Douglas Alder

Biography

Douglas Alder resides with his wife and seven children in a treehouse in Belize and lives sumptuously on insects, sunlight, freeflowing cenote water and shrimps. As well as his wife he is assisted by a wise tree spirit and the usual requisite three fools.

Books

The Vernacular Conceit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 132,160. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Michael Martin. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Is the idyllic vernacular cottage in the woods really what it appears to be? Is anything or anyone? Just who or what is genuine anymore? What’s a fake, who’s a fake and, oh, who is the genuine murderer?
The Quimboiseur
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,590. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Michael Martin. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Three year old brain damaged Anna is held hostage in an ancient Breton Manoir by the Quimboiseur, a self styled sorcerer from Martinique, and his mad daughter. He believes Anna's family cheated him of his share of a fortune and wants them to pay. But an evil spirit haunts Le Manoir de Guillac. Unless her deeply troubled mother can rescue her in time, Anna is doomed to die on her fourth birthday.
Sudden Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,870. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Michael Martin. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Some mischievous presence in a beguiling sub-tropical glade beside stream in Cornwall, England, entices lovers to visit: some find sudden life but two find sudden death.Only when the ancient owner dies and the property comes to auction does the tragic truth emerge.

Douglas Alder's tag cloud

caribbean    death    death love    ghost    hell    intrigue    magic    murder    mystery    obeah    paradise    superstition    tragedy