Academy Author Index

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Last Updated:  1/30/2014


The Night Watch

A delicate little piece for Christmas.

Skimmin the Waves

This is a story featuring Janice Covington and Melinda Pappas, who take an Atlantic voyage in 1940 to the Bahamas on War business and are torpedoed. Escaping, they are hunted by a U-Boat. They meet the famous racing speedboat owner Betty Carstairs.

Mathews & Parker Series

Anything to Anywhere

This is an Uberfic set in 1942. Zena Mathews, a young New Zealand woman working as a pilot in the Britiah Air Transport Auxiliary, is given a dangerous mission over enemy-occupied Europe accompanied by her new navigator, Gabrielle Parker.

An Aerial Taxi

This is an Uberfic set in Great Britain in 1942. Zena Mathews, a young New Zealand woman, and her navigator Gabrielle Parker work as pilots in the British Air Transport Auxiliary. They are taken on as members of a secret Government organisation, part of SOE-Special Operations Executive, operating beyond the Civil Service radar where no records are kept.

The Shetland Bus

This is an Uberfic set in Great Britain in 1942. Zena Mathews, a young New Zealand woman, and her co-pilot & navigator Gabrielle Parker now work as pilots for a secret British Government organisation, part of SOE--Special Operations Executive. They fly on a mission involving fishing-boats, secret meetings out in the North Sea, spies, gun-running, and difficulties in piloting their Supermarine Walrus.

A Brush with the Enemy

This is an Uberfiction set in Great Britain in 1942. Zena Mathews, a young New Zealand woman, and her navigator Gabrielle Parker work as pilots for a Department of SOE--Special Operations Executive, where all activity is top secret. On a flying mission in their Supermarine Walrus they meet an enemy aircraft.

The Long Trip

This is an Uberfic set in Great Britain in 1943. Zena Mathews and Gabrielle Parker, both pilots and members of SOE-Special Operations Executive, find themselves transporting a Colonel Warden from the North Atlantic to Southern England.

A Rainy Sunday

This is an Uberfiction set in Britain in 1943. Zena Mathews & Gabrielle Parker spend a boring Sunday at Scapa Flow.

The Ring of Brodgar

Zena Mathews & Gabrielle Parker explore a number of Neolithic sites on the Orkney Mainland, and have a strange experience.

On Convoy Patrol

Zena Mathews and Gabrielle Parker are requisitioned into going on a submarine patrol, complete with depth charges.

A Music Concert

Zena Mathews and Gabrielle Parker are both pilots and members of SOE--Special Operations Executive. They are on blackout detail on the Orkney Mainland, going round the outlying houses and farms. Then they sit in a deserted farmhouse for a short time one night, reflecting on life. After which they attend a large entertainment party for the troops.

A Series of Cyphers

Zena Mathews and Gabrielle Parker, both pilots and members of SOE--Special Operations Executive, are on a mission to transport a mysterious object from the North Atlantic to Southern England. On the way they hit various problems and dangers.

A visit to Skara Brae

Zena Mathews and Gabrielle Parker, both pilots and members of SOE-Special Operations Executive-are stationed at Scapa Flow. They decide to investigate the chakram they found and go to a nearby Neolithic site, where Gabrielle has another meeting with two women warriors from the past.

Drever and Cartwright Series

The Packer Building Incident

Fiona ‘Fay' Cartwright & Alice ‘Al' Drever are private detectives in an American city. On the eve of Halloween they find themselves in a very tight spot indeed. This story features- Terror, Fright, Close Escapes, Fearful Monsters, and enough freely-flowing gore to satiate the most jaded.

The Fowler Incident

Fiona ‘Fay' Cartwright & Alice ‘Al' Drever are private detectives in an American city. They become involved in a particularly complex case which stretches their capabilities to the limit.