Shane Griffin

Biography

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Shane Griffin lives in Australia near the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. He is a part time author and full time scientist. He has been writing science fiction and fantasy since age 19. He has published over 20 short stories in magazines and ezines such as Potato Monkey, Antipodean Science Fiction, Ripples, Eclecticism and Masque Noir.
With stories like Accident Man, Border Patrol and the Duel proving popular with readers Shane is now focusing on e-publishing under his own label - Poupichou Press.
Shane's first full length novel "Apocalyptica - Rogue Memories" is out now !!!!!
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Smashwords Interview

What's the story behind your latest book?
Now that would be telling. However the series I am planning to work on this Aussie summer is Necrofairies and a spin off short story from my first novel Apocalyptica - Rogue Memories.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
I love science fiction and fantasy. One of my favourite authors is Harry Harrison. Bill the Galactic Hero series is really my cup of tea when it comes to sci fi and dry humour.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Shane Griffin online

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Books

World War H
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Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 1 review)
With the Zombie apocalypse complete what happens when there are no humans left? What is a zombie to do? Keith is not a well zombie, he has resorted to eating rats to feed his craving for fresh flesh. Follow zombie Keith as his world is turned upside down by the very rats he has been eating!
Necrofairies
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Price: Free! Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Neen is a fairy living in a harsh polluted city. She has learned to adapt and survive. She is a talented thief and not shy with a gun. When her regular partner in crime, an assassin called Sliver, lands a job with a massive payout she accepts fearless of the risks. Find out exactly what Sliver has dragged her into and whether she will survive to enjoy her pay. Check out Shane's novel, Apocalyptica
Antipodean Collection 2
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Series: Antipodean Collections. Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of three new short-short science fiction and fantasy stories. What would it be like to be on a planet where being quiet is paramount? Will Farrel's last ever spell bring him glory or destruction? In the future what will retirement look like? Please also check out Shane's first full length novel, Apocalyptica - Rogue Memories - out now!
Apocalyptica - Rogue Memories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 128,090. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hirri is a talented Sioken, someone who can control minds. His job is to keep the peace. However, his brain has been damaged and is augmented by AI. He has lost part of who he is. Morgan is Hirri's Linker, the one who keeps him from losing control. Their minds are linked through the psych-link. If she dies he dies. Follow Hirri and Morgan as they uncover a plot that may start a galactic wide war.
Drifter
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Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When an ancient Ark ship from the early days of galactic exploration and colonisation is discovered drifting in close orbit around Concorde 5 the experienced salvage crew of the Southern Cross are called in to investigate. When the salvage crew arrives they soon discover this is no ordinary salvage mission.
Heir Neekay
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Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Neekay is a humanoid on the run. His body is augmented through very special and secret technology. He is always ready to run at the first sign of danger, the technology in his body is too precious to allow it to be captured. Follow Neekay to find out just who he is running from and why.
Visions of Magic - The Kidnap of Gabrielle Ulan
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Series: Visions of Magic. Price: Free! Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Before Farrel Tarse defeated Beskar Aarl in "The Duel" he was once an apprentice to the Master Wizard Varn Maun. Farrel is secretly in love with Lord Ulan's daughter so when she is kidnapped by goblin raiders he sets out to rescue her. Follow Farrel on his next adventure and at the same time learn more about the world of Umijia in this next story in the Visions of Magic series.
Border Patrol
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Price: Free! Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a world where matter transportation is a reality how would countries protect their borders? Follow Bob, an aging Border Patrol officer, as he shows his new trainee Samuel exactly what it takes to keep the country safe from an avalanche of illegal immigrants.
The Duel
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Series: Visions of Magic. Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Farrel tracks down the notorious master wizard, Beskar Aarl, who has stolen the book of the Makers and is attempting to cast the spell of dominion, he finds himself with few choices. He is a young and talented wizard in his own right, but the last thing he wants is to be in a duel. Unfortunately Beskar Aarl has other plans for Farrel, but will Farrel survive?
Long Odds
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Price: Free! Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Teklas is a dump and Isa is desperate to get off planet as fast as possible and back into a real job. She finds herself running illicit portable poker machines to make money. It's either that or go back to stripping or the mines. So far she has been lucky and avoided the cops. When her friend Tara tampers with one of the machines see how her luck changes and why.
Barkley's Body Swap and Pawn Shop
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Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ferret is a street smart career criminal who is skilled at one thing, saving his own neck. One doublecross too many has put his life in imminent danger. Ferret is a survivor and has one last doublecross planned. Find out what lengths Ferret is willing to go to in order to avoid trouble and stay alive.
Blue Pelagic
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a world economy finally gone completely green Captain Lander is on the hunt for one last big catch. However what is it he is actually hunting?
Deathday
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Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sam just came home from a hard day at work. The last thing he was expecting to find was a deathday notice. With just two weeks notice of his impending death follow Sam as he tries to make the most of his last days and find love before it's too late.
Manjac and the Nosebleed Section
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Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In a working world where safety is paramount exactly how far will companies go to keep us safe.
Shady Hazy and the Subliminal Criminal
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Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Shady Hazy is a jack of all trades, of sorts. He'd do just about anything for the right amount of cash. He even did the odd hit if times were tough. More than one person had snuffed it so Shady could pay the rent on time. He is also able to read people's thoughts, it's how he stays one step ahead of the game. Will his abilites be enough when he has to hunt down a criminal who can control minds?
Generation Next The Real Thing
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Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Gundar is just another alien living on earth trying to make ends meet. He is working hard to make his club, The Black Hole, successful enough to franchise it, but to what end? Find out what Gundar really has in store for the people of earth.
The Mercenary
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Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Jona is a mercenary who for the first time finds himself figting for a prinicple rather than money, but does he value his principles more than life itself?
Antipodean Collection
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Series: Antipodean Collections. Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of six short-short science fiction stories.
Cure Overdose
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Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the not too distant future society's problems haven't changed. What would happen if drug addiction could be cured by one simple pill?
Accident Man
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Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
What if making accidents happen was your job. If you liked this short story please check out Shane's new full length novel Apocalyptica - Rogue Memories!!!
Cancer Stick Addiction
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Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sid has a busy day ahead and an important meeting at work, but what happens when his life line, his mobile phone is hijacked?

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