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The Goodreads Killer

The Trilogy

The Goodreads Killer

The Goodreads Killer

The Trilogy


Novel by Baby Ice Dog Press

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$2.99 available in bundle

ABOUT THIS NOVEL


Thomas Ultorem’s burning obsession to make it as a writer has broken him. And in the chaotic world of his disintegrating psyche, someone’s got to pay…

The Goodreads Killer – Talk is cheap, but murder costs nothing.

*** R-rated for strong violence, sex, bad language and appalling attempts at humour ***

Length: 64,000 words.

ABOUT BABY ICE DOG PRESS


Born in Wales, Dave Franklin published his first story in a national fishing magazine at the age of sixteen. He emigrated to Australia in 1999 and made his living as a reporter, earning the distinction of being sacked twice by the same Perth-based newspaper group. He then spent nearly three years teaching English in Korea, during which the mortality rate of the children under his care remained at an impressive zero. He now teaches ESL to adults in Brisbane, helping (among others) Thai Lady Boys get to grips with their past participles.

The major theme of Dave’s small, character-driven stories is alienation, the symptoms of which include male immaturity, misogyny, dysfunction, self-destruction, xenophobia, violence and a childish glee in winding up the politically correct. There are no car chases or explosions in his books; instead he prefers outlandish sex scenes while focusing on exasperated loners full of doubt. 

Readers who like his work tend to see its black humour (and disdain for his own characters) whereas his harshest critics insist on taking everything at face value. Indeed, some observers would suggest that the highlight of his writing career, which has seen him produce twelve books, remains being published in a fishing magazine.

A Handy Guide To Dave’s Full-Length Work:

DARK COMEDY
Looking For Sarah Jane Smith
Manic Streets of Perth
English Toss on Planet Andong
Evil Arse Soup: Three Ultra-Dark Comedies (A bargain-priced anthology of the above titles)

HORROR / SUPERNATURAL / DARK FANTASY
Straitjacket Blues: Stories of Unease 1 - 3
The Goodreads Killer: The Trilogy
Begin The Madness: The Straitjacket Blues Trilogy (A bargain-priced anthology of the above titles)
Nice Man Jack: A Jack The Ripper Novella

PSYCHOLOGICAL / CRIME 
Girls Like Funny Boys
To Dare A Future
Blundering Blokes (A bargain-priced anthology of the above titles that includes Looking For Sarah Jane Smith)
Riders on the Storm and other Killer Songs
Saving a Child from God


EROTICA / HUMOUR
Bawdy Blokes: Three Porno Funnies