A talented thief buries her old life in a dull, safe one, until mischance forces her to run. Befriended by a bizarre circus, she must battle illusion and reality in two worlds to save her life, and others, whilst being pursued for a stolen fortune in diamonds, and wanted for terrorism and murder.
Writing Mentorship Award 2022
The Page Turner Award's Writing Mentorship Award is for aspiring writers who would like to win a writing mentor to help them get their writing projects through to publication ready stage.
"The Last of Belarock Farm" by Joel Herrling
PARKER HOSTLER, a male in his late thirties, and wife (MARIE), their two young sons, are about to lose his family farm in central New York. He is worried about losing the connection to the past generations and that his sons should also be able to experience farm life as he did.
"A helpful guide to motivate one’s pursuit of activities" by Michael Molitch-Hou
Have you ever wondered why to pet a cat? Why to have sex? Why to fall in love? Why to live? Why to die? Have you ever accidentally put an empty carton of juice back in the fridge even though it was empty? My book completely lacks the answers to these questions and more, but not for a lack of trying.
"Holy Loch" by Sandra Kohls
Dunoon, Scotland 1984, home to a US submarine base. Eva Berlin, FBI officer non-extraordinaire. When a bag belonging to her childhood friend Leah Ross turns up near where she went missing fifteen years before, Eva goes back to Scotland to face the demons she's been running from ever since.
"The Pumpkin Fairy and the Dragon King" by Will Adkins
A young fairy man from a dwarf mining village had longed for love, but he was not as much of a provider as he was a lover. When a dragon whose very body was encrusted with riches attacked the village, he set out to find this Dragon King's den and potentially its riches.
"Hubris" by Nola d'Enis
The young prioress has a good education, a thriving convent school, and an ambitious Cardinal for an uncle; she also has a fine pair of brown eyes, a sharp tongue, and a monstrous bulge to her back but as the handsome new curé discovers – hell hath no fury as a nun scorned.
"Ana and the Other Worlds: The Secret of the Adaras" by Grace Swee
Under a mysterious creature’s leading, Ana, a foster child, finds a door into another world where she is drafted into an elite magic school. Here, she unravels the secrets of her heritage and discovers she must face an evil that runs in her blood.
"Why Not Take all of Me" by Anne Greer
A formerly abused college senior learns his dreams are doomed unless he secures an extra credit independent study program. When the project to save his future uncovers an organ harvesting ring targeting foster children, surviving his own childhood nightmare and secret handicap take on new meaning.
"Have you met your Parents?" by Wendy Turner Turner
This is a my story, my fusion of words, a bundle of thoughts or jumbled moments. I am not sure what the label is, but these are my words following the death of my parents, then finding their treasured possessions, all while I was in therapy for PTSD. What an adventure it has been....
"Cemi Precious" by Len Cobb
After a year unconscious and another in the mountains, a woman with severe memory loss takes a job and her ex to Puerto Rico, where she has to fight her sketchy brain to rebuild her marriage, and use her rock climbing skills to battle an evil human trafficker.