The Misfortune Teller by Gavin Bell
Three Stories of Crime

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Three short stories of crime and suspense.

In THE ROOM, an incapacitated student gets more than he bargained for when curiosity leads him to join an online self help community. At first the members of The Room welcome him with open arms, but things take a turn for the deadly when one of them confesses to a murder...

In IT'S NOT ME, IT'S YOU, an encounter with a mysterious stranger in an all-night cafe changes a young woman's life forever.

And in THE MISFORTUNE TELLER, Miller is a private detective with an unusual talent. One that just might help him crack his latest case...

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Three stories of mystery and suspense in one great package. This trio of dark thrillers draws on influences as diverse as Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, Stephen King and Alfred Hitchcock.

This collection also includes an exclusive free sample of HALFWAY TO HELL - Gavin Bell's full-length thriller novel.

Book Length: 8,500 words (plus exclusive sample of Halfway to Hell); includes active table of contents for easy navigation between stories.

These stories are also available in the bumper collection: SECOND CITY TALES, also available on Kindle.
 

About Gavin Bell

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Gavin Bell designs social web applications for the Nature Publishing Group. He is an interaction designer, community advocate and product manager. Since the early 90s, he has been writing and designing for the web. Large scale web applications covering identity, on-demand media, geolocation and social software have been the main focus of his work at NPG and previously at the BBC. He has worked in academia, advertising, publishing and developed multimedia software. He lives in London with his wife and two sons. Find out more on his personal site gavinbell.com and his blog take one onion.Photo © James Duncan Davidson
 
Published February 11, 2012 by Winterlong. 66 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Crime, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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