Winter Visitor

      John Gaffield
Winter Visitor

Darren was awakened by a strange sound within his bedroom with a blizzard and subzero temperatures outside. He realized he was no longer alone in his room. Was someone or something after him? Will he be able to evade the visitor? Second Edition - April 2011.Sahra was on the opposite side of the station to Ore Processing when it blew up. For a tunnel rat and a slave, this means nothing but trouble. But for Sahra, that's just the beginning.Her people need a Saviour to lead them to freedom, but no such person dare volunteer with the Masters' guns ready to fire at all times. What harm could there be in doing a few things to help the Saviour finally turn up?As it happens… quite a lot.Between lockdowns, angry masters, the mistaken actions of the Rebels, angry sibs, and more rules in home and at work, Sahra has enough to deal with.But when she returns to an area that should have killed her the first time, Sahra discovers… something… special.Can she get the Rebels to listen to her when she can barely speak?Can she help the Saviour arrive at last?Can she find enough food for her family (Nineteen members and counting) every day?And, more importantly, can she trust her brother to keep his big mouth shut?She's humanity's best hope.Hevun help them all.
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    Denning Swamp - A Ghost Story

      John Gaffield
Denning Swamp - A Ghost Story

Strange sounds emanating from the swamp startled Jack during the night. Alone in the house, he wondered what was outside. Would he determine what was tormenting him before it was too late?Strange sounds emanating from the swamp startled Jack during the night. Alone in the house, he wondered what was outside. Would he determine what was tormenting him before it was too late?A short story with about 2300 words.
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    Slow Down

      John Gaffield
Slow Down

A short story about a careless driver, named Scott, who caused a tragedy. Scott was haunted by his actions. Would it cause him to change his ways?This is a contemporary Neo-Gothic horror story set deep in the heart of Florida's dark, foreboding Everglades. At its core, it’s a modern day morality tale wrapped in the Neo-Gothic genre. The story takes place near Lost Man’s River. Yes, there really is a Lost Man’s River. Want to speculate how it got its name? The story involves the ongoing clash between modern, agnostic view of reality and the native superstitions of past. One of those schools of thought loses. Big time. It has been compared to the writings of H.P. Lovecraft and Stephen King.It’s a quick, fun read, but you may want to leave the lights on when you go to bed.
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    In Remembrance

      John Gaffield
In Remembrance

Jeremy mourned his dear Jenny, who had died tragically about a year earlier in an accident. While he continued to maintain a memorial at the site, something unseen started interfering. Who would disturb him as he dealt with his loss?The book revolves around Vishal and Tanya. Simran, Kabir and Ayesha, Vishal’s cousins, also play a key part. Tanya is Ayesha’s best friend and is arguably a spoilt brat of a rich dad. Vishal and Tanya share a love hate relationship to begin with but how things change with one innocent click which displays a message ‘Friend Request Sent’. This is the story of an average Indian guy, the guy who goes unnoticed in the crowd. This is the story of his love, the story of how he fights for his love. This is the story where love makes you take irrational decisions, decisions that you are sure to regret for the rest of your life. This is the story of how people in love tackle the test of time. The question still lingers though, are they destined to be together till the end?
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    Disconnect - A Short Ghost Story

      John Gaffield
Disconnect - A Short Ghost Story

Will’s weekend retreat at his lake cottage was interrupted by an issue from work. His intent on remedying the situation was complicated by connection and power issues. Were the problems due to the remote location or was some unknown spirit with him in the cottage?The Death Drink has been reopened, Kalihan along with his friends have started creating havoc again. Acura now tries to persuade his celestial father Sonste to fight this war again. But his father gives him the idea of using the Panacea so as to resurrect the soldiers of yore. Brahm and Ugra the sons of Idaha undergo fast cell multiplication using a mixture of Soma and Panacea and become huge demi-gods. Acura along with the demi-gods excavate a very old palace near Salt Sea. Can they save the earth before it is too late? Find out by reading the second edition of Tribes of Chonohaush.
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    The Ghost of Birch River Cabin

      John Gaffield
The Ghost of Birch River Cabin

Staying at a dark secluded cabin along the Birch River that his uncle owned seemed like the perfect fly fishing weekend getaway for Paul. Strange occurrences began happening. Would it be enough to prevent the history of the cabin from being repeated? (A short story). Fourth Edition - June 10, 2011.A woman who wishes for love, falls for a man who isn't all he appears to be! He has a deep secret, one that will either ultimately destroy the relationship or make this a love beyond the universe, beyond a lifetime! What is the deep secret he wants to keep from her? What will happen? Will she find out? What then?
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