Brian Rappatta


To Sift the Sacred
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,720. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of a half-dozen fantasy short stories and novelettes. In “Songs for the Lost”, a young girl travels to the domain of the Lord of the Dead to reclaim the songs of her dead ancestors. In “Ghost Hands”, a young member of a holy order of warriors agrees to become the ultimate soldier by being bonded with a demonic spirit. These stories and more--a peek into spellbinding fantasy worlds.
Chomp (A Novella of The Demons and the Dead)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,310. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
They were three teenagers with the power to reanimate dead bodies, students at an elite and secretive school where they learned to hone their abilities and command the dead. And they just wanted to get laid. But what starts as an innocent booty call with a seemingly normal girl turns deadly as they unwittingly summon a dark force bent on slaughter.
The Unweeded Garden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When it comes to warfare of the mind, the battlefield is an unweeded garden . . . Dusan is a young outsider on Ora, a remote island inhabited by a telepathic species who actively avoid the humans who live far across the ocean. He is effectively “deaf”—unable to communicate mind to mind with his peers . . . until a chance encounter with a human boy from across the sea changes everything.
The Demons and the Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,160. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A supernatural war rages between the demons and the spirits of the dead, and all too often the battleground is Earth, with the living as collateral damage. A collection of horror stories of the conflict between the demons and the dead. Includes "Nearer My God to Thee", "The Last Zombie Action Hero", "Duel", and "Joyride".
Freak Sex and Zombie Love, and other Guilty Pleasures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,160. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Horror » General
Collects seven horror short stories. A fetishist gets kinkier sex than he ever bargained for. Another dreary day in the extermination factory. An aging necromancer creates decorative works of clockwork art from the corpses of dead loved ones. These stories and more--a guilty pleasure for every day of the week.
Slaves of God
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,570. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Two teenagers, afflicted by a bizarre disease that causes them to suck the lives of others, take off on a cross-country road trip, resolved to end their lives in a blaze of glory, but instead discover a horrible power.
Price: Free! Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dr. Seamus Martinez, one of the galaxy's foremost xenolinguists, knows very well that in first contact situations with alien species, the words you choose are extremely important, and can have disastrous consequences. But he soon discovers that deciphering alien languages is the easy part . . . it's navigating an entire species' belief system that's hard.

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Latest book: Crystal Coffin. Published December 3, 2010.