The Blood Red Rose

      Mark Stewart / Fantasy / Actions & Adventure
The Blood Red Rose

William Haleton was an innocent man then he was transformed into a vampire. The rules are: sever the lifeline of 100 evil souls. If you take too long you'll be transported through time. Haleton meets and falls in love with Amber. Haleton's vampire cousin, Crompton, wants her to die. There's an antidote. Will it be discovered before time runs out? Craig loves Amber too, but can he be trusted?The blood red rose is the first novel in the series. William Haleton was an innocent man when he was changed into a vampire. The curse will be with him forever. He will never know love. Then he meets Amber his future wife. His cousin Alex Crompton is now a vampire too and wants to kill Amber. Haleton must fight Alex and the orb of light. Both want him away from Amber. Being transported through time isn't something Haleton wants. He is determined to rid his life of the vampire curse once and for all. Blood red rose two and three can be viewed or bought on smashwords or amazon. The blood red rose is available in print form at amazon.
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    Don't Tell My Secret

      Mark Stewart / Romance & Love / Thrillers & Crime
Don't Tell My Secret

How far will you go to keep a secret?A mysterious woman enters author James Buxton’s life at the same time he meets Mia. Fearing the dreaded writer’s block will end his career, James accepts the woman’s invitation to type up her story; exposing Lilly and Suzie’s unspeakable deed since 1942. At finally hearing the secret, how will the truth alter James and Mia’s relationship?How far are you willing to go to keep a secret?James Buxton is summoned to his publicist office. He’s not brave enough to tell her he’s suffering from writer’s block. She tells him to write a romance novel. At first he refuses; explaining he writes crime. She gives him a seductive kiss then says go write me a romance novel. When he arrives at a bed and breakfast hotel, he meets an attractive woman, Mia Garnett. Did fate bring them together or something else? James meets an elderly woman, Eloise, who wants to dictate a romance novel to him. She tells him to take all the credit for the book. The story is about a woman living in the1940’s and her struggles to survive when her husband goes to war. Lilly and her friend Suzie commit a horrific act. They vow to take the unspeakable deed to their grave. As James types the novel, he falls in love with Mia. After a romantic dinner at a restaurant they dance to the juke box with the song queue full. At the end of the night they are informed the jukebox queue hasn’t worked in years. When Mia hears the truth behind Eloise, will the discovery put a rift between her and James forever?
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    Kiss On The Bridge

      Mark Stewart / Actions & Adventure / Romance & Love
Kiss On The Bridge

How would you react if a tall handsome stranger walked up to you on new-years eve and asked for a kiss? Anneli stood alone on a bridge overlooking the Melbourne skyline, waiting to welcome in 1974. Wade walked up and asked her for a kiss. They weren’t looking for love, however, something special happened in the closing minutes of 1973.Kiss on the bridge is set in Australia when Cyclone Tracy made landfall on 25th December 1974 at 9:55am desecrating Darwin. Wade met Anneli Vandenberg just short of twelve months prior to the devastation. After an extensive search and thorough planning, he receives a message informing him of Anneli’s intended marriage to a man she has never met. The clock is ticking. He needed to arrive in Darwin and find her before it was too late. The only thing he didn’t anticipate was colliding with a cyclone. He’s in the race of his life to get Anneli safely back to Melbourne. Her angry stepfather has other ideas. Kiss on the bridge and other novels are available in print form at amazon create space.
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    Fire Games

      Mark Stewart / Mystery & Detective / Thrillers & Crime
Fire Games

Detective Alan Kendal, Melbourne homicide is trying to catch Patrick. Each month he burns a house to the ground. When Patrick warns Kendal his time is running out. When his wife and daughters are kidnapped, things get personal. Why the vendetta against him? Kendal’s only clue, the fight he had with his father. The clock is ticking. Can Kendal win fire games?Fire games is a nail biting, catch me if you can, crime thriller.Detective Alan Kendal, Melbourne homicide puts his life on the line to outplay the psychotic arsonist known as Patrick. Kendal is ordered to team up with Detective Claire Ambroso whom he’s known since school. She carries a secret and he has a grey past. Which emotion one will come forward to haunt first? Kendal grows suspicious of his new partner when she aims her gun directly at him and pulls the trigger. What’s her motive? Is she Patrick’s accomplice? If not, who is? How can Patrick always be one step ahead? Does Kendal have enough time to rescue his kidnapped twelve-year-old daughter, Tegan, before Patrick’s fiery finale? The winner of Fire Games will take all.
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    Planet X91 The Beginning

      Mark Stewart / Actions & Adventure / Science Fiction
Planet X91 The Beginning

Planet X91 the beginning is a sci-fi adventure series. Onboard shuttle number one in hyper sleep are Clay Silver 16, Florian Fawkes 15 Josh Quinn 12. They wake five minutes before they crash. The three have to be a team to survive. What dangers will they discover? Will they be rescued? One bad mistake and the newest human colony of three will be extinct. Two questions remain. Who did it and why?Clay, Florian and Josh make a pact to vote on everything they do. To guarantee Florian survives, her safety is put first. Every move they make has to be planned. The building they landed near turns out to be a spaceship. Reading the ledger on what species of animals were on board the craft the trio uncovers the secret of what had been in the cages. For twenty years the animals have roamed free. Now they are hungry for human blood. Abandoned and alone the three young adults have to fight to survive.
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    Legendary Blue Diamond

      Mark Stewart / Actions & Adventure / Romance & Love
Legendary Blue Diamond

Legendary blue diamond is set in Australia mid 1800’s when bushrangers and the gold rush were active. Jessica Hayes steals her blue diamond from under the nose of her husband’s murderer. Bushrangers steal the diamond from her. She sets out to get it back and enlists the help of an aborigine man, Lightening Dawn. They fall in love. The bushrangers want the diamond back and threaten their lives.Some say the legendary blue diamond commenced in Australia in 1850 when a man who had skin, the colour of the night sky and a woman who had skin the colour of the sun were united as one. Jessica Hayes was robbed. Her blue diamond ring was stolen from her finger and she sets out to get it back. Lightening Dawn is an aboriginal black tracker. Together they set out to get it back. Soon they come face to face with the bushranger. He warns Jessica he’ll stop at nothing to take back what she stole including her death. On the trail of the blue diamond Jessica and Lightening Dawn fall in love. Will love triumph?
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    Little Blue Turns Red

      Mark Stewart / History & Fiction
Little Blue Turns Red

Little blue turns red is directed at four year-olds. The story is about a blue blood cell and his first adventure after he was created. He's an inquisitive cell and although he is told to line up he wants to explore. His journey starts when he meets Miss White; a white corpuscle. Together their journey takes them to the heart and then to the brain then to the lungs for air.Magdalene did not know she had fallen asleep until she woke up. She blinked her eyes tiredly trying to bring her surroundings into focus. She briefly wondered where she was then remembered she had been on a plane. She stretched glade she no had had no dreams. As she stretched she felt her hand scrape something hard and rough. Magdalene’s face scrunched up as she felt the odd texture. It felt like stone but she knew there was no stone on the airplane. She opened her eyes and looked around the dim lighting. Then she screamed.
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    The Perfect Gift

      Mark Stewart / Actions & Adventure / Romance & Love
The Perfect Gift

Naomi, at twenty six has had enough of men mistreating her and applies to be a Jillaroo in outback Australia. She falls in love with a cowboy. They make a bet. From the city of Melbourne to a fast flowing river where Trent has to save Naomi from drowning, love germinates in a storm. Will Naomi save the cattle station from bankrupcy? Can Trent save Naomi from her obssesive ex-boyfriend, Brandt?Naomi is a young woman who has had one bad relationship after another. She decides to find a temporary job and is accepted as a jillaroo on a cattle station in outback Australia. She falls in love with a cowboy. She wants to help save the station from bankrupcy. Her hero cowboy has to save her from her exboyfriend. To win her heart he needs to unravel what the perfect gift is. Some novels are available in print at amazon create space
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    A Troglian knows

      Mark Stewart / Young Adult / Fantasy
A Troglian knows

The story starts in Australia 2245AD. Twins Jake and Jasmine West travel back in time to 19 February 1942 when Darwin was bombed. This is not where they wanted to be. Jake causes a time ruckus and a Troglian is on his way. A Troglian is a prehistoric dog. Nothing escapes his white eyes.You can't hide from a Troglian. There's one rule for time travel, never change history. Severe penalties apply.Christmas Day is fast approaching. For Beckham, the family bulldog, it means just another year of being ignored while chaos and mayhem reign throughout the house. In this holiday short story full of laughter and family dysfunction, Beckham narrates an ill-conceived plan to create an unforgettable landmark moment in order to reclaim the spotlight as the center of attention. As the extended family gathers to make merry and observe their annual tradition, Beckham has another idea in mind to celebrate and make it a day to remember.
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    Face in the window

      Mark Stewart / Fantasy
Face in the window

If you ever wanted to convince someone to stop smoking, read this short story. Be careful who you offer a cigarette to. This story is based on fact.Mason was dumped at a party for smoking. Cassandra walks up and introduces herself to Mason. She asks for a cigarette then invites Mason home to her place. Cassandra’s watches over her sister from the window of the old mansion. Mason was enjoying a threesome party when he was told to leave. Walking back to the party he was warned to stay away from the girls. He can’t understand the warning till he goes to retrieve his packet of cigarettes he left behind.
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    Lunch Time Surprise

      Mark Stewart / Romance & Love
Lunch Time Surprise

Lunch Time Surprise is the conversation between a young married woman and a stranger in a lift that has stopped between floors. The stress the encounter has on them both and her husband on the other side of the lift door leads to an unsuspected twist in the tail.After a daring robbery, Lauren, a professional thief and sometimes mage, finds himself on the run from the monstrous Devildins as he tries to warn others about the invasion. Unfortunately, the one person he has to convince happens to be the person he just robbed.This story is one of many in the Tales from Another Place (TFAP) story universe.
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    The games we play

      Mark Stewart / Actions & Adventure
The games we play

The games we play is a soldier who has been lost. He's all alone and is wondering why he hasn't been evacuated like the rest of the battalionBy 2050 the country has gone through some slight changes thanks to a dramatic shift in the makeup in the country's populace giving liberals, referred to by various uncomplimentary names, control over Washington. In that thirty years the country becomes the veritable paradise moonbats have long sought to create, but more resembling a third-world banana republic where English is replaced by twenty-five variations of gang slang, no one gets beyond third grade, rioting and something resembling football with hockey sticks are the national pastimes. There is now a "Forever President," welfare moms have replaced small business, corn is the cornerstone of industry, and people drive around in either battery-powered bubble cars or Latino lowriders. All the while, non-thinking Schwartz is led around on a doggie leash, and has become a 'pinball,' with names ranging from Vic to Dick to Bic, and spends his day bouncing around the fenced playground of a former elementary school turned asylum for the insane. One fine spring day the gate to the compound suddenly opens and Schwartz, along with a hundred or so inmates, unthinkingly escape. While walking aimlessly down a highway, he is struck by another truck (an electric bus) and suddenly awakens from his long sleep to find the liberals' variation of paradise has really arrived in America! Schiessen!
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    He stepped from my dreams

      Mark Stewart / Romance & Love
He stepped from my dreams

After slipping overboard from her father’s expensive yacht, Elizabeth makes it to a small island. She wakes to a man storming up the beach. He’s not happy and orders her off the island. Elizabeth soon discovers his secret of why he wants to be alone.Short North - Book 1A simple story about moving past the terrible things that life throws at you and finding happiness on the other side.Months after his breakup with a long-term boyfriend, Jacob Pierce is still more than a little fragile, he has withdrawn from life, his friends are concerned and even he knows that something needs to change. With the encouragement of his friends and a nudge from the newest member of Jacob's small circle, he agrees to sign up for a film based photography class.Elijah Fall, a widowed photography teacher, is exactly the man to bring Jacob back to life. But, while Jacob may have found the man of his dreams, will Elijah, someone who has lost everything once, be willing to risk his heart again?
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