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The Chimaera Institute
Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Anecdotes, rumour, gossip...urban myths can straddle all those categories. Often they are short, like fables and can be told quickly in a paragraph or two. The tales in this book draw from various sources. I like to think of urban myths as little acorns desperate to grow into oaks, and love providing them with knots, gnarls and leaves.
The Honey That Came From The Sea
Price: Free! Words: 90,260. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Here is a selection of short stories, drawn from collections of prose by the author. Best known for her Scots writing, here her work in English is presented, with a smattering of Scots dialogue. The tales deal with the mysteries of life, religion, ageing, birth and sex . There is humour, mystery and intrigue, from Maharajahs to Shortbread, and always the often dark dynamics of human relationships.
Rat Race Nights
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Discover the thoughts of trees, and the aspirations of a bridge and other inanimate objects. From the stars above to the insect in the field, from Mayan Gods to mermaids, from extraterrestrials to Jack the Lad's. Within are a mixture of snapshots of a moment in time, hilarious episodes of alien interventions, and tales of emotional trauma, of suicide, as well as an odyssey to find enlightenment...
The Lazarus Strain
Series: Dr Steven Dunbar. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,540. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ex-Special Forces medic, Dr Steven Dunbar of the Sci-Med Inspectorate investigates an apparent attack by animal rights activists on a research institute in rural Norfolk. The director of the institute has been murdered after having been horrendously tortured and several experimental monkeys have been released into the wild. What were they infected with?
The Gulf Conspiracy
Series: Dr Steven Dunbar. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » General
Ex-Special Forces Medic, Dr Steven Dunbar of the Sci-Med Inspectorate, is asked to investigate the suspicious death of an English university lecturer. Sci-Med's concern is that the man once worked at Porton Down, the UK's Defence Research establishment and there is a fear that there might be a link. Steven is drawn into a web of deceit and cover-up.
Deception
Series: Dr Steven Dunbar. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,250. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In a village outside Edinburgh, a young boy is the victim of a shocking ordeal while playing by the canal . . . he is attacked by a rat. The village itself is currently in turmoil over a genetically modified crop growing in a nearby field and sinister doubts are being expressed over its supposed government license. Dr Steven Dunbar is sent to investigate.
Tangled Web
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,700. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Used to the sleepy tranquillity of village life in rural Wales, the residents of Felinbach are shocked by the brutal killing of a local baby, Anne-Marie Palmer. None more so than Dr Tom Gordon, the local GP and only friend left to John Palmer who, faced with irrevocable evidence, stands accused of his daughter's murder.
The Anvil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,130. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Cytogerm is a wonder drug but has been shown to have lethal side effects. Its manufacturers have withdrawn it but now seem hell-bent on eliminating everyone concerned with its development. Dr Sean MacLean would like to know why but, as he was head of the surgical team using it, he finds himself in the firing line. His life has become the stuff of nightmares.
Trauma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,950. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When John McKirrop, a down-and-out tramp, takes shelter in a deserted graveyard one night, he witnesses the disinterment of the body of a young boy. Yet no one takes much notice of his stories. After all, who would believe the ramblings of a homeless drunk?
The Trojan Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,540. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The mysterious letter invited him to an interview for a job he'd never applied for. But at 37, his family life and medical career in ruins, Dr Mark Avedissian wasn't feeling like asking too many questions. Nor, it turned out, were British Intelligence, Avedissian's new employers, prepared to give many answers about his new role in their battle against the Irish Republican Army.