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*WINNER OF BEST SHORT STORY COLLECTION IN THE EFESTIVAL OF WORDS BEST OF THE INDEPENDENT EBOOKS AWARDS 2013*"10 magical modern short stories from a master of language" - The Kindle Book ReviewSTORM DAMAGE is a collection of ten stories by John A. A. Logan, author of THE SURVIVAL OF THOMAS FORDTen tales of mystery and psychological suspense - from bewildered astronaut adrift in space, to traumatised soldier, isolated spy, circus of supernatural horrors, lost airmen’s ghosts, and an existential encounter between a wolf and a pig on a moonlit hillside: in STORM DAMAGE the reader is taken on a journey through deserts both physical and psychological, around this world and beyond it Length: 167 pages/60000 wordsUNICORN ONE - Mission Control in Edinburgh has made a strange choice of astronaut for Scotland’s first ever Independent Space ProgramLATE TESTING - Michael survived the trenches of World War One France, but can he survive the English village he returns home to?NAPOLEON’S CHILD - Has old Frank been alone for too long, or did a young boy really appear from the desert mysteriously one night?AT THE EDGE OF THE KNOWN WORLD - In a very bizarre circus, a Big Top performance goes horribly wrongTHE MAGENTA TAPESTRY - Calliasta may have to sell the old house to Russian mafiosi, but is it true that the family gardener, Ernest, owns the grounds?THE AIRMAN - A ghost story about a World War Two bombing raid over Dresden which somehow ends up in modern IndiaTHE POND - An elderly man tries to recreate a lost love but is Nature on his side?THE ORANGE PIG - A meeting between a pig and a wolf on a moonlit hillside leads to a night of revelations for the pigSTORM DAMAGE - How hard can it really be to make an insurance claim?SOMETIMES ALL THE WORLD COMES DOWN* - A young man gets his teeth into something at a party*SOMETIMES ALL THE WORLD COMES DOWN was originally published by PICADOR in NEW WRITING 13 (edited by Ali Smith and Toby Litt)*****************************Comments about John A. A. Logan’s work:"Bold" SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY"New talent" THE HINDUSTAN TIMES"Writerly prowess" THE SPECTATOR"Logan writes in very original terms" SCOTTISH STUDIES REVIEW"The literary survival of author John Logan" THE NORTHERN TIMES"Positive new chapter for thriller man" HIGHLAND NEWS"City author's e-book breaks into Top 100" THE INVERNESS COURIER"A blistering, tough book, tempered with tenderness and mystery"Alan Warner, author of THE STARS IN THE BRIGHT SKY"The storytelling is effortless, the echoes are long lasting"Roz Morris, author of MY MEMORIES OF A FUTURE LIFE"Beautifully written…compelling…literary fiction/tartan noir/thriller/zany black comedy…Logan dances on a literary knife edge…blazing talent"Linda Gillard, author of A LIFETIME BURNING"I loved this book and the storytelling style…an amazingly talented author"Joni Rodgers, New York Times bestselling author of BALD IN THE LAND OF BIG HAIR"This is writing and literature at its best. Imagine Stephen King combined with maybe Cormac McCarthy and a bit of Edgar Allan Poe tossed in" Bestebookreviews.blogspot.co.uk"Wonderful characters who have haunted me throughout the reading, even to the point that one invaded my dreams"Goodreads.com*****************************John A. A. Logan is also the author of THE SURVIVAL OF THOMAS FORD and AGENCY WOMAN.His fiction has been published by PICADOR, VINTAGE, EDINBURGH REVIEW, CHAPMAN, NORTHWORDS, NOMAD, SECRETS OF A VIEW, and SCRATCHINGS; with reviews of his work in SCOTTISH STUDIES REVIEW, SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY, THE SPECTATOR, and THE HINDUSTAN TIMES.His work has been published internationally in anthologies edited by A L Kennedy, John Fowles, Ali Smith, Toby Litt; and he has been invited to read his work at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

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Expired Deals Storm Damage *WINNER OF BEST SHORT STORY COLLECTION IN THE EFESTIVAL OF WORDS BEST OF THE INDEPENDENT EBOOKS AWARDS 2013*"10 magical modern short stories from a master of language" - The Kindle Book ReviewSTORM DAMAGE is a collection of ten stories by John A. A. Logan, author of THE SURVIVAL OF THOMAS FORDTen tales of mystery and psychological suspense - from bewildered astronaut adrift in space, to traumatised soldier, isolated spy, circus of supernatural horrors, lost airmen’s ghosts, and an existential encounter between a wolf and a pig on a moonlit hillside: in STORM DAMAGE the reader is taken on a journey through deserts both physical and psychological, around this world and beyond it Length: 167 pages/60000 wordsUNICORN ONE - Mission Control in Edinburgh has made a strange choice of astronaut for Scotland’s first ever Independent Space ProgramLATE TESTING - Michael survived the trenches of World War One France, but can he survive the English village he returns home to?NAPOLEON’S CHILD - Has old Frank been alone for too long, or did a young boy really appear from the desert mysteriously one night?AT THE EDGE OF THE KNOWN WORLD - In a very bizarre circus, a Big Top performance goes horribly wrongTHE MAGENTA TAPESTRY - Calliasta may have to sell the old house to Russian mafiosi, but is it true that the family gardener, Ernest, owns the grounds?THE AIRMAN - A ghost story about a World War Two bombing raid over Dresden which somehow ends up in modern IndiaTHE POND - An elderly man tries to recreate a lost love but is Nature on his side?THE ORANGE PIG - A meeting between a pig and a wolf on a moonlit hillside leads to a night of revelations for the pigSTORM DAMAGE - How hard can it really be to make an insurance claim?SOMETIMES ALL THE WORLD COMES DOWN* - A young man gets his teeth into something at a party*SOMETIMES ALL THE WORLD COMES DOWN was originally published by PICADOR in NEW WRITING 13 (edited by Ali Smith and Toby Litt)*****************************Comments about John A. A. Logan’s work:"Bold" SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY"New talent" THE HINDUSTAN TIMES"Writerly prowess" THE SPECTATOR"Logan writes in very original terms" SCOTTISH STUDIES REVIEW"The literary survival of author John Logan" THE NORTHERN TIMES"Positive new chapter for thriller man" HIGHLAND NEWS"City author's e-book breaks into Top 100" THE INVERNESS COURIER"A blistering, tough book, tempered with tenderness and mystery"Alan Warner, author of THE STARS IN THE BRIGHT SKY"The storytelling is effortless, the echoes are long lasting"Roz Morris, author of MY MEMORIES OF A FUTURE LIFE"Beautifully written…compelling…literary fiction/tartan noir/thriller/zany black comedy…Logan dances on a literary knife edge…blazing talent"Linda Gillard, author of A LIFETIME BURNING"I loved this book and the storytelling style…an amazingly talented author"Joni Rodgers, New York Times bestselling author of BALD IN THE LAND OF BIG HAIR"This is writing and literature at its best. Imagine Stephen King combined with maybe Cormac McCarthy and a bit of Edgar Allan Poe tossed in" Bestebookreviews.blogspot.co.uk"Wonderful characters who have haunted me throughout the reading, even to the point that one invaded my dreams"Goodreads.com*****************************John A. A. Logan is also the author of THE SURVIVAL OF THOMAS FORD and AGENCY WOMAN.His fiction has been published by PICADOR, VINTAGE, EDINBURGH REVIEW, CHAPMAN, NORTHWORDS, NOMAD, SECRETS OF A VIEW, and SCRATCHINGS; with reviews of his work in SCOTTISH STUDIES REVIEW, SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY, THE SPECTATOR, and THE HINDUSTAN TIMES.His work has been published internationally in anthologies edited by A L Kennedy, John Fowles, Ali Smith, Toby Litt; and he has been invited to read his work at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41lBWwggeCL._SL160_.jpg
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