Daily Flash 2011: 365 Days of Flash Fiction – available now!

Daily Flash 2011: 365 Days of Flash Fiction – available now!

Four – yes, you read that right, four! – of my flash fiction stories are now available in Pill Hill Press’s ‘Daily Flash 2011: 365 Days of Flash Fiction‘.  These are: ‘Bloom‘, ‘Blind Faith‘, ‘Endsong‘, and ‘Heaven Can Wait‘.

DAILY FLASH 2011: 365 DAYS OF FLASH FICTION is a 2011 flash fiction calendar anthology, with a 500 word or less short story featured for every day of the calendar year. Filled with 365 short stories, this is a fun and practical anthology designed for busy readers.


Published by Daily Flash Publications, and Imprint of Pill Hill Press
ISBN-13: 978-1617060106

Daily Flash 2011: 365 Days of Flash Fictioncan be purchased via Pill Hill Press’s shopfront or via Amazon.

Rigor Amortis Review (Bitten By Books)

One of the first reviews of Rigor Amortis has been posted over at ‘Bitten By Books’, a site which “provides book reviews for all types of paranormal fiction, urban fantasy and horror.”

Here is a couple of snippets from the review, one about the book in general and the second about my story, ‘Always and Forever’ in particular:

“Rigor Amortis is an excellent collection. This is one of those rare books in which every story is tight and stays true to the purpose of the novel.”

Always and Forever – Jay Faulkner
What happens when your true love is now one of the undead? Will she sacrifice herself to save you or will you sacrifice your life to be with her, always and forever?

This is a beautiful and sorrowful tale of a married couple whose life is destroyed by a virus, and the lengths they will go to to honor their love. In just over two pages the author allows us to feel the longing, fear and the depth of love this couple share.”

To read the whole review please go to the Bitten By Books website: http://bittenbybooks.com/?p=31197

Rigor Amortis can be purchased via Amazon.

Rigor Amortis ‘devours’ Amazon charts!

Excuse the pun in the title but overnight, on the day of Rigor Amortis’ official launch, it made amazing progress through the Amazon official charts.

It peaked at #30 in the Horror list and #795 in the overall book list. Pretty amazing!

Thank you to anyone and everyone who helped Rigor Amortis achieve this by purchasing a copy (or two) and supporting independent writers and publushers.

Rigor Amortis officially launched!


The Rigor Amortis zombie anthology, featuring one my stories – ‘Always and Forever’, is OFFICIALLY launched today!  

To whet your appetite here’s a sneak preview, a little snippet or three from the story:

She’s at the door again.  I don’t look; I know she’s there.  She’s been there every day and every night since she died.

Her skin taut and pale, eyes fixed and glassy, she walked into the door time, after time, after time.  So I open the door.

She moves toward me with a rictus smile of…longing?  My eyes fill.  I wait for her embrace with a whisper.  “Forever.”

Rigor Amortis – short tales of undead Romance, Revenge, Risk, and Raunch – can be ordered from Amazon … so do it NOW! :)

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Rigor Amortis 

Horror and erotica. Zombies and romance. Rigor Amortis.

Maybe a tender love story is your thing, a husband doting on his wife’s rotting corpse. Or perhaps a forbidden encounter in a secret café, serving up the latest in delectable zombie cuisine, or some dirty, dirty dancing in the old-time honky-tonk. Voodoo sex-slaves and vending machine body-parts? You’ll find those here, too.

Whatever your flavor, these short tales of undead Romance, Revenge, Risk, and Raunch will leave you shambling, moaning, and clawing for more.

And come he slow, or come he fast,
It is but Death who comes at last.

–Sir Walter Scott, “Marmion”, 1808

Rigor Amortis (ISBN: 978-1-894817-83-7), edited by Jaym Gates and Erika Holt, is published by Brain Hades, Absolute XPress.