Accepted: Dogs & Wolves

Fox Spirit Books [External Link] has officially agreed to rehome the Alex & Conn short stories as a collection – working title “Dogs & Wolves” – in 2018. I’ll confirm publishing dates, etc, as soon as I have them!

As a reminder, the short stories are:

  1. Half-Breed (Short)
    Published: Twisted Tongue, Issue 11, 29/08/2008
    Podcast: Cossmass Infinities, Episode 5, 01/05/2010
  2. Heart’s Desire (Short)
    Published: Drops of Crimson, Volume 2, Issue 1, 01/11/2009
  3. Second Date (Short)
  4. Dog Handler (Short)
    Published: Title Goes Here, Issue 1.9, 02/09/2011
  5. The Grace of Wolves (Short)
  6. Three Swords (Short)
  7. The First Man (Short)
  8. The Last Kiss (Short)

Short story collection, horror / dark fantasy (in the Fur-Skins world)

Giveaway: 25 Ways To Kill A Werewolf – Amazon.com

To celebrate the completion of the trilogy in combination with the fact that I’ve only just realised the American Amazon site allows people to do giveaways, I’m running a giveaway of 5 paperback copies – on Amazon.com (direct link here: [External Link]). You can skip right over there and see the conditions on-site but I’ll include the conditions below, too.

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Order of Play, Version 3

Given that the final installment of the Elkie Bernstein trilogy / series has been published, here’s the latest version of the Fur-Skins Order of Play posts.

Reminders:

  • There is essentially just a write up of my world-building notes with respect to what I would like to do here if I get back to it – while hopefully avoiding spoilers of what already exists and what could exist.
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  • Published: Fool If You Think It’s Over

    Fox Spirit Books [External Link] published Fool If You Think It’s Over (in paperback) on Sunday 29th January, 2017. You can buy copies from Amazon.co.uk here: [External Link] (Or your local version, just look the title up – if you have no objections to Amazon)

    When the Kindle format is available, I’ll but a link to Amazon.co.uk here (Other Amazon sites are available…)

    Goodreads page here: [External Link]

    Booklikes page here: [External Link]

    Novel, horror / dark fantasy (in the Fur-Skins world)

    Elkie Bernstein: The Collected Covers

    So here you go, the reveal of the Fool If You Think It’s Over cover alongside the covers for 25 Ways To Kill A Werewolf and A Pack Of Lies, marking the official completion of the Elkie Bernstein trilogy.

    Fool If You Think It’s Over is out now from Fox Spirit Books [External Link] as of 29th January 2017. Here’s a quick run down of the trilogy, including links to various background pages:

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    Fool If You Think It’s Over: Cover blurb

    The recently accepted Fool has cover blurb:

    As far as Elkie’s concerned, it’s all over and her happy ending is just around the corner. She’s on her way back to Wales having freed Ben from the clutches of the controlling Dr Olsen and ensured that Dave, her ex-everything, will never be in a position to kill again. She’s even managed to find herself a (somewhat unwilling) father figure in Conn, the one werewolf in … Continue reading

    Published: A Pack Of Lies

    Fox Spirit Books [External Link] published A Pack Of Lies (in paperback) on Friday 26th June, 2015. You can buy copies from Amazon.co.uk here: [External Link] (Or your local version, just look the title up – if you have no objections to Amazon)

    The kindle format of the ebook has been available since Monday 6th July, 2015. You can buy copies from Amazon.co.uk here: [External Link] (Other Amazon sites are available…)

    Ebooks will also be available from Spacewitch, and this post will be updated accordingly when they are.

    Goodreads page here: [External Link]

    Booklikes page here: [External Link]

    Novel, horror / dark fantasy (in the Fur-Skins world)

    25 Ways To Kill A Werewolf: Method 1 – Stake Through The Heart

    Download as PDF

    You can also read the opening introduction here.

    Method 1 – Stake Through The Heart

    I found out that werewolves exist when I was still fifteen, just about a week before my sixteenth birthday in fact. It was too young to cope with what happened but I don’t suppose anyone is ever ready for werewolves.

    So. The first … Continue reading