Michael Martin

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The Wild Bone Basilica
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 140,260. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 by Michael Martin. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Now Erin is about to be 18 her mysterious mentor Jean-Baptiste returns from years absence in his Breton Manoir to tell her that everything she knew about her dead parents and the wealthy grandmother who has provided for her since their deaths, are lies. Soon to be an adult, Erin must uncover the truths for herself that she discovers involve sadism, murder and the bizarre occult wild bone basilica.
The Vernacular Conceit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 132,470. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Michael Martin. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Is the idyllic vernacular cottage in the woods really what it appears to be? Is anything or anyone? Just who or what is genuine anymore? What’s a fake, who’s a fake and, oh, who is the genuine murderer?
The Prime Minister's Wife (and Mr President's dog)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: American English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Michael Martin. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Has David extraordinary powers? Or have his wife Dana and her brother Cass suffered needlessly and made a fool of the Prime Minister's wife? But Mr President's dog has no complaints. David says They will appear at the World Peace Concert, the biggest televised event ever. They promise miraculous life force: Paradise on Earth. Just forsake all men of God. No deal? Then let the life force run amok.
The Quimboiseur
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,590. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Michael Martin. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Three year old brain damaged Anna is held hostage in an ancient Breton Manoir by the Quimboiseur, a self styled sorcerer from Martinique, and his mad daughter. He believes Anna's family cheated him of his share of a fortune and wants them to pay. But an evil spirit haunts Le Manoir de Guillac. Unless her deeply troubled mother can rescue her in time, Anna is doomed to die on her fourth birthday.
What a Way to Go.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,730. Language: British English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Michael Martin. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
2020: the Great Genetic Upheaval; all life, humans too,starts rapidly evolving. Bon viveur fiction writer Howard Hubris and his increasingly voluptuous wife Helga escape with vast undeclared wealth to a new palace on the rim of an extinct volcano in the unspoilt jungles of Faunama to write 12 articles on luxury for Lust for Life mag, but wildly evolving fate is out to humiliate and destroy him.
Aunt Rosemary's Syndrome
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: British English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Michael Martin. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Aspiring to be a femme fatale when she comes of age the well bred but mercenary Caroline Kennet discovers that her only inheritance is to be Aunt Rosemary's syndrome, unfortunately for all the men she meets.
Crossing The Bar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,200. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Michael Martin. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
70s UK: nationalised industries run the country and Unions run them into the ground: sometimes into the sea. Xmas 1971 approaches and a brand new Island ferry is due to replace the unreliable old ferry, but keep the same unreliable, self destructive crews. Meanwhile, wealthy local riverside property developers have plans to rid the river of the dirty ferry service. Xmas disaster is inevitable.
Gods, Dogs and Englishmen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: British English. Published: February 12, 2013 by Michael Martin. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
There is something strange about the delightful Dorset village of Honeycombe. Why are there many more dogs than people? Why are the inhabitants even more unwelcoming now than usual to visitors ( unless there is a ritual sacrifice in prospect)? What occult hold does their long since dead benefactrice, Lady Augusta Ghilbourne, still have over the villages? How many must die to keep the dogs happy?
Polychrome Venus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,930. Language: British English. Published: February 6, 2013 by Michael Martin. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Simone Baraban wants answers for her eighteenth birthday. She must face danger,deception,deep desire and death before she can unravel the mystery of what befell her parents in the sublime wilds of southern France. Only then will she learn, with reluctance, what adulthood will have in store for her and her unborn child.
Rare Visitors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,760. Language: British English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Michael Martin. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
How much more blood must Godfrey Pakehurst sacrifice to the Old Gods if he is to keep hold of his once fine mansion and ornamental gardens on the beautiful river bank?
A Year Near Proxima Centauri
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,000. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013 by Michael Martin. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It is never too late to borrow too much and retire to place you can't really afford: the planet Provender, you know, the one near Proxima Centauri. (This publication is sponsored by Galactogrunter Equity Release.)
Sudden Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,870. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Michael Martin. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Some mischievous presence in a beguiling sub-tropical glade beside stream in Cornwall, England, entices lovers to visit: some find sudden life but two find sudden death.Only when the ancient owner dies and the property comes to auction does the tragic truth emerge.


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