This is a new venture and consists entirely
of W.I.P.s which I hope to finish. Putting them out here may very well spur me
on to this effect. Well, that's the theory anyway... You have been warned.
The journal of a randy bi-sexual Romanian who is transferred 'up north'
where he joins an am.dram. group for the sake of something to do.
Following a coup in the World Federation, ex-Commander Adam
Grainger and his quondam adjutant, Paul Bradley, are exiled to a distant
planet. Their ship is not intended to reach its destination, but fortunately,
they have a stowaway criminal with some useful abilities.
Two angels have been thrown out of Heaven for partying too
loudly. One is a poet who should have been writing sacred works and the other
is a musician. However, they are both talented and popular, so the other angels
prevail upon Big G to change his mind.
But there's a catch. They may only return to Heaven after
they've protected or saved 999 endangered or lost souls.The trouble is they
like the freedom of our world and are in no hurry to get back to the dullness
Sadly, if they're caught slacking, they'll be straight back to
Hell, and there's a seraph who's going to keep an eye on them to make sure they
keep their shoulders to the wheel....
The history of a rock band
from the beginning to Armageddon (almost)
The band just needs the right lead singer to take them to the top, but all
does not go as planned.
Success is theirs, but it comes at a very high price.
[ Currently up to Chapter 12 as of 14 MAY 2009 ]
"And all I ask is a tall ship and
a star to steer her by"
A slighty picaresque story about a young man with the
sea in his blood.
'Now, it so happened that similar
conflicts had broken out at roughly the same location in precisely the right
number of aligned universes for a small tear to open up in the space-time
continuum. It was a very tiny tear on the cosmological scale of things -
nothing of any great consequence. Apparently.'
Two ladies, who had been friends at
school, meet by chance . They discover that they've both reached a turning
point in their lives, and decide, not quite on the spur of the moment, to seize
the moment and follow their dreams together.
Still to come:
On a post-apocalyptic Earth a thousand years into the future,
fundamentalist Christianity is the rule among the greatly reduced population.
There are small underground groups who maintain the knowledge of the sciences
in peril of their lives. They are known as 'magicians' by the ruling clergy.
Vikki Raven lives in Manchester. She's had a bad start in life,
spending time on the streets living rough. Having come to her senses, she uses
her earnings from prositution to put herself through business school and now
has an escort agency. She uses this to help others like herself. If nothing
else she gives them a safe place to work from.
Then an old friend from her days living rough is found
murdered. She's just a prossie on drugs so the police could be a little more
interested. Vikki takes it on herself to find the killer. And then there's a
part of her life she knows nothing about. Yet.
Tom wants to join in his older siblings F.R.P. game. He creates
his own world and a bunch of adventurers and persuades his brother to let him
run a game. But then the game takes on a life of its own...
A teenaged girl discovers that when the moon is full, she turns
into a witch - at least, she finds she has magical powers inherited from her
late mother. Now all she has to do is find out how to control them.
Out of Time
A Ph.D. student, writing a thesis on mediaeval weaponry, is
persuaded to undergo past life regression for his girlfriend who is in the
third year of a psychology course. But something goes wrong and he becomes
trapped in the middle ages.
A middle-aged physicists makes her self mistress of membrane
technology and sets up a company to travel to alternative dimensions with a
view to study and trade with other worlds. But other people want their slice of
the pie too.
A Second Chance
A forty-something woman somehow finds herself in the body of
her sixteen year old self but with all the memories, experience and knowledge
of her present self.
A tale of five girls and how they escape from the dreariness of
a decrepit housing estate.
TARTARUS started - 25 MAR 2006
Last updated - 16 JULY 2009