New Release: Like Fortune’s Fool: Erotic Tales of Luck and Serendipity

It is with great joy and no small pride that I belatedly announce the release of my newest erotic anthology, Like Fortune’s Fool, now out from Circlet Press and available in all the finest (and less finest) online stores. In … Continue reading

New Short Story Online – Sea of Strangers

I am absolutely thrilled to announce that I have a new short story available to read online, for free. You can find “Sea of Strangers” over at Inscription Magazine. I’m especially interested because this marks my very first Young Adult … Continue reading

The Black Fire Concerto by Mike Allen (Haunted Stars Publishing, 2013)

For several years now, twelve-year-old Erzelle has been the prisoner of the cannibal clan of the Red Empress, a riverboat full of death, misery, and degenerate ghouls, forced to play the harp during their infernal meals. This changes when the … Continue reading

Call for Submissions: Schoolbooks & Sorcery

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS SCHOOLBOOKS & SORCERY: A YA URBAN FANTASY ANTHOLOGY   Take high school. It’s weird, confusing, complicated, and frustrating. It’s a time of growth and change, when teens start discovering what they’re made of and who they want … Continue reading

Fine Young Gentlemen by C.W. Slater (C.W. Slater, 2013)

The first thing you should know is that despite the title, the three major protagonists of this book are neither fine, nor gentlemen. Young, sure, as all three are 16-year-olds who attend Percy College School, an elite Canadian academy. Jacob … Continue reading

Spoils, by Tammar Stein (Random House, 2013)

Money is truly the root of all evil in this somewhat imbalanced teen drama. Seven years ago, Leni Kohn’s family won the lottery–$22 million after taxes. Today, a week before Leni’s eighteenth birthday, the family is pretty much broke. Careless … Continue reading