Author bio

William Meikle

William Meikle - book author

I'm a Scottish writer, now living in Canada, with more than twenty five novels published in the genre press and over 300 short story credits in thirteen countries.

My work has appeared in a number of professional anthologies and I have recent short story sales to NATURE Futures, Penumbra, Read Short Fiction and Buzzy Mag. When I'm not writing I play guitar, drink beer and dream of fortune and glory.


For full details see my website at http://www.williammeikle.com

William Meikle is the author of books: Infestation, The Hole, The Invasion, Operation Antarctica, Operation: Siberia (S-Squad Book 3), The Coming of the King (Watchers, #1), The Ghost Club: Newly Found Tales of Victorian Terror, Clockwork Dolls, Operation: Amazon (S-Squad Book 4), Home From The Sea


Author books

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01
It was supposed to be a simple mission. A suspected Russian spy boat is in trouble in Canadian waters. Investigate and report are the orders.

But when Captain John Banks and his squad arrive, it is to find an empty vessel, and a scene of bloody mayhem.

Soon they are in a fight for their lives, for there are things in the icy seas off Baffin Island, scuttling, hungry things with a taste for human flesh.

They are swarming.

And they are growing.

02
It starts with an odd hum that brings headaches and nosebleeds to the inhabitants of a remote, sleepy country town. Then a sinkhole begins to form…and out from that hole comes the townspeople's worst nightmares.


Facing their fears and the growing madness, a group of survivors descend into the collapsed area in an attempt to save what is left of their town. Sacrifices will be required, but will they be enough?


The hole is growing…spreading…and the horror within it is growing stronger…
06
It is 1745, and the long awaited night has come.The BloodKing calls his army to battle and will bring them South to claim his birthright; the throne of Britain.Only the young Watchers on the old wall stand in his way.It is time for them to face their destinies - to whatever end that might lead them.

"...horrifying Highland vampires from the bloodline of the diabolical Stuarts. This first novel...offers excitement that never slackens." -- Margaret L. Carter, author of the Eppie Award-winning vampire novel DARK CHANGELING

"...superb story. Thoroughly enjoyable from the first word to the last. William Meikle has a wonderfully unique style..." -- The Eternal Night Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror

"Breathtaking, Scary and Original. A must read. An impressive blend of horror, history and imagination." -- Dave Dreher, Horror News Network

"I was captivated from the very first scene...Very well written." -- Patricia Altner, author of Vampire Readings: An Annotated Bibliography
08
Does all human passion, all memory, all imagination come merely from the chemistry in our brains, like the movements of a clock follow from the arrangement of its cogs and wheels?

Are we just clockwork dolls?

Or is there an organizing principle at work, something we can ask for answers to the important questions of existence... something that might answer?

Dave Burns has asked.

Now he, and his friends, might not live long enough to understand the reply.
09
The members of S-Squad are looking for a break from their run of cold climate travails. So when a seemingly simple mission in Amazonia comes their way, they are looking forward to some welcome warmth.

What they get is oppresive heat, biting insects, and a dredging operation on the river with a snake problem.

A big snake problem.

Soon they are in a fight for survival. The old snake gods of the river know the waterways much better than our Scottish squaddies. Are their wits, and bonds of comradeship enough to see them through?

One of the premier storytellers of our time - FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND

Scotland's Greatest Horror Writer - GINGER NUTS OF HORROR
10
In these pages you'll find some glowing fog, some mad scientists, some tentacled things, booze, dreaming gods, cigarettes, some boats of various sizes, a bar or two, some stiff upper lips, a ghosthunter, a great detective and a multitude of universes, among other things.

Home from the Sea contains 14 tales of Lovecraftian Terror

Contents:

SymbiOS
Carnacki: The Island Of Doctor Munroe
The Terror that Came to Dounreay
Inquisitor
The Tenants of Ladywell Manor
Carnacki: The Larkhall Barrow
The Invisible Menace
Sherlock Holmes: The Color that Came to Chiswick
Professor Challenger: Ripples in the Ether
The Doom that Came to Dunfield
Home From the Sea
Amoeboid
From Between
#Dreaming



Praise for William Meikle:
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"One of the premier storytellers of our time." - Famous Monsters of Filmland

"William Meikle is an entertaining writer with a knack for Lovecraftian fiction." - Lovecraft eZine

"Willie Meikle has a gift for writing highly entertaining thrilling novels." - Ginger Nuts of Horror