David P. Elvar

Biography

6th September 2016

Following a major success in another field of commercial activity, I find myself in the happy position of being able to offer all books on this page for FREE!

Yes, FREE!

Help yourselves.

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I may be contacted on occasionalauthor457(at)gmail(dot)com

Series

Books

Volenti Non Fit Injuria (To they who are willing, no wrong can be done)
Series: Interludes, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: British English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes, perhaps too many times, kindness is not what it seems...
The Other Box
Series: Interludes, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: British English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
I doubt that Zeus ever guessed it might come to this, gifted with foresight though he be. Worsted by his own art, or so he would have it, but he fashions the world to his liking alone and how else should he feel when his creations grow according to their will rather than his own? Jealousy? Pride? Yes, and in measure to befit the God of Gods.
Shayla
Price: Free! Words: 60,110. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Shayla is nineteen. And dead. Very dead. And there's one small problem with that: she doesn't have a clue where she now finds herself. Oh sure, it looks pretty fantastic - trees, fields, hedgerows and stuff as far as the eye can see - but that in itself doesn't answer anything, especially since no one has turned up to greet her...yet...
An Unconscionable Time
Series: Interludes, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
So how did I come to this? Oh, I doubt it not: you will have heard the manner of my death, handed down to you second or perhaps even third hand, each retelling receiving just that little extra embellishment, another grain of shock to add spice to the feast. Very possibly if I know the tongues that wag in this parish. But whatever you heard, be assured you know less than the half of it.
'Put your back into it!' - The Phantom of Toerning Mill
Series: Interludes, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A ghost story set in one of the most unlikely places in Denmark, in a rural setting of such beauty as to belie its history. The ghost, the locals will tell you, is still there...
The Hand That Feeds
Series: Interludes, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
No one suspected, did they. Maybe we’d just gotten too caught up in our own sense of goodwill to wonder. Let’s face it, where famine stalks, death’s just a few steps behind, the oldest and the weakest the first losers, but where were the bodies?
Four-Five-Five
Price: Free! Words: 39,510. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
The time is the mid-1920s, the place a windswept and rain-lashed railway line traversing the bleak moorlands of northern England. It starts with a train crash. And it will never end...
Continuum
Price: Free! Words: 53,260. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Only by stepping outside of yourself can you hope to understand yourself. Only by stepping outside of life can you begin to understand life. I tried to do both. I rolled up my portion of Space and Time, and as I stood naked in the middle of nowhere and nowhen, I started to think. And that is why I’m here.
Here Ch'i Gathers
Series: Interludes, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
There was wealth here, he could feel it. Wealth they could tap, wealth they could liberate. They felt no qualms about what they did: most profit is earned on the sweat of another, most is undeserved. Most is then simply being returned to where it belonged. Not stealing, more a repositioning of resources. Another sanitising label. They had learned well from their political masters.
The Screaming Skulls of Calgarth Hall
Series: Interludes, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
‘Look to yourself, Myles Phillipson! ’Tis a fine thing you think you have done but this miserable parcel of land you lust after will prove the dearest a Phillipson ever got. You will never prosper. The time shall come when no Phillipson will own an inch of land. And while stand the walls of your fine new house, we will haunt it night and day. You will never be rid of us! NEVER!’

David P. Elvar's tag cloud

balance    burial    chi    crime    curse    denmark    flash fiction    ghost    ghost train    gothic    greek myths    haunting    human aura    life    life after death    moment of death    mugging    pandora box    paranormal    rebellion    scifi horror    skulls    supernatural   

Smashwords book reviews by David P. Elvar

  • The Favour on Oct. 27, 2014

    A nicely written story. Masterful use of language. I have the feeling, though, that it could have been developed a little further. This is not by way of a criticism but rather acknowledgement that there is much unexplored potential in the basic idea. I look forward to reading more by this author.
  • Consciousness Beyond the Body: Evidence and Reflections on Feb. 07, 2016

    An excellent and intelligent treatise on the subject of OBEs. Thoroughly recommended.