Unter Grimschrund

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Fractured Boundaries: Five Tales of Shattered Reason
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,470. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Unter Grimschrund presents five tales of shattered reason: Beyond Hubble's Shadows the Daemon Darkness Lies, The Lost Tales of the Master, The Hands of the Phantom, I Walk in the Shadow, and A Criminal of the Near Future. From the discovery of the horrific truth of the cosmos, a man obsessed with a decaying book, to men tainted with strange powers, each tale glowers with penetrating dark visions.
The Lost Tales of the Master
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Robert Edward Henkle takes a book from the trembling hands of his dying grandfather. An ancient leather-bound volume. Rumored a first printing-- perhaps even the property of Edgar Allan Poe himself. Can Robert escape his own dark-shadowed past, or will the vivid and hideous longing stirred up by the book draw him ever deeper into the lost tales of the master?
The Hands of the Phantom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
What strange, dark powers haunt these forsaken limbs? The Phantom. A mysterious man, a shattered man. A man meandering the boundary between life and death. Clarissa Waters. Founder of the Not By Choice Club. A woman shattered by her own painful past. What happens when day meets night, when dark meets light-- which hand will she choose, left or right?
I Walk in the Shadow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A man tainted with death becomes a walking pall over the world of men. Twenty-nine year old widower Keith Cremmins meets Judith, the would-be woman of his dreams, but finds that the shadow of death lingers over their nascent relationship, over the streets of the city, over the entire urban core-- and perhaps even the very firmament of the cosmos itself.
Beyond Hubble's Shadows, the Daemon Darkness Lies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The twenty-second century, Perlmutter Transantarctic Array, Antarctica. Dr. Alexei Zotov peers into the eyepiece of the observatory, into the deepest abyss of the cosmos. What is really out there? What fate does the universe have in store for us? What cosmic horrors brood in that daemon darkness, staring back at us-- seething, ravenous, remorseless-- and who shall be their scribe?
A Criminal of the Near Future
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Franklin Sinclair. Arrested, imprisoned. In the clutches of the State, in the clutches of a counselor. A massif of a man, always probing, always one step ahead, always leaving him with small cryptic wooden boxes. What is it that lies underneath the machinery of the state? What is its purpose? How does it feed itself? And most importantly: what is it that rattles inside the final box?
Dark Prophets: Five Tales of Doomed Visionaries
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Unter Grimschrund presents five tales of dark prophets: Crossroads, The Drill, Mind Reel, The Man in the Quadrangle, and Nuclear Spring. From tales of wealthy vagrants obsessed with roadside memorials, a grief-stricken man who must face his resurrected wife, to the terrible choice faced by a man smitten with the topology of a beautiful woman's scars, each story probes dark and unique worldviews.
Mind Reel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Matthew, grief-stricken, a man with an eidetic memory. His mind projects the death-reel-- the haunting vision of Katrika, his wife, in the aftermath of the auto-crash-- over and over, without relent. Until Dr. Paxton disentangles their fates, reconstructs her from the ruin of Matthew's mind. Can a man face his resurrected wife while he remains dead inside, or will the mind reel play on?
Crossroads
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
After the death of his wife, wealthy vagrant James Gilbert drives the dark rural roads of the Pacific Northwest, lost, utterly lost-- until he encounters Vantage Ackerman, bereaved parent, dark prophet, profane seer. Together they careen through roadside shrines and high-speed accident sites, edging closer and closer to their dark destiny, to the one thing they can never have: Closure.
Nuclear Spring
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The last day of spring. The fireball of the apocalypse. Ballard Grimshaw, emancipated from his prison of taut flesh. A new world of burn wounds and dark prophets, of the subterrane and horrifically shattered beauty. For it is there that Ballard beholds Anouck-- at first repulsed, and then smitten by the otherworldly topology of her scars-- and must make the most terrible choice of all.
The Drill
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Benjamin McKeever knows the drill. Just get a fake house, a fake car, and a fake job, shrink-wrap them together, and call it your pretend life. But today his duplicity reveals the stale air trapped in the bubble wrap of his soul, and he's forced to free himself-- and anyone who gets in his way-- from the drill once and for all.
The Man in the Quadrangle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Financial ruin precipitated by a house fire traps Matthew Williamson in a job that he hates. His office overlooks a quadrangle, where the shadowy figure of a smoking man haunts his waking dreams. Williamson slowly realizes this doomed terrain of stained concrete and container shrubs has become a half-mirrored reflection of his own mind, where he must battle the smoking man for his very life...

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