Could, Not Should

Ahead of its release on 26/10/2020, here is another in a series of short stories to promote The Lightning Thesaurus, my next book. Tal watched the pub, huddled against the rain underneath a cloak which had more patches than cloak to its name. His hand strayed to the knife in his belt, touching it for … Continue reading Could, Not Should

The Lightning Thesaurus

In the kingdom of Vivaria, Zephyrus, a sorcerer is on the run from a powerful noble intent on his murder.  Moira, a healer, saves his life and introduces him to Ron Brandywood, a competent and able bodyguard. Ron is three feet tall and uses his fists to defend his clients, but Zephyrus must trust Ron if … Continue reading The Lightning Thesaurus

STORIES – A Ron Brandywood Encounter

A Ron Brandywood Encounter. Garvin gnawed the chicken leg. He made small, wet noises of appreciative mastication as Ron watched the fire. Screening out the noises was a meditative practice, and at least the noises were coming from the end he could see.  Once he had cracked open the bone and sucked out the marrow, … Continue reading STORIES – A Ron Brandywood Encounter

The Corrupted Soil

An excerpt from the third book, The Corrupted Soil. I will have a cover for the first one to share with you all soon, but here is a scene which won't spoil anything, just a taste of what is come. Kieran thought it was a child walking to the gates of the monastery, although the … Continue reading The Corrupted Soil

The Vengeful Poet(The Second Ron Brandywood Caper)

...is complete. I t has a 32k word count, is more complex than the first, but still keeping to the aesthetic I hope I've established. I will, in due course, be asking for volunteers to read it but I am excited to share it with you all. You've seen a few changes here and there, … Continue reading The Vengeful Poet(The Second Ron Brandywood Caper)