THE FERAL EFFECT (excerpt, novel WIP)

CHAPTER 7 Stanley almost got caught in a lie. After breakfast, he followed his wife into the kitchen. She placed the plates into the sink, turning on the hot water. He kissed her forehead and flashed his most innocent smile. "You meeting up with the boys?" she asked. "Yeah," he said. "A few of us … Continue reading THE FERAL EFFECT (excerpt, novel WIP)


FAITH IN THE FLAME (and my writing, too)

(I originally posted to Twitter, but wanted to give this a proper full-length post) Happy to announce that later this year, I will be published in an upcoming anthology, courtesy of Flame Tree Publishing. It will be AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 15TH. A part of their wonderful Gothic Fantasy series of collections, this is an anthology of EPIC FANTASY. It is … Continue reading FAITH IN THE FLAME (and my writing, too)


"If Stephen King and Jim Butcher ever had a love child then it would be Alan Baxter."- Smash Dragons Once October obligations are handled, will read these and review next month.


Harry knew that, the minute he had laid eyes on Sally, that she was one of a kind. That pale skin. Her hair falling in waves. She was gorgeous, no doubt. Wide eyes that hinted at things he needed from her. That strange smile, a bit crooked, as if trying to hide it from him … Continue reading ANNIVERSARY

An Excerpt from John Ajvide Lindqvist’s “Let the Right One In” (Låt den rätte komma in)

    " He stopped when he saw a tear come out of the corner of one of Eli's eyes; no, one in each eye. But it wasn't a tear, since it was dark. The skin in Eli's face started to flush, became pink, red, wine-red, and her hands tightened into fists as the pores … Continue reading An Excerpt from John Ajvide Lindqvist’s “Let the Right One In” (Låt den rätte komma in)