Bestselling author, Gary J Byrnes, started this crazy Readathriller hemp offset project. But he keeps writing fiction on the side, mainly late at night, as we all pass through this feverish pandemic. Inspired by lockdown, these ten dreamy, super-short tales can be enjoyed on any digital reading device, and can be downloaded right now, for… Continue reading Lockdown Dreams – free flash fiction ebook for you
I had the idea for Vampire Story a couple of years back, to tie Bram Stoker, author of Dracula, in with modern vampires living in Stoker’s hometown of Dublin. I didn’t realise how big the project would become. Making a film, even a short one, is a piece of work. Dozens of talented people, location permits, equipment hire,… Continue reading Vampire kiss for you: shocking, free short film, soundtrack, ebook
Free ebooks to help you get through the pandemic Times are tough, shit even. One of the best things we can do to get through this is to read incredible stories, ideally as free ebooks that are great for the planet and great for your mind. We can also be kinder to each other, do… Continue reading Love your life! Get 5 Gary J Byrnes bestsellers for FREE right now!
Want a chilling vision of a possible future? Get this free dystopian story by bestselling writer Gary J Byrnes right now Read this dystopian short story now and see if ten minutes of fiction can make you rethink everything. Find it here on Smashwords, free in any ebook format, or you can just read online!… Continue reading A dystopian story, PET. Free download, any digital book format
So you want to get your book published? You’ve always wanted to get your book published, but you just never had the time, right? So, now that we’re in a pandemic and can’t do shit, you feel that this is your moment? Good for you! So let’s get your writing out into the world! First… Continue reading How to get your book published. Write like George Orwell, scifi, fantasy
Was Nostradamus right? Our investigation will startle you Is Donald Trump the Antichrist that Nostradamus predicted, and are we now in the ‘End Times’? You could be forgiven for thinking that the end of the world was upon us, with R.E.M.’s song sounding ever more apt on the radio, some American Christians calling President Trump… Continue reading So, is Trump the Antichrist that Nostradamus predicted?
But it’s so 90s In the novel, Rick Deckard is sent to track down replicants in San Francisco – in 1992. The book was written around 1967 by Philip K Dick, and had one of the best titles ever: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 1992 was 25 years ahead of the time of writing.… Continue reading It’s Blade Runner month, November 2019, live it
It’s a story about how the common people of the world come together to fix the mess made by crooked, oil-sodden dictators, soulless corporations that plunder the planet to benefit only shareholders, and politicians that can’t see beyond the next election. The very existence of the human species, and all the other life that shares… Continue reading Storytellers! Help us tell the world a great story
Dystopia now? Future Shocks, the first dystopian sci-fi ebook by Gary J Byrnes, is now available in all digital book stores, so that you can enjoy thrilling, dystopian fiction on any device, anywhere.
Future Shocks is a revolutionary, new form of digital, quantum fiction, with real-time story extension, real-world participative experience and a Schrödinger’s cat experiment The first science fiction title by bestselling writer Gary J Byrnes, Future Shocks is designed to startle the reader with quantum-sized, thrilling stories of a future where human cloning, algorithms and artificial… Continue reading Live dystopia, as it happens
Carol Keogh is funding the finishing of two albums under her solo project name, The Wicc. With the funds raised she will invest in next level recording equipment that will enable her to finish this work to a high fidelity standard. Introducing the Wicc-id Woman (of Wexford) Over the past 12 months or so, Keogh… Continue reading Help fund life-changing music, Carol Keogh is The Wicc
Buy the book and we’ll plant hemp Gary J Byrnes’s latest thriller, United Hates, is now available in print from Amazon. Print-on-demand is so much better for the environment and Readathriller will plant hemp for every book sold. Win/win! Art and food collide in New York New York City. Today. A cannibal serial killer is… Continue reading Read a paperback thriller, save the world – United Hates
Buy a book and help save the world Hi, my name is Gary J Byrnes, and I am the founder of Readathriller.com. My thrillers are global bestsellers and cover topics from 9/11 to Nazis, and much in between. I’m currently working on a thriller about a pilot who’s scared of flying, and who is driven… Continue reading Read a thriller and save the world
The Syrian War, the Libyan conflict, and the ongoing unrest in Africa collectively triggered the largest flood of migrants since World War Two in the 2010s. Europe is the destination. And it’s easy to understand why. Are we ready for the flood? The Waterseller The waterseller sings ‘Agua, cerveza, Coca-Cola’. Heavy bags cut his hands.… Continue reading Flash fiction – The Waterseller by Gary J Byrnes
I found this sub-200 word piece of flash fiction that I wrote back in 2014. Enjoy! Abraham by Gary J Byrnes The voices, again the voices. Always the voices. “Quiet! One at a time.” “You need to take him, yes him,” said the most powerful voice, as Abraham’s eyes were drawn to his son, the… Continue reading Flash fiction – Abraham by Gary J Byrnes
Fake news generator? No way! I’ve gathered together my blogposts from August 2014 to August 2018 and put them together in one convenient ebook for your enjoyment. Topics covered range from Islamic State to Irish water, climate change to social change. I want you to enjoy my writing, and share links to the free downloads… Continue reading Fake news? These are Fake Times
Tell a story in 300 words or less Flash fiction is all about brevity. From Ernest Hemingway’s famed six word story (look it up here!) to the Liberties Flash Fiction competition’s 300 words, it’s a great exercise. My story, Privilege Revoked, won the 2015 competition, and I publish it here for your enjoyment (Note: this story… Continue reading Flash fiction – Privilege Revoked by Gary J Byrnes
GOLEM by Gary J Byrnes Dachau, Germany – 1944 I The moon showed her face as the wasted man looked into his killer’s eyes. He smiled, weakly. One last time, he held the page of crumpled newspaper close to his failing eyes, squinted, nodded. ‘Yes. You can kill me now.’ Strong hands closed around the… Continue reading Golem. A short story by Gary J Byrnes
I had the idea for Vampire Story a couple of years back. The idea being to tie Bram Stoker, author of Dracula, in with modern vampires living in Stoker’s hometown of Dublin. I knew I had to make a film, to direct the telling of the story. My friend Padraig said he’d back it. So he became the producer.… Continue reading Vampire Story – book, film and music
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