D Reeder

Biography

I am a writer living in the heart of England with a fascination for stories which slide between realities. References to ancient pagan mysteries pre-dating Christianity can often be found within my 'Tales of the Supernatural' where out of the everyday ordinary world come extraordinary stories.

Books

A Clash of Civilisations
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It's late. It's dark. Some strange creature is crawling. Something sends the cat racing inside. What exactly is out there in the darkness? Why are all the frogs disappearing? Something is casting shadows onto an outside wall. Can it be a moth attracted to the light, or is it something else? Only the neighbour's cat from three doors down knows, and she is capable of leaving only bizarre clues.
Marfud
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
'Marfud' is a Palestinian word meaning outcast. In the suffocating world of the village of Ad Deirat, a young Palestinian girl, becomes 'Marfud' when she is blamed for causing the death of her father. Did she really play any part in his death? What was her fault? Can the intervention of her mother's aunt save Marfud from ignominy as she becomes a woman? This is a story of hope, courage and trust.
The Alchemy of Fuchsine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Salima, a beautiful Somalian girl, captures the heart of a nomadic seller of carpets. A man with an extraordinary sensitivity to colours, who later becomes a witness to all that befalls his people. What tragic fate befalls Salima in this heart wrenching story is based on real events.If only it were not so. This story is dedicated to the memory of Halima Ibrahim Abdurrahman who died aged 20.
Falling into Shadows
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,240. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Meet Clarrie England. Clarrie escaped from an abusive relationship by working in the kiosk at her local hospital. People trust her, and tell her their stories, as she sells them flowers and 'Get Well' cards. However, impinging into Clarrie's safe haven are terrifying supernatural elements she can neither predict, understand or control. Clarrie is good at keeping secrets, will her own be revealed?
The Court Martial of Kiddo Slacks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
...We stared hard at him trying to weigh him up. He was weird. And it wasn’t just the neatness of his clothes, which looked as if they’d been ironed by some social worker; more that there was a stillness about him, as if he’d stood in the presence of some god and had been blessed.
The Leper's Bible
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
At the time of the dissolution of the monasteries the monks who remain at Fountains Abbey are struggling. It is a time of intrigue, corruption and power politics. Within the hallowed hush of the scriptorium two monks are working in companionable silence. Until a shocking revelation challenges their relationship. Will the corruption of others destroy any hope of a miracle? Is belief in God enough?
The Gift
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Where does the notorious Rosa Watson go following her release from prison? Can she escape from her past? Or has the past caught up with her? Tom Radcliffe believes she has a gift, but is he right? And what is it that Rosa can really see? ('The Gift' is longer version of the short story that won first prize in the Oundle Literary Festival in 2011.)
The Night of the Mothers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Barbara and her daughter Rowena are travelling home after Christmas following the night of a terrible storm. However, though they travel side by side their experiences are quite unique; later, Barbara finds her abilities as a mother tested to a point almost beyond endurance. Just what does it take in this day and age of ours to be a 'Great Mother'?
The Night-Watchman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
It's Christmas and Eric, a retired policeman, has opted to act as the night-watchman at Frank Daniels' Haulage Company. As the night draws on Eric finds himself dealing with a totally unexpected situation. Will his police training be enough to get him through this night?
End Times
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
'End Times'is a 4,835 words short story. A tale of the supernatural. Why is Greta Rackstraw digging a hole in someone's else's garden? What is it that her ancestor did in York all those years ago that has led her to this place? Will she be discovered? As the dawn of 21/12/2012 approaches has time finally run out both for her and for mankind? Find out in 'End Times'.

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