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The Mascot (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
His first day at a new school, Winston discovers there's something very wrong with his classmates. A short satire. (~3700 words)
Q: BROKEN
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Series: Q SOURCE, Book 8 · The Furai Compilation, Book 27. Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A few years from now, in three, fateful minutes, EVERY population center will be LEVELED by Alien invaders. Billions perish; survivors, rounded up and enslaved. The story of a soldier, a FURAI, who escapes bondage, infiltrates the enemy, and waits, patiently, for the day, when man will free himself from Alien bondage- The day man's enslavers will be defeated, their grip: BROKEN.
Children of the Sand
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Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
A fan asked me to write something about the children of Gaza. I imagined what I would do for them if I had giant hands. What would you do?
Q: LEVERAGE
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Series: Q SOURCE, Book 7 · The Furai Compilation, Book 26. Price: Free! Words: 6,500. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
“With the right leverage, I shall move the world.” Something new entered the PRISON today. A man, unlike any I've met before. A man who knows my thoughts, what I love, what I cherish, what I need, what I fear- "The softest point, in any security: the men in charge of its administration. Men are clay; mold them to your will-" TRANSFORM INTO SOMETHING: NEW; POWERFUL; DANGEROUS!
The Write-In
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Who told Rev. Joshua Evans he could sidestep the political machines and run for the Texas House as a write-in candidate? Monday through Friday, Joshua Evans drives a garbage truck for the city of Houston. On Sunday, he ministers to a small church. Why defy the professional politicians? Because it needed to be done to save his community.
Q: DESCEND
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Series: Q SOURCE, Book 4 · The Furai Compilation, Book 23. Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: American English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
A planet's discovered, unlike any other in the universe. A dark, black, desolate, uninviting planet made of pure carbon: 10 times the size of earth, yet gravity is similar; far away from any star, yet there's life, abundant life. The planet itself seems to be crying out, to all would-be explorers: "You're not welcome here!"
The Revolution Will Have Endless Breadsticks
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Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Inspired by a conversation that occurred after driving past an Olive Garden that was, as always, overflowing onto the sidewalk with Baby-Boomer aged people.
The Anarchist (...or about how everything I own is covered in a fine red dust)
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Price: Free! Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A short story about idealism and its literal implications.
Sweetness in the Dark: A Story of Love and Survival
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Price: Free! Words: 132,960. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The world is headed toward financial collapse when a powerful solar flare crushes the Earth’s electrical grid. Paul Kendall is now in a race against time as he fights to save his family’s lives from the chaos that ensues.
Generally Recognized as Safe
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Series: Wiley Royce. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 131,580. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The chronicle of Wiley Royce's struggle to keep his cool and perspective in the face of the disconcerting new waves in his life. What can he do for his beloved Brendee, who may or may not want him anymore? What should he do to beautiful, sexy Janae, who clearly wants him too much? How is he going to take down the shady cabal responsible for poisoning the entire first world?
Vanished Flight 777: A Suspense Thriller and Thought Experiment Based on the True Disappearance of Flight 370 in March 2014
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,570. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Clocktower Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
John T. Cullen, scholar and U.S. Army veteran, crafts a rousing thriller that's also a plausible thought experiment. He suggests the missing Flight 370 was hijacked by Islamic terrorists, is being weaponized, and will be used against a horrifying target to outdo 9/11. It's the anniversary of bin Laden's capture, and the terrorists like to use transport methods (eg, planes-MH370) for their crimes
Who Owns All The Oranges?
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Series: Who Owns All The Oranges?, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,280. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Set in 2030, a journalist tries to explain to his 17-year-old daughter how Britain has ended up being ruled by politicians reluctant to give up their self-anointed positions of power. The media is controlled, opponents disappear and private security firms carry out the brutal needs of the government while the majority of the population struggle to survive.
Majority Rules
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Majority Rules is a story of conspiracy that moves through the halls of Congress with an insider’s view of currently relevant political history. It’s told through the eyes of unforgettable characters: a crooked lawmaker to his innocent congressional aides-turned-sleuths, to deadly trafficking on the border. The author’s experience in Congress unveils Washington’s inept majority/minority mindset.
Virtual Conflict
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,590. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
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Cyber attacks are the most important weapon against national security. They can incite international conflict, disable weapons systems, cripple an economy. When a small group of highly-skilled Chinese hackers attacks US corporations, it inflames tensions between the East and the West.
Liberty Rises
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,350. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It's a dark time in a future America. There is diminished freedom, little opportunity and even less hope. One of America's most successful patriots seeks to reverse America's fortunes through the discovery of the ages. Instead, he along with his family and friends accomplish something greater. They find a way to keep the beacon of liberty alive for the entire world.
The Equality Remedy (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Mother Nature is taken to court for being heterosexist. But will we be pleased with the imposed remedy?
Gulliver Station: Hard Choices
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Series: Gulliver Station, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the title novel, Jolene Harris enjoys her first leave by herself since she joined the Space Forces but while she waits for her new ship, the freighter, The Adirondack, things go horribly wrong. Will she live to reach her new ship?
The Unneeded Panic Room (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: American English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
After he is outed as a Proposition 8 donor, Michael and his young family are stalked by a vengeful activist. (Short Story: ~14,900 words.)
Bones in the Wash: Politics is Tough. Family is Tougher.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,750. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Set during the 2008 presidential campaign in New Mexico, Bones in the Wash is one-part political thriller, one part family soap, and one part murder mystery. Ambitious Albuquerque Mayor Tomas Zamara, charged with delivering the state’s five electoral votes for John McCain, grapples with a fierce opponent, a volatile new woman, and a demanding family. Oh, and he’s a suspect in his wife’s murder.
The Kill Room
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Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Bernard Jarvis is waiting to die. He and hundreds of others are standing in line as the government conducts a routine purge of its least valuable citizens. While awaiting his execution, Bernard meets an old friend with some radical ideas. He begins to think that maybe the state shouldn't have the right to determine when he dies.