Thom Whalen

Biography

Thom Whalen studied experimental psychology at UCSD (B.A.), UBC (M.A.) and Dalhousie University (Ph.D.). After working for the Government of Canada conducting research on the human factors of computer networks for thirty years, he retired to begin a new career writing fiction.

If you wish to send him email, a form is available at http://thomwhalen.com/mailform.html. He eagerly awaits comment on his stories.

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Books

Godscam
Price: Free! Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A man tells a young Christian woman that he is God. Can she believe him? Does she dare not believe him? Who is scamming who in this duel of wits, logic, and faith? A full-length stage play told in twelve acts.
A Poor Boy's Confession
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Horrible crime. A rich family slaughtered in their kitchen. We caught the perp coming out of the house. A seventeen-year-old kid from the slums. He confessed. It’s a slam-dunk. Except his mother’s preacher is trying to mess up our case. A twenty-nine-year-old ex-con who started his own storefront church a couple years ago. But Drexel's a tough cop. He’ll get Pastor Leon out of our way.
Death from a Clear Blue Sky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,760. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
America is under attack. An unknown foreign power is targeting American citizens in the DC area with small missiles. Six men have been killed in isolated circumstances. The public is unaware of these attacks and it is imperative that nobody find out until we develop effective countermeasures. The appropriate agencies will take any action necessary to contain the situation, including casualties.
Sundog Gets Schooled
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Sundog is a fourteen-year-old boy who was raised on a houseboat by unconventional parents. They have never let him go to school or learn to read. When the family comes to San Diego for the winter, he decides that no one, not his parents, the school authorities, or the neighbourhood bullies are going to stop him from getting an education.
Now They Call Me Gunner
Price: Free! Words: 90,880. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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In the summer of '71, between high school and university, Phil takes a job as a short-order cook in his home town in upstate New York. When the waitress's ex-husband is murdered, the police suspect Randal, a Viet Nam vet who is the head cook. To help Randal prove his innocence, Phil is dragged into the world of outlaw motorcycle gangs and drug dealers.
Lethal Rhythms
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,580. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Marie Lenoir is a New Orleans voodoo priestess and a serial murderer. But she errs when she kills the husband of a Canadian psychology professor, Dr. Jordan McIntyre. Marie may be too slick for the police but Dr. McIntyre is relentless in her determination to avenge her husband's murder. A life and death struggle between logic and magic rages as Marie's victims accumulate.

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