Alistair Ainscott

Books

The Thorns of My Flesh
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
A charred manuscript, found in the collapsed ruin of the 519 Westlake Condominium Superplex. An urban infestation of the pallid cat-briar. Effigies of white vines, congregations of transients and deranged visionaries. What epidemic sweeps the city, what madness ferments in its abandoned buildings, and what, pray tell, is the abscess that festers beneath my skin?
Displaced
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
Can a man lost—utterly lost— find his compass? Gordon Bonderman has never known a world without direction. Until now. Until it all collapses. Until the cities lie dark. How will he find his way? And when he does, will he want to go back... or will he drag everyone into a new, dark, directionless future with him? * A science fiction thriller by Alistair Ainscott.
Fevered Visions: Ten Tales from the Febrile Hinterlands of Reason
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,250. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
Professionally published writer Alistair Ainscott presents ten tales from the febrile hinterlands of reason. The stories probe shades of light and dark, from hilarity to shadows of doom. The light-hearted farce of a man trapped on a 3,000 mile trip with his twin toddlers. A mysterious forest fortified by concertina wire of black-barbed briars. One man's quest to atone for nuclear holocaust.
The Briarwood
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
The prickly evergreen vines behind the childhood home of Martin Luske-Sanders rise and fall in great dunes of black-tipped thorns. There are hidden things here, inexplicable and monstrous things, lost shards of time. And it stretches before him, a dismal reflection of his future, a haunting memory of his past. A lost brother, a final truth lurking amongst the bloodthirsty thorns of the briarwood.
The Familial Tremor
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
Ronald Masterson is haunted by the present, haunted by a past he can't shake, and haunted by a future with the most horrifically perfect woman imaginable. Because each day he fails to solve the mystery that stalks him, it's another step down the long spiral staircase of The Insanities, another step towards his fate at the hands of the familial tremor, another step closer to the consequences.
Five Tales from the Workshop at the End of the World with Kris 'n' Dean
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,700. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
Professionally published writer Alistair Ainscott presents five tales of mystery and the fantastic: Trinity of the Sands, Season of Black, The Ferro-Erotic Roaches of Kiki, Captain Disaster and the Twin Terrors of Unholy Matrimony, and The Thriller Writer's Workshop, interspersed with essays on writing, including How to Write Literary Masterpieces of Sheer Gilded Genius by Dumpster Diving.
Season of Black
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
James and his young wife Chantelle alight on the candy-striped badlands of Gilbottegen A seeking epic firsts and the thrill of discovery. But when the Season of Black arrives it maroons them on the dusty shoals of a misbegotten cinder of a star -- and from one another. They each descend into a strange alien world, seeking the means of survival -- and reconciliation. But as for The Others...
Maiden Voyage of the Pink Plastic Ponies
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
Drake Derringer thinks he knows how to handle his preschooler twin girls until he has to figure out how to tell the family that he's been relocated... to Mars. But they ain't even gettin' into Low Earth Orbit if his beloved girls can't bring their beloved pink plastic ponies along. * A silly tale of science fiction... with toddlers. By professionally published writer Alistair Ainscott.
Five Crimes Against Literature
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
Professionally published writer Alistair Ainscott unleashes a vile compendium of five literary transgressions, a special room in hell for the serious-minded: "The Ferro-Erotic Roaches of Kiki," "Occupy Stinking America," "Maiden Voyage of the Pink Plastic Ponies," "Captain Disaster and the Twin Terrors of Unholy Matrimony," and "Why Oranges Are Apples", plus excerpt from "The Flies Dropped Dead."
Why Oranges Are Apples
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Screenplays
The Shadow Guy, an inept vampire. The Harbingers of Doom, Death, Destruction, and Other Nasty Things. The Happy Elves, the Pissy Flippin' Bastards, an outlandish pachderm wannabe. A medley of deranged characters assault the stage in this Pythonesque collection of comedy sketches that took the college theater circuit by storm, available as 100% genuine electrons for the first time ever...
The Ferro-Erotic Roaches of Kiki
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
The Kiki dwell contentedly in their hive until the odd roundy beasts plummet to the surface. Chantelle and James, marooned on an alien world of banded stone and gaping chasms, take refuge in the warrens of the roach-like denizens of the planet. They find a peaceful, if uneasy, co-existence. Until the baby arrives. And they call again for help. And Chantelle must choose: her baby or her life.
Tailor Maidens
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
Pablo Mistry envisions the latest advance in electronic textiles out of Silicon Valley when he beholds a sleek high-tech T-shirt at an airport boutique. But he soon discovers that the ultimate personalized user experience has turned him into his own, rather dubious brand-- and that this tailor-made digitgal monstrosity will bring him no end of grief-- unless he can get the damned thing off.
The Flies Dropped Dead
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
Jonathan Canny is a workaday morgue staffer who thinks he's seen it all until he discovers dead flies scattered around the body of a gorgeous woman. Canny turns to Lila, his ex-girlfriend, to seek some answers, but what they uncover engulfs the entire morgue in a creeping webwork of darkness, culminating in one man's desperate struggle for redemption-- even if is far too late for his beloved Lila.
Assailing the Void
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
Georg Ventman knows only the dim, cramped world within the megacity of a dark future. He needs to stretch. He needs to break free. He needs to assail the void with a two-fisted gesture of exaltation. * A short science fiction story of escape from a dystopian future by Alistair Ainscott.
Five Strange Obsessions
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,140. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
Professionally published author Alistair Ainscott presents five offbeat speculative tales: "The Thriller Writer's Workshop," "Tailor Maidens," "Occupy Stinking America," "Assailing the Void," and "Trinity of the Sands." From hotshots with something to prove, a romance of bad breath and extreme plastic surgery, to one man's burden to atone for nuclear holocaust, it doesn't get much stranger.
Captain Disaster and the Twin Terrors of Unholy Matrimony
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
Bernard Keyes travels cross-country with his identical twin girls so they can be flower girls in his brother's wedding. But that last mile of winding country roads just might be the hardest part of his journey... other than the ceremony itself. An inkling of trouble cracks in Captain Disaster's arthritic knuckles, but can he push his sputtering, rusted-out old truck fast enough to save the day?
Occupy Stinking America
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
Walter Peabody has a problem. But is the problem with him, or his entire stinking nation? As they pare away all that is unnecessary in their lives, Walter and Gwendolyn-- and everyone else in this great land our ours-- just might find out. For without his stench, Walter would have nothing: not his supermodel wife, not his mega-yacht, and definitely not enough of a fortune to fuel a small army.
The Thriller Writer's Workshop
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
Hotshot faculty member and amateur writer Martin Sanderson attends a Thriller Writer's Workshop at the ragged edge of the world on the Oregon Coast and finds that he's in way, way over his head. But Sanderson has a thriller of his own to write and intends to show these so-called professionals just why he belongs right there in that chair with the rest of them.
Trinity of the Sands
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction
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Los Alamos, 1945. Mort Whitman helps build "the gadget" that will end the war and immolate untold thousands of men-- if it works. As the minds of men mushroom in a dark dream of war, he seeks solace in the white sands of the Jornada del Muerto. But what he discovers there teaches him how justice really works in the New Mexico badlands-- as well as how one man can atone for a nuclear holocaust.

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