'You are not special. You're not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else. We're all part of the same compost heap. We're the all singing, all dancing crap of the world.' 'So that's a no then?' 'You're damn right that's a no.' I had only asked for a … Continue reading SELF DISCOVERY
Great to have all three of my books in The State Trilogy reviewed together for the first time over on the Fiction Can Be Fun blog. Do stop by and give it a read. All the books are available from Amazon and other online retailers.
#IndieSpotlight is a new feature we’ve added to the FCBF portfolio for 2021. In truth, I can’t believe we’ve not done so earlier as there’s so much fine work from #WritingCommunity being independently published.
We’re especially delighted to kick off the feature with one of our favourite writers Iain Kelly. David & I each discovered (quite separately) Iain’s work during 2017’s April A-Z Challenge, and were among the many participants lining up each day to read the next instalment of his Scandi-Noir detective tale. Despite being a prolific writer of quality #flashfiction on his website, having a demanding job as a television editor, and being father to lively twins, Iain has written and published The State Trilogy – releasing a book a year for the past three years.
I’ve thoroughly enjoyed reading the trilogy and would recommend that you add all three books to your To Be Read…
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The Blurb: Vince is an accomplished liar and undercover Special Branch agent. Truth, for him, is the story we tell. Sworn to his country, committed to his work, he takes on a new mission - masquerading as an Islamic convert to infiltrate a British Jihadi group. There, he meets the beautiful sister of the leaders … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: THE TEARS OF BOABDIL by NEIL MacDONALD
One heart, two sides.Opposing factions: love and hate.He could feel both, after the outbursts and the abuse.As she slept it off.Love and hate, sympathy and anger.It couldn't go on.But how did it end? Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt, hosted by SammiScribbles. This week’s prompt was: Faction. Click on the link to read more stories by … Continue reading OPPOSING FACTIONS
'All you have to do is tell them exactly what I told you.' It was easy for him to say. I was a snitch, everyone knew I was a snitch, that's why they were using me, but I liked to think I was an honest snitch. I didn't tell the detective anything that wasn't true. … Continue reading THE SNITCH