Available on Ether Books
If you have enjoyed reading some of the stories on the Cul-De-Sac and would like to read more of my work, several stories are now available to purchase and download from Ether Books iPhone App. Ether are a mobile publishing company specializing in short stories and essays and I am very proud to be included on their distribution system. Mobile phones and short stories have always felt like a perfect match to me, something you can read on the go whilst commuting between work and home or on other long journeys. The Ether Books App allows you to search by author or genre to find new content by established big name authors like Conn Iggulden and Paul McCartney and new writers just bursting into the literary world. Mobile publishing could well be the democratization of the publishing industry. As ever, the customer decides. All stories you download are kept in a little collection just like a traditional ereader so you can build up a library of short stories and pick and choose from them depending on your mood.
Some of the stories featured on Ether Books have also been published on the website here. Exclusive content is marked.
Below the title, genre, price and blurb for the stories is listed. To download the Ether Books App click here.
KATAKOMBY (Noir) *EXCLUSIVE*
Czech Republic, present day. They had targeted him for a while and now they had their leverage… KATAKOMBY is a story of love, industrial espionage and prostitutes set in the underworld of a medieval town. Can he save the woman he loves?
FOR DANIELS BENEFIT (Satire)
Based on real council blunders. The ways of local government, and the benefit system in particular have often been described as ‘other’. Find out how this sense becomes literal as Daniel applies for the benefits he is entitled to and gets more than he bargained for.
THE GOD PARTICLE (Sci-Fi)
Mankind’s insatiable appetite for resources has already had enormous impact on the Earth. In this short story the dream of unlimited resources is explored with a consideration of possible political and social impacts. And as Mankind reaches out to the stars, how will the universe respond?
NEW JUNE 2011 ON ETHER BOOKS!
THE LADY MEDUSA (Myth Re-interpreted)
The Medusa of myth makes her return in the rarefied world of the French Royal Court. However, her uncompromising dealings with the men of high society and ambition to steal the heart of the King have made her a few enemies in the salons of Paris…