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New single author collection - Drawn by the Sea by Jeanne Davies

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You will find in this collection a mixture of themes and genres. There are brushes with the supernatural, an exploration of human emotions, history, love and loss, and also a firm sense of time and place.

Jeanne Davies thinks up her stories writes whilst walking for miles in the countryside with her Labrador companion at her side. Wandering along the seashore with the serenity and chaos of the ocean inspires and gives her peace. "I’m only halfway through this, but felt that I had to leave a review as I love it so much! The stories are intriguing, clever and written so beautifully you feel completely immersed. Great read!"

"Having enjoyed some of Jeanne Davies’ short stories in the past, I was delighted to read this anthology. As usual she entertains with vivid description to hold your interest and her choice of subject matter is varied and written with her usual poetic flair. Loving it!"
"Started on the kindle version and can’t wait for the paper…

The Best of CafeLit 9

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Our latest CafeLit Book  
We asked those writers who were published in "The Best of CaféLit 8" to vote for their five favourite stories published on the CaféLit web site in 2019. We awarded five points for number one choices, four for number two and so on. These are the stories that received the most votes.Each story in this little volume is the right length and quality for enjoying as you sip the assigned drink in your favourite Creative Café. You need never feel alone again in a café. So what's the mood today? Espresso? Earl Grey tea? Hot chocolate with marshmallows? You'll find most drinks in our drinks index.

Three YA paperbacks for £15.00

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Three YA paperbacks for £15.00
Buy any three for £15.00 or click on image to buy individually from Amazon. Note soem e-books are also on Amazon Countdown Deal




Amazon Count Down deal available 11 - 18 September  
Kaleem has found his father and soon finds the love of his life, Rozia Laurence, but he is still not comfortable with his role as Peace Child. He also has to face some of the less palatable truths about his home planet: it is blighted by the existence of the Z Zone, a place where poorer people live outside of society, and by switch-off, compulsory euthanasia for a healthy but aging population, including his mentor, Razjosh.

Amazon Count Down deal available 11- 18 September
Em tries to avoid the annoying clones – the girls in her year at Philiton Comprehensive who spend all their time thinking about clothes, make-up and boys. She worries about her aging grandparents and her older brother Ollie, who seems to be behaving in a distinctly odd way.

Then three new people …

Our Special Books Offer

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Transforming Communities is the theme of the 2020 Waterloo Festival Writing Competition. It is also the title of the e-book that contains the winning entries. We chose these because they tell a good story, have a strong voice, and are imaginative in their interpretation of the theme. The writers present us with characters that are believable and rounded. The stories all contain a pleasing narrative balance.

Entrants were asked to produce a short story or a monologue in 1,000 words or fewer. Less is certainly more here. Style is diverse and each story is completely different from the others.

This delightful English language anthology of literary fiction comes to you for under £2.50.Buy from Amazon Amazon Count Down Deal available 4-11 September  
"Transforming Being" is the theme of the 2019 Waterloo Festival Writing Competition. It is also the title of the e-book, which contains the fifteen winning entries. We chose these because they tell a good story, have …

Offers on our single author collections

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Offers on our single author collections  Choose any three for £15.00. Note, some books  are also on Amazon Count Down in the UK ans US

Pay £15.00 here   and then email your paypal receipt here, with shipping address and choice of books        Or buy individual titles from Amazon.  You will find in this collection a mixture of themes and genres. There are brushes with the supernatural, an exploration of human emotions, history, love and loss, and also a firm sense of time and place.

Jeanne Davies thinks up her stories writes whilst walking for miles in the countryside with her Labrador companion at her side. Wandering along the seashore with the serenity and chaos of the ocean inspires and gives her peace. Available on Amazon Count Down Deal 28 August until 4 September  Buy from Amazon


Within the pages of "Days Pass like a Shadow" are thirteen dark tales covering the theme of death and loss. At the centre of every story is a beating heart. For the reader to make the jou…

Transforming Communities

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Transforming Communities is the theme of the 2020 Waterloo Festival Writing Competition. It is also the title of the e-book that contains the winning entries. We chose these because they tell a good story, have a strong voice, and are imaginative in their interpretation of the theme. The writers present us with characters that are believable and rounded. The stories all contain a pleasing narrative balance.

Entrants were asked to produce a short story or a monologue in 1,000 words or fewer. Less is certainly more here. Style is diverse and each story is completely different from the others.

This delightful English language anthology of literary fiction comes to you for under £2.50.