Enchantress

I see you enchantress but are you real, When knowing this love you make me feel, It seems as though from a dream you tease-- Am I the only one you please?   Do not lay beside me, I am not worthy of your thoughts, My humanity defiles you with the hunger that it courts, … Continue reading Enchantress

Happy Halloween

For today and tomorrow you can download the The Dark Rising for free on Kindle or Kindle App, a short tale from the urban fantasy series The Forest Town Chronicles. Happy Halloween! *** Every town has its secrets, but are the sins of the past ever truly buried? Jason Turlow works the night shift in the local chicken … Continue reading Happy Halloween

It’s life Jim, but not as we know it!

Scientists at NASA are getting their test tubes in a twist over reports that water may infrequently flow on Mars. Which inevitably leads to the age old question of whether life could exist on the red planet... which in turn leads to a more pertinent question: How long before we wipe it out? Thanks for … Continue reading It’s life Jim, but not as we know it!

Albatross

There is no summer across the swollen sea, just the cold, distant sun-- an unfathomable loneliness between the sky and waves, a wind-blown expressway for travellers lonely, soaring, clipping currents on giant wings, no reason or rhyme for these mariners of ancient time, soaring with the grace and beauty of a million generations-- voyagers of the endless sea. (c) Darren Hawbrook *** Unfortunately, … Continue reading Albatross

Forest Town is open for business

It’s been a long hard road, but the website for the Forest Town Chronicles is finally up and the second book, The Dark Rising, is now available on Amazon. The website is a little basic at the moment, purely because after almost two years of fiddling and trying to make an unintuitive WordPress theme work, … Continue reading Forest Town is open for business