Prism by Roland Allnach

Paperback, 282 pages
Published July 2014 by All Things That Matter Press
ISBN13: 9780996041348
A copy provided in exchange for an honest review

A fantastic collection of a wide variety of stories, leaving the reader quite surprised as individual stories are explored. I found this extremely appealing, undoubtedly adding interest, not to mention very original in presentation.

17 stories all eclectic, ranging from ScFi to horror, a bit of a sinister feel, even humor, a few literary, also mythical poetry – all part of the grab bag. If you desire assortment this is a collection you will enjoy. A fairly common element in the collection, people viewed as outsiders, human nature, threads dealing with childhood focusing on fear, observations through the lens of a child’s eyes.

With a collection this assorted I’m sure you will find more than a few appealing and of interest, especially given there is no definitive theme, just a loose thread somewhat tethering the stories together. A wonderful variety providing endless entertainment. Well done collection of short stories.

About Roland Allnach

Roland Allnach, after working twenty years on the night shift imagein a hospital, has witnessed life from a slightly different angle. He has been working to develop his writing career, drawing creatively from literary classics, history, and mythology. His short stories, one of which was nominated for the Pushcart Prize, have appeared in many publications. His first anthology, Remnant, blending science fiction and speculative fiction, saw publication in 2010. Remnant was followed in 2012 by Oddities & Entities, a collection spanning horror, supernatural, paranormal, and speculative genres. Both books have received unanimous critical praise and have been honored with a combined total of twelve national book awards, including honors from National Indie Excellence, Foreword Reviews, and Readers’ Favorite. Prism marks Roland’s third stand alone publication.

When not immersed in his imagination, Roland can be found at his website,, along with a wealth of information about his stories and experiences as an author. Writing aside, his joy in life is the time he spends with his family.

You can also find Roland on Facebook.

Thrilled to be participating in the tour for Roland Allnach’s Prism, be sure to check out the entire tour schedule here, it runs through 20 November. Thank you TLC photo 2


3 thoughts on “Prism by Roland Allnach

    • My pleasure. Thoroughly enjoyed the collection, loved the variety, each story was a surprise – not knowing what it would entail. Happy to have been part of the tour, thank you. Great collection, looking forward to your next endeavor.


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