BY JADEN C. KILMER
REVENANT, by Jaden C. Kilmer. e-book.
Price: $1.50 (free with Kindle unlimited)
What is it?: REVENANT is an urban fantasy YA novella, about two friends’ fight for survival with deeper themes of end of adolescence and fear of adulthood.
By J.A. PRENTICE
New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield (From the worlds of Doctor Who)
6.2 The Undying Truth by JA Prentice
A mysterious mission has discovered a body, one that should never be found. Can the Undying really be dead after all?
Boxset available here on CD or download!
Published Short Fiction:
“Godmaker” by J.A. Prentice
There was a man in the City on the desert’s edge who made gods. He sold them to order in his little shop beneath the shadow of the wall, close enough to the temples that he could hear the bells ringing but not so close that he could see them.
Available to read on Beneath Ceaseless Skies
Also available as a podcast read by Michael J. DeLuca
“Shades of the Sea” by J.A. Prentice
Published by Metaphorosis
Includes piece on the story’s origins and a brief interview!
“Dancing for the Tsar” by J.A. Prentice
Available to read on HyphenPunk
The inventor brings a clockwork man to the court of the Tsar and finds himself trapped in a tightening web of secrets and intrigue.
“Gaslit” by J.A. Prentice
A pathologist stitches together bodies and stories on a gaslit London night…
“The Girl Who Stole the Sun” by J.A. Prentice
Published in Triangulation: Dark Skies
In a time before the years were numbered, on a moonless night when all the land was an ink-black sea, Leida was born…
“Bright Young Thing” by J.A. Prentice
Available to read on Swords and Sorcery Magazine
Faraj beheld Death and was unafraid.
She could feel its breath upon her neck. It was in the cloying curls of sweet assaji, the dream-flower, drifting through the tent in an intoxicating cloud. It was in the great fans rising and falling like the wings of hunting eagles, held by impassive servant girls, their thin white silks glowing in the firelight. It was in the Khan’s golden eyes, the scars that rippled over his bare, muscled arms and chest, the soft thunder of his voice.
“The Lazarus Riddle” by J.A. Prentice
Available to read on Crimson Streets
Riddle me this…How does a self-proclaim messiah get shot point-blank in the chest in front of multiple witnesses, be pronounced dead by the medical examiner, and laid in-state, suddenly get over his death? Is Cavan Bishop really the Messiah resurrected? The woman who shot him swears she shot him “proper”, yet he’s appeared in flesh and blood once again. It was up to PC Tara Connor and the mysterious consultant Victoria Burton to crack the seemingly impossible case. Whatever you think the answer is, you won’t be right.
Art by Tim Soekkah
“Sign of the Rose” by J.A. Prentice
Available to read on Crimson Streets
“Someone’s coming for us,” Calvin said as he sat down opposite Algernon Brook’s padded brown armchair, searching the shadows behind the looming bookcases in the study as though they might hide paper-thin assassins. “They killed Cameron and we’re next.”
Art by L.A. Spooner
“Nightingale’s Song” by J.A. Prentice in Shelter of Daylight Summer 2021
Chained by a savage beast, Naeda seeks redemption. Adrift in an uncharted sea, Hamus dae Neithan seeks a purpose. Despair drives them together – but hope must hold strong if they are to resist the beast and awaken Naeda’s warrior sisters before all is lost.
Spiral: A Death Foretold, by J.A. Prentice. e-book.
Millionaire actor Webster Dowling Blue knows that he will die at Midnight on the 7th of September. His prophetess told him. When the police refuse to listen to him, he charges skeptical private detective Kenna McAlister with a seemingly impossible task: prevent his murder before it occurs. As she goes deeper into the web of secrets surrounding Blue, she must question everything. Is something truly supernatural occurring? Or is there another, far more sinister explanation?