James Loscombe


James Loscombe was born on 1st February 1983 in Crawley. He now lives in Reading with his wife Tamzin and son Jude. He has been writing for as long as he can remember and producing printed versions of his work since his parents first got a desktop computer. At Reading College he studied film production and then English with the Open University.

When he isn't writing or reading he's watching films or out running. Throughout 2014 (and into 2015) he will be publishing a novel or short story every month.

Smashwords Interview

Who are your favorite authors?
Stephen King (obviously), George Orwell, Scarlett Thomas, Chuck Palahniuk
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My son Jude and not just because he's kicking me in the head. I want to be a good example to him.
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Where to find James Loscombe online


Blood Hound: Volume I
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Detective Kable finds his beliefs challenged and his faith shattered as he searches for answers in the bleak Victorian streets.
The Bitter End
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,920. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The vampires couldn't cross the water but there was another way. Now the survivors in Sanctuary have to stand and fight for their right to live.
The Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,440. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
She was sent to sea because there was only one way she would be able to infiltrate the island of the Grigori. Now it isn’t just her that is in danger, her friends, her enemies, even the island itself seems to be out to get her. Samantha’s only hope is death and death has little interest in the living.
City in the Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,620. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Something evil lives in the city. It feeds on the fear and the anger that it finds there and grows strong. It has always been there, living, feeding and spreading its hate. Now it is time for it to die in flames even if that means the destruction of the whole city.
The Impossible Sisters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,870. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Meet John Kable, professional bounty hunter. His job is simple: he takes money to kill the paranormal creatures that threaten humanity. No questions asked. When a young woman contacts him asking for help he finds himself drawn into a conspiracy of the strangest sort which brings him up against one of the most powerful men in the city. With no one telling him who to kill he is out of his comfort zo
Poisoned Apples
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,460. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Tanya is so fat that she might die but she can't seem to shift the weight. William can't wait to spend the weekend with his family. Chris only went out to buy a pint of milk... ...but the world is a strange place, full of horrifying secrets and monsters that live in the night. Poisoned Apples is a collection of eight terrifying tales by horror author James Loscombe.

James Loscombe’s tag cloud

boat    british    burning    city    conspiracy    evil    fantasy    fire    ghosts    horror    island    novella    postapocalypse    pregnant    river    short stories    spies    urban    vampires    weird    zombies