Amazon search goes from bad to worse.

You may recall I previously wrote about how god-awful Amazon’s search is. I wrote here about how it doesn’t find “David E. Gates” and here about how it associated works by another author on my audiobook page to me. If you want an indication of how crap Amazon search is, try this: Pink, the female…

Reviews for my (FREE) short stories.

As The Ghost of Clothes reaches 180 FREE downloads from Smashwords, I was somewhat surprised by the lack of reviews. Just one: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review by: vivascarlett on March 17, 2016 : A fantastic story, I loved it! Same for The Christmas Carol (126 FREE downloads to date): ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review by: Misty Reigenborn on Dec. 24, 2016 : Wonderfully…

Another FIVE STAR review for The Wretched!

Fantastic read! Such a good read. Spooky and a real page turner! Once I started it I couldn’t put it down. I love horror books and this one was fantastic! The fact that it is also set near where I am from makes it all the more creepy! By B1234 on 12 July 2017 The…

Audible says I wrote these books! But I didn’t!!

You may recall that, back in May, I wrote about Amazon’s god-awful search engine issues which would not reveal any of my books despite putting “David E. Gates” in full in their search windows. Now, it seems, Audible have a similar, but strikingly WORSE issue. If you look up my audiobook, Access Denied, it shows…

Win a copy of The Wretched!

Go to Goodreads and enter the FREE Giveaway to win a copy of The Wretched! A teenage boy explores the forbidden areas of his home town and gives life to a new evil that stalks him and his friends and family with vengeance in mind. Whilst grappling with the onset of puberty, he must battle…

Another poem selected for The Poetry Festival!

Another of my poems, called “Outrunning The Rain” has been selected for The Poetry Festival. The organisers said “Terrific poem. We just promoted your poem on our social networks and will make sure it’s read right away by 100s of people.” Outrunning The Rain is a very personal acknowledgement of the feelings I have felt when…

Five star review for The Wretched!

Five star review for The Wretched! Portsmouth By Heather Jennings on 25 May 2017 Very enjoyable read for some one who lives in the area and can relate to the places we are taken to. The fact that this is half fiction (or is it) makes it more of an interesting read.