Samantha Bacchus has lived her life – so far – in a small Devon village. She started writing short stories in 2010 and then began submitting them to women’s magazines – she has now been published in Candis and Take a Break’s Fiction Feast. Online opportunities resulted in a story on Alfie Dog Fiction and two stories in Charity Anthologies. Her first collection of short stories, Love Potion was published to Amazon in January 2014. She has written commercial fiction to date, however, wants to write in different genres. She has begun the transition into novel writing and is enjoying the challenges that the longer work brings. Samantha worked in the NHS for 15 years and then trained as a Nurse. Following the completion of a Psychology degree she worked in a prison, delivering Offending Behaviour Programmes. She is currently writing full-time.
Books by Samantha Bacchus
A Perfect Cocktail: A Collection of Short Stories
‘A Perfect Cocktail’ is a collection of six short stories; a blend of humour, love, mystery, intrigue, family relationships and second chances. Quick reads perfect for coffee breaks or summer reading on the beach – cocktail optional.
Praise for A Perfect Cocktail: A Collection of Short Stories
“A cracking little selection of short reads, just the thing for sat on the beach, marvelous!” — amanda nagy
“Each story is well-developed, characters are likeable, and the writing style is fascinating.” — Amazon Customer
Anthologies Featuring Samantha Bacchus’s Stories
A Festive Feast: Seasonal Short Stories Book 2
Humour, romance, an unexpected gift, a Christmas fairy, a sweet nutcracker soldier, and a little girl hoping to get her Christmas wish … just some of the themes running through this fantastic book.
Read and enjoy A FESTIVE FEAST at any time in the year. All proceeds in aid of Cancer Research.
Praise for A Festive Feast
“This is a book I have no hesitation in recommending to family and friends. What a super lot to donate the money from sale of book to Cancer Research.” — Book lover
“You can pick this up in that spare 30 minutes in your day, have a chuckle or loose yourself for a moment.” — Mrs E L Hunt
“A very nice read, with a variety of funny, serious and magical stories, there is definitely a story everyone would enjoy.” — CK
Out of Darkness
Escape from reality and plunge into a dark world where ghosts reside, the grim reaper takes form, children are taunted by witches, something dangerous lurks in a pit and more…
Just remember one thing…don’t be scared of the dark, it won’t hurt you.
Or will it?
Read OUT OF DARKNESS, a shockingly good collection.
Praise for Out of Darkness
“Definitely not to be read before bed… Nice one guys.” — CK
“The subject matters range from haunted houses with a twist to more conventional monster in the pit, but all are crisply written.” — AirCharcoal
“Out of Darkness is a must have book when you only have a short time to read. Great for the train ride home or while sitting at the doctor’s office.” — karen a einsel “k.einsel”
Murder Horror Flash Fiction Stories: An Anthology
An anthology of horror flash fiction stories all involving a murder. Murder out of habit, impulsive murder, murder framed on someone else, murder carefully planned and executed. Scare yourself with this collection of stories–and be sure to leave a light on while reading!
Praise for 14 Twisted Tales to Enthrall
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