The wits of a therapist are pitched against the guile of a client hiding the truth behind her thefts of random odd objects, in a psychological thriller with an unexpected twist.
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Dreamer: An Amaris Suspense Short Story
A sequel to ‘The Shoplifter Never After’. When the world refuses to accept who you are, but the universe you dream up to replace it becomes more real to you than it should be, what do you do? Perhaps only a certain, rotund therapist can find an answer to that burning question… With elements of magical realism and suspense, this is one Amaris Short you won’t want to miss!
When a certain devilish minion starts whispering sweet, fatal nothings into a weary ear, there seems to be only one bloody way out of the mess that Penny’s life has become. And the Devil’s Advocate is absolutely convinced he’ll make her take it …
Junction: An Amaris Suspense Short Story
Would you betray your most sacred ideals to protect what’s yours? A yuppie racing to work in her dented little second-hand car discovers the answer to this question when she is faced with an unusual sight, at the Junction …
When a girl falls into a river in a Welsh forest, she enters the magical world of the Story-Catcher, a mysterious wizard who might just have an unexpected reason for her presence in his realm. This short story would appeal to fans of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking-Glass”.
In Amnipur, cities and science and libraries are built on the theft of other species’ evolution. But when everything you do is a mere echo of someone else’s hard-won culture, what can an imaginative Amnipurian contribute to his quiet and efficient copycat world?
Perhaps the newly discovered species called ‘humans’ holds the answer…
Collections of shorts
A collection of two Amaris fantasy and science fiction short stories, ‘The Story-Catcher’ and ‘Amnipur’. In ‘The Story-Catcher’, a girl accidentally enters the magical world of a mysterious wizard who might have his own reasons for her presence in his realm. In ‘Amnipur’, an imaginative Amnipurian is at a loss as to what he can contribute to a copycat world built on the theft of other species’ evolution.
With three Amaris short stories (‘The Story-Catcher’, ‘Amnipur’ and ‘The Devil’s Advocate’), this collection will entertain, thrill and confound readers. A girl stumbles upon a mysterious wizard; a civilisation persistently copies the worlds of others instead of creating its own; devilish whispers might persuade a willing listener to betray their better judgement.
The Therapist & I: A Collection Of Two Amaris Suspense Short Stories
A collection of two related suspense short stories. ‘The Shoplifter Never After’ pitches a therapist’s wits against the guile of a client hiding the truth behind her thefts of random odd objects, in a psychological thriller with an unexpected twist. In ‘Dreamer’, a woman has an unusual malady that only a certain, rotund therapist might be able to understand…
A collection of four Amaris suspense short stories, ‘The Shoplifter Never After’, ‘Dreamer’, ‘Junction’ and the delightfully fiendish ‘The Devil’s Advocate’.