I am cursed with an overactive imagination, different stories constantly playing out in my mind and a fascination for what happens in other people’s stories – real and imagined. In these pages you find a sample of short stories, links to my books and my blog which cheerfully meanders through academia, feminism and BDSM. Enjoy – and feel free to let me know what you think.
Orcs are monsters, bred for violence, predisposed to act with brutality and hate. They lack morals, empathy and intelligence. They are the slaves of the supernatural world, tools of war and torture. But history is written by the powerful — what would freedom mean for the orcs? What if an orc could find a woman who, by her very nature, could give him the chance to forge a unit, a future, for his people? This is their story.
Twenty years ago, politicians used the threat of non-human life as a political ploy to avert widespread discontent – and were taught that aliens do exist. And these aliens were not pleased. What humanity had thought were witches and vampires, elves and brownies turned out to be visitors from other planets and their governments demanded justice and Earth has to pay. Years later a victim returns and discovers that he has left the most important part of him behind. A girl he could never forget.
Sometimes the path of life seems inevitable — what does it mean to choose?
Jennifer Ashton has spent her whole life in one Supernatural court or the other but the realities of what this means are only brought home to her when her best friend is forced to sell her to a vampire, and not any vampire, but one she knows well. Caught in the double betrayal of friendship and love she needs to decide what her life is going to be.
The question of consent has moved greater minds than mine again and again. Legally, it is the foundation on which the definition of rape rests. Socially, the concept has caused innumerable problems, mostly because socially, we ourselves are not quite certain of it. Is...read more