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Love Bites and other stories

short story collection published by Unbound, UK 2017


Love Bites is a collection of thirteen stories set in Europe and North America. They trace foreigners, drifters and eccentrics linked by their need for acknowledgment and belonging.

 Spotlight and Shadows
psychological suspense

How deep into the darkness would you go to find the spotlight?

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Freedom fighter or terrorist? Spotlight And Shadows questions how far we go to be seen. Set in 1995 in London’s East End, an impoverished drama student receives anonymous fan letters promising her fame while grooming her to be the face of a terrorist group. As she becomes embroiled in the cause, she uncovers secrets in the shadows of her drama school. Will Method acting in the spotlight gain her fame on the London stage – or infamy for a shadowy cause? 

Selected Stories

Individual stories published in literary magazines or awarded

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  1. Hamlet's Mother, Honorable Mention, Writer's Digest Annual Competition 2022

  2. 'Infertile Land', Menda City Review, US, 2016

  3. 'Phantom Appendage', DeComp magazine, 2015

  4. 'Love Bites' print, Bitter Oleander, US, 2015

  5. 'Love Bites', The Penmen Review/Southern New Hampshire Uni., 2015

  6. 'Sunday in the Park with Betty', Writer's Room Anthology, Hamburg, 2014

  7. 'Triumvirate', SubTerrain Lit Journal/Vancouver, 2008

  8. 'Call Me Bernie' WINNER: Best foreign short story, Moondance Film Festival, USA, 2007

  9. 'His Golden Woman', Women in Judaism/Uof Toronto, 2006

  10. 'Water re-tension', New Monologues for Women by Women II, Haring-Smith, USA, 2005

  11. 'Candyman', Upstairs at Duroc/Alice Notley, Paris, 2004

  12. 'Candyman' 1097 Mag online 2007

  13. 'Imagine the Love' monologue, Audition Arsenal/Smith and Kraus, USA 2004

 Day of the Dead 

first thriller in a series published by Condor Press 2021


It’s the story of a lifetime. Will she risk her life to get it?

Talented journalist Mig Comacho’s job is under threat, when a potentially huge story begins to unfold in Mexico that might just save her California newspaper.

 A History of Walking
historical suspense

A death. A pilgrimage. A discovery.

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When her grandfather is murdered in a break and entry, Frieda receives a letter as part of his will and testament. If she fulfils his last wishes she will inherit a great sum of money and a family legacy of collected artwork. Her duty is to achieve 6 goals on a pilgrimage across Northern Spain, a homeland he abandoned during WWII. Frieda embarks upon the ancient 800km trail to find his friends and foes: a journey which leads her to the terrible, unspoken truth of her family’s survival.

The Residents of Room 12.01

short story collection 2023

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Ghost stories and speculative fiction

Ten stories to tease your fears 



Aisling’s Vision
psychological suspense

An ambitious photographer needs to get the perfect shot before losing her sight.

Or she'll lose her life.

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An emerging photographer travels to India where her life is transformed when she witnesses a murder before losing her sight. Is she next on his list?

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