James Kinsak

Biography

James Kinsak writes fantasy, mystery, and horror stories that go into dark places and sometimes don't come out again.

Books

Pukorium
By James Kinsak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
Chicklet, a savvy-but-homeless drug addict, is beyond running on empty tonight. The search for food and drugs has driven her into a neighborhood she's never visited before. But the residents and visions she sees there make her wonder whether she's stumbled into the famous addicts' heaven - Pukorium. It offers everything. The only question is what it demands in return.
The Foundling
By James Kinsak
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
Josie escaped her life as a teenage prostitute but still bears the scars, including a damaged uterus, an inability to ever bear children. So when she finds a baby in a basket at the doors of a church, a sudden overwhelming need makes her take the child as her own. Then strange things begin to happen.
Desperate
By James Kinsak
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
When a crazed killer stalks and attacks David's family, the nightmare is just beginning. Because death is only the first step of a plan to rock the very fabric of existence. And only a father desperate to save his family, in whatever way he can, has a chance to stop it. From a master of dark suspense comes a tale of obsession, magic, and a father’s love that will never give up.
Survival Instinct
By James Kinsak
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
When William’s sister begs him to visit, he travels into the northern interior to visit her and her family, thinking he’s on a kind of rescue mission. But in the snowy fields and basements of 100 Mile Ranch, the question is who, exactly, needs rescuing from what? A more reflective turn from an author who specializes in exploring dark places.
Box of Evil
By James Kinsak
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
When Fitz meets a stranger in a bar after a very bad day, maybe he listens with a little too much credulity to the stranger’s take on how the world works. And maybe he’s just a little too open when the stranger makes a disturbing offer. From a master of unflinching walks on the dark side comes a modern take on a tale as old as humanity itself.
Mind Games Deluxe
By James Kinsak
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,040. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
Get a full snootful of James Kinsak’s dark and gritty short fiction with the ten stories of his previous two collections, Mind Games and More Mind Games, collected together here in all their sharp-edged glory. From zombies to electronic stalkers, would-be heroes to wannabe coke heads, his characters will force themselves into your head and stake out some permanent territory.
More Mind Games
By James Kinsak
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
Here are 5 more James Kinsak stories, filled with a dark emotional honesty – dealing with the conflicting desires we feel inside for love or money, for different sexual partners, for helping someone vs. protecting ourselves, for staying ethically pure or advancing our career, for hanging on vs. giving up. Plus zombies. What’s not to love? Contains “When I Lay Me Down”, “Floaters",and more.
One Night in Toronto
By James Kinsak
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
Bobby wakes up to shattering sounds like eight-inch cockroaches are throwing dishes off the kitchen shelves in his third-floor apartment. But it’s not roaches; it’s a pimp and hooker fighting on the sidewalk below his window. Bad. Getting worse. Nobody stopping it. Should he? He makes a stupid decision.
Snort
By James Kinsak
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
An eager special effects artist named Colby, a braniac B-movie actress named Missy Angel, a coke-snorting leading man, and…a giant latex nose with dripping mucosa. The director wants Missy to get snorted up the nose. There’s no bleeping way Missy’s going to let that happen. Can this production be saved?
Floaters
By James Kinsak
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
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Easter Sunday, Ward gets a call from his estranged wife. She says she caught a glimpse of their two boys in Lincoln City where they were presumed drowned a year ago today. It has to be a cruel joke, except Ward can hear his wife falling apart on the phone. And that tiny part of him that still hopes, just has to drive out and see for himself.
When I Lay Me Down
By James Kinsak
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
He lost just about everything when the “infected” swept through his ranch, killing his animals and turning his wife into one of them. But a man with grit never gives up. Especially on the woman he promised to love to the day he dies.
Driven
By James Kinsak
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 95,050. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
An emotionally struggling lawyer, who’s just found out she might be adopted, goes looking for her birth family in an isolated Colorado ski town, only to be trapped there with a hulking serial killer who’s rapidly losing control.
A-Maze-Ment
By James Kinsak
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
It was just a way for him and Caroline to get ahead for once in their lives. And if the stakes have become higher than expected, well, then they just have to choose, don’t they? Play or die.
Mind Games
By James Kinsak
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
Welcome to five stories about messing with the minds of people who may or may not deserve it – a psychiatrist who can’t figure out exactly how he’s been made prisoner, a husband and father with a past, a possible sex abuser, a psych major in college, a teenage boy who’s done a horrible thing. They’re each in for a rough ride. Contains "Therapy", "E-Threats", "Basement Talk", and more.
Therapy
By James Kinsak
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
The good doctor has a problem. He’s been trapped by a madman who claims to have wired electrodes into his brain. Which begs two questions: 1) Which of the many people with reason to hate the doctor is responsible? and 2) How the hell is he going to get out of this place?
The Four-Handed Corpse
By James Kinsak
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
She’s just come from Psych class when the cops show her the half-cooked corpse of her aunt. It gets worse when they try to explain exactly how the aunt died.
Easy Time
By James Kinsak
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
Hoochie has a zapper in his skull far more effective than any electronic ankle cuff and will be serving his time in the basement of the widow of the man he killed. What his delectable jailor has planned for him is both more benign and more horrible than anything he could have imagined. Definitely NOT easy time.
Basement Talk
By James Kinsak
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
Bad things happen in basements. Like lectures. And knives. And things aren’t always what they seem.
E-Threats
By James Kinsak
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
You’re being stalked by e-mail and the stalker’s closer than you think.

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