Author Archives: thomasmackayking

Etherbooks – Great Short Stories

Great short stories to read while you are on the move, including some of my own: Rouge ou Noir Pacific Cry Hana – Girl to Woman Pacific Cry etherbooks.com  

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J G Ballard – Empire Of The Sun

What a book – I have just finished it and feel exhausted, emotional but overjoyed to have read this novel. J G Ballard takes you through hell; as I read I was swotting away swarms of flies that flew out … Continue reading

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Iain Banks – The Wasp Factory

I read my fist Iain Banks novel last weekend and loved it. No one sees it coming then bang! An extraordinary twist achieved by the wonderful crafting of the tale by Iain. So sad that he left us too early, … Continue reading

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No 5

Made No 5 on the Ether Books download chart – cool – thanks.  

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Fathers Day

I wrote this a long time ago – however I still miss my father so wanted to post something. It isn’t perfect in fact it is quite rough, but what the hell. It has been nearly 40 years but of … Continue reading

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Frederick Forsyth – Day of the Jackal +

Loved reading this classic thriller and also picked up a book of short stories by Frederick Forsyth called ‘No Comebacks’.   It is amazing how the world has changed since Frederick Forsyth penned this classic novel. In today’s world, with … Continue reading

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Stephen Koch

Was recommended this book recently so about to dive in….

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