Katherine (Lee) Hayton


Katherine Hayton is a middle-aged woman who works in insurance, doesn't have children or pets, can't drive, has lived in Christchurch her entire life, and resides a two-minute walk from where she was born.

For some reason, she developed a rich fantasy life.

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Found, Near Water Katherine (Lee) Hayton


Dead as a Dodo Katherine (Lee) Hayton

Alvin plans on going gently into that good night. With his family gathered, quietly weeping around his bedside, Alvin's battle with leukemia is coming to a soft and peaceful end. One last breath out is all it will take and he will slip away forever. But forever isn't what it used to be.


The Hare's Not-So-Spiky Hedgehog Katherine (Lee) Hayton


The Last Magic Man Katherine (Lee) Hayton

Welcome to a flash fiction drive by of my new Fantasy series—World War Magic. I’m not into long introductions, so I kept this story short and sweet, but once the ice is broken I hope you’ll stop by for longer next time. For years, battle weary soldiers have been chasing down the last few practitioners of magic, completing their goal to eradicate them from the face of the earth. When Andreas Parson’s is chased deep into the woods, outnumbered and outclassed, he attempts to evade his captors as he has so many times before. But with a world offended by his very existence, can he keep running forever?


The Breaking Wave Katherine (Lee) Hayton

An unthinkable loss . . .

After their daughter is ripped from them by the Boxing Day Tsunami, Christine and Gary Emmett hunt through Phuket, Thailand, trying with increasing desperation to find Tamsin; or find her body.

When a village contact reaches out to say he’s found Tamsin, alive, they make a journey. A journey that could see them reconnect with their lost daughter or face the truth that she’s lost to them, forever.


Gun - Sneak Peek Katherine (Lee) Hayton

Seven customers shot dead in a coffee shop. Thirty shoppers cut down by an assault rifle at the mall. One hundred and eight pupils killed by high-school students on a rampage.

It’s just reached 10:00 a.m. on a beautiful spring day.

When a neurological virus triggers an epidemic of gun violence, a modern US city fractures into chaos. Annie’s husband shoots at commuters while his son is buckled in a carseat. Frankie and Becca desperately try to hide from a deranged shooter at their school; Robert runs headlong into the midst of a lopsided gun battle; and Blain…? None of them know Blain’s true story.

Thrown together—their families dead or missing—these survivors struggle to escape the newly-dangerous city. Can they find a place of safety to wait out the mayhem?


Breathe and Release Katherine (Lee) Hayton

Elisabet wakes in a hospital, suffering from amnesia. Her single memory is a tangled dream of a woman, powerless and isolated, slowly starving to death. As Elisabet's caring ex-husband drops the facade to reveal an aggressive and violent tormentor, can she force her memory open wide enough to retrieve the secrets to save them both?