David Brining

Biography

David Brining comes from Leeds in England and now lives near York. In between he lived in Russia, Sweden, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Jordan, Syria and Egypt. He enjoys most sports, especially cricket and football, most music, especially classical and opera, and sampling local foods. His writing is fairly eclectic and he is interested in exploring the possibilities afforded by digital publishing (including serialisation, weblink incorporation, embedded audio files etc).He has an aversion to books about vampires, zombies etc. etc. children's books which reduce history to gossip about fat blokes and jokes about bodily functions, chick-lit about shopping, shoes and big pants... in other words, EVERYTHING currently being published in print! He will be publishing a wide range of fiction over the next few months...watch out for a new perspective, and see below for some examples.

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Books

Dead Boy Walking
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,030. Language: British English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
when iraqi teenager ali al-amin’s parents are killed by a terrorist bomb, he is recruited by arab intelligence as the 'lone wolf', a teenage spy defending the arab-islamic world from al-qaeda and isis. in this first book, ali is sent to syria, turned into a human bomb, a dead boy walking, and sent to kill the jordanian crown prince with two litres of sarin and just three days to save the world.
Yo-yo's Weekend
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Price: Free! Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Yo-yo's ring is stolen on a weekend visit to his uncle and aunt in York, he enlists ghosts, statues, clowns, fish, indeed anything he can conjure, to help him get it back. Dodging the forty stone international criminal mastermind Mr Vanilla, the weasly circus owner Truss and the delectable twins Rue and Thyme, Yo-yo needs to recover the ring to avoid being sent back to the nut-house.
Survivors
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Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Another story in the popular series about life in post-Communist Russia, Survivors reflects on the experiences of Nikolai Ribakov and his wife Lera during the Siege of Stalingrad and the Great Patriotic War.
Anxieties of a Bank Cashier
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Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about life in the chaos and uncertainty of post-Communist Russia. Nina Ribakova is worried about her son Ivan, who is undergoing an operation. She reflects on her relationship with her stern, unbending father and jokey, easy-going brother, and befriends a young cashier called Nastia who is having problems with her young sister. Added bonus of a recipe, a song and two pictures.
A Teenage Odyssey
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Price: Free! Words: 102,530. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Join Adam and Lucy, Rick and Kim, Ninja and Animal, Handy Mandy the Missing Part Tart, Billy the Rent Boy, 'Birch'em' Bircham the high court judge, Cheatles, Leech and Swindells the bankers, Flint the landlord, Cruikshank the Preacher, on an epic journey through London as Adam searches for his runaway father and comes face to face with Life in the New Millennium.
Night of the New Russian
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Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
The third story in a series by David Brining exploring life in post-Communist Russia, Sergey Priapin is beginning to hate his wife. Caught in the middle, his sons dream of a future in the USA, far away from the chaos and stress.
Sleepless in Sovietsky
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Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Oleg Yavlinsky is a good cop, or at least he thinks he is, until a chance encounter with a wealthy businessman challenges everything he holds dear and brings unsettling memories his time in Chechnya back to the surface. A short story about life in Russia in the 1990s, the second in a series by David Brining.
Life Begins At Forty
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Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nikolai Nikolayevich celebrates his 40th birthday and reflects on a life of mild disappointment in the fog of a Volgograd night as the certainties of Soviet Communism dissolve into the chaos of the free market. Published free, download it while you can.
Tombland Fair
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Price: Free! Words: 75,250. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Norwich 1272. Tombland Fair tells the story of the people’s rebellion against church and state through the eyes and experience of 14 year old Nicolas Bromholm. As the citizens of Norwich struggle against taxation and corruption and Nicolas himself struggles with growing up, a charismatic soldier named Geoffrey Brun emerges to lead a revolution and catapult Nicolas into civil war and adulthood.

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