Paul Cooley


Paul Elard Cooley is a software architect and writer in Houston, Texas. He is an avid open-source advocate and all his writing is done in Emacs at the console. You can find his original fiction at

Where to find Paul Cooley online


After Image
Series: Tony Downs, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
What happens when the hunters become the hunted? A year after his sister’s murder, Tony Downs joins his father for a winter deer-hunting trip. The ghosts of his father’s past turn the experience into a dangerous nightmare. A beloved character from the Parsec Nominated stories "Tattoo" and "Closet Treats," “After Image” is the second story focused on Tony Downs.
The Hunt
Series: Tony Downs, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Tony Downs has a gift enabling him to see into the minds of others. After his sister’s murder, the telepath purses those responsible and finds himself in a fight for his life. A beloved character from the Parsec Nominated stories, "Tattoo" and "Closet Treats", “The Hunt” is the first of many stories to chronicle his life.
Closet Treats
Series: Fiends, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Reality is a slippery slope for Trey Leger, but he's managed to carve out a somewhat normal existence in spite of his mental illness. But when an ice cream truck starts making the rounds of his neighborhood, Trey can no longer tell reality from his delusions. Included is the essay, "The Death Of Childhood", that inspired the novel and launched
Series: Fiends, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.89 from 9 reviews)
Scars. They remind us who we are, what we are and where we have been. But when a scar takes away your identity, what would you do to get it back? Jackson, a journalist in Houston, discovers links between several murders that have taken place in his city. His investigation draws him into the world of body art where he discovers an obsession worth killing for.
Series: Fiends, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Paranoia and anarchy are the tools of the Breakers. A Breaker agent explains his typical day in this bone-chilling, psychotic tale.
Series: Fiends, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
What is more important? The art, or the medium used to create the art? Where does inspiration come from? Canvas discusses a dark inspiration for the creation of works the artist considers "holy."

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