The Death of Emily Pritchett

      Hickory Cole
The Death of Emily Pritchett

A beautiful young debutante meets a senseless and untimely demise. The eye witness account, retold from a peculiar perspective, leads to the question, could the tragedy have been prevented.The merchant vessel 'Persephone', fastest of her kind, is on a fairly routine run to the colonial world of Tanvella. En route, however, she encounters a derelict ship and then an unknown object which threatens to destroy her. Captain Duschelle and his crew must save themselves, and thousands of others, and reveal something deplorable, before they can hope to return home.

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    Photographic

      Hickory Cole
Photographic

A man burdened with an image he can never forget seeks out the person whose chance encounter turned him into the cynical person he is today. Plagued by the image of the man found standing over the body of his mother, he hopes to fill the emptiness inside with a confrontation he has avoided for years.What's a car-mad dog to do?When Horace the dog learnt to drive, all the dogs in town copied him. He's their hero - but now the dogs are banned from driving, and the cats have challenged them to a race! Since Horace has no car, he decides to build his own. A lawnmower and a few bricks should do it...With a little help from his friends the stunt hamsters, Tickety and Boo, and the snooty snake Kimi, Horace gets his car on the road. But will it be fast enough to beat the cats?This sequel to PETROL PAWS is the second in the WHEElers series, but can also be read as a stand-alone book, packed with fun and four-wheeled action for ages 7 and over.

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    Replica

      Hickory Cole
Replica

When Chief Auditor, Paul Reynolds, uncovers a massive embezzlement scam involving thousands of disappearing high end cyborg units he discovers a trail of evidence leading straight to himself and must quickly uncover the truth before he is implicated for a crime he did not commit.Recovered from the long forgotten archive deep beneath the ruins of the golden temple, the lost legend takes the reader on a whistle stop tour of the creation of the world in ‘Vallen and the Void’. The long and often bloody battle between the forces of good and evil in ‘The First Age Men’ culminating in the founding of the first empire. Before mans fall from grace and the promise of redemption in ‘The Second Age of Men’. Who knows what other stories lie hidden in the ruins?

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    Kalini

      Hickory Cole
Kalini

John Corning is conflicted about his feelings for the new work force represented by Kalini, an entry level immigrant contract worker. His world has long since been up ended by their presence, but his reluctance to fully accept them is challenged one evening by chance circumstance.Victorian Melodrama currently being written as a serialisation in weekly parts. Think Sherlock Holmes meet Charles Dickens. This is the second serialisation in our serieshttps://www.5minutefiction.co.uk/penny-dreadful---weekly-serialisations.html

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    Amnesia

      Hickory Cole
Amnesia

A man wakes up in a strange place with no knowledge of how he got there or who he is when a mysterious woman enters the scene and his life. Armed with nothing but his own intuition and a mysterious package to guide him he must make a crucial decision that will change his world and that of his new acquaintance forever.Have you ever wondered why you were born? You know deep in your soul that life has purpose, but answers to your questions are illusive. We are all searching. A million years before the Florida peninsula existed, a chain of small islands arose from Earth’s primordial oceans. Today, people call it the Florida Ridge. It was there an ancient and highly advanced civilization established a final sanctuary containing an underground library with historical records and remnants of technology. The archaeological site was discovered in 1930 by French explorer Claude Gautier, but remains a closely guarded secret to this day. Sleep was difficult for Haley King. For as long as she could remember, her nights were filled with recurring dreams of a strange civilization. Everyone in her community knew her. They all loved the little blind girl, everyone except Brian. He learned of her true identity from a strange old man with glowing eyes, but he didn’t dare tell anyone; they would laugh at him. She was the biological offspring of two full-blooded Hopi Indians, but her DNA was very different. Her eyes were fluorescent yellow, hair blond, and her skin was pale. An ancient Hopi legend predicted her birth, but the tribe’s partial conversion to Catholicism in the late sixteenth century resulted in a serious misinterpretation of what to do with her. The medicine man took Haley from her mother and gave her to the Catholic Church. Haley was adopted and moved to Florida when she was twelve years old. She became close friends with five boys who had the suspicious happening of all being born on the same day. While the boys were on a fishing trip celebrating their sixteenth birthday, their boat was struck by lightning. Four of them (including Brian) were nearly killed. A tattoo of a leafless tree was burned on their feet. The fifth boy experienced a vision of the future. They were all changed by the incident and their lives became more intermingled with Haley.

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    The Equation

      Hickory Cole
The Equation

Foundry McDermott is at the top of his world when the revelations of a dear uncle shake his perception of reality to the very core. A mysterious book and a simple equation transform a seemingly ordinary afternoon into the critical turning point in his life.A power-hungry demon. An experiment gone wrong. Sometimes surviving is all that matters.The demon Azazel will stop at nothing to collect more souls, but his greed results in an abomination more powerful than he imagined: The Unnamed. Now he must survive their wrath or be permanently eliminated.Haedyn has always known she was different, and not just because she’s blind and an orphan. Her pale skin and deep red eyes make her an outcast. But when the orphanage is attacked, she discovers the truth – she’s the last Unnamed, an abomination marked for death. Now, she must find a way to survive in a world where she doesn’t belong.The Unnamed is a short story prequel to The Haedyn Chronicles. If you like your urban fantasy on the dark side and filled with edge-of-your-seat suspense, then you’ll love The Unnamed.Download The Unnamed and start reading The Haedyn Chronicles today!

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