Moonsleep and Other Stories

Prepare to be disturbed… A private investigator hunts for his client’s missing stepdaughter in a dieselpunk Los Angeles while keeping secrets of his own… A middle-aged recluse has a phobia about teenage girls… In a medieval England, what do the women get up to when all men and boys fall asleep every full moon? A young boy and his alchemist master try to find out… Will Charlotte Bronte be tempted by the devil…? All this and more as dark, quirky fantasy and wonderfully disturbing horror mix seamlessly in this collection of short stories from British writer, Liz Tuckwell.

Meet Liz Tuckwell

Liz Tuckwell lives in London and shares her house with a husband and too many books. She enjoys reading and writing all types of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Liz also enjoys travelling when there isn’t a pandemic. She’s a member of the Clockhouse London Writers group and the British Fantasy Society. Liz has had stories published in anthologies such as MCSI: Magical Crime Scene Investigation, Fairytales Punk’d, and in several of the Harvey Duckman Presents anthologies. She’s also published two short story collections.

Kiss da Wolf: A Novel

Alien invaders plunge earth into a post-apocalyptic world of shapeshifters and alternate realities. Below the surface of everyday life, humans are being used in dramas that help the alien civilization find a new god for their society. Strange new gods appear on earth.

Young college student Kristen-Kate McCutchan and biomedical engineer Stephen D. Spiros are on separate quests to expose the alien threat. Both are subverted by strange controlling forces and find themselves merging minds with a mysterious other. They team up and try to put a face on this other, the fate of the human race in the balance.

Mind’s Journey: The King’s Quest

What is an amnesiac to do? In a world of monsters, a stranger with a lost, forgotten past seeks the great wish-granting king for answers. But is it worth the cost? Finding himself in a world he doesn’t understand, with a voice in his head and a strange being guiding him, he travels to the city of Astra where the great king dwells. And the answers might be found. With the friends he makes along the way, this stranger faces each new challenge the world throws at him in this journey of action and adventure. With no memories to guide him, all he can do is chase this single desire. “Who am I?” That is the question that burns inside him. In Astra, the greatest challenge awaits him. To gain what he seeks, he must pay through violence. Only the death of a monster can give him what he desires, the answer he seeks. But can he stand up to the dangers of this unknown world or will be crumble beneath the toils of monster slaying and his own growing fear? Every wish comes with a price.

Meet William H. Dewayne

William H. Dewayne is a proud, borderline nerd living in the American South. His hobbies include reading anything from Stephen King’s The Stand to Natsuki Takaya’s Fruits Basket, laughing at jokes only he finds funny, not remembering what he’s supposed to do, and sitting for hours in front of a laptop hoping to finish that next chapter.

Mind’s Journey II: Of Monsters and Men

How far would you go for a wish? Felix’s journey is far from over! Armed with nothing but a staff, he battles monsters to one day reclaim his memory. One granted wish is all it will take, but it’s ever out of reach. Each day is harder than the last as he battles his way through Raka. Along with his friends, they take this challenge head on, but trouble is brewing. If the monsters weren’t bad enough, his teammates are close to tearing each other apart as tensions rise thanks to Zero, their newest member. Can they pull it together and battle their way through Raka, or will some beast gobble them up as they fight amongst themselves? Does Felix have the strength to see his journey to the end?

Meet William H. Dewayne

William H. Dewayne is a proud, borderline nerd living in the American South. His hobbies include reading anything from Stephen King’s The Stand to Natsuki Takaya’s Fruits Basket, laughing at jokes only he finds funny, not remembering what he’s supposed to do, and sitting for hours in front of a laptop hoping to finish that next chapter.

The Changeling Tree

A missing girl. A Faerie game. An abandoned baby. Tracy has been missing for months and her mum isn’t answering the door, but Mike refuses to give up on her. When Tracy’s mum disappears too, his last hope is gone, but in the overgrown garden he finds a pram, and in the pram is a baby. Will this be Mike’s happy ever after, or will they come for his daughter too? The Changeling Tree is the first magical instalment in the real-world fantasy series. If you like Faerie games, time-travel and family sagas, you’ll love Frances Evelyn’s intriguing story.

Meet Frances Evelyn

Frances Evelyn lives in Rutland, England’s smallest county, with her husband, two sons who are currently too old for magic and stories, and a cockerpoo who protects them from shadows. She writes witty real-world fiction for readers who like to think and feel.

The Guardians of Illusion

From the swell of the surf arises an incredible romance thousands of years in the making… Ambrosia Severn has it all: accolades, success, prestige, and privilege. A renowned surgeon with a sharp mind and the recognition of her peers, she finds herself at the peak of success when a mysterious, dangerous figure enters her life and confronts her with a terrifying ultimatum—give it all up, or die. Niven is bound by duty and honor. His mission: protect Ambrosia Severn at all costs. Standing between Amy and a violent death at the hands of an unknown assassin, he must seek out her would-be killer and fulfill his ancient oath. Chaos and uncertainty swirl as Niven finds himself tangled between the woman he is sworn to protect and the woman he has sworn to marry. The result is a clash of ancient forces and alien alliances hell-bent on amassing control through their technology and cross-breeding. Suspenseful, vibrant, and gripping, Ambrosia’s story of intrigue, danger and betrayal stretches beyond the realm of the paranormal. Will she and Niven outsmart his secretive super-race and live to tell the tale? Or will both crumble under the weight of a mighty darkness?

Meet samr

This is the first of two books featuring this heroine and the aliens-amongst-us environment.

Aurthera and the Island of Dread

“Look Kid! You’re going to see a lot of death on the island. You’d better get used to it now; otherwise, the jungle will devour you!” Aurthera barely survives when her pod crash lands on a strange planet. The inheritor of a great responsibility, and if she fails all life in the universe will be at risk. Except right now, she doesn’t know that, in fact she can’t remember anything except her name and a promise that she can never break. She discovers other children, and like her they can’t remember anything, except their names The clock is ticking down to find a way off the island but outside the safety of camp is a jungle filled with death traps, alien monsters and worst of all… the Xendacor. Will Aurthera and her friends be able to uncover the secrets of the island and make it out alive or will the behemoth called the Xendacor, get them first? Join Aurthera and the lost children in the first book of the series as they face the island trials and discover the organization who put them there; and fight to survive on a hostile alien planet.

Meet Karim Giblett

Historian, Translator and Author. I’ve travelled the world collecting stories and the secret mythologies of ancient cultures. I break apart lore and combine them to create something epic

Ashes of Aether

As the daughter of Nolderan’s most fearsome mage, Reyna Ashbourne has only ever faced two obstacles: her father’s wrath for slacking with her magic studies, and those who shun her for loving Arluin, a necromancer’s son. But Reyna’s life takes a bitter turn when Arluin’s exiled father returns to exact his vengeance upon the city. With the living dead plaguing the streets, the boy she loves is forced to choose between his heart and his blood. When those dearest to her perish, Reyna vows to become as powerful as her father. But the path of the magi is no easy one, and she must first pass her Mage Trials to prove she has the required strength of heart, mind, and magic. Yet the shadows of the past rise once more, threatening to tear Nolderan asunder. And so too her heart.

Meet Holly Rose

Holly Rose has been obsessed with high fantasy since the age of 5, when she first watched The Fellowship of the Ring (her parents raised her right). After realizing she couldn’t become an elf, she decided to start writing about them instead. She also grew up on World of Warcraft and copious amounts of anime. She was born and bred in Wales, United Kingdom, where she currently spends her days terrorizing teenagers with mathematical equations (and sometimes teaching them useful things). When she gets home from school, her real work with writing about magic and mayhem can begin.

Soul of the Prophet: The Elder of Edon Book I

“Action, fantasy, and adventure await in this epic anthropomorphic
journey” -Independent Book Review


Can there ever be peace between the oppressed and the oppressor?

The first book in the debut adult anthropomorphic fantasy series, The Elder of EdonSoul of the Prophet tells the story of an adolescent boy selected by ancient prophecy for a seemingly insurmountable task.

Fin grew up an orphan, an unfortunate casualty of a war between two races of dragons—the Faranchies and the Cullidons. Fin’s future seems bleak in Edon, a mystical land home to dragons, currently ruled by the Cullidons’ oppressive and abusive regime. But when Fin is chosen by an elder to unite the two dragon races, Fin must decide if he will accept his calling as the next prophet. Joined by a ragtag group of freedom fighters, Fin and his rebel friends face unimaginable danger as they battle dark forces attempting to retain power at all costs. And in this fight against oppression, there is no guarantee of victory or survival.


Meet David Angelo

David Angelo was born and raised in Maryland and graduated from Anne Arundel Community College and the University of Baltimore. His work has appeared in literary academic journals, including AACC’s Amaranth, where his short story “Among the Skulls” won the award for best short story. He began writing The Elder of Edon in 2012, and published the first installment, Soul of the Prophet, in 2021.

A Spell of Trouble

Two women from two different worlds find themselves thrown into a journey that will change their lives. A close call Faylinn wants out. Living within the court of her ruthless uncle King Filius, Faylinn knows a thing or two about survival and self-preservation. When she overhears a terrible secret that could bring the Kingdom of Comraigh to darker times and narrowly escapes a fate worse than death, Faylinn flees to her family home thousands of miles away. On foot. Along the way, she encounters unexpected allies and discovers newfound magical abilities. Will she manage to warn her family of the danger before being caught by those hunting her? Adventures are not only in books Bookworm Selena is quite happy with her ordinary and placid life. Well, most of the time. When she travels to the magical world of Newlands, her beliefs and introverted nature are challenged in ways she could never have imagined. While settling in her new surroundings, Selena discovers a shocking revelation. Will this prevent her from ever getting home? This is the first book of the Newlands trilogy.

Meet I.C. Patterson

I. C. Patterson is an independent fantasy author who loves hiking, gardening and reading. She currently lives on a farm in France with her family and troublesome, but cute, pets, working on her next book. Connect with her online: https://www.facebook.com/I-C-Patterson-105660322115462 https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/22413780.I_C_Patterson