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The Dinner Party
By Gordon Houghton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Category: Fiction
Tightly-paced and shot throughout with gallows humour, The Dinner Party is the chilling, ultimately moving story of a young man's obsession with ritual and the peculiar moral universe he inhabits. Printed editions: The Dinner Party (UK, 1998); Le Diner (France, 2003).
The Apprentice
By Gordon Houghton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,020. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010. Category: Fiction
A corpse is resurrected and apprenticed to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse for seven days. During the course of the week, he tries to remember how he died, accompanies Death on his daily round, and learns what it means to be undead. Printed editions: The Apprentice (UK, 1999); Damned If You Do (US, 2000); Death's Apprentice (Russia, 2003); L'Apprendista (Italy, 2010).
Game Boy
By Gordon Houghton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,870. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010. Category: Fiction
A homage to gaming and gamers, this is a snapshot of the life of James Roach, gaming obsessive, collector and competitor. It's a story about growing old, and falling in love, and feeling as retro and useless as a Phillips CD-i. Essential reading for anyone who has ever played Mario Kart, Bomberman, Robotron, Soul Calibur or Katamari Damacy.
Max
By Gordon Houghton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
A dystopian society on the brink of revolution; a population chipped, regulated and drugged into submission; an overpopulated planet defined by the One Mother, One Child policy... Into this world a baby is born: a child with the power to change everything.
The Journeyman
By Gordon Houghton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction
The Journeyman continues the story of the hapless, melancholy zombie first encountered in The Apprentice. Now working at a low-grade burger joint, he feels his life is empty and devoid of meaning - until one morning Death walks in and makes him an offer he can't refuse...