18thWall Productions’ Cryptid Clash!continues, and this time out, Gav Thorpe brings the violence with “Conquest of the Nu-World: Ban-Manush Vs. Buru”. As a newly terraformed colony world goes silent, a team of mercenaries and middle-management set out to investigate. But something is waiting on them. Something hungry…
Edited by James Bojaciuk and myself, Cryptid Clash! pits cryptozoological creatures against each other – and anyone unlucky enough to be caught in the middle – in a battle to the death. William Meikle’s “The Mouth of the Ness: Loch Ness Monster Vs. Kraken” started the series off, and is still available via the 18thWall Productions site, as well as Amazon and its affiliates.
Grab a copy of “Conquest of the Nu-World” from the publisher, or from Amazon, today. And if you enjoy it (or “The Mouth of the Ness”), be sure to leave a review on Amazon or Goodreads.
“Murder is a Meal for Two” is my first attempt at writing what could charitably be called a cosy mystery – no ghosts or ghouls need apply. Just two quick-witted private detectives investigating a case of food poisoning that may be more than it seems. I’d like to write more with Dixon and Dorsey, if time and interest allows, so if you enjoyed the story be sure to drop a line and let me know, or even leave a comment at the site.
Over at Patreon, “The Bayonet” is as different as can be. It’s a nasty little horror story, about a shell-shocked veteran, monsters that may or may not be real and a racist bayonet with a mission. It’s probably one of the more unpleasant things I’ve written of late, so, fair warning, it may not be to your taste.
That said, it’s only a buck, so why not give it a try? Becoming a patron nets you “The Bayonet”, as well as a handful of other short stories at the moment, with more to come. Besides the one-a-month schedule, I’ll also be adding some free, patron-only content in the future, in the form of hard-to-find reprints of my earlier stories, as well as a few PDF collections for download.
It’s been a few weeks since my last WIP post. That’s the way of it, this year. Trying to do one every week seems a bit redundant, since it’s often the same flavour of post, good intentions aside. Anyway, here’s another one. (more…)
By the end of 2016, I will have written thirty-one novels, twenty-four of which have been published (and three of which never will be). I have three novels commissioned for 2017, with a possible two others to be added to that schedule.
Get it? Aaron Blur? Like Burr. Aaron Burr. Third vice president of the United States. Shot Alexander Hamilton. No? Isn’t there like a musical or something now? Was that a thing? Anyway, I thought that’d be a perfect super-type name. Aaron Blur, Fastest Politician Alive.
Look, I’m having a weird day, okay? Forget it. On to the weekly update. (more…)