The Marsh of the Little Blue Heron

      Anne Spackman
The Marsh of the Little Blue Heron

The short story of nature-loving John, a young teenage photographer, who encounters a little blue heron in a Florida wetland marsh. Soon after, John is in a car accident, and can't return to the marsh for a while....A tale of a brother's dedication set in the time period of the Irish rebellion of the 1900s.A sort-of a Irish ghost story told to me by my mother who lived her life in Ireland. This story involves a brother and sister who dedicate love and caring towards each other.

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    The Spirit of the Wolf

      Anne Spackman
The Spirit of the Wolf

The story of a man named John, who finds a wolf pup on a trip to Alaska and helps rescue it. The story of his life, how he meets his wife, Jane, and of his son, J.D.Oriel is a planet with a roof, a crusted atmospheric ceiling that falls in chunks like oversized snow. The snow is alive, the Ologists joke. It mimics life, but only out of the corner of your eye...or behind your back.Oriel is a far-flung world whose raw potential is contested, although not understood. A deliberately crashed spaceship throws the planet's atmosphere into turmoil, kick-starting an evolutionary process that accelerates out of control. There is indigenous life on Oriel but in a form unrecognised by man. Soon though this, along with man himself, is transmuted into a pastiche of Earth-like forms, people and buildings grown from the land itself in a matter of days, briefly flourishing before falling into conflict and decay. It is difficult to tell what is human and what mutant. A few surviving humans struggle to make sense of this new world, whilst others are drawn to Oriel in a hopeless search for answers, redemption and even lost love.In the end even reality itself is twisted.

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    Caesar and Cleopatra: A Tale of Julius Caesar

      Anne Spackman
Caesar and Cleopatra: A Tale of Julius Caesar

The final tale in the Tales of Julius Caesar series of stories. Caesar has journeyed to Egypt where he meets Cleopatra. The story continues until the end of Caesar's life.The final tale in the Tales of Julius Caesar series of stories. Caesar has journeyed to Egypt where he meets Cleopatra after his defeat of Pompey the Great in the civil war. Caesar marries Cleopatra and has a son, Caesarion, with her. The story continues until the end of Caesar's life, where he is stabbed by members of the Senate in Rome on March 15th, 47 B.C.

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    Star Gods: Book Four of Seeds of a Fallen Empire

      Anne Spackman
Star Gods: Book Four of Seeds of a Fallen Empire

In Star Gods, the action returns to an alien home world, where the alien Alessia is raised. Her mentor, Hinev, creates the immortality serum and tests it on his pupil, Alessia, who becomes one of her planet's intergalactic explorers. The explorers eventually visit the Earth of the ancient past on their long journey in space.In Star Gods, the action returns to an alien home world, where the alien Alessia is raised. Her mentor, Hinev, creates the immortality serum and tests it on his pupil, Alessia, who becomes one of her planet's intergalactic explorers. The explorers eventually visit the Earth of the ancient past on their long journey in space. On Earth, they influence the development of our ancient civilizations. Their journey leads them to believe that an ancient progenitor race 'seeded' the galaxy with life cultures that developed into life on several worlds... But where did these mysterious people come from, and where did they go?

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    Cormorant Bay

      Anne Spackman
Cormorant Bay

A short story of a woman named Elaine and her journeys, first to Pennsylvania, and then later, to Maine.A short story of a woman named Elaine and her journeys, first to Pennsylvania, and then later, to Maine. Her dreams lead her to New York City, where she meets Robert.

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    Caesar's Civil War: A Tale of Julius Caesar

      Anne Spackman
Caesar's Civil War: A Tale of Julius Caesar

This is a short story about Caesar's Civil War that began in 49 B.C. involving Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great. During the story, the two generals meet at the battle of Pharsalus in 48 B.C.This is a short story set during one of Rome's civil wars-—Caesar's Civil War which was fought between Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great. The story begins after Caesar's crossing of the Rubicon river. Caesar and Pompey are embroiled in a war whose outcome will determine the future of the Roman Republic. During the story, the two generals battle several times as their armies traverse the Roman Republic's territories, ultimately meeting at the battle of Pharsalus in 48 B.C.

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    Across the Stars: Book Three of Seeds of a Fallen Empire

      Anne Spackman
Across the Stars: Book Three of Seeds of a Fallen Empire

In Across the Stars, the Earth is recovering from an assault by a group of aliens known as the Orians. The Earth conscripts an alien spaceship on a journey across space... which leads them eventually to the home star system of the Orian race.In Across the Stars, the Earth is recovering from an assault by a group of aliens known as the Orians. The Earth conscripts an alien spaceship on a journey across space... which leads them eventually to the home star system of the Orian race. On their journey, the Earthlings discover that one of their crew is an alien in disguise.

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    The Last Immortal : Book One of Seeds of a Fallen Empire

      Anne Spackman
The Last Immortal : Book One of Seeds of a Fallen Empire

This is a military science fiction epic of two alien worlds at war near Rigel, in the constellation of Orion. An immortal alien tries to keep the peace between two brother worlds at war.The Last Immortal is set near the star Rigel in the Orion constellation. This is a military science fiction epic of two alien worlds at war near Rigel. An immortal alien tries to keep the peace between two brother worlds at war. The politics and tactics between two worlds at war set the background.

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    Under the Ash Tree

      Anne Spackman
Under the Ash Tree

Grant Thornton, a wealthy New Yorker, has finally gone into remission from cancer. He is going through a rough time when he meets Lila.Nicolas, a once successful author, now struggles to make a comeback. His agent pays him and unexpected visit, and triggers a series of things that start to go terribly wrong. A past as grave as Nicolas' is best left undisturbed.

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    Kestrel's Eye

      Anne Spackman
Kestrel's Eye

Professor James Ainsley is a reserved, unassuming professor of English literature. Until one of his students, Samantha Taylor, makes a confession to him.Separated from his friends one fateful beer-party night, college student Peter Orbus stumbles upon a pale young woman in the park. He feels a strange connection to the shy young woman, a connection made stronger when he gives her his favorite sweater and she disappears into the night with it. His search for both leads him into the depths of the dark woods that cover the park where he finds a hidden world of the undead, vampires. It’s a world he must keep secret if he hopes to survive until midterms.But all secrets hold a price. A shadowy terror arises in the sleepy college town and attacks his fellow students. All evidence points to Peter being the culprit, so he must enlist the help of his newfound companions to clear his name and stop the creature before it destroys everyone.

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    Juniper Hill

      Anne Spackman
Juniper Hill

Juniper Hill is a short story of a young woman named Catherine and her brief relationship with John, a farmer's son, in a rural New England town.In the far future, humans have abandoned a dying Earth and colonised planets on the edge of another galaxy. Once there, they discover this galaxy is teeming with various species of alien life that have created a huge galactic network of planets which the humans become part of. This is the story of a human who journeys from the outer colonies to the bustling, cosmopolitan centre of the galaxy to start a new life. After befriending a cheeky alien, he unwittingly becomes entangled in a web of crime and adventure far beyond his wildest imagination. Can he stay ahead of the people who are determined to hunt him down?

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    The Magic Hat

      Anne Spackman
The Magic Hat

In this short story, college students and friends Jessica and Bryan are talking and studying one night. The next day, Jessica buys a magical hat and begins to learn what people are really thinking!New Pulp Author David White takes on Heaven, Hell, and everything in between with the debut of Magee, his Pro Se Single Shots series.Banished from on high for standing up to the archangel Michael, the being now known as Magee finds himself on Earth, stripped of his wings. Literally, as they were torn from his back. Left to his own vices, this fallen angel discovers he has many. In Magee: Knight From Hell, a killer is on the loose, one that no mortal means can stop. Magee begrudgingly finds himself involved in the hunt for this mystical murderer, alongside the only being he might call friend- a cultured and wealthy werewolf named Princeton. As Magee fights his way through his own issues, he finds that horrors of the past may mean more to his present than even a disgraced angel can survive.

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    Ecstasy, and Rain

      Anne Spackman
Ecstasy, and Rain

A short story about a young woman named Anne, who has several male friends, and her male roommate is interested in her. A story of possible loves and the friendships that endure.It's spring break and a visit to the Alderman farm leads to another exciting adventure in Camelot. Marcus, the elfin mage known as the Keeper, has been captured by Bellator, the mightiest of the twelve Immortals. Bellator is holding Marcus for ransom until Excalibur, the sword blessed by the Creator, is returned to him, but no one knows where the sword is located. Was the final prophecy of Venus given to provide hope in times of darkness or was it intended as a warning? Is Ben really the chosen one? Will he save Camelot... or destroy it?

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    Iris of the Rainbow

      Anne Spackman
Iris of the Rainbow

Nadine and her boyfriend Alain meet Mr. Bleecker at a company meeting in Paris. But Mr. Bleecker is clearly attracted to Nadine. They are to meet again, in New York City, and in Athens...How can Ava Starr's worst nightmare be Dax Miller's dream come true?For the past three years, Dax has been stranded on Lamarai Island with his stepsister and two tribes of cannibals. But now a beautiful girl named Ava has washed up on shore. After secretly reading her journal, he believes she is a perfect match to the girl of his dreams. He's determined not only to keep her alive, but also to win over her heart by convincing her to forget about her past and the secrets that continue to haunt her.Ava Starr has always been the epitome of bad luck, but she never imagined she would wake up and find herself on a cannibal-infested island with no memory of how she got there. The last thing she remembers is boarding a plane with her pilot boyfriend, Preston. But now he and his crew are missing, and she must find him before a tribe of hungry cannibals finds him first. But Ava's troubles have followed her to Lamarai, where once again she's surrounded by danger and people who want her dead. She finds herself caught in a web of deceit and soon discovers the answers to her mysterious past can be found in the most unlikely of places, and that no one is actually who they seem to be.

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    The Road to Skye

      Anne Spackman
The Road to Skye

American tourist Ian MacCleod is traveling through Scotland, when he learns of the Isle of Skye and takes a detour to visit it.American tourist Ian MacCleod is traveling through Scotland, when he learns of the Isle of Skye and takes a detour to visit it. He visits Dunvegan Castle there.

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    Days of Winter

      Anne Spackman
Days of Winter

Kassandra is disappointed in love, and then meets a strange Englishman on a Greek island.Kassandra is disappointed in love, but is happy enough living the single life. Then on holiday, she meets a strange Englishman named James on a Greek island.

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    The Osiris Invasion: Book Two of Seeds of a Fallen Empire

      Anne Spackman
The Osiris Invasion: Book Two of Seeds of a Fallen Empire

In The Osiris Invasion, the Earth of the future is attacked by an alien force known as the Orians who come from the Orion Stars.In The Osiris Invasion, the Earth of the future is attacked by an alien force known as the Orians who come from the Orion Stars. The Earth has suffered a second Dark Ages in the 22nd and 23rd century and recovered enough that they are planning to send an exploration mission to alpha centauri. However, an alien starship crashes on Earth, pursued by another group of aliens called the Orians, and the Earth of the future must deal with this alien invasion…

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    He Once Loved Chekhov

      Anne Spackman
He Once Loved Chekhov

Economist John Jason Grant is in the emergency room, and thinks back on his life. He then decides to reach for some of those dreams he once had.These are three stories and a poem. Two of the stories are short stories. One is a novella. It is intended for older teenagers/young adults. It does contain some material and language that is not suitable for younger readers. Love stories that are meant to touch the hearts of everyone regardless of age, because that's how love works. I don't like these synopsis they make us write. It's a love story enjoy it, or not, don't over think it. Sorry I'm still writing because they are making me add words. Have a Happy Valentines!

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    The Song of Orpheus

      Anne Spackman
The Song of Orpheus

Retired MI5 agent Fraser Phillips relocates to northern Scotland and meets Helena, a Bostonian American on holiday. Fraser marries Helena, but their happiness is short-lived.Why is someone murdering all passengers and crew of Flight 2251 from two years ago? In Book 1 of the Doc Minus Two Novels, a mild-mannered underachiever is picked up by the FBI and informed that he is the last survivor of that flight — everyone else who was on board had already been eliminated — and that they would guarantee his safety if he helped with the investigation. But before the day is out an attempt is made on his life and his newly appointed FBI bodyguard is shot. The last survivor of the flight now finds himself alone and on the run for the first time in his life, evading someone he does not know who wants him dead for reasons he does not understand.Fearful of going to the authorities lest his pursuers find him again, his only hope now lies with Doc Minus Two, a rough, gruff failed doctor turned P.I. who lives on the fringes of society and whom even his best friend describes as "the worst character you'll ever meet." Soon the two discover that the key to the bizarre murders can only be found in the Minotaur Labyrinth in Crete: a cave where old legends loom large and not everyone who goes in comes out alive.

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