James "Grim" Desborough

Biography

Game designer, writer, self publisher, freelancer, rakish fop, gentleman bastard, ten times more charming than that Arnold on Green Acres.

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Books

Pulp Nova
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,280. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A collection of 'neo-pulp' stories in the style of the classics but with a modern outlook and twist.
Stain: Dead & Gone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Stain is your stereotypical washed-up cop. He's good for nothing, surfing a life of indolence and drunkenness on past glories until he can get to retirement. Then, weirdly, he gets given a serious and important case and may have to reassess his life and career.
Shanks: Bulldog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
An Englishman abroad in the Wild West will find himself hard-pressed to remain a gentleman. Still, there's a steel in such men that formed an Empire and the cattlemen of the new frontier should know better than to tangle with an Englishman when his dander's up.
Wild: The Dark Canopy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The jungle still holds secrets. Some of them are dangerous, even deadly. Some of them defy our modern understanding. Some of them, like the pale, ghostly girl who runs through the trees, can save your life.
Rink Rash
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Across the radioactive desert lies The Kingdom of Vegas and the Roller Ball final. Hel's Belles are on their way to the final but someone wants to stop them...
The Dastard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A pulp short-story in the swords and sandals or thieves and barbarians ilk, but with a bit more of a modern eye. The Dastard has a plan to steal the wealth of a powerful slaver, but to get it, he's going to need help - and permission.
Tessa Coyle: Science Police - The Obsolete Prometheus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Science City demands a very special kind of police force. A police force that knows the cutting edge, can cope with the strange and with the heroism and judgement to mete out ethical justice in an ever changing environment. Enter Tessa Coyle, Science Police. A short, pulp story.
The Black Rat: Something Special
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A vigilante, a 'working class Batman', aims to bring Justice to the streets in the 1970s. A pulp style story of corruption, violence and murder. How high does the corruption go and what can one man with a gasmask and a tool-belt do about it?
Mimsy Burogrove Psychedelic Detective: The Prison of Concentration
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Written in the form of a long, psychedelic, near-poem. In The Prison of Concentration the world's only psychedelic detective must attempt to deal with an idea that is striving to become... real.
Doc Osmium: Synchronius Maximus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Twelve digits, the best genetics science can buy, a PHD from the University of Life and a roaring muscle car. Almost everything a Science Hero could need to put the world to rights and to explore its mysteries but, perhaps, something remains that he could put to good use. A partner and - perhaps - a little humility.
Ace Slamm: Space Bastard - Turn on a Dame
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The solar system is full of strange peoples but none so strange as the system within a system, Dyzan, counter-spinning the Earth and unknown to humanity for so long. That changed in the 1930s with an invasion from space which, against all odds, we won. Veteran Ace Slamm tries to survive in the chaos after the war, though he's not exactly your most heroic or

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