Below you will find a list of all of my stories currently online.  Please pay attention to the ratings and warning codes beneath each story and do not read them unless you are sure the story is appropriate for you.  Please note that stories listed as in-progress (I/P) or coming soon (C/S) are given temporary warning codes that may change at any time as chapters are added.

 

 

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In the aftermath of an apocalyptic plague a new world is born, a world where people struggle for survival, a world of feudal societies, outlaws, slavery and war, but as the human population fight amongst each other, an ancient evil is rising, a race of creatures long believed to be myths, and now they want to claim their place as the dominant species on the planet...

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Word Count: 12,261

Published: 22 May 2009

A vicious murder in the small town of Midnight leaves residents wondering who could have committed such a heinous crime, but as the police investigate and dark secrets are uncovered, it begins to look to the people of Midnight as though the killer may be among them...

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Word Count: 17,692

Published: 15 Jun 2010

 

 

Billy Lomax was happy - a little self-absorbed - but happy. Then one morning he wakes to find the world has changed around him. No longer is it the beginning of summer, the day he plans to spend with his friends, but now it's winter again, four months earlier, before he has even met the young man he loves...

B R S

Word Count: 197,013

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Neglected by his father and bullied mercilessly at school, Jesse's only respite from the pain and loneliness are the few hours at night, in his dreams, when he gets to be with his imaginary lover, Sam. When the bullying takes a savage turn, Sam starts to become something a little more real, causing Jesse to begin questioning his sanity...

B R S

Word Count: 229,850

Published: 26 Jan 2011

Jackson Lynch wakes naked and alone in a strange white room with no memory of how he came to be there, but when he learns the truth about what's happened to him he discovers that every miracle comes with a price...

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Word Count: 2,968

Published: 05 Sep 2009

 

 

Jeremy watches her from afar, spying on her through the telescope in his bedroom, dreaming about what life would be like if only he could have her.  He loves her, but she has no idea he exists, until one night, when Jeremy decides he can watch no more...

B R

Word Count: 12,105

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Being the middle child can be hard, especially when your siblings are walking nightmares, but there are little victories to be had every once in a while.  What starts out as a simple case of sibling rivalry becomes one such victory, and a truly amazing adventure...

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Word Count: 5,041

Published: 24 Dec 2010

 

 

For thirteen year old Peter, every day is filled with anger, pain and frustration, and the source of these emotions can be summed up in just one word - Elton...

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Word Count: 4,732

Published: 11 May 2011

 

 

Eric knows he needs to learn to fly, but how can he when he's afraid to even step outside?  With the help of his big brother, Stevie, Eric faces his fears and discovers that there really wasn't much to be afraid of after all...

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Word Count: 2,707

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Roger is a gargoyle. By day he is a stone statue standing tall and proud over the church doors, but at night, in the darkness, he comes to life, indulging the few worldly pleasures he has. Despite the drawbacks of his existence, he is proud to be a gargoyle, so when fellow gargoyle Harry tells him he wants more out of life it falls to Roger to show him what it really means to be a gargoyle. But all does not go according to plan...

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Word Count: 6,866

Published: 30 May 2009

 

 

An horrific car accident leaves Patrick trapped in his car, battered, bruised and bleeding.  He has the means to call for help, but he has a secret, a secret he can't afford for anyone to discover...

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Word Count: 9,124

Published: 25 Dec 2009

 

 

Chris has always suffered from depression, but one night he realises he can cope no longer and sets out to take his own life, but his suicide attempt is interrupted by a timely intervention from his best friend Dan...

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Word Count: 12,444

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Liam is in pain, haunted by guilt for the pain he has caused his parents and his boyfriend Nate.  When his family gather for their annual summer holiday he joins them, hoping somehow he can make amends and ease their suffering...

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Word Count: 7,746

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

What happens when you suddenly find yourself alone?  What happens when life offers nothing more than a glimmer of hope?  In this exploration of memory, guilt and regret, one man confronts a primal fear - the fear of being alone.

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Word Count: 3,237

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Sam didn't see the fissure.  One minute he was hiking through the woods, and the next he was lying on his back with two broken legs.  He knows nobody will come looking for him until it's too late and there's little chance of him being able to rescue himself, but he isn't ready to just give up and die.  Not yet, anyway...

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Word Count: 2,631

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

A broken down car and a late night phone call set in action a tragic chain of events...

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Word Count: 3,188

Published: 16 Jul 2010

 

 

Margaret writes a letter to her sister, Rebecca, on her fiftieth birthday discussing the many complexities of her family relationships...

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Word Count: 2,505

Published: 20 Apr 2011

 

 

The ocean calls out to him, summoning him, seducing him, but does he have the willpower to resist it?  Does he even want to?

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Word Count: 1,138

Published: 21 Feb 2009

 

 

An archaeologist makes a startling discovery while supervising the excavation of an ancient temple...

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Word Count: 3,077

Published: 05 Sep 2009

 

 

In the distant future, a young woman watches mournfully as her ancestral home, Earth, now the headquarters of an intergalactic corporation, is closed down once and for all...

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Word Count: 2,997

Published: 05 Sep 2009

 

 

Ethan is in love with Kyle.  He thinks their relationship is perfect, but Kyle is hiding a dark and terrible secret.  One evening, as Ethan walks home from seeing his lover, he is subjected to a vicious homophobic attack and, in the process, Kyle's secret is exposed, testing Ethan's love and trust...

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Word Count: 10,028

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Jordan is racked with guilt over the way he reacted when his best friend, Seth, told him that he was gay.  He needs to find a way to make amends somehow, but in order to do so he must first learn to see past his own prejudice...

B S

Word Count: 9,029

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Bullying can have a devastating effect on a young psyche.  In the aftermath of a traumatic event, Ben is left struggling for answers to questions he hardly dare ask.  A visit to one of his childhood haunts offers him some clarity, but will understanding bring him the peace he craves?

B S

Word Count: 12,563

Published: 21 May 2010

 

A moment of doubt gives rise to overwhelming fear, but with the right motivation there is no fear that cannot be overcome...

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Word Count: 194

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

On Christmas Day a grandmother waits impatiently for someone to notice her...

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Word Count: 500

Published: 28 Jan 2011

 

 

Lost in a captivating fantasy, the traumas of reality can slip away, but sooner or later illusions evaporate...

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Word Count: 200

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

A serial killer waits for his latest victim on a park bench, and remembers those women who came before...

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Word Count: 300

Published: 16 Jan 2009

 

 

A dysfunctional married couple face off in a silent battle of wills...

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Word Count: 500

Published: 28 Jan 2011

 

 

This story is a sequel to Blue Eyes by Rob Hawes: She knows he's waiting.  She knows what he wants.  The only question is, will she allow him one last moment of pleasure before the hunter becomes the hunted?

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Word Count: 300

Published: 16 Jan 2009

 

 

"I love you", the three little words we all long to hear, but from some people the words simply have no meaning...

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Word Count: 198

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Be careful what you wish for, because sometimes wishes do come true and you realise just how much you like things the way they were...

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Word Count: 200

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Harvey just doesn't want to get out of bed...

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Word Count: 483

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

 

During an early morning excursion on the lake, Oliver finds himself confronted by a scene of devastating beauty...

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Word Count: 529

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

 

Kaoki leaves his sleeping lover to greet the dawn, knowing the price he will have to pay when the sun rises...

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Word Count: 500

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

 

In the midst of a traumatic shift at the hospital, Dr Grace Bradley takes a break to find solace in a few minutes of conversation with the man she loves...

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Word Count: 679

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

In a secluded alley under the cover of darkness, a sinister desire is satisfied in a swift act of violence...

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Word Count: 200

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

Recovering from the trauma of a ferocious nightmare can be easy if the right person is there to chase the demons away...

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Word Count: 194

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

On an isolated beach a solitary figure waits for the sun to rise...

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Word Count: 196

Published: 01 Dec 2008

 

 

A disillusioned teacher begins his journey home after another long and troublesome day...

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Word Count: 500

Published: 28 Jan 2011

 

 

 

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