The Shining Ones

The Shining Ones: Chapter 6 – an unexpected encounter with a pigeon…

Previous: Chapter Five Ana woke in the night and lay in the darkness fretting about ARK. It hadn’t taken them long to find her, despite switching off her phone. Jack had said it wouldn’t stop them, and he was right. ARK had become her shadow. She had spent the evening searching for Michael, to no… Continue reading The Shining Ones: Chapter 6 – an unexpected encounter with a pigeon…

The Shining Ones

Plagiarising Dracula in my sleep

This week we’re counting down to the publication of The Shining Ones – exciting and nerve wracking all at the same time! And we start, appropriately enough, with its origins. Sometimes it’s hard to pinpoint where an idea for a story comes from. But others arrive with an obvious genealogy, even if the story eventually… Continue reading Plagiarising Dracula in my sleep

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The Shining Ones: first chapter extract

As promised, here’s an extract from the first chapter of my novel about human angels, The Shining Ones. It’s set in the near future in a slowly disintegrating but familiar world which has been devastated after a solar storm. The storm triggered a mutation in a small number of people, called Deviants by the ARK… Continue reading The Shining Ones: first chapter extract