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Helix (Episode 1)

A spy hunter. A rogue operative. A secret war that could destroy them both. Olesya is just an ordinary girl from post-Soviet Russia, but that changes when the clandestine Fifth Column discover her rare genetic anomaly. Taken from her home and ensnared in a special training program, Olesya is destined to become a black operative, or die trying. But when a splinter faction of the Fifth Column sabotages the program, she escapes. Almost a decade later, Olesya leads a team of hunters on a dangerous assignment. Her targets are black operatives: elusive, genetically enhanced, and unstoppable. From the bio-clinics of Brazil to the icy borderlands...

How to succeed as an independent author: An interview with Row Murray

Wrangling shelf space in a bookstore is hard and competitive, even if you’ve been "traditionally" published. But that’s not to say it’s totally impossible as an independent author! I interviewed Row Murray – successful bookstore shelf wrangler – about how she found distributors and readers for her book, For Foxes' Sake.

The Swedish Truth

We can be extraordinary if we choose. Set in a futuristic world with humanity at stake. Gemma Rose's curiosity takes over and she decides to investigate the recent war in Sweden. Escaping several near death experiences, will Gemma discover the truth? Or will curiosity kill the girl.

Baring Souls

Teddy McGovern is a brilliant young architect, with a bright future ahead of her. She's also in love with her childhood friend, Ari Jaeger, and he with her. But there's something standing in their way; her past. After finally confessing their love for one another, Ari and Teddy try to build their life together. But when the demons of her past begin to surface, by rearing it's ugly head, it tries to tear the young couple apart. Unravelling their life and the lives of everyone around them. Will Teddy bare her soul, making her vulnerable for everyone she loves to see? And will the newly founded relationship with Ari weather the storm...

Smile for the Coup D'état

Broke, drunk, and caught up in the mayhem of a military coup d'état in Thailand, Peter and his dangerously charismatic friend, Joseph, double down on their pursuit of destructive obsessions. But the crimes that they have committed together are becoming increasingly hard to hide under the tumultuous new political order. Pressured by guilt, envy, and chronic intoxication, the pair arrive at their own idiosyncratic paths of atonement. Peter becomes increasingly in thrall to a local bar girl whose feelings towards him are stubbornly opaque, while Joseph - a disillusioned ex-journalist with a warped perspective on twenty-first-century...