"Like a fantasy cousin to Xanth" - Piers Anthony. | What happens when you take a heartless prince, a talking horse, a brain-washed princess, and a bunch of fish, and stick them all together in a world of puns? Ridiculousness, that's what.
Will the prince manage to rescue the princess? Will he break free from his curse? And most importantly, will there be a happily ever after?
Pickles and Ponies is an adult fairy-tale (but not that kind of 'adult') for the jaded and the young-at-heart alike.
** Wishing Shelf Independent Book Awards Finalist 2014
** "a fairy-tale for grown-ups chiseled with sweet cynicism on a bedrock of puns" - Sorin Suciu, author of The Scriptlings
"Every computer geek has dreamed about becoming a wizard, but in 'The Scriptlings' wizards are computer geeks. It kind of makes you want to learn dead languages and how to write computer code, just to see if it would actually work. 'The Scriptlings' is a hilariously insane train ride filled with crazy people, and you're just happy to be there watching the madness." - Garrett RobinsonMore info →
In the 21st century, the human race is on the brink of extinction. An event known as the Black Incident has reshaped the world as we know it.
Civilisation has fallen into absolute chaos. Food is heavily rationed. Clean water is now more valuable than diamonds.
When Prince Valamon is mysteriously abducted, reclusive cleric Seris is charged with his rescue. Leaving behind his cheerfully book-infested temple, he must venture into the wild, unconquered lands and uncover the truth behind the vanished prince before simmering tensions in the empire erupt into war.More info →
How do you convince someone to love you when you can’t love yourself?
Stopping off in Prague, Gothenburg, Newcastle and the sleepy hills of rural Scotland, Boldly Going Nowhere is the hilarious and achingly honest true story of what happens when one man decides to take a stand – against himself.More info →
You Won't Sleep Tonight is a collection of ten freaky horror stories which will prey on your primal fears, psychological fears and your weaknesses. This nerve-racking, bone-crunching, fear-paralysis inducing book is a must-have addition to your horror or paranormal bookshelf.More info →
A selection of war-time correspondence which tells the story of a separated couple who loved each other dearly, and also gives a fascinating insight into British attitudes, society, politics and the wider world at this crucial time in history.More info →
Jamie Donovan is a no-hope teenager who can’t cope with personal relationships. She can’t manage school either. With a friend she plays truant and breaks into an abandoned sanitarium. It is not disused and is home to hideous, secret experiments on human beings. Jamie picks up what looks like a pinball at the sanitarium, and her life changes forever...More info →
“In Memory” features seventeen unique takes on the theme of memory from authors spanning nine countries and four continents. Written in dear memory of Sir Terry Pratchett and with all proceeds going to Alzheimer’s Research UK, these tales of magic (and the occasional automaton) will move you from giggles to tears and back again.
"This book is a fitting tribute to Terry Pratchett, a little man with a great big heart and an imagination that could not be constrained within the boundaries of our world. His work reached out to millions and will in the future reach out to millions more. Memory is everything and Terry will always be remembered." - Robert RankinMore info →