Dodo Books

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Dodo Books is dedicated to producing books and downloadable files of much of the writing and artwork on the Picture Books website http://www.dandi.me.uk
Although the material on this website is free to access and download, the illustrations and texts of selected titles have been published in response to several requests for stories in book format.

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The Planet Dweller
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Series: Planet Dweller, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 46,990. Language: British English. Published: October 21, 2010 by Dodo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Diana hears the voice of Moosevan, an entity who inhabits a distant planet, in her head. Her world is threatened and she wants Diana’s help. Yuri believes her, though he's usually drunk in charge of a ten inch reflector and has a bizarre theory about the movement of the asteroids. Then two cosmic intelligences decide to help. They may understand the Universe, but mere mortals are beyond them.
Bald Wendy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010 by Dodo Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Preston Niblock’s wife dies in a fire that destroys the last business standing in the way of Palace Parade, a new shopping mall. He uncovers the truth about the development, so is bribed to keep quiet. But the local shopkeepers put out of business enlist the support of a crusading councillor, brilliant accountant, and backing of Preston’s ill gotten millions. What could go wrong?
The Kybion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010 by Dodo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A mysterious force has almost sucked dry the Ojal's energy pools. Controller Opu is charged with finding a solution. Breaking Galactic law, her search leads to Earth where the characters involved are not all what they seem. There is an unnervingly independent student, two sinister spiritualists, a bullet-proof black policeman, and a youthful watcher apparently over a hundred years old.
The Aton Bird
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,550. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010 by Dodo Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Ahmose looks after the menagerie at the temple of Amon Ra and is a secret devotee of the Aton. The vengeful Ra transforms him into a golden bird damned to live forever and only turn into a man for a few days every five centuries. The curse of Ra is also drawn down onto those Ahmose encounters. The alchemists, Helen Maat and Dinan, and the soldier, Gerard Jorden, are also condemned to immortality.
Hunder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010 by Dodo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Hunder is moody and prone to tantrums. He is also the bio computer that controls intergalactic travel and moves worlds. When God arrives, the Supreme Deity is more interested in annihilating the communicator, Ansopha, “spawn of the Devil”. So the Devil enlists the help of retired photojournalist, Gladys Hodge, staying at Brinton-on-Sea. The small seaside town is never quite the same again.
Babel's Basement
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010 by Dodo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The direct descendent of a carnivorous dinosaur has returned to claim the Earth. Commander Pyg sets up her base in the ancient subterranean Ossiane Empire. Nothing can stop her exterminating the human race apart from an eccentric geologist, sceptical science master, and a few surviving Ossianes. And none of them know about the comet on collision course with the Earth.
Short SF Stories, Tales for Technophobes
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Series: Short Stories, Book 3 · Short Stories for Grown-ups, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Dodo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For those who view with deep suspicion the tyranny of unrelenting technological advance … and those who do not have the need to take their science fiction too seriously.
Nightingale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010 by Dodo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aliens from another dimension are abducting humans. Severing the link could destroy both worlds. The solution is in the hands of a six-foot, purple septuagenarian with a bad attitude and agenda of her own.
Duckbill Soup
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Series: Planet Dweller, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,110. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010 by Dodo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A sequel to The Planet Dweller and Moving Moosevan. Human civilisation has been moved to Titan. It is now in a synchronous orbit on the opposite side of the Sun to the Earth. Titan has no oceans, so when the atmosphere starts to deteriorate, the two shape-changing super-beings who caused the problem in the first place are sent back to rectify things. Can they make matters even worse? Read on …
Moving Moosevan
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Series: Planet Dweller, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,670. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010 by Dodo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Moosevan has been moved to a new planet after the machinations of the empire building Mott, Kulp, and Dax and Reniola, cosmic super intelligences, ensured its destruction. Moosevan now lives inside the Earth, adding interesting twists to motorways. Unfortunately, Mott androids and Kulp turn their attention to the Earth. Even worse, Dax and Reniola are sent to deal with them.
Short Stories, Sweet and Sour Fiction
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Series: Short Stories, Book 2 · Short Stories for Grown-ups, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Dodo Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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The bonds people forge can be glorious, everlasting and filled with devotion. All too often they are problematic and dogged by regrets. Many more are not what they seem. Devotion to a lost partner is one thing, devotion to the long dead quite another, and an orang-utan with a sweet tooth can be more appreciative than the family everything has been sacrificed for.
Ganesha, the Elephant-faced God
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Series: Full Colour Picture Books, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 590. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011 by Dodo Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Ganesha rides in the moonlight on his demon rat, which is scared by a snake. A picture story with 32 full colour illustrations.


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