Tag Archives: Novella

The Killing Place: Postscript

The other week I posted the concluding part of my novella ‘The Killing Place’. I hope everyone enjoyed reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it. It’s a story that was a long time in coming, an idea I’ve … Continue reading

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The Killing Place: Part 9 – Absolution

The boat had survived somehow – her design, perhaps. Others were smashed and broken but theirs was still moored, tied to the remnants of the quay. She’d laid him gently next to the tiller, feathers and all – he wanted … Continue reading

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The Killing Place: Part 5 – Evling

He’d suffered so many wounds in the past that he’d begun to believe pain held no more surprises for him. He’d been wrong. The further they went, the worse it got. He’d seen men with broken backs, shattered spines, heard … Continue reading

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The Killing Place: Part 1 – Sternsword

Merrick stood and watched the storm gather in the west: it reminded him of the past, of raging battles. He’d fought at the Honurian Fields, and beneath the walls of Karah Deep, and even in the ruins of Calador, surrounded … Continue reading

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On the Horizon

It’s called ‘The Killing Place.’ And it’s a novella. “A novella!?” I hear you cry… That’s right. A novella. Somewhere between a short story and a novel. Which means, unfortunately, finding a publication market for it has proven very, very … Continue reading

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