Bio: I am a multi-published poet, recently turned fiction writer. Drawing inspiration from early science-fiction novelists Verne, Wells and Burroughs, and later Richard Matheson, my work tends toward horror and exciting adventure. Readers will often find themselves in atmospheric settings - past or future - where human survival plays an instrumental role.
A native of Bolton, England, I alternate my time between writing and whichever administration job happens my way. My first science-fiction novella The Eleven-Hour Fall will soon be published by Eternal Press, Australia, while several of my short stories have appeared in print and e-magazines such as The Copperfield Review, Ultraverse and Anchor Books.
when new books by Robert B. Appleton are released.
Will friendship be enough to keep Shigeatsu and Kodi alive in the deadliest place on Earth? It was the deadliest crocodile attack ever reported. On February 19th, 1945, one thousand Japanese soldiers retreat into the fetid mangrove swamps of Ramree Island hoping to escape their British enemy. However it is soon apparent that the twelve kilometre stretch of marshland that promised to offer safe cover, has delivered them straight into the jaws of hell. Inspired by true events during WWII, Sunset o... more info>>
There was something decidedly unusual about the dead body found floating off the coast of Cuba. The wool of his garment, while only twenty years old, was from an animal extinct for over nine thousand years. A group of professional scuba divers, including Lord Henry Basingstoke and his friend, Rodrigo Quintas, eagerly search the ocean bed for clues. But when they find a mysterious underwater vehicle, a fun vacation becomes an obsessive quest to be the first to solve the mystery. A daring journey ... more info>>