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 […]

8th Day of Christmas

Today we are giving you two short stories for the price of one as our New Year gift to you. Yes, we have two short stories from Stickleback Hollow just for you that fall on 7th and 8th day of Christmas. So to begin with here is the 7th day of Christmas. 7th Day of […]

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 […]

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 […]

19th Day of Advent

We’re a little late in getting today’s advent calendar to you – we have been slightly distracted by the cricket and having to watch the highlights from the Ashes at Trent Bridge in 2005 to raise our spirits. Today is our last day in the office before the festive break so we are making sure […]

13th Day of Advent

We’ve only got twelve days left until Christmas! If you haven’t finished shopping yet, time is running out! Today we are back in Victorian England for another of the 12 Days of Christmas in Stickleback Hollow. 4th Day of Christmas On the fourth day of Christmas my true love gave to me, four colly birds […]