New Release: A Sci-Fi Horror Novella

Thank you for your patience with my delayed release.
The tragic events of last week deserved our attention and respect.

After taking some much needed down time (and staving off a lengthy bout with COVID), I am back in the saddle and things are happening! I anticipate several new releases over the next few months, beginning with this disturbing science fiction horror novella called TERMINAL FAULTS.


Science Fiction/Horror (180 pages)

Available in 5×8 paperback and ebook formats.

How complex our faults.

Two young couples plot and scheme their way through life, unmoved by the havoc and heartache they inflict. A mother and daughter indulge in their most gluttonous desires, indifferent to the suffering of others. A serial killer revels in the presentation of the ultimate victim and will stop at nothing to complete a macabre collection. And two disillusioned AIs are launched into a devastating feud, oblivious to their own malfunctions and succumbing to ruinous obsession.

How complex the fallout.

Now, wandering aimlessly through a mysterious realm, these nine condemned souls unknowingly interact with one another, woven together into a complex tapestry of woe. They stalk without purpose, hunt without direction, seek without vision. Heads down and locked in their own vicious cycles, their misguided momentum only serves to fuel the means of their destruction.

How complex these Obsidian Rooms.

“Terminal Faults” by Deidre J Owen is a science fiction horror novella published by Mannison Press.

Bonus supplemental material included! Join the author as she provides an in-depth look at the Obsidian Rooms, the cast of characters, and their dark motivations, along with the hidden symbolism, technical aspects, inspirations, general trivia, and more!

This story contains graphic depictions of gore, murder, suicide, implications of child abuse, serial killer activity, drugs, bullying, strong language, implied LGBT+ struggles, and a character with prejudice against the LGBT+ community (views not endorsed by the author). Discretion is advised.

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…but wait! There’s more! For FREE even!

In my novella Terminal Faults, you learn the tragic story of Civic-1916 and, through his eyes, experience the events which led to his condemnation. Now, find out what truly happened to his arch nemesis, Domestic-212, and how the two Qubots came to blows, doomed to fall together… doomed to eternal exile in the Obsidian Rooms. Content Warning: This story contains depictions of abuse, drug use, and murder. Discretion is advised.

Thanks for reading.

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