Read “Like Siamese” for free on Smashwords

Earlier today Birdcatcher Books announced that they will be closing their operations. Birdcatcher Books were a small publisher run by Lynn Fowler and who held regular writing competitions and published works in several anthologies.

Birdcatcher Books gave me my first opportunity to be published in print and I will be forever grateful to them. My short story “Like Siamese” was longlisted for the 2016 Birdcatcher Books Short Story Competition and published in the corresponding 2017 print anthology.

So that the work of its published writers will continue to receive exposure, all Birdcatcher Books titles are now available as free downloads from This means you can read my short story (and the other longlisted entrants!) via the link below:

Click here to download Crossroads, published by Birdcatcher Books in 2017.

I am currently investigating whether I can source some final hardcopies of Crossroads, and if successful I will list these for purchase alongside my other titles (available signed or unsigned :D)


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