The Ritual was a boy’s right of passage and his sacred responsibility. At seventeen, he was expected to travel into the mountains where lost souls waited for redemption. He would be joined with a spirit and the two would begin a journey to achieve peaceful co-existence. Corvan’s secret forbade him from the Ritual, but he refused to let that stop him. As he prepared to meet his symbiont, he knew something was terribly wrong. The ensuing journey would last him a lifetime and require of him things he wasn’t willing to do… yet.The world Corvan lives in has stagnated for thousands of years. God has left, leaving only a brief set of instructions. The only authorities are kings and the Church and each keeps the other in power. Peace is short-lived and prosperity is for the few. But there are secrets that could change everything if there was someone willing to reveal them. This story is only the beginning.
An adventure set on the slopes of Japan’s highest peak, FUJI is a tale of looking for love in all the wrong places and finding something else along the way. It follows the on-again, off-again romance of two resident alien co-workers, Collin Long and Huang Jianhong, who are trying to make it in a land that doesn’t always seem to want them. They join TV celebrity Miki Matsu on a winter climb of Japan’s penultimate peak with high hopes of being accepted, but jealousy, greed and lust cause things to fall apart almost from the start. Drawn to the beauty of the seductive, snowy peak, and seeing it as the ultimate escape from social prejudices, they are answered with bad weather and nature’s cold indifference. Dreams shattered and social niceties discarded by the wayside, they confront one another as a three-way romantic romp goes wrong and they find themselves in a fight for their very survival.
A simple picture story about a little boy in the Philippines and the paper boat he floats during a rain shower. With happy illustrations by Eugenia Gina.
The Wahlderbilt family estate is as far from the western front as you can get, and yet it is more treacherous for the newly arrived World War II air force pilot. Hired to tutor their young son, but it’s their attractive teenage daughter who catches his eye. The war hero and the aspiring veterinarian grow closer by the day, and soon, are only happy when in each other’s arms. They face the wrath of her sociopathic father, who wants to protect his legacy. Will his love for her be what kills him?
Troodon Victory by Rory Smith 66 million years ago, the Troodons, had a civlisation that dominated the Solar System. They had colonised new planets, asteroids and Moons. But it was all brought to an end. Read the story of how the greatest civilisation in history, was destroyed. You have been told an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs. But this is really what killed them off. Can we learn from their mistakes? Read the story of the species on Earth, Mars, and Venus. Learn of the ruthless leaders President Empiress, and General Havoc. The story is over 3700 words long.
Meet Alec and his dog Roscoe! Alec is an imaginative, though unassuming, early primary school kid, an only child, with his best friend Roscoe, his dog. It’s Christmas break time at his school and Alec is longing for a special wooden toy plane for Christmas this year. He has a near disastrous sledding mishap on his favorite sledding hill, followed by a hilarious ending to a Christmas pageant play, due to Roscoe’s mischievousness. But, along the way he learns the meaning and origins of some of our Christmas traditions and holiday decorations and how they came to be part of our Christmas and holiday celebrations.