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The Cellar
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Sarah Greenwood ventured down to the Cellar. There she stood in the dark vile Cellar. In a moment she found herself on the cold dirty floor. She yelled for help but no one could hear her deep in the belly of the Cellar.
A Lump of Coal (with Coal New Problem)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Every child wants to appease Santa. All except one, that is. Cassandra once again ruins a Christmas Eve celebration and is lectured by Santa for her bad behaviour, but baffles everyone by smiling the entire time. Could Cassandra have an ulterior motive for her naughtiness? A humorous Christmas short story totalling around 3,100 words, with a bonus short story, 'Coal New Problem', at 3,200 words.
UFO: A Timeline Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It's 1962 and Will Walden has super powers. But in a world suddenly gone mad with metahumans, can he hope to survive as the UFO?
Solar Power: Economic Disaster
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Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
Even with free solar cells and batteries, solar power is too expensive. If safe nuclear power is expensive, solar power is a disaster (and so is wind). Here I present an analysis showing that wind and solar are NOT the way to go in terms of economics. Nuclear, geothermal and hydro are the way to go. Clean fossil fuel is a last resort. Safe nuclear? I discuss that in my next book.
The Arrival: A Timeline Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
As a threat strikes from space, the Challenge Squad must come to terms with their own role as the government's super-team even as they face a threat that endangers the very world.
Shawnee Wildcat Gold
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
An adventure for two southern Illinois gents who decide to do some prospecting in the Shawnee Hills. What they find may surprise you.
Since Hero: A Mechanic's History of the Age of Power
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
A general-interest history of the development of power technology over the last two thousand years. Steam engines, internal combustion engines, nuclear power, and more are described and simplified for the reader's understanding and enjoyment. The author is a professional mechanic who has worked on everything from humble lawn mower engines to multi-million dollar gas turbines.
AlberTa's Gift
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Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As Albert stood beside Minister Teslo, he thought of that long ago street hockey game ending with his face plant. Severe asthma kept him gasping for breath on that childhood ambulance ride to hospital. Now, as he listened to this Energy of Tomorrow speech at the coal fired power plant he wondered about his gift. Had it been written in his mother’s tear stained eyes or was there much more?