John DuMond lives in Albany, NY where he works as an investigator. His short stories have appeared in JAKE MAGAZINE, FLASHING IN THE GUTTERS, DEFENESTRATION, POWDER BURN FLASH, DZ ALLEN'S MUZZLE FLASH, and the anthology DISCOUNT NOIR.
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Have Plastic, Will Travel
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Have you ever wondered whether there's anyone dumb enough to respond to those ridiculously worded spam emails? Well, there is, and they may not all be as dumb as you think.
This flash fiction story appeared in DZ Allen's Muzzle Flash in May 2008.
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
On the worst day of his life, Marty Graham finds himself confronted with one problem too many. An extreme problem that may require an extreme solution.
This short story first appeared in the zine FLASHING IN THE GUTTERS in 2006.
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on Feb. 19, 2011
SHREDDER is a fast-paced action/horror novella. The plot involves a team of mercenaries sent on a mission that's not what it appears. Their real adversary, as it turns out, is not a human army, but an inhuman killing machine.
Author Garry Charles maintains a breakneck pace throughout the book. He also does an excellent job of conveying the claustrophobic feel of a team trapped in a dark building, facing a nearly unstoppable foe.
A word of caution: SHREDDER is an extremely violent book, so it's not for the faint of heart (or stomach), but if that sounds like your kind of thing, I think you'll find it an enjoyable read.