Joe Prentis

Biography

Joe Prentis is the author of over 70 short stories and fifteen novels. He is currently working on the third novel in a series about the Middle East and doing research on a book set in the Colonial Era.

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Revenge
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Series: Renegade, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
When John Spencer returned to town, he had hoped to have his business rounded up in a day or two, and then ride on to California. He soon discovered that the turbulent and dangerous events that had forced him to leave town after his parents were killed were now closing in on him again. There were too many of his enemies who had too much to lose, and the others were driven by the desire of revenge.
Rimrock
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Series: Renegade, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,930. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
After returning to town after spending three years with the Cheyenne in the mountains of Colorado, Wolf Spencer is faced with the problems involved with locating the gold his father discovered before he was murdered. At every turn Wolf is confronted with danger. Should he grab what he can and run, or is he taking to desperate a chance in staying? Rimrock is the second book in the series.
Wolf Spencer
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Series: Renegade, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(3.67)
When John Spencer’s parents were killed by a gang of outlaws trying to find the location of a recent gold strike, he rode into the mountains to seek refuge with the Cheyenne. He was a boy when he rode out, but now he was back as full-grown man and with a reputation to match. This is a fast-paced Western adventure set in Colorado Territory in the 1870s.
Gone In a Minute
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Series: Sheriff Daniel Barrett, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,830. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.00)
Rumors on a social media website fan the flames of suspicion and anger when a young woman is abducted while on her way to school. Sheriff Daniel Barrett realizes he is must find her before the unthinkable happens.
The Antaeus Factor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,790. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Our national leaders have told us that the greatest danger in the world is cyber terrorism, but we weren’t listening. A suspense novel that will keep you glued to the edge of your seat.
Eric Hated Being Dead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,880. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Eric had always heard that there was a fate worse than death, but he was soon to learn that death was actually worse than fate. Eric's dilemma provides a whimsical look at what can happen when things go wrong on a cosmic scale. Eric Hated Being Dead is the bittersweet story of Eric and Erin. This short novella is just the right length for a bedtime story or for an early morning commute to work.
The Relic
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Series: Abraham's Bones, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,940. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When Archeologist John Christopher accepted a position as the Vatican’s Ambassador-at-large to try to get negotiations going in the troubled Middle East, he thought it would be just another routine series of meetings. He was soon proven wrong when he became immersed in a tug of war between the area nations that are on a collision course with terrorism.
Abraham's Bones
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Series: Abraham's Bones, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
As political conditions continue to deteriorate in the Middle East, Vatican officials urge archeologist John Christopher to accept the position as ambassador-at-large to the upcoming negotiations. Abraham's Bones is a fast paced suspense novel you won't soon forget.
Dead Certain
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,590. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
What would you do if someone was relentlessly stalking you and there was no place to hide? This book is 'Dead Certain' to keep the reader intrigued -- Lorie Thompson, The Sun Times Newspaper, Heber Springs, Arkansas.
The Renegade
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Series: Renegade, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 234,710. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00)
When John Spencer returned home after a long absence, he did not expect much of a welcome, but it didn't matter that much because he did not intend to stay that long. In a few hours after his arrival, there was a price on his head, bounty hunters on his trail, and enemies who swore to kill him. AUTHOR'S NOTE: This book contains the full text of Wolf Spencer, Rimrock, and Revenge in one volume.
Innocent
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Series: Sheriff Daniel Barrett, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 63,390. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A phone call in the early hours of the morning shatters the tranquility of Sheriff Daniel Barrett's household when he finds out that the father of his fourteen-year-old daughter's best friend has been the victim of a brutal homicide. Viewing the body at the scene of the crime convinces Barrett that there is a dangerous killer poised to strike again.

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  • Rescue One: Breaking Point on April 25, 2014

    Breaking Point by Michael Gardner A dystopian space opera The authors of science fiction stories often deal with problem that few of us have thought about, but are interesting to read and contemplate. In Isaac Asimov’s novels, Asimov led us down the path of entertainment while dealing with the problems of space, time, and travel. His characters encountered difficulties such as, ‘how do you control a robot that has human-like intelligence.’ These are the things upon which great science fiction stories are built. Antonio Baros, the main character in Breaking Point, has invented an engine that can propel a spaceship faster than the speed of light, but he has no idea if it will work as designed. Like all inventors and engineers, Baros is reluctant to place his ‘baby’ in the hands of someone else to test it, and thus lose control of his project and the fame that will result from its success. As it has often been pointed out, no one remembers who came in second, the person that almost won, or the guy who made the work of the space pioneers successful. To retain control of his project, Antonio pilots the prototype spaceship himself with disastrous results. Alone in space, with little hope of survival, he must come to terms with himself. This is an exciting story, and an imaginative beginning of what is to come in the forthcoming novel Rescue One.