Christopher Bean

I started writing in 2009 focusing on shorts and awkward, wretched little things that were too long to be short and too short to be novellas. The influences of M R James, Stephen King and Ray Bradbury have been strong in my inspiration but also the work of E M Forster and lately Charles Dickens.

My first published work is the story ‘Jumbled-up Jack’ in The Haunting of Lake Manor Hotel (Woodbridge Press, 2016) anthology (See Cemetery Dance review here).

Since then I’ve had several flash fiction pieces published by Haringey Unchained, some of which are included here under the Flash Fiction menu.

My first long-form, historical mystery horror novel A Sour Ground is finished after ten years of painful gestation. It’s now waiting its final edit whilst I work on a companion book set in the same universe.

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Israfil’s Trumpet

“What was that sound last night and where are all the garden gnomes?” Molly asked Bernard when he dashed into the kitchen. “Maybe they got fed up of the cats peeing on them and walked off,” he said. “I’m late.” “Maybe you’ve finally made good on your threat and got … Continue reading