BURT AKERS (KENNETH BULMER)
Alan Burt Akers
is a pen name of the prolific British author Kenneth Bulmer. Under his
numerous pseudonyms, Kenneth Bulmer has published over 160 novels and
countless short stories, predominantly science fiction.
- Transit to Scorpio
- The Suns of Scorpio
- Warrior of Scorpio
- Swordships of Scorpio
- Prince of Scorpio
- Manhounds of Antares
- Arena of Antares
- Fliers of Antares
- Bladesman of
- Avenger of
- Armada of Antares
- Tides of Kregen
- Renegade of
- Krozair of Kregen
- Secret Scorpio
- Savage Scorpio
- Captive Scorpio
- Golden Scorpio
- A Life for Kregen
- A Sword for Kregen
- A Fortune for Kregen
- A Victory for Kregen
- Beasts of Antares
- Rebel of Antares
- Legions of Antares
- Allies of Antares
- Mazes of Scorpio
- Delia of Vallia
- Fires of Scorpio
- Talons of Scorpio
- Masks of Scorpio
- Seg the Bowman
- Werewolves of Kregen
- Witches of Kregen
- Storm over Vallia
- Omens of Kregen
- Warlord of Antares
- Scorpio Reborn
- Scorpio Assassin
- Scorpio Invasion
- Scorpio Ablaze
- Scorpio Drums
- Scorpio Triumph
- Intrigue of Antares
- Gangs of Antares
| RENEE ANGERS
Angers was born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, a small town outside
Toronto. After relocating as many times as there are years in her life,
she finds a comfortable permanent home in her writing. Her stories and
characters, although fictional, are inspired from the many interesting
and provocative personalities she has run into during her second career
as a musician.
- Ice and a
When a reporter interviews a poet, she learns to rudely stare down her
own demons and face truths that are rarely respected when numbed by
civilized society, in this romantic tale.
- The Garden
A tough little boy finds relief from his alcoholic father's brutal physical beatings in an unlikely companion.
| HELEN K. BARKER
K Barker has interests in neo-Paganism, the "Celts", and world
mythology. She has a BSc and a MSc in Archaeology and has specialised
in studying southern Britain in the Iron Age and Roman periods. She
draws on her interests, qualifications and experiences as inspiration
for her creative writing.
A vivid and exciting interpretation of Boudicca's bloody and barbarous
rebellion against the Roman invaders of Britain.
Burns was born in 1979, and is the son of Welsh poet and novelist
Sheenagh Pugh. He read English Literature at the University of Leeds,
and in 2004 completed his PhD on Gothic literature and the morbid,
vampire-obsessed Romantic poet P B Shelley, probably best known these
days as the blond character with very few lines in "Bride of
Frankenstein". He has also worked as an alternative model, teaching
English in Beijing, and writing advertising copy for a toyshop. His
literary and not-so-literary influences include C S Lewis, Tolkien,
Terry Pratchett, H P Lovecraft, Bram Stoker, and any mythology that
happens to take his liking, but especially Norse and Aztec.
- Lucille and the Healers
London, 1929: Lucy Kitson, a poor but star-struck young flapper, finds
her mother’s new American lodger fascinating. Sadly, so do some
sinister but well-connected scientists...
Esme Ellis is an artist trained at the Royal College of Art.
Since wrestling with and recovering from M.E., she has been lecturing,
leading workshops in spiritual and psychological self-awareness, using
spiritual energy, meditation and the arts as a means to empowerment,
inner growth and self-healing.
She is currently working on a prophetic and visionary work
of science fiction.
Jean Grundy Fanelli was born and grew up in Lincoln, England. At
first a librarian before opting for her great passion, music; she
gained music diplomas, a degree, and doctorate. A lecturer on various
foreign university programmes in Italy and author of many scholarly
articles and five books, her latest non/fiction work is a general guide
to opera, Opera for Everyone. At the moment work is in progress on a
history of comic opera as well as a sequel to The War Comes to Witham
Fantasy author Suzanne Francis
was born in a hotel in King's Lynn, Norfolk and spent much of her early
life traveling widely with her family. In addition to writing, her
interests include music, fine cuisine and tramping through New
Zealand's countryside. She now makes her home in Dunedin, New Zealand
along with her husband and four children.
L A JONES Ph.D.
earned her Ph.D. in biochemistry and works as a medical writer,
consultant and educator. She has written numerous magazine articles as
well as educational materials for physicians and the pharmaceutical
industry. Dr. Jones teaches physiology and biochemistry at local
universities as well as herb classes for continuing education programs.
Lancaster was born in Scotland and graduated with honours from the
University of St. Andrews. Her degree is in history, a subject which
provides the chief inspiration for her writing. She has worked or
studied in WalMay 25, 2013d
eventually settled on the Fife coast, where she still lives with her
husband and three young children. Despite having earned a living over
the years as Editorial Assistant, Researcher and Librarian, Mary
Lancaster has managed to retain her love of books, particularly old and
dusty ones. Her interest has always extended to writing them - though,
for many years, only for her own amusement.
- An Endless Exile
The fictionalized story of the eleventh century hero, Hereward "the
Wake", the only Englishman to have defied and defeated William the
- A World to Win
the turbulence of revolutionary Hungary, a Scottish governess falls in
love with a young, peasant-born radical determined to change the world.
| DOUG PIKE
Doug Pike is
a 17-year member of the National Cartoonists Society. For the past six
years, he has focused on wine cartoons. They have been featured on
world-famous wine critic Robert Parker’s web site,
www.eRobertParker.com and formed the basis for his first book, Gone With The Wine, which won the
2009 US Gourmand World Cookbook Award for wine illustration. Prior to
becoming a cartoonist, Doug was in the retail business for ten years.
He hated it. One of the best decisions he ever made was to sell the
business and enroll in art school. Despite a variety of setbacks, he
has never regretted the change. A former New Jersey resident,
Doug has lived in Arizona for the past 20 years, with his wife and son.
was born in Heywood, Lancashire, and now lives in the Wirral. He is a
chartered civil and structural engineer, a pistol, rifle and shotgun
shooter, instructor/student in aikido, and an enthusiastic and loud but
bone-jarringly inaccurate piano player.
He wrote four books between 1983 and 1986 and built up a
handsome rejection file before the third was accepted by Headline to
become the first two books of the Chronicles of Hawklan.
Historical fiction author Daniel Wyatt is
Canadian, born and raised on the prairies of Saskatchewan. He now
resides with his wife and two children in Burlington, Ontario, thirty
miles outside Toronto. A big baseball fan, Wyatt enjoys collecting
Detroit Tigers memorabilia. In the summer months, he coaches a local
Wyatt's other published works include The Last Flight of
the Arrow and The Mary Jane Mission both originally
published by Random House. He also writes aviation articles for
magazines in Canada and the United States.