Dome Nine

Dome Nine

John Purcell

Contemporary

The year is 2173, the polar ice caps have melted, and United North Korea rules the globe. Teo Clay, boy android, and 3 fifth grade classmates escape the Philadelphia Domes into the forbidden world Outside, on a quest that takes them through a dreamscape fraught with peril. This re-imagining of the Wizard of Oz myth is intended for readers Tween to Adult and is the first book in a planned trilogy.'The Hour of the Time' is a short story by Vincent Hobbes. This story was first published in The Endlands, in January 2011. Charlie is a man who follows the rules. He is a man who is never late. He is a man who always obeys.This is the most important day of Charlie's life, and he is running late. Charlie races to make it on time, knowing the penalty is harsh if he's late.
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The Girl On the Page

The Girl On the Page

John Purcell

Contemporary

Two women, two great betrayals, one path to redemption. A punchy, powerful and page-turning novel about the redemptive power of great literature, from industry insider, John Purcell. Amy Winston is a hard-drinking, bed-hopping, hot-shot young book editor on a downward spiral. Having made her name and fortune by turning an average thriller writer into a Lee Child, Amy is given the unenviable task of steering literary great Helen Owen back to publication. When Amy knocks on the door of their beautiful townhouse in north west London, Helen and her husband, the novelist Malcolm Taylor, are conducting a silent war of attrition. The townhouse was paid for with the enormous seven figure advance Helen was given for the novel she wrote to end fifty years of making ends meets on critical acclaim alone. The novel Malcolm thinks unworthy of her. The novel Helen has yet to deliver. The novel Amy has come to collect.Amy has never faced a challenge like this one. Helen and Malcolm are brilliant,...
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