A London girl cop. A political crisis in Paris. A spark to fire the passion of love. One moment of courage to catch the destiny of history.
When single mother cop, Sergeant Sophia Castellana, stumbles into a terrorist shooting and kidnap in London, things are not as they seem. A surprising romantic adventure set in a very near future, when reality TV becomes real.
"Santa Gets Outsourced: A Short Story" is a short satirical tale of about 6,000 words. It's the week before Christmas in the North Pole. Santa and the elves receive notice that operations are being outsourced to overseas. They decide to fight back.
What if the 2016 presidential election had gone the exact opposite way? Trump wins the most votes, but Clinton wins the Electoral College? What if Trump had refused to concede, built his own "bilgier" White House atop his DC hotel? What if Hillary tried to respond with her own reality show? And what if Americans ever considered just how easily their own "convictions" can Flip Flop?
Pieces of terror, pieces of suspense, pieces of darkness combine to create Pieces of Hate, master storyteller Ray Garton's short story collection. Nine works, including A Gift From Above, a new novel that will surely hit you from below, are here compiled for the sole purpose of scaring you onto the next page. Garton illuminates the dark corners in us all.
In this bloody neo-western, Red has to prepare his town for the impending massacre. That means he needs to shake hands with shady arms and drug dealers in Dallas, make some home-made napalm, and deal with the ghosts of his past as he bargains with his God for survival.
Tough-guy adventurer David Mudfoot finds gold for the legendary Dawson and Alicia Wicks. He has survived bears and Alaskan storms. Professional killers are after him yet again. He would rather sit at a computer than go on a date. He is rich, but unable to say so. He dotes on his ugly monster dog named "Thug." And now God has sent this overly complicated man to small-town girl Victoria Winston.
The Alternate Reality News Service sends reporters to other dimensions and has them write news articles about what they find there. In ARNS and the Man, journalists focus on the United States of Vesampucceri, the world's foremost idiotocracy (government by of the stupidest, by the stupidest, for the stupidest). "Amusing, sardonic political and social satire..." John Shirley