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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...

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...

The Streetlight

He was a vivid dreamer, but a light sleeper. His dreams were often places of refuge from his normal life. But that damnable streetlight would always deny him a restful sleep. Especially when the old captain was regaling him with stories of wondrous cities. That streetlight perched right in front of his bedroom window. Cover created in Canva. Photo by Sven Scheuermeier via Unsplash.com. http://www.svenscheuermeier.ch

F C U K Paris!

As the winter chill sets in on Paris, their separated love is set to reunite. As his heart glows warm, will her chilled hesitating heart see his frozen too? Or will they find their old selves on the warmth of sunlit beaches again.

The Shakespeare Murders

Thomas Brown is a high school English/History teacher who lives in Western Sydney. He interrupted his studies in Forensic Science at university when his mother was disabled in an accident, leaving him responsible for his elderly parent's care. An old friend, now a police detective, calls him in to help solve a series of baffling murders that all have one thing in common. The killer leaves a coded note at each scene signed with the name William Shakespeare. The story is currently undergoing a slow stage of growth. Please bear with me, I fully intend to reward your patience with a completed novel!!

Forever

Grace Waters a 17 year old girl is forced to live with a mysterious family, but little does she know it's no normal family it's a house full of vampires, are they evil? That's not the only problem, things start getting dramatic when she falls in love with one of them, Aaron Cole Anderson, what will Grace face? A love with a vampire is certainly peculiar and extremely dangerous is she safe? Will her love story be alive forever? Read to find out