Stormy Weather: Jo Reed - Ever felt trapped in a relationship? When does adoration turn to fixation & obsession? This author takes you for that ride, very atmospheric.
The Voice: Kevin Tomsett - Tense! Some folks create monsters. They do because they just don't know how to nurture or love.
The Study in Blue: Jo Reed - art is the meshing of body & mind, it creates the physical from a concept, the art shared between two friends whose fathers were the masters they long to imitate. This comes with a chaser of revenge.
Klingsor's First Summer: N A Randall - diabolical with such a twist! This takes a laborer's issues to a whole nuther level!
Freedom's Wings: CW Lovatt - If you partake in the occasional ganja you might relate, and it has that bitter end of a relationship flavor to it.
Waiting... :Ricki Thomas - Thomas writes crime well and this story sucks you in so fast, the killing has atmosphere, Barbara is so real you feel like you're reading this with one eye on a telescope watching the whole thing unfold.
Best of Show: Asher Wismer - It's succinct, bitter, poignant... hits the heart!
Everything Must Go: Kirsty Neary: Itching for a fix, friends finally surrender to their supplier. Neary's style is entirely her own, diabolical and manic.
Preacher Man: I S Paton - Paton is unafraid to challenge dogma & doctrine. It's a bit of a mystery/crime, which morphs into a hellish time.
Semana de Fuego: J Rayne - This takes you deep into a foreign land's festivities: your stomach will churn & your subconscious scream!
The Room: Mark Sinclair - At what point does your pleasure become your pain? This is the turning point between titillation & torture.