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About Jim Ody
Jim has written for a number of websites reviewing and interviewing rock bands, and contributing dark poems and comedic features.
He is now a full-time author of Horror, YA, and dark Psychological/Thrillers that have endings that you won’t see coming. If you look carefully, you'll see things that connect the books.
As a hybrid author, he has currently written 18 books and over a dozen short-stories, all released by a number of publishers and as well as self-published. These include the popular Hudson Bell, Joel Baxter & Little Miss series. His next book is a disturbing folk/horror called The Last Weekend, with Little Miss Evil 3: Evil Ends to follow.
Jim also owns Question Mark Press, a publisher that looks to help authors publish their books by offering a free platform, advice, tools and a publisher community of support. He makes no money from this and the author keeps all of their royalties.
When not writing, or helping new writers, he can be found playing the drums, watching football and eating chocolate. He lives with his long-suffering wife and three beautiful children in Swindon, Wiltshire UK.
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But plenty of places to hide...
Tall Trees An Idyllic Campsite, situated on a picturesque lake, and surrounded by woodland.
Three Groups Of Strangers:
All meet for the first time, each one of them with something to hide. But someone knows all of their dark their secrets and now they want to play a game...
PLAYTIME JUST GOT DEADLY
Gina leads a simple life, quietly caring for an old man she calls Pops. But the night brings her to life.
When nightmares interrupt her sleep, she patrols the city to protect those the police can't. She rules the night.
A familiar figure emerges from the shadows. Gina must return to the house she escaped to finally bury the demons. But someone watches her every move.
Evil has a face she knows and this time he wants her dead.
There is something in the cellar of the large country house, and someone wants it so badly they'll take your daughter for it. The cellar has been locked for years. Your eccentric father disappeared long ago, taking with him the hidden secrets of the house. Your father now presumed dead, the house is yours, and to get your daughter back you must uncover the past no matter how painful it might be.
Eddie and his band of unlikely helpers must put their differences aside, and come together solve the mystery. But there is a huge secret that his father never spoke about. One worth dying for. And one that will not only affect Eddie and his family, but the whole of mankind.
But what's in the cellar?
At first, Woden appears to be the eco-friendly off-the-grid hippy-commune they expect. Everyone is smiling and overjoyed to see them. The place runs in harmony as they through the day and dance to live music at night.
Jarrod’s sick of his life, and even sicker of his job and his colleagues. He knows that something isn’t right, but his mental-health issues keep him from realising before it’s too late.
There is a darker side to the Pagan village. Their strange ways that don’t conform with the outside world. Talk of children being snatched out of their beds at night. A forbidden forest where nobody returns alive. And the witch the elders are fearful of who roams around at night.
What starts out as a great break away from corporate bedlam, soon has them admitting that being a Financial Analyst isn’t as boring as they first thought, in fact, they’re dying to get back to it!
Everyone lives for the weekend. Unless, of course, it’s their last…
For fans of Hex, The Village, The Ritual & Midsommer this is another cult classic:
“Scary as ****!”
“I couldn’t put it down!”
After his grandfather’s sudden disappearance, Drew Hall, with the help of his childhood sweetheart, seeks to uncover the mystery.
But family research is no easy task. The more they uncover, the deeper they are dragged into a sinister hole of darkness. Voices whisper in the dead of night as shadows lurk around every corner. A tangle of lies is yearning to be unravelled. But somebody desires to keep the truth buried at any cost.
Every root holds a secret.
For teenagers Tom, Lucy, Hannah, & Ben, their lives revolve around school, the Rec and a coffee shop called Capers.
But something dark is happening. Mysterious teenagers begin to appear. Nobody knows who they are, where they're from or what they want - until one night Lucy disappears.
The police have no leads, but Tom and his friends can't give up. Especially now they are seeing bats everywhere.
Can they find Lucy? Can they save the town?
Being a teenager can be a pain in the neck!
For fans of The Lost Boys.
A group of people have been given free accommodation to enjoy the lake, activities and food. A PR stunt to show how great the place is. And safe.
Except not everyone is happy to see the Campsite back open. The murders couldn't happen again... Could they?
After a hard week at work they're dying to relax at Tall Trees!
Camp Deathe is now a great place to spend the summer. Ritchie soon finds a group of outsiders like himself. Teenagers who ignore the organised activities, and bunk off in the old abandoned cabins deep in the woods. The cabins that have a history.
The campfire monster stories were meant to just scare them. Nobody expected them to come true. Then one of the teenagers disappears in the middle of the night.
Something is watching them. It hides in the woods and hunts at night.
Ritchie will have to uncover the secrets of the camp, and understand his own problems in order to survive.Camp Death is Book 1 in a new series brought to you by Question Mark Horror. For fans of Point Horror, Christopher Pike & Nicholas Pine.
Check out Book 2 - The Brood
Book 3 - My Friend Peter by Jim Ody will be released in 2022.
Twelve twisted tales that touch on psychological/thriller, horror and YA, including:
A detective sent to a travelling circus to find a missing boy; A guy with a mysterious trunk must meet a stranger at a motel to survive; A doll turns up and becomes a little girl’s best friend. Then things turn strange; A surprise birthday party is memorable, if only the birthday boy survives; and a group of orphans find the world is about to end…
1 The Reveal
2 A Moth in The Jar
3 The I-Scream Van
4 Teaching Tom
5 Boat Trip
6 The Trunk
7 The Day
8 A Doll Named Sasha
9 Surprise Party
10 The Orphans
11 Hide & Seek
12 Virgin Women From Outta Space