Mark Abel


I'm lucky enough to live beside the river close to the city of Chester which is handy as I am of the general opinion that outdoors beats indoors for most activities.
Hopefully you have enjoyed some of my writing and may do so again.

Smashwords Interview

What are you working on next?
A story based on the moon landing hoax as part of a book of short stories.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
It's more of a necessity than an inspiration.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Mark Abel online

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Where to buy in print


101 North Yorkshire Gems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
101 North Yorkshire Gems is written for those who find delight in discovering unexpected treasures tucked away in historic towns and villages. It provides details of forgotten or half seen attractions in an easy to use guide and is ideal to refer to when out and about.
No Clown Turned Down
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A selection of short stories: In Taxi, a young widow struggles to make ends meet as details of her husband's death slowly emerge and she realizes that it may have been more that a simple road traffic accident after all. No Jive Clive needs just one break, one big score to escape his dull village existence and his nemesis. Has he got what it takes to betray his gang?
101 County Durham Gems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family health
Written for those who find delight in the unexpected treasures to be found in the wonderful region of Durham and Teesside. With its year round beauty and drama, ranging from street art reflecting the industrial heritage to sculptures proudly overlooking some of the best scenery and beaches in the country the region cannot fail to stimulate.
Banish Your Back Pain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
This pocket-friendly book contains a host of proven actions and activities that will help back pain sufferers to reduce and end their pain. The easy to understand chapters have been compiled from knowledge gained from over twenty years worth of experience in the health industry and cover topics such as exercise,posture,healthy weight loss as well as tips for a pain-free life.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Is it possible for an old stone monument to magically manipulate people’s actions? Meet Dick, the country and western loving ex-milkman, Julie who plans to change her name and everything else, Jack who may or may not help her whilst Tom knows that in the fast moving world of meat retail, you’re only as good as your last sale and Andrew who understands a spread sheet but very little else.
Street Art England.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Art is important. It can stimulate, inspire, motivate or at the very least it can act as a talking point so it is a pity that for most of the last century the vast majority of it was hidden away in aloof museums and galleries. Luckily,things have slowly changed and here are some examples of much more entertaining modern street art sculptures
Paved Walks Around Cheshire.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
Written for those who enjoy the beauty of the countryside, with its year round attractions and drama. As many of us don't like crossing muddy fields or livestock filled areas, the book's aim is to keep the walks to an easy 3-5 miles in length, on mud free paths. It is always recommended that appropriate footwear is worn for these walks, though there will be no muddy fields or rough tracks.
101 Cheshire Gems.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Written for those who find delight in the unexpected treasures to be found in this wonderful county of Cheshire . With its year round beauty and drama, ranging from street art via industrial architecture to battle sites. All of the attractions in this book can be reached without crossing muddy fields and provide an enjoyable form of gentle exercise, with hopefully, a little mental stimulation.
The Glove.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: British English. Published: November 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of short stories. The gloves tells the real story of the Moon landing conspiracies. Ice explains why sometimes a little less water is a good thing. Read Fortune Cookie before you risk ignoring a premonition. Peeper, do you really know who's watching you? Four stories to amuse and entertain.
Sweet Art.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
1979 England. Corrupt cops and the search for a missing girl. Petty criminal Jimmy Blackthorne escapes from his sleazy past and tries to make a living and a new life in a new town, but It's noir lite time for the would be Private Detective as past events finally return like a lazy homing pigeon, and Jimmy discovers that all that glitters most certainly isn't gold.