Poetry by Mel

UPGRADE THE HUMAN BEING Upgrade the human being Is. There. An. App. For. That. I’m concerned! We Don’t need A new iPhone A new gun To Shoot Anyone A new technology That claims It. Will. Solve. All. Our. Problems. We need to get involved Elevate ourselves Open our damn eyes to Get a clear view … More Poetry by Mel

Enchanted Gathering

Brownies bustled, sweeping the forest floor Chimera took charge, baring tooth an claw Faeries by the dozen, maybe hundreds, in a buzz As Fuaths, the ugly little jerks, mischievous, poked tongues   Gnomes patted the dust from their peaked red hats While Pixies played the tambourine like aristocrats A group of Elves stood apart, their … More Enchanted Gathering

Deadly Memories

Title: Deadly Memories Author: Mary Alford Genre: Fiction – Romantic Suspense Formats: Mass Market Paperback & eBook Published by: Love Inspired Suspense, Harlequin Digital Sales Corp.  ISBN-13: 978-0373457151 Pub. Date: June 6, 2017 Number of pages: 224 Content Warning: N/A Age Restriction: Adults Purchase at: Amazon.com, B&N, Amazon.ca & Amazon.co.uk Author Bio: Mary Alford was inspired to become a writer after reading … More Deadly Memories

Poetry by Me

Quixotic Swirling hues of green and blue Separated suddenly to breakthrough Into a vision, a prophetic hallucination Standing before me; Earthmother and cauldron   The sun flared gold and bon-fire red As Earthmother twisted her Shagbark head Chanting unwords I listened and stood As new life appeared from her branches of wood   Cascading green … More Poetry by Me

The Consul’s Daughter by Mark Knowles

Author Bio: Mark Knowles read degrees in Classics and Management Studies at Downing College, Cambridge. After a decade working as a frontline officer and supervisor within the Metropolitan Police Service, he became Head of Classics at a school in Harrogate. He is a particular fan of experimental archaeology and rowed on the reconstructed Ancient Athenian trireme … More The Consul’s Daughter by Mark Knowles


The Gold Coast swelters in record temperatures, and car salesman Gary Braswell’s hot under the collar. With sales at rock-bottom, and up to his neck in debt to loan shark Jocko Mackenzie, Gary’s sweating on a fat commission from a mysterious Russian couple. If the loan is not repaid, there’s more than Gary’s kneecaps at … More SOLD!