James Dwyer


James Dwyer is an aspiring writer based on the South coast of England. Living in Poole, Dorset, James has won prizes for his short film scripts. With a passion for storytelling and writing, James hopes to one day make a living out of monsters, mystery and murder. Until then, he hopes people will enjoy reading his stories as much as he enjoys writing them.

Inspiration: Ancient Greece, Mythology, Monsters, Science Fiction, Robots, Organised Crime, Insects and other creepy crawlies.

Influences: Ray Bradbury, Terry Pratchett, John Steinbeck, Daphne Du Maurier, Guillermo del Toro, Park Chan Wook, Michel Gondry

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Winter's Bride
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: British English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In a village where winter never comes, young Frieda dreams of adventure and escape. When the warning bells ring in the village, the true price of the eternal summer is discovered. A sacrifice has to be made to winter himself - Jack Frost. Frieda has been chosen. Can she escape from the fate bestowed upon her or will she end up just another victim to the cold heart of winter?
Frankenstein's Monster Goes West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: British English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mashups
When US Marshall John Cooper is called to a small town in the Arizona desert, he is expecting to be tasked with doing the local sheriff's dirty work. But when he is told that a monster is on the loose, terrorising the townsfolk and butchering cattle, he soon realises he has something far more dangerous on his hands. He soon finds himself on the trail of a monster at odds with its own actions, a
The Dead - A Short Sharp Shock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: British English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » General
Entering hospital for a routine eye operation, elderly Patrick wakes up to find something has gone horribly wrong. Unable to see clearly, all he knows is that he is alone, the outside world has gone mad, and hungry moans are getting closer and closer.
Dead Eyes - A Tale From The Zombie Plague
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,290. Language: British English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A lone survivor wandering the post zombie apocalyptic world must find a safe refuge before his genetics turn him blind. Time is running out and the undead are evolving, becoming more efficient killing machines. Time is running out. The survivor has only one hope. Find a way to escape the infested zone. If not, he will be left to helpless to fend off the zombies that want to feast on his flesh.
The Rat God
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult
An evil exterminator takes an unhealthy pleasure from the capture, torture and slaughter of his rodent prey. His cruelty cannot continue and the rats have turned to a higher power for help. The Rat God is here to cleanse the exterminator of his sins with a baptism of blood.
Dark Christmas Tales
Price: Free! Words: 20,050. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Five short stories taking a darker look at the Christmas period. In this time of overwhelming Xmas cheer, constant barrage of festive music & films, television filled with adverts demanding the perfect Christmas, these stories offer an alternative. Take a break from the festivities, settle down by the fire, and read these five stories. Ideal for a cold, dark, silent Christmas night.

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