The Lombard Alchemist Tales

A Series by J. Daniel Sawyer

At The Edge of Nowhere
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Series: The Lombard Alchemist Tales, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Spend enough time at the end of your rope, and you'll make some bad choices--make enough of them, and your choices start making themselves. But when you're a nineteen year old boy living on the streets with no money for food, you find salvation anywhere you can. Maybe in a dumpster, or a brothel, or a gun. Or maybe in a creepy, cold pawn shop, in a broken down city at the edge of nowhere.
Sunday Morning Giraffe
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Series: The Lombard Alchemist Tales, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It's 3AM on a Sunday in the middle of the desert, and Aldo wants a giraffe, but not just any giraffe will do. Aldo requires the particular one housed in the glass display case in a creepy pawn shop at the edge of nowhere. His parents are at loose ends to satisfy the five-year-old, unaware that he is being guided by a demon-posessed rat with an agenda of its own.
Chicken Noodle Gravity
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Series: The Lombard Alchemist Tales, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Stephen got stoned to deal with the chemo, but it's his husband who really needs the drugs. After all, watching your partner of twenty years die of cancer can leave you courting bankruptcy. It can drive you to steal, or cheat, or look for hope in a can of chicken-noodle soup you bought from the demonic pawnbroker at a creepy old hock shop at the edge of nowhere. Incl. bonus story: Sleep, Walk
The Serpent and the Satchel
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Series: The Lombard Alchemist Tales, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
An office is no place to waste a golden spring afternoon, so Albert escaped early to spend some time at the park. But with emergency deadlines from his boss, he must work through his time off. Neither Albert nor his boss planned on an unexpected adventure courtesy a broken briefcase, an escaped python, and a mischievous pawnbroker who keeps a creepy little shop out on the edge of nowhere.