AM Kirkby

Biography

A M Kirkby writes a wide range of fiction, including fantasy, SF and historical novels and short stories.

Books

Westminster Chimes
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Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
He's waiting. The clock is ticking. Another macabre little story from A.M.Kirkby.
Haunted
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00)
A real estate developer acquires a spooky old house. Everything is quite normal, he keeps telling himself, though it won't sell and he doesn't like being there alone...
Packed Lunches for Gourmets
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Methods / Quick & Easy
Want to save £100,000 over the course of your working life? You could do that just by taking a packed lunch to work instead of spending your money in the sandwich bar or coffee shop. This book shows you how to put packed lunches together quickly and cheaply, while not compromising on flavour and variety.
Not a Ghost Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A young professional finally finds the apartment she's been looking for. But she can't seem to turn it into a home. And then strange things start to happen. But this is not a ghost story. Or is it?
Rise Above
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Price: Free! Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(4.33)
A reclusive scholar, worn down by political demands of his new post as Archbishop, retires on his physician's orders to one of his country manors to convalesce. His illness, his disillusion with public life, and a new friend make a dangerous mixture...
Wake the Dragon
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A child is warned by his furnace-master father that a dragon lurks in the heart of every furnace, and must not be woken... years later, with a son of his own, he realises what that dragon is.
Egerius
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Price: Free! Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(2.00)
A story of ancient Etruria. Young Egerius is brought up by women after his father's early death; but there are secrets in his father's family, and as he grows older, he learns that he has a family he has never met, and is the heir to more than his father's slim estate... This is a chapter from 'Etruscan Blood', an epic novel of ancient Italy that will be published later this year.
Sacrifices
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the Etruscan city of Cisra, the boy Karkana sacrifices his prize possession to help a prisoner of war. But the true implications of his act won't be felt till years later.
The Tin Heart
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Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00)
A tourist steals a tin heart from a church in Venice. The theft is unseen - but strange happenings suggest the heart is taking its vengeance. A ghost story in the style of M R James.
Walsingham Way
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,070. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The court of Henry VIII is not a safe place to be in the dying days of one queen and the ascendancy of another. Philip, caught in the plots of great men, finds himself a double agent, fated to betray a master or a friend. Fleeing London, he makes his way to the ancient shrine of Walsingham, through a land wracked by Reformation and economic decline.
Doppelganger
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Marko has been the friend, and then the servant, of the Pontifex Hadrian for many years - first as a young man adventuring in the far lands of the empire, then in the dark corridors of the Pontifex's court. As storm clouds gather, Marko may have to make the ultimate sacrifice - that of his identity.
Green Land
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sigurdr and his sister Sigrinn are set adrift by their usurping uncle; washed up in the far north, they battle to survive. But when another shipwreck casts Hralf up on the shore, their lives change - with results that will be far-reaching for all of them.
Kasbah Cat
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The story of a kitten's search for his father. Like any urban cat, Kasbah cat is smart enough to survive, and even to help those humans who show him a little kindness - but will he ever be able to find a father? A heartwarming story of love. This book is particularly useful for discussing issues of adoption and 'real' family with younger children.
Pagliaccio the Opera Cat
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Pagliaccio lives in an operatic household, but he has no musical talent - he tries hard, but he can't sing, or compose, or play piano. But in the end, he does discover that he has one crucial talent - and turns a potentially disastrous first night into a triumph.
Sword of Justice
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Price: Free! Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When Lawrence agrees to look after the Sword of Justice while the silversmith is away, strange things start to happen. An eerie tale of betrayal and sorcery.
A Ghost Story of the Norfolk Broads
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Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(3.67)
Two cruisers on the Norfolk Broads discover an eerie story behind the strange pub where they tie up one night.