Jeff Ambrose

Biography

Jeff Ambrose began writing seriously in 2010, writing dozens of short stories in multiple genres and even penning four novels. Recently, he’s turned his creative energy toward the three genres he loves best — fantasy, horror, and science fiction. He’s currently writing a series of fantasy novels about a wandering hero named Tabard Cain.

Jeff’s hobbies include reading, playing D&D with his kids, and listening to music, particularly the heavy metal bands of his youth: Anthrax, Iron Maiden, and Motörhead, just to name three. He makes his home in Texas with his wife and their four children.

Where to find Jeff Ambrose online


Books

Sister Missing: A Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The tragedy still haunts him years later. Rick Goodwin’s two brothers, dead, killed in a car accident. A close family became even closer. Rick and his sister, his only living sibling, grew very tight. So when she goes missing, Rick begins a frantic search.Soon, he enters an underground world of sex, drugs, and violence that threatens to destroy both him and his already broken family.
The Redemption of Little Philly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In prison, inmates police themselves. But not at the Diboll Unit. There, the guards make sure no one gets out of control. So when someone steals from “Little Philly” Carter, one inmate must decide if he’ll help him get justice ... or not.
The Preacher's Son
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
Liz Deaver: An atheist. But her parents force her to work the carnival at their church. She does her best to work in peace until Alex Morris, the preacher’s son, begins following her around. The smart and good-looking Alex distracts her. He causes her to talk about life. And God. And then he does something that completely takes her breath away...
The Dark Side: 10 Short Stories of Crime & Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,350. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Human beings—a mixture of good and bad, light and darkness. Most tend toward the light, but some live in the dark. In these ten stories of crime and mystery, Jeff Ambrose explores the dark side of human nature … the side most of us keeps at bay. In this collection, you’ll find some of Ambrose’s bestselling stories: “A Bad Night for a Desperate Man,” “Revenge,” and “The Right-Hand Man.”
Train Hill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Charlie Milch: a struggling musician trying to make a name for himself in Austin, Texas. Set up on a blind date, they go out to a place called Train Hill ... where jealousy rears its diabolical head.
The Wizard's Amulet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Life or death? Karel, a man of violence and shadows, must make that choice when a mysterious wizard forces him to venture into the Hawkmere Hills and find the wizard’s stolen amulet.
Shattered Wonders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,120. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
An alien camp in Texas. One man trying to erase his memory of God, and another trying to create the love of his life. Future societies, distant plants, and tales of love, loss, adventure, and self-discovery. Shattered Wonders covers the breadth of both science fiction and the human experience.
Fantasy Worlds: Volume #1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,940. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Discover these epic stories across strange lands and among mysterious peoples—assassins, thieves, queens, and warriors caught up in events that will change their lives …
Mission to Edia-Prime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Earth’s last days are near. Humanity seeks a new home. Captain Roland Vance believes he found it. A planet called Edia-Prime. But when the natives turn hostile, Vance discovers the planet may have a life of its own.
Weird Tales of Dark Fantasy: Book 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,820. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
From a dark and solitary train ride to a strange town where citizens pay homage to a giant stone, WEIRD TALES OF DARK FANTASY spans the spectrum of dark fiction that pays homage to writers like M.R. James and H.P. Lovecraft, but in a contemporary setting. Guaranteed to keep you up at night, these stories will give you the creeps without the gore.
The Ghoul King
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
After four years of fighting the evil Malki on the borderlands, Turin Whiteshroud returns home, desperate to find peace and a new life. But peace eludes him when the mayor of Taran Field arrests Turin’s brother and refuses to release him unless Turin makes a perilous quest to the Tombs of Forgotten Kings ... where he must face the Ghoul King.
The Three Temptations of Johnny B. Goode
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Johnny B. Goode -- a young guitarist named after Chuck Berry’s famous song. A wreck of a life, he came to the roadhouse for a new beginning. But dark forces don’t want him to succeed … and they will do anything to cause him to fail.
The Stone Goddess
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Stone Goddess -- it can cure any disease, heal any wound, even raise the dead. Once a street thief, he found a new life of joy as the sworn protector of the Stone Goddess. But a sorceress from his past, a woman with the body of a goddess and the face of devil, finds him and desires the one thing he must protect for her own dark purposes.
The Pit and The Beast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Betrayed by his best friend and made an outcast by his entire school, a seventh grader seeks suicide ... but an ugly little creature shows up just as he swallows the pills. A dark fairy tale about the meaning of life.
Pickup at St. Gabriel's
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Hendrix: the man entrusted with Louis Connelly's soul. His job: to find a priest and bring him to Connelly's deathbed--by any means necessary. But a thug from a rival crime lord stands in his way ... as do memories of a faith he once held dear.
Not Long Before I Saw The Broken Angels
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Country music singer Coraline Dylan knows the heights of success. But success has taken its toll on her artistically. Desperate to regain her creative center, she ventures to the most unlikely of places for inspiration—a cemetery. There, she meets a man who reminds her life means more than a song.
The Mirror of Melyara
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
On the dark streets of Moonshadow, a thief makes her way to the palace. Her job: to steal the legendary Mirror of Melyara. But along the way, she finds herself thinking of her past, so clouded in mystery, and wonders if the mirror can reveal her true self.
Dr. Balthasar's House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Dr. Balthasar -- Texas's own Aleister Crowley. A modern-day warlock, a man who sought the unknown, who gained power, who flirted with the darkness. Now dead, his house stands as his lasting legacy -- and a possible gateway to the unknown. A place to be feared, and a place teenagers cannot resist.
The Boogeyman Men
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Julie Martin desperately wants her son to stop misbehaving. The traditional methods have failed. So she turns to The Boogeyman Men -- a strange organization that specializes in behavioral correction. Despite her deep reservations, Julie goes through with their recommended treatments. And then something goes terribly wrong.
The Bleak Train
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
How can we help the dead? England. The early 1900s. On a rainy day, a man takes the train from Oxford to London. The sole passenger. Or is he?
Amanda's Gift
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
High school. A time of Spring Break class trips, a time of first love. But Tom Morgan can’t go on the Spring Break class trip. Missing his girlfriend during the week, he buys her a gift. Now the Monday after, and he just wants to give it to her.
Alien Camp
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The aliens landed. The government rounded them up, put them in a camp, declared them off limits. But Calvin Martinez knows how to get inside the camp … and he desperately wants to see the aliens.
The Bird of Nevermore
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A father and son go on an afternoon walk through the woods. It should be an innocent affair. But jealousy and resentment—twin monsters that rage within the father's heart. But another monster lurks in the woods, too.
Rise of the Moon Temple
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Returning home through the Ironwood Mountains after a failed attempt to join the army of the Great General, Cort hears intoxicating music. It calls to him. It beckons. But he soon learns, darkness lurks behind the music—a clarion of an ancient evil attempting to return to the world. Can he stop it, or will the music lure him to his death?
Decision Moment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In a desperate attempt to save his reputation, Johnny Silio breaks into his uncle’s pizzeria. Grab the cash, get the hell out. Just that easy. But when three guys show up with plans far more sinister than his own, Johnny faces a moment of decision -- hide like a coward, or stand up for another.
The Doorway
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Scott Silverman knows suffering. He sees it every time his father loses control. When he finds a door standing in the middle of his neighborhood creek, Scott sees a way to to escape his suffering. But the doorway takes him to a place he never dreamed … and forces upon him a profound truth.
Erasing God
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A scientific revolution: A way to erase parts of person's memory. For some, a technology of healing. But for a Catholic priest, the ultimate way to prove that God exists. But will it work the way he hopes?
Goodnight, Sweet Killer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Fourteen months: A long time to heal. But when a spouse kills himself, healing takes a long time. Finally, Judith Simon feels ready to face the last hurdle. Her husband’s home office waits. But the envelope on the desk threatens everything.
Weird Tales of Dark Fantasy: Book 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
From a woman with an extreme fear of lightning to a strange behavioral correction organization, WEIRD TALES OF DARK FANTASY spans the spectrum of dark fiction that pays homage to writers like M.R. James and H.P. Lovecraft, but in a contemporary setting. Guaranteed to keep you up at night, these stories will give you the creeps without the gore.
The Man Who Shouted the End of the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The end of the world -- spoken of in every nation, in every generation, from the beginning of time. But in the future, speaking about the end of the world carries a severe penalty: A one-way ticket off earth. But one man knows that to save the world he must break the law.
The Mule
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
His dream: Become a hero. His problem: No skills. Highly intelligent, but with the emotional maturity of a child, Leo Hickman trust two people he shouldn’t.
Seeking Redemption
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ben lived a dark life. His partner in crime: A wild girl named Sara. But when Sara went too far during a house robbery, Ben wanted out. And he got out. Almost. But now Sara sits across from him, and she’ll stop at nothing to have him back.
Maggie Finn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Every man weakens before a sexy blonde. But some fall hard ... and reveal hidden secrets of their soul. So what does a man do when the blonde uses the secret against him?
The Killers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Violence runs like a river through the lives of three men. One embraces it. The other goes with it. The third denies it until his regret become too much—and ghosts from his past take form in his present. A story of death … and redemption.
The Reversal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The hit: A married man. The goal: Make it look like a suicide. The glitch: His children. For the first time, assassin Ginger Greene wants to quit a job. Her conscience aches. But quitting won’t help, and either will doing the job.
The Roll of the Dice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
She stepped out of his past into his present ... and determined his future. Two killers playing one game -- a game of chance, a game of death. But when the random roll of the dice opens doors to one of the killer’s past, the game becomes personal!
Crime Fiction: Volume 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Five Gripping Stories of Mystery and the Macabre: A Bad Night for a Desperate Man; The Mule; The Roll of the Dice; Goodnight, Sweet Killer; and Seeking Redemption.
The Stone from the Sky
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Lenape Indians called it Pamachapuka—the stone from the sky. The people of Glen Rock perform mysterious rituals every six months to keep the evil spirits who live under the stone in their prison. Then one man begins to hear voices, and believes Pamachapuka calls for him …
With The Devil On My Side
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Some men are born lucky. Some get help. A serial killer known as the Devil's Sidekick terrorizes the city of Dallas. When police officer Carl Decker tries to finds a moment of peace at a bar on a Sunday night, a couple staggers in, frightened and confused, with some very interesting story to tell.
When the Thief Calls the Gungirl
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Three years ago, someone murdered her best friend ... and now she tastes revenge. Years ago, hit woman Ginger Greene worked with a man named Nathan Frey—good friend and occasional lover. But it ended when someone put a bullet in the back of Nathan's head. Now, Ginger might've found his murderer ... and she wants revenge.
The Woman Who Was Afraid of Lightning
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Weird, frightening, ominous ... and then a thunderstorm rolls in. North Texas thunderstorms -- violent and scary. But when trapped in a bookstore with a woman who jumps at every crack of lightning, things can become quite frightening. And very weird, too. A tale of fear ... and the unknown.
Crime Fiction: Volume 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Five Gripping Stories of Mystery and the Macabre: Revenge, The Holdup, Maggie Finn, The Reversal, and Decision Moment
Revenge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
He pushed her to the edge ... then she went over. Abused, blackmailed, humiliated -- Kate Post’s life in a nutshell. Desperate, she hatches a plan. She’ll make this man pay ... but will she find the freedom for which she longs? A story of revenge ... and death.
Blessed Are The Merciful
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
He must face his past ... or lose hope in his future. Damon King lived a hard life. No mother. An abusive father. Cut off from his family. Now, newly engaged, Damon must face his past ... or lose hope in his future.
The Betrayal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Central Texas. Peter Stone finds himself on the run. He conned two conmen, now gunning for him. Or so he thinks. But the web of deception is tangled indeed! A story of betrayal ... and betrayal ... and even more betrayal ...
The Right-Hand Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A powerful gangster’s right-hand man, Marcus does it all. Personal secretary. Business confidant. The man who cleans up the messes. And even those who make them. But when he makes the mistake, how will he clean up his own mess--one that threatens his bosses well-secured existence?
Artist of the Gods
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In the land of Tistar, artists work for the eyes of the gods ... and the eyes of the gods only. Now near death, artist Pandres wants only one thing: To see his life’s work. To do this, he must risk everything and team up with men who have plans very different from his own ...
The Holdup
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Driving home from a job with five thousand dollars cash, hit woman Ginger Greene stops at a roadside diner for a quick bite. When two armed men show up, Ginger knows she must play it cool if she wants to get our alive. And with all her cash. But when one customer plays the hero, all hell breaks loose!
The Successful Fiction Writer: Get Unblocked, Start Producing, Reach Your Goals (Or: What I Wish I’d Known Ten Years Ago)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
(4.00 from 1 review)
Do you want to be a writer? Are you having trouble sitting down to write? Are you having trouble finishing what you start? Are you afraid to put your work on the market? For ten years Jeff Ambrose struggled with these issues. This no-nonsense book is about the change that made Jeff Ambrose into a successful fiction writer—that is, a writer who writes, finishes, and submits on a regular basis.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Tales: Ten Short Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,970. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
From two friends setting out to see the alien camp, to a botched mission to a strange and mysterious world, SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY TALES contains ten short stories that span the spectrum of the genre.
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