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Whisky for Breakfast by Christopher P. Mooney

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    The thirty-five stories in Mooney's debut are dominated by a cast of characters who colour outside of society's lines. They are hustlers, prostitutes, addicts, gangsters, killers, thieves, beasts. They are the dangerous, the lost, the lonely, the sick, the suicidal, the broken-hearted. Men and women, defeated by life. Their depravity is real, yet the writing in this uncompromising collection of transgressive fiction, always carefully crafted, evokes the sense that their humanity is not yet lost. In Whisky for Breakfast , nothing is off limits. RRP £8.00  Buy from Amazon ( including Kindle)  Buy from The Hive (UK) Buy form Barnes and Noble (US)  Buy from us (1-4 books)   Buy from us (5+ books)  'Whisky for Breakfast includes thirty-five pieces of transgressive fiction. Yes, the content - language, characters, scenarios, themes, etc - may be considered shocking by some, but it's important to note this is obviously not the writer’s intent, nor does

The Lost Hat

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  A playful monkey takes a boy's hat but drops it into a river full of crocodiles. The boy offers to accompany the monkey to find another hat. The quest turns into an adventure in which they cross forests, climb mountains, visit the moon, pass through the village of cats and meet fantastic creatures. The Lost Hat tells us, above all, about the values ​​of friendship and effort. But it also enhances the love of nature and the discovery of the diversity that travel offers.  RRP £6.50  Buy from Amazon Buy from The Hive (UK) Buy from Barnes and Noble (US) Buy from us (1-4 books)    Buy from us  (5+ books)  

The Jinn by Mason Bushell

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  At just five-inches tall, he's a demon with attitude, and he is fed-up with people summoning him through his talisman. With sass and cheek aplenty, he wanders grumpily through a saga of adventures. He meets learner drivers, babies, and zoo creatures, to name but a few, each in need of his special brand of help. RRP £7.00  Buy from Amazon  (including Kindle)  Buy from us (1-4 books)      Buy from us (5+ books)     'Mason Bushell has created an amusing little character in the Jinn and you can't help but smile at his antics & the way he expresses himself. If you are looking for a quick fast read that will leave you with a smile, give it a read.'

Mulling It Over

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  As ever, the interpretation has been varied: the Island of Mull, thinking about things, often quite deeply, the odd mulled drink and even something used in making a book - how appropriate again. You will find a variety of styles here and an intriguing mix of voices. There is humour and pathos, some hard-hitting tales and some feel-good accounts. All to be mulled over. RRP £9.00  Buy from Amazon (including Kindle) Buy it from The Hive  (UK) Buy from  Barnes and Noble (US)    Buy from us (1 -4 books)    Buy from us (5+ books)     'I have enjoyed reading many of the stories in this book - they are really fun to read and they do trigger your mind. Quirky, funny, and unique, as different writers carry different voices to their stories. I am familiar with several of the writers in this collection, and I am also pleased to get to know new writers in this collection. 'The Island of Mull' is a great concept - we all have had plenty to mull ov

Transfromations

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  This delightful English language anthology of literary fiction comprises the winning entries for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 Waterloo Festival Writing Competitions. The themes were, respectively, To Be... To Become, Transforming Being and Transforming Communities. We chose these because they tell a good story, have a strong voice, and are imaginative in their interpretation of the theme. The writers present us with characters that are believable and rounded. The stories all contain a pleasing narrative balance. Entrants were asked to produce a short story or a monologue in 1,000 words or fewer. Less is certainly more here. Style is diverse and each story is completely different from the others. RRP £9.00  Buy from Amazon (including Kindle)  Buy from The Hive (UK)   Buy from Barnes and Noble (US)     Buy from us (1 -4 books)     Buy from us (5+ books) 

Doll Face by Dianne Stahams

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  RRP £9.00 When Tilly and Jane Doll are taken hostage on holiday, they decide to tell the world their version of the truth and what justice is all about. Fourteen-year-old Tilly Henderson-Smythe is articulate with attitude, and was born with Mosaic Down's Syndrome. But she's not sleeping. Her parents and school are worried. She is sent for PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) assessment after being taken hostage on holiday by a local group disgruntled over land rights and tourism development. With a secret passion for dodgy websites, and an appetite for just retribution, Tilly's view of complex issues goes viral. Her doll, Jane, is her best friend, confidante and the namesake of her website. Buy from Amazon (including Kindle)   Buy from The Hive (UK) Buy from Barnes and Noble   Buy from us (1-4 books)      Buy from us (5+ books)   'What a wonderful read. Doll Face is rich in its characterisation and far reaching in its themes and issues. I really e

Prompts 2021

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  A writing prompt for every day of the year in 2021  A mixture of prompts provided by other writers, those inspired by seasons and special days and ideas the just materialize out of nowhere. Prompts 2021 , edited by Gill James, the second in Prompts series  of writers' craft books This challenging and inspiring book will get you writing again. Buy from Amazon   Contributors:  Gill James,  Dawn Knox, Allison Symes,