John Flannery

Biography

John Flannery was born in 1963. He was brought up in Manchester but he now lives in Fleetwood. John studied Housing Studies at the University of Westminster and graduated in 1992. He decided to become a writer of fiction in 1986 but he did not start writing in earnest until 1995. In 2010 he self-published a collection of short stories entitled Toby's Little Eden and Other Stories that was greeted by a huge tidal wave of public indifference that still overwhelms him to this day. In 2012 he self-published a small collection of short stories called Our Little Secret and Other Stories. He has also published a collection of stries entitled Our Little Secret and Other Stories, a debut novel called God's Gift, and a novella called The Place. In September 2013 John published a novella called Billy Atherton. In November 2013 John published another novella entitled Joshua's Withdrawal. They are all published on Amazon Kindle.

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Books

A Disclosure
Price: Free! Words: 86,920. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The pieces in this eclectic collection of four novellas and six short stories range from the very dark to the very daft. There is an autobiographical element to many of them. The long essay, Madness explores the author’s development and management of paranoid schizophrenia. Even within the darkest of material there is an impulse to entertain the reader.
Carlington Park G.C.
Price: Free! Words: 19,360. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Carlington Park G.C. is a collection of daft comic sketches and stories about the ground-staff on a newly opened golf course in north Manchester.
Prime
Price: Free! Words: 68,740. Language: British English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Paddy Murnaghan is a London property developer struggling to be a patriarch in increasingly feminist times. He craves worldly success for himself and his many children. Paddy is a force of nature who wants to emulate Joe Kennedy, the formidable father of John F. Kennedy.
Our Little Secret and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 36,290. Language: British English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book is the second collection of short stories by John Flannery.
Toby's Little Eden and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 87,230. Language: British English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book is the debut collection of short stories by John Flannery.
Toby's Little Eden and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 87,230. Language: British English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book is the debut collection of short stories by John Flannery.
Billy Atherton
Price: Free! Words: 20,750. Language: British English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Billy Atherton is an easy-going young Manchester United star footballer who is chosen by a lesbian couple to father their child.
God's Gift
Price: Free! Words: 170,670. Language: British English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tommy Armstrong is a bad man who wants to get much, much badder.
The Place
Price: Free! Words: 21,510. Language: British English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Place is a rendition of a purgatory in a fictional form. It is a speculative exploration.
Joshua's Withdrawal
Price: Free! Words: 19,000. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Joshua's Withdrawal deals with a young man struggling to cope with his own imminent mortality.

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