of You’ was published by Hic Dragones in their anthology ‘Nothing’. I’m proud to be the anthology sister of Daisy Black, Kim Bannerman, Hannah Kate, Nancy Schumann, Valentine George, Ackley Lewis, Amanda Steel, Anthony Cowin, C … Continue reading

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PC Caleb

(A sequel to ‘Crushed’) I need your help, to get me out of this place. It’s all been a big, horrendous mistake. Could you please get up a petition or something? I’d start one myself, but I’m not allowed any … Continue reading

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Crushed!

Hiya, I’m so glad to be able to tell my story to True Confessions of the Stars. I’m Amy Joyce, usually known as ‘The Fifth Tracy’. I want to take this chance to tell my side of the tale, and … Continue reading

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Strife’s Bane by Evie Manieri – a review by Jeanette Greaves

OK, so there’s this jaded ex mercenary with a terrifying reputation, her drug addicted sister, her beloved who reluctantly finds himself half-way to godhood, an ancient priestess with nefarious plans for a land that is desperate for peace, and an … Continue reading

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The Cove

First published in Flash Flood 2014 If it was real, it would be part of Blackpool, except that there is no cove there. There isn’t a cove with a long, curving harbour wall extending from the northern cliff face. The … Continue reading

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Girl v Monsters

First published in Flash Flood 2015 Will you find her? Will you find her in time? Will you find her before the monsters get to her? There are monsters on the bus. There are monsters at the school gates. There … Continue reading

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Everything Lost

First published in Flash Flood 2016 She crawls into the space under the bed. In the real world, it is full of boxed books and cocooned quilts. They exist here too, but are easily bypassed, as she wriggles past them … Continue reading

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Kin – A Helga Finnsdottir Mystery – by Snorri Kristjansson – a review by Jeanette Greaves

As I read ‘Kin’, I kept thinking of friends and family who I wanted to share it with, fans of murder mysteries, fans of character driven stories, fans of historical fiction. This book would appeal to all of them. The … Continue reading

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The Witch at Wayside Cross by Lisa Tuttle – a review by Jeanette Greaves

The Curious Affair of the Witch at Wayside Cross is the second book in the Jesperson and Lane detective series. You don’t have to have read the first book (The Curious Affair of the Somnambulist and the Psychic Thief) to … Continue reading

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