The Marsh of the Little Blue Heron

The Marsh of the Little Blue Heron

Anne Spackman

Nonfiction / Travel

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

The Spirit of the Wolf

Anne Spackman

Nonfiction / Travel

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

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

Anne Spackman

Nonfiction / Travel

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

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

Anne Spackman

Nonfiction / Travel

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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Star Gods: Book Four of Seeds of a Fallen Empire

Star Gods: Book Four of Seeds of a Fallen Empire

Anne Spackman

Nonfiction / Travel

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

Cormorant Bay

Anne Spackman

Nonfiction / Travel

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

Caesar's Civil War: A Tale of Julius Caesar

Anne Spackman

Nonfiction / Travel

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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Under the Ash Tree

Under the Ash Tree

Anne Spackman

Nonfiction / Travel

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

Kestrel's Eye

Anne Spackman

Nonfiction / Travel

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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Caesar and Cleopatra: A Tale of Julius Caesar

Caesar and Cleopatra: A Tale of Julius Caesar

Anne Spackman

Nonfiction / Travel

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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Juniper Hill

Juniper Hill

Anne Spackman

Nonfiction / Travel

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

The Magic Hat

Anne Spackman

Nonfiction / Travel

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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Iris of the Rainbow

Iris of the Rainbow

Anne Spackman

Nonfiction / Travel

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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Ecstasy, and Rain

Ecstasy, and Rain

Anne Spackman

Nonfiction / Travel

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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