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July 08, 2021

Author Jim Bates Releases Something Better with Dark Myth Publications

Apple Valley, CA, July 08, 2021 – After great excitement to announce the public release of their newest project this year: author Jim Bates' Something Better, a 162 paged tale of a dystopian future with a family running for their lives.

For Quinn and his young family, life in 2220 was a depressing dead-end existence. The mandatory enforced lifespan was forty years, and then you were unceremoniously put to death and turned to compost. But only if you lived that long. In the aftermath of global warming, Quinn makes a fateful decision with a disastrous effect. One that forces him, his wife, and son, along with a friend, to flee the confines of The City. In search of a different life. Something better. The World Order Security Police are dispatched to track them with instructions to shoot to kill. But can they avoid them long enough to make it to a better life? Read their inspiring story and find out.

"Seeing this story unfold each month in The World of Myth Magazine was a rare treat. I knew I had to have it in complete book form and was thrilled when we obtained permission. It is a wonderful tale of survival, struggle, and love." said Stephanie J. Bardy, Editor in Chief of Dark Myth Publications.

Jim Bates is an author who lives in a small town twenty miles west of Minneapolis, Minnesota. His stories and poems have appeared in nearly three hundred online and print publications. All of Jim's stories can be found on his blog:

Something Better. 162 pages. ISBN: 978-1-7372-9472-6 $8.99 plus shipping and handling and is available online at,,, and wherever books are sold.

About Dark Myth Publications
Dark Myth Publications is an independent trade book publisher and a magazine publisher – that is read worldwide more than five to six thousand times on a monthly basis. It is owned by The JayZoMon Dark Myth Company, LLC. Dark Myth Publications was formed in 2005 and currently employs four imprints M-Kids Book, G.IS.G Heavenly Publication, MythWurks Publications, and Horrotica Publications.
About The JayZoMon Dark Myth Company
The JayZoMon Dark Myth Company, LLC., is an independent global media and entertainment company that creates and distributes the world's most diverse content and brands across literature, online, and streaming podcasts. The JayZoMon Dark Myth Company, LLC is available in most countries and territories. With a straightforward goal to entertain audiences worldwide through its unique brands and products, including Dark Myth Publications, Dark Myth Comics, JayZoModcast, and others. For more information, please visit
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