The Feathered Crown

The Feathered Crown is a beautifully written novella that is another volume in the Windflower Saga by talented scribe, Aleksandra Layland. Keholani’s seventy-three-year-old uncle, the High Chief Kahutane, is near death. He is considered to be the beloved father and mother to all the Kimbrii people. Forty-four-year-old Keholani has rushed to her dying uncle’s side, [...]
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Oddities & Entities 2

Whether it is the many years that Roland Allnach has spent working hospital night shifts or just an overly imaginative mind capable of shaping one of a kind horrors, the reason why he has won so many literary awards screams out in every dose of flat out weirdness that can be found in Oddities & [...]
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Far Endeavor

Far Endeavor by Aleksandra Layland is the third novella in the Windflower Saga series. It can be read as a standalone novel and, in fact, recounts the familial history of the series’ main protagonist, Lord Branimir Rongo. Ms. Layland’s fantastical adventure begins with Rongo’s descendants sailing in search of new lands and falling prey to [...]
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Magnolia Morning

The war is over, but for many people in the South, the basic war of daily survival carries on. Martha and her mother, Ellen, have struggled to keep their home and their land from the warring factions that stole anything and everything they could get their hands on, all for the noble cause, from both [...]
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Courage of Ansgar

All Edmond wanted to do with his life was teach in the remote boys' school in northern Aspatria, lead a simple life and, when he retired, live in the same remote area. All his cousin, Kolman, wanted was to teach at the same school. Kerys was just finishing her education and wanted to be a [...]
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Leofric of Longridge

Leofric of Longridge: A Windflower Saga Novella by Aleksandra Layland is a unique spin on fantasy for young and adult readers. Slim as it is, this book is a gorgeous treat for fans of short stories and novellas. Meet the orphan, Leofric, the man who will have great influence and power in Kimbria. Readers are [...]
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Three Brothers of Ansgar

Three Brothers of Ansgar: A Windflower Saga Novella by Aleksandra Layland completes the story of the three brothers, Kapa’a, Bogumil, and Koritane, the three sons of King Ansgar of Kimbria and Queen Anwen Keholani, the High Chief of the Kimbrii people. They lose their father in a tragic accident when they are just fourteen, twelve, [...]
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Prompts Too

Prompts Too: Another Collection of Stories by Tank Gunner is a delightful collection of short stories, written in the form of classroom creative writing prompts, featuring fiction, war stories, drama, and a newspaper column. You read stories from a staged kidnapping, a story in dialogue, to stories involving a truck driver and an unplanned pregnancy [...]
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Prompts

There are books you read and recommend to friends with words such as, “It’s a good read,” but there are some, like Prompts: A Collection of Stories by Tank Gunner, where you find yourself looking for superlatives to describe them. A gorgeous treat with sixty awesome stories, some hilarious, others downright entertaining, and some mind-boggling. [...]
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The Fish Tank

An unexpected treasure handed over from an ex-spouse via the divorce lawyer; a classic mother-son bonding experience on a roller coaster ride; tragic tales of survival of ordinary Cuban citizens in the 1960s; a paranormal happening in the Museum of the Weird, the Sad, and the Wretched; and a complex murder mystery – all of [...]
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