The Hummingbird

The Art Of The Houdini Scientist, And The Other Soulless Zombies Who Were Never Here. . .
Series: The Hummingbird, 1. Price: Free! Words: 147,880. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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Houdini Scientist: Noun. 1) A young inventor that hides the secrets to her science behind elaborate misdirection and an illusion of incomprehensible complexity, like a magician would. 2) Just another soulless zombie trapped in a secret base that officially doesn't exist. 3) A girl that will save the world, if she can save herself first. 4) Book one in the Hummingbird Series.
Patent Mine
Series: The Hummingbird, 2. Price: Free! Words: 113,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
An autistic inventor becomes a prisoner of her own success. From one of her first invention, a compact engine of tiny size but huge implications, her value to the government quickly reached the level of national security before she even reached her teens. But can a mind that redefined the laws of physics be stopped by a guard with a gun?
Hell from a Well
Series: The Hummingbird, 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,490. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Back of the book: In a state where the rules for properly beating your wife are posted on the bedroom door, one woman tries to keep her small corner of the world from falling apart. But events suddenly get worse when an unstoppable madman hijacks her entire religion and leads her country into war. How far will she go to protect her daughters?
The Heredity of Hummingbirds
Series: The Hummingbird, 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 146,870. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
"In an ancient Aztec legend, their greatest warriors would be rewarded for their bravery, reborn in the smallest, most agile of bird. Their debt to violence, fulfilled."
Mourning After Dawn
Series: The Hummingbird, 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 142,450. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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Mortal wounds and an army hunting them down may just be the least of their worries...
Daughters of Immortality
Series: The Hummingbird, 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,610. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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As Shela reflected on her parents' lives, a strange thought entered her mind. What if everything she thought she knew about them was wrong? When she found her parents dead, her father looked old, withered, and mostly decomposed. While her mother, dead just as long and under the same layer of dust, looked younger than ever and was perfectly preserved. The 6th book in Hummingbird Series
Waffen
Series: The Hummingbird, 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,650. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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On a shelf of books penned by the greatest inventor the world had ever known, the one bound in red stood out. Its sacred pages were glued together to keep its horrors locked within. Only one word of it had ever been read, the title. Waffen. Waffen was German for weapons, and today it will be opened.
The Hummingbird Series
Series: The Hummingbird, First 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 449,790. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This is the first four books in the series and starts with "Patent Mine" where a teen inventor unleashes the ultimate weapon that just may end the world, continues with "Hell from a Well" where the secret of immortality is twisted into a curse on humanity, and is followed by "The Heredity of Hummingbirds" and "Mourning After Dawn". Now there are sequels and a prequel.
The HHOPP engine
Series: The Hummingbird, supplemental. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Essay » Technology
A way of building high displacement engines (internal combustion, stirling, and diesel) in incredibly small physical packages. With all other things considered equal, the HHOPP version of the same power and displacement engine will be 1/4 the size or smaller than conventional designs. Bonus--the Million ton flywheel