An Aberrant Mind [Pdf/E–book]


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  • An Aberrant Mind
  • Ken MacGregor
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  • 12 November 2019
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READ · An Aberrant Mind ABERRANT is defined as unusual abnormal or different The stories in this book not only differ from most of what you read but also wildly from each other A retired school teacher takes on an elder god and his minion; a werewolf picks fights with sea cr. A diverse adverse perverse collection of short punchy horror stories that manage in just a few pages to be disturbingly evocative amusingly perceptive and guiltily fun I haven t read the author s earlier work but this book is certainly an excellent place to start He has found his voice and is confident enough to play with ideas and the reader to both of our benefit Takes me back to my carefree days of reading sci fi short stories like mental fireworks exploding with new ideas and perspectivesFull disclosure I have known the author for a number of years but my friendship with Ken is not the reason I bought the book My friendship with Ken is the reason I had an opportunity to have a number of wonderful engaging talks with Ken before he started writing The reason I bought this book was in the hopes that his writing would express the same gritty intelligence heart and will that I enjoyed in our friendship I was very happy even a little surprised to have those hopes so well fulfilled Perception picks fights with sea cr. A diverse adverse Die swaard verteer perverse collection of short The Silver Pigs pages to be disturbingly evocative amusingly Rock the Boat perceptive and guiltily fun I haven t read the author s earlier work but this book is certainly an excellent Literarische Orte in Deutschsprachigen Erz�hlungen Des Mittelalters place to start He has found his voice and is confident enough to Reign of a King Kingdom Duet #1 play with ideas and the reader to both of our benefit Takes me back to my carefree days of reading sci fi short stories like mental fireworks exploding with new ideas and Mr Black And White perspectivesFull disclosure I have known the author for a number of years but my friendship with Ken is not the reason I bought the book My friendship with Ken is the reason I had an opportunity to have a number of wonderful engaging talks with Ken before he started writing The reason I bought this book was in the hopes that his writing would express the same gritty intelligence heart and will that I enjoyed in our friendship I was very happy even a little surprised to have those hopes so well fulfilled

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READ · An Aberrant Mind Eatures; a neighbor’s lawn may be eating people Twenty two stories scary funny weird and differentIn these pages you will find darkness and fear revulsion and terror Mixed with it however is uite a bit of humor Sometimes both happen at the same time. There are 22 stories in Ken MacGregor s Aberrant Mind some are only a page or two long others a deal longer Some of the stories are very visceral and as such will appeal to many readers Ken likes monsters they appear often in this book and in a range of different forms from the monstrous figure thousands of feet high in The abduction of Glynis Johnson god than monster to Gavin a diffident and boy like werewolf who appears in Seawolf and then later in Arctic Wolf Gavin is a restless werewolf looking for a fight challenge and he can win fights with polar bears sharks and even grizzlies He says that just because he s a werewolf doesn t mean he s a dick He s lonely and I m glad he made friends with some guys in a remote Alaskan village after he confronted what was terrifying them Of all the characters in Aberrant Mind Gavin is the most strongly developed Maybe he s the one MacGregor identifies with most himself for what is clear about the majority of these monsters is that they are intimately involved with the human race in fact they are us and that includes you Gavin In fact I did wonder if there s a suggestion in Aberrant Mind that if us humans were able to become monsters like Gavin with all his survival skills we might lead a better and wholesome life However when I read Killer Bagel a parasite story and Disaster Blanket I changed my mind about thatAnother well depicted character is that of Klaus Engel the creepy German piano teacher in Prot g and again the monstrous element is hidden within the human The premise for this story is one that has been explored many times before in horror stories and so it has an honourable tradition The same could be said for a couple of other stories Zombie ate my Girlfriend and Bazooka Jim that use the setting and situation developed by Robert Matheson in his famous I am Legend Bazooka Jim in particular demonstrates MacGregor s terribly droll sense of humour in the choice of weapon that Jim makes to fight the zombiesIt would ve felt strange since MacGregor is employing all manner of known and popular monstrosities not to come across a vampire in this set of stories Havin a Bad Day one of the shortest stories concerns the thoughts of a new vampire just on the turn a well managed account which is delightfully humorous Similarly The First Case of the Year made me laugh out aloud and what I liked most about this story was that the concept was original I particularly liked this line Sam and I stood out like dirty dented metal garbage cans at an outdoor wedding Because I m always drawn to originality in fiction and because I m not a reader inclined towards the gory side of things although I do like stories that have guts I most enjoyed the stories in Aberrant Mind that stayed a bit closer to reality or were a little simpler such as Obsessive Compulsive Soldier in which military scientists succeed in their experiment to create a superhero except there is a big problem Or The World s Strongest Man and Tom s Personal Demons In The World s Strongest Man MacGregor writes about traditional circus life as if he had really experienced it Many writers would have resorted to stereotypes here but instead MacGregor has researched and written circus characters in this detailed and entertaining story that sound real to me as someone who has lived with circus people As there are so many stories in Aberrant Mind I have left out one or two just to make this review contained although Tom s Personal Demons is one of the best stories so must be mentioned I like the premise of this story the idea of being afraid of the dark It s a simple thought but with huge power and great potential for a story MacGregor has produced a well written portrayal of the lovers Carla and Tom and there are some neat details such as the fact that Carla is not able to wear a sleeping mask at night even though the lights are on because Tom is afraid of the dark Why don t you get a sleeping mask Heather asked I tried Carla said It was like wearing glasses only worse because I was trying to sleep I hate having anything on my face Because some of the storylines in this book are so eccentric I didn t think the endings worked as well as they could ve done in all cases but therein lies the whole trick for writers of this genre how to finally end a wild ride into the fantastical However another of my favourite stories from near the beginning of Aberrant Mind and a very creepy one is A Lesson Learned from Archie which has a very good ending indeed بهانه‌های مأنوس people Twenty two stories scary funny weird and differentIn these Agente d'élite - Le récit inspirant d'une enfant de Barbès pages you will find darkness and fear revulsion and terror Mixed with it however is uite a bit of humor Sometimes both happen at the same time. There are 22 stories in Ken MacGregor s Aberrant Mind some are only a Le pouvoir du pardon radical page or two long others a deal longer Some of the stories are very visceral and as such will appeal to many readers Ken likes monsters they appear often in this book and in a range of different forms from the monstrous figure thousands of feet high in The abduction of Glynis Johnson god than monster to Gavin a diffident and boy like werewolf who appears in Seawolf and then later in Arctic Wolf Gavin is a restless werewolf looking for a fight challenge and he can win fights with The Secrets Within polar bears sharks and even grizzlies He says that just because he s a werewolf doesn t mean he s a dick He s lonely and I m glad he made friends with some guys in a remote Alaskan village after he confronted what was terrifying them Of all the characters in Aberrant Mind Gavin is the most strongly developed Maybe he s the one MacGregor identifies with most himself for what is clear about the majority of these monsters is that they are intimately involved with the human race in fact they are us and that includes you Gavin In fact I did wonder if there s a suggestion in Aberrant Mind that if us humans were able to become monsters like Gavin with all his survival skills we might lead a better and wholesome life However when I read Killer Bagel a El joven de caracter parasite story and Disaster Blanket I changed my mind about thatAnother well depicted character is that of Klaus Engel the creepy German Silent Woods piano teacher in Prot g and again the monstrous element is hidden within the human The The Handprint of Atlas Revised Edition premise for this story is one that has been explored many times before in horror stories and so it has an honourable tradition The same could be said for a couple of other stories Zombie ate my Girlfriend and Bazooka Jim that use the setting and situation developed by Robert Matheson in his famous I am Legend Bazooka Jim in Teoria Geral Da Estupidez Humana particular demonstrates MacGregor s terribly droll sense of humour in the choice of weapon that Jim makes to fight the zombiesIt would ve felt strange since MacGregor is employing all manner of known and The Good Millionaire popular monstrosities not to come across a vampire in this set of stories Havin a Bad Day one of the shortest stories concerns the thoughts of a new vampire just on the turn a well managed account which is delightfully humorous Similarly The First Case of the Year made me laugh out aloud and what I liked most about this story was that the concept was original I He's My Mate particularly liked this line Sam and I stood out like dirty dented metal garbage cans at an outdoor wedding Because I m always drawn to originality in fiction and because I m not a reader inclined towards the gory side of things although I do like stories that have guts I most enjoyed the stories in Aberrant Mind that stayed a bit closer to reality or were a little simpler such as Obsessive Compulsive Soldier in which military scientists succeed in their experiment to create a superhero except there is a big The Wanton Governess problem Or The World s Strongest Man and Tom s Personal Demons In The World s Strongest Man MacGregor writes about traditional circus life as if he had really experienced it Many writers would have resorted to stereotypes here but instead MacGregor has researched and written circus characters in this detailed and entertaining story that sound real to me as someone who has lived with circus Dark Night Dawning people As there are so many stories in Aberrant Mind I have left out one or two just to make this review contained although Tom s Personal Demons is one of the best stories so must be mentioned I like the Kendine İyi Bak Enneagram ile Kişilik Analizi premise of this story the idea of being afraid of the dark It s a simple thought but with huge Les Choses humaines potential for a story MacGregor has Yüzbaşı Selahattin'in Romanı #2 portrayal of the lovers Carla and Tom and there are some neat details such as the fact that Carla is not able to wear a sleeping mask at night even though the lights are on because Tom is afraid of the dark Why don t you get a sleeping mask Heather asked I tried Carla said It was like wearing glasses only worse because I was trying to sleep I hate having anything on my face Because some of the storylines in this book are so eccentric I didn t think the endings worked as well as they could ve done in all cases but therein lies the whole trick for writers of this genre how to finally end a wild ride into the fantastical However another of my favourite stories from near the beginning of Aberrant Mind and a very creepy one is A Lesson Learned from Archie which has a very good ending indeed

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READ · An Aberrant Mind So open it up join Jim as he fights off zombies with a potato cannon; witness the bloodbath reunion of the first man and his homicidal son; enjoy the monsters the demons and the derangedA word of warning though you may never eat a bagel with lox agai. This review originally appeared at Mad Scientist JournalAn Aberrant Mind Sirens Call Publications 2014 is a collection of very short horror stories by author Ken MacGregor This book collects 22 short stories which range in length from just a couple of pages to traditional short stories Because some of the stories are so short it means there isn t always much in the way of character development but rather a scrambling desperate clawing to not go down so uicklyMany of the stories feature horrible things happening to the characters within but the big distinction in the stories is how the characters react to their circumstances Some are appropriately horrified while others try to fight the inevitability The Abduction of Glynnis Johnson is an example of the latter type and one of the stories I enjoyed the most in this collection as a retiree faces one of the Great Old Ones Prot g one of the longer pieces in this collection is a bit of a slow burn where you know that something awful is going to happen but it takes its time getting there making it all the torturous Not all of the stories are completely terrifying however SeaWolf and Arctic Wolf featuring the same main character are much humorous rompsIf you re a fan of horror stories especially ones that can be read uickly and occasionally feature flashes of humor you ll enjoy An Aberrant MindThe author provided us with a free copy of this novel in exchange for review consideration Of Chameleons and Gods African Writers Series potato cannon; witness the bloodbath reunion of the first man and his homicidal son; enjoy the monsters the demons and the derangedA word of warning though you may never eat a bagel with lox agai. This review originally appeared at Mad Scientist JournalAn Aberrant Mind Sirens Call Publications 2014 is a collection of very short horror stories by author Ken MacGregor This book collects 22 short stories which range in length from just a couple of Karna The Unsung Hero of the Mahabharata pages to traditional short stories Because some of the stories are so short it means there isn t always much in the way of character development but rather a scrambling desperate clawing to not go down so uicklyMany of the stories feature horrible things happening to the characters within but the big distinction in the stories is how the characters react to their circumstances Some are appropriately horrified while others try to fight the inevitability The Abduction of Glynnis Johnson is an example of the latter type and one of the stories I enjoyed the most in this collection as a retiree faces one of the Great Old Ones Prot g one of the longer Perception pieces in this collection is a bit of a slow burn where you know that something awful is going to happen but it takes its time getting there making it all the torturous Not all of the stories are completely terrifying however SeaWolf and Arctic Wolf featuring the same main character are much humorous rompsIf you re a fan of horror stories especially ones that can be read uickly and occasionally feature flashes of humor you ll enjoy An Aberrant MindThe author Die swaard verteer provided us with a free copy of this novel in exchange for review consideration


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  1. says: CHARACTERS An Aberrant Mind Ken MacGregor Ò 9 READ REVIEW ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ò Ken MacGregor

    An Aberrant Mind [Pdf/E–book] A diverse adverse perverse? ;^ collection of short punchy horror stories that manage in just a few pages to be disturbingly evocative amusingly perceptive and guiltily fun I haven't read the author's earlier work but this bo

  2. says: An Aberrant Mind [Pdf/E–book] Ken MacGregor Ò 9 READ

    An Aberrant Mind [Pdf/E–book] This book is a uick read but it will stay with you after you are done The stories range from uick shots of zombies and monsters to longer vignettes about women disappearing under the ocean and Adam taking out Cain Given this I think there is something in here for everyone

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    Ken MacGregor Ò 9 READ An Aberrant Mind [Pdf/E–book] I really enjoyed the stories in this book The short stories uickly draw you in and make you wonder what will happen Then at the end you think Huh I didn't expect that and you can't wait to start the next one to see

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    An Aberrant Mind [Pdf/E–book] CHARACTERS An Aberrant Mind There are 22 stories in Ken MacGregor’s ‘Aberrant Mind’ some are only a page or two long others a deal longer Some of the stories are very visceral and as such will appeal to many readers Ken likes monsters; they appear often in this book and in a range of different forms from the monstrous figure thousands of feet high in ‘The abduction of Glynis Johnson’ – god than monster to Gavin a diffident and boy like werewolf who appears

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    An Aberrant Mind [Pdf/E–book] REVIEW ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ò Ken MacGregor CHARACTERS An Aberrant Mind This review originally appeared at Mad Scientist JournalAn Aberrant Mind Sirens Call Publications 2014 is a collection of very short horror stories by author Ken MacGregor This book collects 22 short stories which range in length from

  6. says: CHARACTERS An Aberrant Mind Ken MacGregor Ò 9 READ REVIEW ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ò Ken MacGregor

    An Aberrant Mind [Pdf/E–book] A creepy page turner Thank you Ken for some heroes or anti heroes I could cheer for and some of them living Read this one with the lights onespecially Tom's Person Demon's Creative terrifying and often funny If you like h

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    An Aberrant Mind [Pdf/E–book] An awesome short story collection If you enjoy being scaredyou'll love this

  8. says: CHARACTERS An Aberrant Mind An Aberrant Mind [Pdf/E–book] REVIEW ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ò Ken MacGregor

    An Aberrant Mind [Pdf/E–book] REVIEW ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ò Ken MacGregor CHARACTERS An Aberrant Mind Ken is skilled at uickly engaging the reader in his short stories and his writing takes my imagination places it wouldn't go on it's own Maybe don't read it while you're eating lol

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