Matthew Davenport

Biography

Matthew Davenport lives in Des Moines, Iowa with his beautiful wife, Ren. Together they enjoy geocaching and watching horror movies. In his spare time Matt likes biking, drinking, reading, and writing. Only once in a while does he do it all at the same time. His writings are cross-spectrum aiming to be serious and silly while still telling a compelling story. His writings have been mostly short stories until 2011 when he decided to jump into the world of novels with Random Stranger being his first full-length book.

His published novels include Random Stranger and Stranger Books, both of the "Abstract Series," as well as The Trials of Obed Marsh, a prequel to H. P. Lovecraft's Shadow Over Innsmouth.

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Books

The Early Adventures of Andrew Doran
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
What road brought Dr. Andrew Doran to the place of protector of the world? What path led him toward fighting Nazis and Monsters? What kind of tragedies does a child have to go through to become the Anthropologist that stood toe to toe with the Netherworld? Travel back in time and stand beside a young kid that loves baseball and dreams of University as he is forced to confront a horrific world.
The Sons of Merlin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,630. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In a desperate effort to save Camelot, Cremont and Dash Farthing must discover their heritage and the magic that it includes. Only together can they claim their title of Wizard and return Camelot to its glory days.
The Trials of Obed Marsh
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,700. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
H. P. Lovecraft's The Shadow Over Innsmouth introduced us to a corrupt and fallen town, owned and controlled by the dark Esoteric Order of Dagon. But how did Innsmouth fall so far from the healthy New England town that it had been? What could possibly convince an entire port town to abandon their beliefs and morality for the darker path of the Necronomicon? This is the fall of Innsmouth.
Stranger Books
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Series: The Abstract Series, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,150. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Random Stranger has done his best to forget the Grimm Fairy Tale book that he filled with all of his power and had done a pretty good job of it when it gets thrust back into his life. The Random Tome has started causing insanity in Abstracts and has even shut down the Library, the only Abstract destination, and the means through which Abstracts travel across the world.
Hate To Fly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Short Story: Hate as a contagion takes over a plane and its passengers and pilots them to their doom.
Lerdrin's Rings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Story: When an vagrant stumbles upon a stone in the woods, he's given a second chance at life as the wizard of the nearby kingdom, but is everything as it seems? Or is Lerdrin only the most recent to be duped by a series of tests taking place in the woods?
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Murderous Confidant
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A Short Story: When all of the evidence points at Dr. Watson being a murderer, can Sherlock prove him innocent or is it possible that Watson's own friendship has led him down a dark path? Or could Watson still have a dark path to tread? A Mystery with a little bit of Sci-fi.
Black Friday
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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A Short Story: On the distant planet Retail, Holly, an indentured servant, working towards her freedom and to help her family escape war-torn Earth, has to deal with a galaxy-wide assortment of unruly customers on the worst day in Retail's drawn out year: Black Friday.
Random Stranger
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Series: The Abstract Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,010. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Randy and his crew have been formed from ideas that had collected and been shared across the human consciousness. Together with his best friend, Lucky Bastard, and his ex, the shotgun toting Karma, they find themselves suddenly the target of a long planned assassination. What could be worse than being the one in the crosshairs? How about learning that the would-be killer is an Abstract, too?
Evolving Faster Than Light
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
SHORT STORY: Steven Murray has just propelled humanity into a new age with his development of the Faster than Light drive. Now with everyone wanting what he has all Steven wants to do is travel the skies. Steven must now adapt or die in a universe that doesn't appreciate his contribution.
Guard Dog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Story: Samuel Dolan is a body guard for the supernatural. He's also a werewolf. In this short, he's protecting a little girl who has a strong magical potential. That same potential hasn't developed yet, and now she's at her most vulnerable. Can Sam and his curse protect her from those who would do her harm?

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