Book a Break anthology 2017

Fancy a trip to Pluto? Or how about a fearful drive along a stretch of country road, or a long, hot, dusty walk to Nairobi? Unless you prefer to go to church with a strange woman in green tights, her hair alive with electricity. Here you have 34 stories, each one a journey, whether planned or unexpected, funny or frightening, real or figurative, shared or dreadfully alone. They had a long journey ahead of them was the prompt: the writers here, from award-winning authors to exciting new talents, took it and made it their own. Sit back and enjoy the scenery, then, as the stories here open your eyes to destinations you’ll want to go back to again. Bon voyage!

The stories in this anthology were selected from submissions to the second Book a Break short story competition. The proceeds from this book go to the Against Malaria Foundation.

The best way to get your copy of the 2017 Book a Break short story anthology is by donating directly a sum of your choice to the Against Malaria Foundation. Forward their thank you email to me (curtis.bausse(at) and I will send you the link to download the ebook in the format of your choice (mobi, epub, PDF). straightaway. It's also available now on Amazon as a kindle ebook in colour ($2.99) or at the reduced price of $1.99 from this site by clicking below.

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List of authors: Ruth Bateson, Jessica Joy, Sophie Marie, Lyndon Mallet, Kevin Keely, Rosalind Adler, Hal Ackerman, Peter Fong, Anna Tan, Saphia Fleury, Alice Penfold, Jeannie Abbott, Debz Hobbs-Wyatt, Malcolm Welshman, Nicola Brooks-Williamson, Sam Middleton Beattie, Olivia Templeton, Kirsty Holmes, Jill Barth, Sylvia Telfer, Parker McIntosh, Paul Thurston, E.F.S. Byrne, Irma Goderdzishvili, Juliet Staveley, Chantal Mackley, Alexandra Hademenos, Vanessa Steer, Sean Watkin, Sherry Morris, Cooper Wilms, Elspeth Knight, Laurence Klinger, Lucy Holden.