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I'm an author, illustrator, painter and teacher living in Gloucestershire with my family and two enormous white wolves. I'm a freak for good writing, fantasy, science-fiction and basically any story that captivates me. My first novel, White Mountain - Book 1 of The Darkling Chronicles, an epic fantasy, was published last September to great reviews, buzz and high sales. It was also shortlisted as a quarterfinalist in the 2011 Amazon Breakthrough Novelist Award. I'm currently working on Book 2 'Race Of Shadows', Book 3 and a host of other projects, and truly believe that the only limits are your imagination!
My influences are wide and rather varied. My favourite novellas are Joseph Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness' & J.D. Salinger's 'Catcher in the Rye'. Favourite novels, Tolkien's 'Lord of the Rings', John Irving's 'Ciderhouse Rules', Aldous Huxley's 'Brave New World', Philip.K.Dick's 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep', and I have a deep love of H.P. Lovecraft and Maya Angelou! Gemmell, McCaffrey, George Martin and Carl Sagan are also writers I admire. Yes, I have eclectic tastes!

Hot Insomnia by Sophie E Tallis We may be drowning in Winter waters, but last year we were roasting!
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Misspent Drinking by Sophie E Tallis Screaming silences...
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The Silver Chalice by Sophie E Tallis Catching the world before it disappears...
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The Artist by Sophie E Tallis When words aren't enough...
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Happiness is a lie... Crime Fiction • by Sophie E Tallis When all choices are wrong, how do you make it right?
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Insincere by Sophie E Tallis Falling into blue...
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Smile Poetry • by Sophie E Tallis The dance we all do...?
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Distillations on Silence Poetry • by Sophie E Tallis Alcohol drenched endings.
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Stay a while longer ... please by Sophie E Tallis The fragility of life...
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Cirrhosis of the Soul Poetry • by Sophie E Tallis Alcoholic reckonings. The progeny returns to confront the monster of the past and finds the puppet master still holding the strings.
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The Last Letter Apocalypse • by Sophie E Tallis In a world bereft of humanity, one last letter remains, lying in wait, lying in hope...for a survivor to find it.
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The Dust Room Mystery • by Sophie E Tallis Citizen Kane and Gatsby had nothing on Addison Shaw. Reclusive billionaire, mystery man, outsider, freak. Secrets clung to him like money...
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The Wishing Tree Mystery • by Sophie E Tallis A teenage girl, isolated from her peers and life in general, lives in a home of domestic violence and alcoholism...and dreams of an escape.
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