Matt Forbeck

Biography

I'm an award-winning, best-selling author and game designer and happily married father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more on my work, see Forbeck.com.

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Books

Monster Academy: I Will Not Eat People
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,110. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Under the watchful eye of his undead principal, Mr. Mortis, Ruddy the boy dragon must deal with his werewolf and goblin roommates and contend with a pair of troll-orc bullies bent on showing him who’s boss at this school. But it all gets worse when a famed monster hunter turns up dead and the dragon kid is accused of his murder.
Dangerous Games: How to Win
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,070. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When gunmen charge into Gen Con and take the Writer’s Symposium hostage, issuing incredible demands, Liam suspects this is not their real gambit. He needs to figure out the rules to this new game of theirs — and how to win — or he stands to lose everything. And Gen Con too.
Dangerous Games: How to Cheat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,660. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Welcome Back to the Big Show! Every August, the greatest tabletop gamers in the world converge on Indianapolis to gather for Gen Con. Liam Parker is back to debut his first game design ever. Unfortunately, so is Tollak Spielmacher, the mastermind he failed to put behind bars. How to Cheat is the second novel in the Dangerous Games series.
Dangerous Games: How to Play
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a world-famous game designer turns up murdered at Gen Con, Liam Parker — the young game designer who stumbles across the body — makes it his quest to figure out who killed the man, and why. In the end, Liam must figure out the rules of this most dangerous game fast — or risk losing his life. How to Play is the first novel in the Dangerous Games series.
End Times in Dragon City
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Series: Shotguns & Sorcery, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
This Is the End Ex-adventurer Max Gibson just made the biggest mistake of his life, and all of Dragon City is going to pay for it. The End Times have come to Dragon City, and if Max doesn’t find a way out of his cell soon, he’s going to be the last person alive to see it. End Times in Dragon City is the third novel in the Shotguns & Sorcery setting.
Bad Times in Dragon City
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Series: Shotguns & Sorcery, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,160. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
If It Wasn’t for Bad Times… Ex-adventurer Max Gibson wouldn’t have any times at all. Saddled with babysitting the heir to the Dragon Empire, a deadly dragonet with a mind all its own, Max wishes he could hunker down in his bar and shut out the rest of Dragon City, but it seems everyone wants a piece of him. Bad Times in Dragon City is the second novel in the Shotguns & Sorcery setting.
Hard Times in Dragon City
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Series: Shotguns & Sorcery, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Hard Times Have Come to Dragon City When Max is called in to invesigate the wholesale slaughter of a long-dead dwarf friend’s family, he thinks maybe he’s finally hit bottom. Then the love of his life — the elf who left him when their careers as adventurers ended — walks back through his door, desperate for his help and with nowhere else to turn. It’s not getting any easier. That’s for sure.
Matt Forbeck's Brave New World: Resolution
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The third book in Matt Forbeck's ambitious 12 for '12 challenge in which he plans to write a dozen novels in 2012. Also, the third and final in a trilogy of novels based on Forbeck's dystopian superhero roleplaying game, Brave New World, a dark setting in which America is ruled under martial law and all supers are required to work for the government face prison.
Matt Forbeck's Brave New World: Revelation
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,060. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The second book in Matt Forbeck's ambitious 12 for '12 challenge in which he plans to write a dozen novels in 2012. Also, the second in a trilogy of novels based on Forbeck's dystopian superhero roleplaying game, Brave New World, a dark setting in which America is ruled under martial law and all supers are required to work for the government face prison.
Matt Forbeck's Brave New World: Revolution
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,400. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The first book in Matt Forbeck's ambitious 12 for '12 challenge in which he plans to write a dozen novels in 2012. Also, the first in a trilogy of novels based on Forbeck's dystopian superhero roleplaying game, Brave New World, a dark setting in which America is ruled under martial law and all supers are required to work for the government face prison.
Goblintown Justice
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Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Ex-adventurer Max Gibson knows he's found trouble when he stumbles out of his favorite tavern and into a murder scene, but when he realizes that both the victim and the blood-spattered orc kneeling over her are old friends of his, it gets far worse. "Goblintown Justice" is the first published story in Matt Forbeck's Shotguns & Sorcery setting,

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