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Blaise Maximillian – A meal ruined again!


Blaise loved the taste of rice pudding. It was the combination of the creamy taste caused by the milk and the lovely sweetness of the sugar. The skin on top was his favourite part, and he relished the way it coated his front teeth as he scraped off from the rather fine piece of silverware … Continue reading

Dilemma – Help needed!


I’m going to be working on a couple of proposals for http://www.abaddonbooks.com/ @abbadonbooks. They have an open window from Midnight 31st August through to September. My dilemma is – do I propose the world of Blaise Maximillian – or use one that has been in the back of my head for a while? The reason I’m asking … Continue reading

Blaise Maximillian – Jam Roly Poly, Custard and Lead. Spiffing.


Blaise pushed himself away from the table in order to give his stomach some extra room. Happily full of horse steak, baked potato and red wine, he was relishing the thought of the jam roly poly and custard to come. “Damned fine meal sir, thank you.” Thatcher looked just as pleased with the meal they’d … Continue reading

Spring Heeled Jack – It wasn’t supposed to happen like this.


It wasn’t supposed to be like this. I’m supposed to die in bed, of old age. Constable John Scott gasped in agony as he tried to push his guts back through the savage tears in his stomach. The pain threatened to overwhelm him, and with a half-sob, half-retch, he vomited green bile. His scream was … Continue reading

Valkyrie Quebec five-niner – Mayday


“Mayday, mayday, mayday. This is Valkyrie Quebec five-niner, fifth brigade, Devil’s Own. Total engine loss, we’re going down. Mayday, mayday, mayday.” lieutenant Neeson Mail desperately tried to coax the engines back to life. “Engines’re fugged to hell and back. Shrapnel’s destroyed them!” Flight-sergeant Welch, Mail’s co-pilot was just as desperately trying to keep their ship … Continue reading

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