Delusion and Dreams

General Fiction

By Maria Savva

Publisher : Rose and Freedom Books

ABOUT Maria Savva

Maria Savva
I am a writer, based in London, UK.  Published novels: 'Second Chances' , 'A Time to Tell',  'Coincidences', 'The Dream', 'Haunted'. Short story collections: 'Pieces of a Rainbow', 'Love and Loyalty (and Other Tales)' , 'Fusion', 'Delusion and Dreams'.


Twelve stories of betrayal, greed, revenge, deception, dreams, and courage.

We all struggle to find our way. What you see isn't necessarily all there is. This collection takes you into the grey area, because the world is never just black and white.

Life is all about perspective. One person's delusion is another person's dream.

Includes five bonus stories.

Delusion and Dreams is a collection of 12 short stories. They look at what motivates people to behave in a certain way, and how often things are not what they seem. The title story, Delusion and Dreams, is a story told in four parts, looking at life from the perspective of three different characters; old friends from college. How have their lives changed in 20 years since they last saw each other? There are humourous stories, stories of revenge and betrayal, stories of regret, and stories of courage and hope.

"Delusion and Dreams gives the reader strong, believable characters being presented with varying kinds of dilemma, and then makes it possible to examine the motives behind their actions. This is an endlessly fascinating prospect, because it is the essence of human nature; and Maria Savva understands human nature well." Review by MRCosby


"The best short stories have interesting characters, satisfying plots and catchy twist endings, and I can tell you that Maria Savva's collection of stories, Delusion and Dreams, has all of these in abundance." Review by Geoffrey West


"I particularly enjoyed the serialized short 'Delusions & Dreams' which was told from more than one perspective." Review by James M. Radcliffe


"A well written collection of short stories.I feel that Delusion and Dreams has something for every type of reader." Review by Sheri A. Wilkinson


"...this collection is well-written and definitely hones in on the everyday emotions that fill our days, as well as delving deeper, highlighting that we're not always sure what is reality." Review by Julie Elizabeth Powell