Steven D. Bennett

Biography

Steve Bennett was born in Boston and has remained literary ever since, even after moving to Southern California where he lives, with his family, in Julian.

Books

Keeping the Doctor Away
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A musical melodrama! The villain, Willis Winesap, and his lackey, Goldie Jonagold, are looking to run a scam, and impersonating the town doctor and his nurse seems right up their alley. With the help of The Lungalator, Winesap examines the miners, proclaims them sick with Gold Lung Disease--or E-Golda--has them quarantined and steals their gold! Will our hero be able to save the day?
Judas Was a Socialist
Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political
In every election year political groups are eager to enlist the Great Minds of the past to give support to their platforms. A recurring argument is that Jesus was a socialist. But was he? In this article we ignore supposition and examine his words and the scriptures to find out. The truth may surprise you.
Was Jesus a Socailist?
Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts
Every election year people will bring up the idea of 'Jesus as socialist' to push their agenda. He did, after all, provide free food and healthcare. Isn't that proof enough? This article examines the scriptures to find out, and the answer will surprise you.
Somebody Dies
Price: Free! Words: 103,780. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
(5.00)
Thadeus Cochran has come to the small Connecticut town of Newbury to solve a murder. There's just one problem; there hasn't been one. But whether it's calling, clairvoyance or coincidence, whenever he arrives, somebody dies. It's just a matter of time. And when it happens, he will be there to find the killer.
Baseball at Bull Run
Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Two great armies meet at Manassas Junction to begin the Civil War. Before a shot is fired, two small groups of Union and Confederate soldiers find themselves inexplicably separated from their comrades and meet on a grass field seemingly far away from the ensuing battle. They conclude that they have been given an opportunity: to settle their differences with a simple game, winner take all.
Humor of the Gospels Daily Study
You set the price! Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament
Have you ever wanted to learn more about the bible but discovered you were too lazy to think? You're in luck, for 'Humor of the Gospels Daily Study', an almost annual walk through the life of Jesus and his disciples, the thinking has been done for you. Also included are humorous insights followed by grilling inquisitions, which will help God judge you for eternity!
Thadeus Cochan Comes to Town
Price: Free! Words: 103,790. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Because he's coming, someone is going to die. Still, Thadeus Cochran walks; not sure where he's going, not sure who he'll meet, not sure what awaits, simply led by faith and futures. For down the road is a place where destiny and destinations meet, and for at least one person, the end will come too soon. Welcome to a new genre in fiction, the Spiritual Mystery.
The Chuck-It List
Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
(4.00)
Do you find yourself longing to get out of your rut and see the world? STOP!!!! You've been infected by the latest epidemic: activity. Spurred on by inanities like 'The Bucket List,' thousands, if not dozens, of people are wasting their lives in the pursuit of fulfillment which can only be found by saying home and reading 'The Chuck-It List.'
Throne
Price: Free! Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man with a terminal illness returns from the Holy Land with an artifact he believes has the ability to heal. But it also brings out darker, primal desires from those it touches. When the artifact is stolen he is panicked, and in his attempts to find it he is driven to the brink of murder as he discovers there is nothing
Humor of the Gospels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,060. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
(5.00)
A light-headed (and light-hearted) look at the lives of Jesus and his disciples, as we take a chronological trip through the four gospels.
Teddy's Family, Now in it's Sixth Season!
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
The theme of societal pressure is an interesting one. The pressure to carry a television series, if you're the star, must be incredible, and over the years we've all seen many who have cracked under that strain. But not Teddy.
Cursed
Price: Free! Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Long before 'That 70's Show', there was the 70's. And the kids living then were no different from those living now. Lighter on technology, perhaps, as Facebook was a phone in a bedroom and the internet was a thousand books at the library. But the age-old need to be known and belong was the same; a battle fought amidst pimples and peer pressure. Some seemed to sail above it all. Or so we thought.
Welcome to Mom's Diner
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.83)
A nice smile from a pretty face in a cozy diner doesn't mean there aren't deeper things afoot.
Love in the Timeline
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00)
In a future where people are obsessed with perfection and youth, a man becomes frustrated by his wife's seeming indifference to both and determines to go back in time to reconnect with his first love, a perfect woman he lost long ago who now lives only in the ageless and timeless past.
Rosarito Rendezvous
Price: Free! Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Enraged by more than jealousy, a man follows his wife and her new lover to Mexico with the intent of wreaking havoc and upheaval that will not only ruin their romantic weekend, but the rest of their lives.
She's All I Can Think About
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
A man struggles with his obsession for a new girl at work and wonders the age old question: Why can't obsession be a normal part of love?
The Fear of E
Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00)
There are many fears...as many as the letters of the alphabet...
Better Verse
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(4.00)
This may be the best verse ever written, or it might just be some more. Some is funny, some is funnier, and some just laugh-out-loud hilarious. So please read with a pillow at hand to stifle your guffaws. And that should be enough words to meet the description requirement.
Events Concerning the Last Evening of Molly Malone
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00)
Molly never knew she had so many enemies, but on this night she found the truth too late. A mystery poem, with a challenge to the reader.
Cat Had a Tail
Price: Free! Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Murder swirls amidst the coffee and haiku as caffeine and curiosity lead a man from the comfortable settings of the Cafe 575 to find murder in the dark city streets.
Trace the Dead Eye
Price: Free! Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Trace is out to find a murderer, not an unusual task for a private eye. There’s only one problem: he was the victim. Now he wanders the streets searching for his killer, but his true desire is to reconnect with his family and be the husband and father in death that he wasn't in life. As the search continues, he finds the two worlds begin to converge, and there's nothing he can do to stop it.

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