For the Love of Anachronisms

Back in the computer age, people had time to read books. Steampunk is a genre of subversion, not only due to the actions of its characters but also for the ways its writers play with reality, creating imagined histories and technologies of science and fantasy. Inspiration can be drawn from both science fictional histories and …

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Unexpected Discoveries

What does this image represent? A. Me proofreading and spotting a typo? B. A character learning that something is not as it seems? C. A reader surprised by a plot twist? Answer: All of the above 😉 THE ETERNAL MACHINE ebook and paperback go live 14th January, 2022 worldwide including Amazon US   Amazon AU   Amazon UK   Barnes & Noble  Kobo …

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THE ETERNAL MACHINE: Chapter Three

Excerpt from my upcoming novel. Content: PGR (low level violence and supernatural themes). Ruk The Fear whispered, piercing the shifter’s consciousness like a thorn. His name is Lucien… Save him… There was no shutting it out. Even after a decades-long slumber. Even in the bedrock beneath the city. The whispering continued, driving the shifter up …

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THE ETERNAL MACHINE: Chapter Two

Lucien Rotting cockles littered the alley from end to end. To make matters worse, Lucien already regretted abandoning Em in the street with Solly. Circumstances had dictated immediate action, but it would take more than bravery to fix this insufferable city. Even so, to walk away and not look back…What would that take? A special …

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Two Months Until the Release of The Eternal Machine.

My first Advanced Reader Copy has arrived from Amazon, and finally this self-publishing gig is starting to feel real. For a few seconds I just stared at the envelope, afraid to open it in case I'd messed up the formatting or not centred the cover properly when I uploaded the PDF. I then bit the …

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