Voices from the Web Anthology 2016

These stories and poems have been selected by members of the writer’s website, UKAuthors, and on the basis of votes cast for each piece. Whether you prefer humour to chuckle at, drama to weep over, poetry that bounces along or systematically carries you with it, you will find it all within these covers. Ideas, emotions […]

Jonesing For Byzantium

The poems in Jonesing For Byzantium are loosely combined into an ode to the Piedmont skree, both human and natural, that inhabits my countryside in Georgia (USA): the dark and the light; the reds and greens; the living and dead. These pieces attempt to communicate how the remoteness of the rural American South ultimately relates […]


Ms Lowne’s second collection of poetry is as unconventional as the first. No sestinas, haiku or sonnets here, but a collection of down-to-earth, gritty, humorous (and sometimes not so funny) snippets of observation and situation. In short, Thusly contains everything you need to know about life and the universe, summed up neatly and alphabetically, in […]

In A Word

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Life In a Word   This book began as a joke (and hopefully still is). It is the result of much hard giggling, bloody scribbling, sweaty pens and tears of laughter. In A Word was born out of the UKAuthors weekly Prose and Poetry Challenge, in which last […]


A British couple disappear in Spain’s Costa Blanca and fears grow for their safety. As a fluent Spanish speaker, Detective Inspector Miguel-Ángel Fernandez seems the ideal choice to help track them down. But Miguel-Ángel hates his father’s homeland. He has never been to Spain. Fatefully, the investigation leads him to the village where his father […]

Every Girl Has Her Limits

“Whitworth’s poetry is rhythmic, focused, sure of itself, as is the poet. Her voice is a voice of someone who has lived, who has known light and darkness, who retains a dignity and strength that endears her to true lovers of poetry.” — L. Ward Abel, Author of The Heat of Blooming, and Jonesing for […]

Hideous Gifts

Guin Catto sits mourning the death of her ancient dog. But her younger dog tries to cheer her by bringing a gift of some object he’s found. Naturally it isn’t just any object: it is the arm of a girl, a teenager who’s disappeared from Hornbridge Academy. The case seems to Armie to be mixed […]

Bat Boy

“A classic thriller as two youngsters race from crooks, kidnappers and the police … in search of their long-lost father. A wonderful, gripping story, from the first words to the last.” Chris Barraclough, the author of BAT BOY, keeps his readers spellbound – not just by the frantic, hilarious and wildly suspenseful plot, but by […]

Wild Women

Steven Butts arrives in Canada to become a professor and race cars. His girlfriend comes too. Everything that can go wrong does. Note to self: Next time, leave Eddie home Do not accept a job teaching something you know nothing about Canada is cold; do not buy a British sports car On entering academia, abandon […]

Remember, Remember

Fourteen-year-old Aleister Lister Smith is sailing through a peaceful existence at a respectable public school in Shropshire. Perhaps too peaceful, even a bit boring at times. The only adventures in his life are the ones he reads about in books like The Count of Monte Cristo. But all that changes one day when the mysterious […]