Alan Combes Profile

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I am from North Yorkshire in England. Worked 39 years as a school teacher. Have been published as a children's author. Until 2010 a regular contributor to the Sunday Times (soccer) and The Guardian (human interest). Serious illness (stroke & triple A) mad

Scarborough, UK

2nd March 1946

Married with one lawyer daughter. Live in a beautiful house by a waterfall. Used to be a marathon runner but a hospital bug has wrecked my back so now I cycle.
Just completed work on a 53,000 word book about being a teacher.

Walking in beautiful country. Reading. Good food. Friends. Soccer. Beer. Travel. Breaking the record for changing my stoma bag.

Books I've written

  • A House of Haunted People
    A House of Haunted People Horror-Gothic by Alan Combes
    A House of Haunted People
    A House of Haunted People



    May 2012

    The title story, itself a novella about a strange house in my village, leads into a collection of modern ghost stories in unusual, often cosmopolitan settings...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT