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Fabulous prizes to be unearthed

There are some awesome prizes to win at our Mummy Knows Best ebook launch party

Main UK only prize:-
Our ‘Mummy’s Night In’ box open to UK mainland customers only includes;
* Our Mini Mummy Mascot – a cuddly orange mini mummy
* A golden chiffon bag of mixed Ferrero Rocher
* A paperback copy of The Vanishing Throne by Elizabeth May (@Gollancz) with bookmark
* A gold feather brooch (costume jewellery)
* A luxurious cedar and amber candle
* A tin of mulled wine flavour tea from Whittards

Other prizes

Amazon Voucher $10 or £10
Triple chilli powder pack
Mummy Knows Best paperback
Weird Ales ebook trilogy
EF Schraeder is giving away Hunger Tree – her poetry collection
I’m giving away a signed copy of Parlour Tricks


To win the above box buy Mummy Knows Best ebook before midnight 2nd Feb

The ebook link is here at a special launch price of 99p

The Future, today!

OUT TODAY is Indie Authors Press‘ future-themed anthology “Issues Of Tomorrow“, which includes my story ‘Broken Machines‘.

A second SF piece from me in the last few months, this one tells the tale of Soriah, an abused pleasure droid taken in by an ageing off-world tinkerer, who helps her to understand what it is to be truly alive.

Featuring a bumper collection of work from 19 different authors, all exploring the question of ‘What If?’, the book is available to purchase from both and

You can check out the contents list below:-

One Story Short  – Gustavo Bondoni
Wildtopia  – Michael W. Lucht
The Definition of Johnny  – Damien Krsteski
Broken Machines  – Carl Barker
Walking The Mile  – Wayne Faust
Blur  – Brandon McNulty
Blood Is Red  – Mileva Anastasiadou
Waiting for the Show  – John K. Webb
Hela’s Brain  – Juliana Rew
Living Space – Frank Roger
The Portrait  – Adjie Henderson
Moments In Time – Gerri Leen
Joshua Was The First  – Kevin Edwin Stadt
The Mail Order Bride – Nidhi Singh
The Singularity  – Leah Lederman
It Comes To You In A Plain Brown Wrapper  – Andrew Marinus
Birthday  – Dave de Burgh
A Communicator With Animate Objects  – Dennis Mombauer
My Trip to the Circus  – Jason Lairamore

Wrap Party

Following on from the print launch of Mummy Knows Best at the back end of last year, the e-book is going live at the end of this month, with a Facebook Launch Party happening on Friday 2nd February (19:00-21:00) to coincide with the release.

Several of the authors involved (including myself) will be attending the party to chat, answer questions and give away some funky prizes as well, so if you’re at a loose end on the first Friday night in February, why not pop along and see what’s hidden away beneath all those bandages.

You can find the Party page below or by running a Facebook search for ‘Mummy Knows Best’:-






UPDATE (2018-01-25):

The link to the ebook buy page is now live over at Amazon, available at the bargain price of £0.99 / $1.38 at the moment. Anyone purchasing the ebook between now and the FB Launch on Friday 2nd Feb will automatically be entered into the draw for a chance to win one of the fabulous prizes being given out at the party.