To Hunt a Sub by Jacqui Murray

An unlikely team is America’s only chance A brilliant Ph.D. candidate, a cynical ex-SEAL, and a quirky experimental robot team up against terrorists intent on stealing America’s most powerful nuclear weapon, the Trident submarine. By all measures, they are an unlikely trio–one believes in brawn, another brains, and the third is all geek. What noContinue reading “To Hunt a Sub by Jacqui Murray”

To Hunt a Sub by Jacqui Murray

I was so excited about this post I dragged myself out of hibernation. To say it’s a pleasure to be part of Jacqui’s blog hop is an understatement. I’ve been waiting for the release of To Hunt a Sub for a while, so I’m going to leave you to soak up the details and head over toContinue reading “To Hunt a Sub by Jacqui Murray”

Review: False Awakening by Callum McLaughlin

When teenager Abi Watson wakes in a hospital bed with no memory of the incident that put her there, she must begin the long and difficult process of piecing her life back together, but unfortunately, her search for answers will merely give rise to further questions. Frayed relationships and haunting revelations soon come into play,Continue reading “Review: False Awakening by Callum McLaughlin”

Siding with a shark – WR101 Prompt Series: Shades of August

I wanted to try my hand at one of August’s tales, but since Winter so cleverly started us off and probably has plans for that particular adventure, I decided to start with a tale from her past. Five years earlier… I pushed through the giant wall of icy winds and cursed the Guild in everyContinue reading “Siding with a shark – WR101 Prompt Series: Shades of August”

[WR101 Prompt Series] Thrilling Tuesdays' – Prompt #11

Following on from yesterday’s prompt – the theme for this week is a kind of ‘character versus plot’. I have provided two options below, challenging you explore other ways of working. If you enjoy to map out a story before you add characters to the landscape, try using option B. If the opposite is true andContinue reading “[WR101 Prompt Series] Thrilling Tuesdays' – Prompt #11”

[WR101 Prompt Series] Thrilling Tuesdays' – Prompt #10

I’m using pictures as the inspiration for this week’s theme. Your thrilling Tuesday image is courtesy of Al Ibrahim and can be found on flickr. The piece is entitled Crime Scene. Have fun 🙂   Welcome to the WR101 Prompt Series. A daily prompt incorporating our love of fiction in all its forms. I’ve tried not to set too many rules, but thereContinue reading “[WR101 Prompt Series] Thrilling Tuesdays' – Prompt #10”

[WR101 Prompt Series] Thrilling Tuesdays' – Prompt #9

They say you should never start a post with an apology, but I’m going to break that rule. I was tempted to post today’s prompt as though I haven’t missed three days in a row, because it felt better than saying I forgot. But the sad fact is, I did forget. I’ve been swamped, not toContinue reading “[WR101 Prompt Series] Thrilling Tuesdays' – Prompt #9”

[WR101 Prompt Series] Thrilling Tuesdays' – Prompt #8

The theme for this week is in the form of a story title. The title, which you will find below, must also be used in the opening sentence. The word count should be 500 words or less. So here’s your thrilling story title for Tuesday: The Open Casket

[WR101 Prompt Series] Thrilling Tuesdays' – Prompt #7

The daily prompts are back. For the first week of July the theme will be in the form of a final sentence. All you need to do is weave a ‘thrilling’ tale which concludes with the following sentence: “Whichever way he played it, the result would be the same.”  

[WR101 Prompt Series] – Featured Fiction #16

This week’s Featured Fiction Prompts are now available for FF#16. The suggested genre for this week is Disaster-Thriller. The sentence starter can be used as a standalone prompt and follow any genre of your choosing. Voting will begin on Saturday and ends before the next round on Sunday. If you prefer non-fiction, check out thisContinue reading “[WR101 Prompt Series] – Featured Fiction #16”