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Two of a Kind - Story Collection

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 I have put together two of my science fiction romance and erotica stories into one book. Enjoy xxx Two romance and erotica science fiction and fantasy stories from author Suz Korb. THE GIRL IN THE WOODS: Michelle is pregnant, but she shouldn't be. There's no hormonal evidence that she's with child, and yet as she lies there on the hospital bed the ultrasound scan clearly shows a foetus present. She's rescued from capture —and the threat of experimentation— by a masked stranger, but is she being helped, or is she now at more risk? Soon enough Michelle escapes on her own. She feels the call of the lake waters. Her body is pregnant in appearance and she feels fevered. Michelle knows the lake water will cool her and no matter how deep she dives, it will not kill her. Eventually Michelle is united with those who are like her, but can she trust them? These women who are pregnant, yet not. EVERMORE: Sean has created a powerful device that pushes him and Abigail forward in tim

Romantic Comedy Shorts new cover 11/6/22

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Tomorrow is my 47th birthday. Just thought I'd mention that. A nice present would be 1 million book sales on this collection of short stories, thanks. Not just a birthday wish, because those don't come true. So here's the new cover. Yay! A collection of stories by Suz Korb about life and love mishaps. PULLED: Kara's divorce is finalised. Yay! She pulls a guy but is confused about her feelings for him. Boo! Time will tell if she sucks it up and goes for it in America or Britain. BOOTY CALL: Girl, if he calls you at 3am to come round to his, he just wants sex. And if you want more you're going to have to wake TF up at a normal time of day. DUMPED: Nicola gets dumped by her BF. So she stalks him. Will she get woke and see her ex ain't worth a damn? JINGLEBALLS: A magical Xmas story of time travel and second chances.

New Cover for Trouble in Paradise 10/6/22

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 I can't believe I haven't seen The Lost City yet. That movie is kind of like my book Trouble in Paradise . Maybe The Lost City is on my Amazon fire tv, I'll check and see tonight. And yeah, I've updated the cover for my novel Trouble in Paradise. It's a fun adventure. Chloe's world really gets turned upside down, hence the cover image. All Chloe Morgan wants is to join her fiancĂ© in Hawaii and marry him asap. So she relocates from England faster than ducks fly south for winter to be in the warm. But all is not without its fair share of trouble in paradise. Chloe’s plans are turned upside down and the man she thought she knew isn't who he seems. Who can she trust under the sun? And will she ever find true paradise wherever she’s stranded? Available on Amazon & Audible

Matrimony Malfunction cover update 9/6/22

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It's right fitting that I changed my novel cover for Matrimony Malfunction , back to the former cover. I feel frustrated not having lost any weight since last Thursday. I went to the Forest of Dean and ended up hiking almost 6 miles. I felt so exhausted going uphill, back from the Wye River, that I kept stopping thinking I was going to puke and cry. But I made it back to base camp. And the next day I stepped on the scale to 2 lb weight loss. That was awesome. What's not awesome is that's the last bit of weight loss I've had for a week, damn it. I haven't done Slimming World strictly enough. Although I did pretty good yesterday, hiked up to the Worcester Beacon again, but still no weight drop. It's because I was set back Tuesday with PMS and the head pain and tiredness that brings on. I struggled through and did a little walk around the block that day. I'm quite proud of myself for that, at least. The older I get, the harder it is to shift excess weight. Wish

Great Googly Lucy new cover 7/6/22

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 Here's the newest cover of Great Googly Lucy! It should update this week in print and then you can get it here . Happy reading. viewbook.at/GooglyLucySK Lucy Warner is fed up with being unappreciated at her job in midwest America. So she headhunts herself and relocates to a much better career path in the English countryside. Or so she thinks. What she’s not prepared for, in any way whatsoever, is the culture shock. It’s the little things that affect her. Also, when not one but two incredibly handsome English gents start vying for her attention, Lucy’s head becomes positively in a spin. Apart from the googly eyes thrown her way, Lucy also finds she suddenly becoming quite interested in cricket. The sport, not the insect. If two club cricketers want to bowl her over, she may as well have a little fun. Especially when it seems like the workplace in any country has her feeling down right jinxed. Hardcover and Paperback Audiobook

Chick Lit

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 I just listened to a Romantic Comedy novel on Audible. I haven't done that in a while. I can't quite believe I was in the mood for it, but since I moved back to my home town I've been so happy, and I guess Chick Lit is my happy place when it comes to writing. So maybe I'll write a new chick lit novel. I mean, the rom com I just 'read' wasn't hilarious, unless you consider the scenarios to be hilariously improbable in real life, but I was okay with that. The story was cute, and sometimes that's all I want. My most recent WIP is a science fiction novel. It's starting out under water. Or the main character being immersed in some kind of mysterious liquid anyway. And of course I want to finish writing it, I'd like to finish everything I start, but my brain wanders and I haven't finished anything since my last publication of Lament No Pain. Which was only a short story, so that was easy to finish in a short amount of time. Well it doesn't rea

Newest Release - Lament No Pain

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 So I've managed to publish something brand new in 2021. It's only a short story, but for me that's a massive accomplishment. I haven't been able to write much since Covid started. Every year of my writing life since hitting 40 has slowed right down. But a global pandemic was almost too much.  I started writing novel length fiction in 2009. It's funny how I've written shorter and shorter fiction since then. And lately I've been on a Coming of Age kick. Two of my CoA stories are set in the early 90s USA, but this new one is contemporary. Maia tells Liam the story of her accident. He tells it back to her in a dream. He wants her to know how much he cares, and that her bravery instils hope within him.

Pen Name SB

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 I have created a new pen name. Considering the fact I create a new pen name almost weekly for the past decade, that’s a lot of pen names I never use. I just keep wanting to write differently, but after 10 years as my nickname and non-viable books sales, I get a little depressed. However, this latest pen name has the initials SB and I’ll once again just get back to writing as a hobby. I just think it will free me to write anonymously without caring what haters say about me personally. This is just what I like to write and no one really cares about the author’s personality. Never meet your heroes. Even when I “meet” authors whose work I adore, when I see them online it’s kind of a let down. Authors are people who write fiction to escape from their true selves, in other words; in reality they are boring and sometimes not even nice people.  It’s like an actor portraying a character when in real life they are not that character at all. Only by how they look, and outer appearances are the s

NaNo Not Going Well 2021

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  Well here we go again. It’s NaNoWriMo time of year and if you don’t know what that is then you shouldn’t be reading this anyway. I’ve tried to win NaNo every year since the stupid thing was invented. I think. I’m pretty sure anyway. Maybe a few years following it’s initial conception, but I swear I’ve been trying it every November for decades. Trouble is, I never know what to write. That is to say, I don’t know what to write anymore. I bashed out so many books in my thirties, and I loved what I wrote then, but over time I got sick of it. My books never sold viably and that meant I felt depressed so I wrote less. Fast forward a decade and here I am not being able to figure out what to write for NaNo. So here’s my contribution towards winning. I guess this year I’ll win by writing words about NaNo as a novel about how I can’t write a real novel! I had some ideas like Science Fiction, but they’re all so American.  Damn. I hate being American sometimes. I’ve been living in England for tw

How I Finished What I Started

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 I've finally figured out what's been stopping me finishing what I start writing. It's because after a decade being an indie author with mostly non-viable book sales, I've been depressed and when I start a new manuscript now I'll get one chapter in and then think: THIS WON'T SELL EITHER. So I stop writing and delete the whole thing. Well now I'm being me and I'm going back to writing for myself. That's the way I used to do it, and it meant I bloody well finished every manuscript I started writing! So yeah, the secret to being able to finish what you start is getting that pesky critical goblin out of your head telling you that your book will never sell. If you write what you love then you'll want to finish it. While you're writing you can't be thinking about sales and marketing, that's ridiculous and totally uncreative. Fiction writing stems from 100% creativity so go and write it and finish it. Okay I will. Good.

Grand Theft Astro by Scott Meyer

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It is the distant future, and Baird is a loner, a part time spy, and a notorious alleged thief. “Notorious” for the audacity of her crimes; “alleged” because nobody has ever been able to legally prove she committed any of them. When the hush-hush agency known as the Toolbox recruits Baird, being a clandestine operative seems like a great way to get paid to do what she already does anyway. That is, until a mission goes wrong, and Baird is infected with a deadly virus. With only seven days to live, Baird has to complete a series of daring missions, each one designed to bring her closer to a cure. Allegedly. Baird suspects the Toolbox might not be telling her the whole truth. She's not sure what to believe or who to trust. And the clock is ticking.  This was pretty good in that it solidly kept pace. Things kept happening from one heist to the next. The ending was tidy enough, for a story about devious people. All of them. The main character was shady, not only in her thievery ways

Starting Slimming World Again

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I start doing Slimming World again like every morning, then I fail by the evening. It's going good so far today, but I'll probably mess up soon. If I don't though, that will be good. I should highlight my rom com diet novel now. Matrimony Malfunction Harassed by robots, followed by a stalker and feeling plagued by her own big boobs. What’s a bride-to-be to do? Even in this high tech town it’s all out panic when it comes to wedding dress sizes. All seems idyllic in the English countryside, apart from the fact that having robots as local business staff members is the norm. That is, it would be normal if only the bots weren’t controlled by a lunatic. Emily desperately wants to shed pre-wedding weight and her manic dieting efforts aren’t helped by interfering malfunctioning robots. Her fiance Callum loves her curves, so will Emily learn to accept her own voluptuousness before the big day? This morning I had grapefruit and porridge for breakfast. Woopideedoo! Well it was yummy

Biologically Speaking, There's No Such Thing As Race

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According to Wikipedia there's no such thing as race within the human species. We are all one race, the human race. Which is nice when you think about it. What's also nice is heritage. Another social construct for individuals to take pride in. I'm proud of my ancestry. If it wasn't for my heritage I wouldn't be born.  So here's a full breakdown of my socially constructed racial ancestry. I'm not actually sure I like the word "racial". You know what I mean. I'm using it as a verb. My mother is half Japanese half Black. My father is White. So basically I'm half White, a quarter Japanese, and a quarter Black. Of course I like to delve into each aspect of my heritage a lot more than a pie chart shows. I'm half White, yes. Because of the Black and Japanese I can turn completely Black in summer. Well, I used to. I'm from Hawaii, there's lots of sun there.  Even growing up in Utah I'd stay out in the sun all day at the pool and I

Marvel; Insulting Viewer Intelligence Since 2020

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I am sad. Sad like this sad looking puppy who's probably sad because he didn't get any doggy treats today. Lots of sad. Much use of the word: sad. Actually I'm mad, so a word of WARNING: this blog post is not my usual plucky supportive style. Yes, even I can get annoyed when I feel truly disappointed. I know my blog posts are normally in support of writers, book reviews, guest post, and everything fun related to literature and media. Sometimes though, I get upset when I feel wronged as a consumer of what I feel is believable fiction. There must be truth to fiction, and that's a fact. It's not my fault. This has been building for a while. Wanda Vision sucked. I didn't blog about it. Falcon Winter Soldier was a bit better, but still awful. I kept quiet. Then Loki came along and it was going great until... well let's just say I'm tired of being let down. Right. So let's get to it. I'm beyond annoyed. I'm insulted that Marvel keeps insisting I do

Need A Little Time by Adam Eccles, A Review

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Sometimes, the strangest things can happen, right on your doorstep. When you find out your best friend and business partner is secretly sleeping with your wife, it may be time to move on.... From your job and your marriage.... Which is precisely what happened to Jamie Newgent. A change of lifestyle is what’s needed, and a bachelor pad on the fourth floor of a jutting tower provides a new home, a fresh start, and a new chapter in his life. Little does he know of the weird and wonderful journey he’s about to take, or the effects a temporal rift has on the building plumbing and his troublesome toaster. He’s living in the middle of an anomaly sandwich, with a retro woman upstairs, and a feisty hippy downstairs. But will either of them become anything more than friends? And, If it came down to it, would he be able to make the ultimate sacrifice to save a life: Could he go back to an era before the internet and smartphones? This story was a great little adventure that didn't cause me tre