Hsien W Lou is a South African author, who enjoys writing dark, humorous speculative fiction and romance.
She has written four books so far: Sparked: The Beginning, Sparked 2: The Variation, Cocooned Love, Nameless the Hitman and is in the process of writing others – The SIlversmiths, Camouflaged Love, Eastern Sorcery and Mental Delusion.
She is also developing Sparked and Cocooned Love into comics, they are available here:
Her favourite authors include Terry Pratchett and Douglas Adams. She likes to describe herself as an author, a human and a living organism.
Book Blurbs and attached Book Covers:
Nameless the Hitman
Nameless the Hitman follows the humorous journey of Nameless, a famous Hitman who lives in a non-existent earthly city called Raines. It is filled with mythical and strange creatures living in an urban age. Nameless is accused of nepotism by a Journalist of the notorious Yearly Magazine and finds himself unemployed. He is forced to find an average paying job in order to hire a lawyer and clear his name. During his struggles, he stumbles onto the truth of the accusation…and a few other unnecessary dealings with gangs, politicians, rebels, and more.
Cocooned Love, is a light, humorous romance that tells the tale about Rei Mary Sloane. She has locked herself in her dark, cocooned apartment afraid to venture out into the real world, instead she watches reality shows on her television of people within her apartment building. But one day, she gets discovered, forcing her to venture out into the world and eventually face her dark past.
This book is also available as a digital comic: https://tapas.io/series/Cocooned-Love
Sparked: The Beginning
Sparked: The Beginning, tells the dark and humorous tale of Ner Relc Alcott, Death’s son, sent to Earth to track down four illegal souls suspected of cheating Death by stealing the life Sparks of others. Ner unexpectedly meets mathematician Emma Dove, who doesn’t seem to be afraid of him at all. Together they search for the undead, but someone else is collecting Sparks, someone with more sinister motives…
Sparked 2: The Variation
Sparked 2: The Variation, continues the dark and humorous tale of Ner Relc Alcott, Death’s son, sent to Earth by the Heavenly gods – The Master of almost Matter, Feng Shui, Time, Space and Death – to track and kill four illegal souls suspected of cheating Death by stealing the life Sparks of humans. In the process of tracking these four illegal undead souls, he stumbles on a bigger problem – The Variation and an insane undead being named Cyrus Alvin Dane. Will he be able to restore and balance the energy of the universe in just four months?
This book is also available as a digital comic: https://tapas.io/series/Sparked