12 Days of Christmas in Stickleback Hollow

It’s only 7 days until the charity book for the year is released, yes, the 12 Days of Stickleback Hollow is coming out on 30th September and all the royalties are going to charity! “The whole concept of the book started out as simply being 12 blogs that I could do in the run up …

8th Day of Christmas: Part 2

As promised, here is the second short story from Stickleback Hollow, the 8th Day of Christmas. 8th Day of Christmas On the eighth day of Christmas my true love gave to me, eight maids a milking Christmas was always a busy time to be an innkeeper. Lots of people came to Stickleback Hollow to visit …

6th Day of Christmas

Having had a few days of extracts from our fantasy books, we’re now heading back to our short stories with a little offering from Victorian England and Stickleback Hollow. 6th Day of Christmas On the sixth day of Christmas my true love gave to me, six geese a laying Mrs. Bosworth was not a woman …

5th Day of Christmas

Well for 5th Day of Christmas we are sticking with the fantasy genre, but we are switching authors to Penelope Wallace and an extract from her debut novel, We Do Not Kill Children. We Do Not Kill Children – An extract Dorac had always hated being stared at.  He stood, flanked by guards, in the …

4th Day of Christmas

As a special treat on the 4th day of Christmas, we at Mightier Than the Sword UK are bringing you an extract from book 7 in the Chronicles of Celadmore – When Darkness Falls. This particular title hasn’t been released yet and also contains the winners of the 2015 Murder in March competitions. When Darkness …

3rd Day of Christmas

On the third day of Christmas we are bringing you an extract from the sixth book in the Chronicles of Celadmore – End of Days. End of Days – An extract The City of Grashindorph. The oldest of the great cities of Celadmore. The first city to be built. Built by the Anaguras and Queterians …

Just one more sleep ’til Christmas

Yes, it’s Christmas Eve! Only one more sleep until it’s Christmas morning – but if you’ve been enjoying these festive themed short stories, we’ve got a few more to come yet – 16 to be precise and none of them are themed around the 12 days of Christmas. So the last of the 12 days …

It’s the 11th day of Advent!

And with the 11th day of advent, we are bringing you Siren’s reprise of the 12 Days of Christmas, but rather than what Fred has given to her, it’s what the city has given to her. If you want to find out more about the Siren books – you can do so here. 12 Days …

Day 6 of Advent

Well we’re already six days into advent and it’s back to Siren for another tale for our offering to you today. This particular story takes a look at the sadder side of Christmas, the loneliness that lots of people suffer from at this time of year, the idea of a perfect Christmas, what they end …

Siren’s 12 Days of Christmas

Well it’s the 2nd day of advent and we have some more fun things for you today. Straight from the files of Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren, we bring you Siren’s 12 days of Christmas. If you want to find out more about the Siren books – you can do so here.   My 12 …