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 STORM DANCER

Demon-possessed siege commander, Dahoud, atones for his atrocities by hiding his identity and protecting women from war's violence - but can he shield the woman he loves from the evil inside him?

Principled weather magician, Merida, brings rain to a parched desert land. When her magical dance rouses more than storms, she needs to overcome her scruples to escape from danger.

Thrust together, Dahoud and Merida must fight for freedom and survival. But how can they trust each other, when hatred and betrayal burn in their hearts?

'Storm Dancer' is a dark epic fantasy. British spellings. Caution: this book contains some violence and disturbing situations, and is not suitable for young readers.


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13 BRITISH HORROR STORIES

Thirteen creepy, atmospheric stories by Rayne Hall, all set in Britain.

This collection includes: Take me to St Roch's, Seagulls. Never Leave Me, Double Rainbows, Scruples, Through the Tunnel, The Devil You Know, I Dived the Pandora, Four Bony Hands, Beltane, Druid Stones, Burning, Only a Fool

The stories have been previously published in magazines, ezines, anthologies and collections. Some are also included in the Six Scary Tales books. The words, spellings, grammar and punctuation are British English.

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THE COLOUR OF DISHONOUR. STORIES FROM THE STORM DANCER WORLD

Six short stories from the mystical Bronze Age world of the dark epic fantasy novel Storm Dancer: Kin, Greywalker, The Water of Truth, Each Stone, A Life, The Colour of Dishonour, A Horse for a Hero

The stories span the fantasy and horror genres, varying in tone from light to dark, from quirky to disturbing. Some have been previously published in magazines, ezines, collections and anthologies, others appear here for the first time. British spellings.


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WRITING SCARY SCENES

Are your frightening scenes scary enough? Learn practical tricks to turn up the suspense. Make your readers' hearts hammer with suspense, their breaths quicken with excitement, and their skins tingle with goosebumps of delicious fright.

This book contains practical suggestions how to structure a scary scene, increase the suspense, make the climax more terrifying, make the reader feel the character's fear. It includes techniques for manipulating the readers' subconscious and creating powerful emotional effects.

Use this book to write a new scene, or to add tension and excitement to a draft.

You will learn tricks of the trade for "black moment" and "climax" scenes, describing monsters and villains, writing harrowing captivity sections and breathtaking escapes, as well as how to make sure that your hero doesn't come across as a wimp... and much more.

This book is recommended for writers of all genres, especially thriller, horror, paranormal romance and urban fantasy. British English.


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THE WORD-LOSS DIET

Tighten and tone your writing style, and use simple revision tricks to slim down your manuscript. Shed thousands of words without changing the plot.

Strip away the word fat and reveal the muscle of your unique author voice.

This book is short, but potent.

It is perfect for self-editing before you submit your book to agents and publishers, or before self-publishing

- understanding why your stories get rejected, or why so few readers buy your book after downloading the sample chapters

- taking your writing craft skills to the next level

- polishing your writing style for the move from amateur to professional

The book is based on Rayne Hall's popular class of the same title which has helped many writers shed word weight and develop a leaner, stronger writing style. Some authors say the class was the best investment they ever made. Now you can study the techniques in book form at your own pace.

British English


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SIX SCARY TALES VOL. 3

Six more spine-tingling stories from the Mistress of the Macabre, Rayne Hall. Volume 3 contains  the following stories: Turkish Night, Never Leave Me, The Colour of Dishonour, Beltane, The Painted Staircase, I Dived The Pandora.

These stories are mostly subtle psychological horror and contain little graphic violence and gore. However, they may be disturbing and are not recommended for young readers without parental guidance. Some of the stories have been previously published in magazines, e-zines, printed books and anthologies. British spellings.

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 SIX HISTORICAL TALES

Six short stories for different historical periods: Greetings From Jerusalem (Ancient Rome), Scruples (Middle Ages), The Holed Stone (England 1900), The Black Boar (Middle Ages), Beltane (Ancient Britain), Queen of Ithaka (Ancient Greece).

Please note: some of these stories have been published in other collections. British English.


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SIX QUIRKY TALES

Six quirky short stories with fantasy elements. This collection contains the following stories: Gunda's Garden Gnomes, How the Toilet-Maker's Daughter Become Queen, The Prince Who Came out of the Plaice, Scylla and the Pepper Pirates, To Catch a Heart, The Devil Eats Here.

Most stories have been previously published in magazines, e-zines, short story collections and anthologies. British English.



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WRITING FIGHT SCENES

Learn step-by-step how to create fictional fights which leave the reader breathless with excitement.

The book gives you a six-part structure to use as blueprint for your scene. It reveals tricks how to combine fighting with dialogue, which senses to use when and how, how to create a sense of realism, and how to stir the reader's emotions.

You'll decide how much violence your scene needs, what's the best location, how your heroine can get out of trouble with self-defence and how to adapt your writing style to the fast pace of the action.

There are sections on female fighters, male fighters, animals and weres, psychological obstacles, battles, duels, brawls, riots and final showdowns.

For the requirements of your genre, there is even advice on how to build erotic tension in a fight scene, how magicians fight, how pirates capture ships and much more.

You will learn about different types of weapons, how to use them in fiction, and how to avoid embarrassing blunders.

The book uses British spellings.


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WRITING ABOUT VILLAINS

Create fiends whom your readers will love to hate and can never forget.

Forget the cardboard evil-doers with their evil laughter and stinking breath. Your villains will have personality, ideals, feelings and conflicts. They will challenge your heroes, chill your readers, and give your novel excitement and depth.

British English.


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Synopsis:

SIX SCARY TALES VOL. 1

Six spine-tingling stories from the Mistress of the Macabre, Rayne Hall. Volume 1 contains 'Only A Fool', 'Four Bony Hands', 'The Black Boar', 'Double Rainbows', 'Druid Stones' and 'Burning'.

About the 'Six Scary Tales' series:

These stories are mostly subtle psychological horror with little violence and gore. However, they may be disturbing and are not recommended for young readers without parental guidance.

Some of the stories have been previously published in magazines, e-zines, printed books and anthologies. British spellings.


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SIX SCARY TALES VOL. 2

Six spine-tingling stories from the Mistress of the Macabre, Rayne Hall.

This collection contains 'Scruples', 'Seagulls', 'Night Train', 'Through the Tunnel', 'Black Karma' and 'Take Me To St Roch's'.

About the 'Six Scary Tales' series:  These are stories of mild horror, with little graphic violence and gore. However, they may be disturbing and are not recommended for readers without parental guidance.

Some of the stories have been previously published in magazines, e-zines, print books and anthologies. British spellings.

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