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th!s
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,050. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The elite use a "science-based" marketing trick to re-class themselves as genetically superior in order to extract the labor and resources from the lower classes. As economic inequality fractures society, citizens act in bizarre ways to cope. Narrated from seven perspectives, th!s explores philosophy, science, technology, economics and religion to reveal the trajectory of inverted totalitarianism.
A Change of Pace
Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A short story exploring transitional narrative, and intended as a metaphorical presentation of not settling for the familiar, but bravely pursuing a path into the unknown in hopes of finding something more.
The Dragons
Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(2.00 from 1 review)
This is a science fiction short story about the end of our civilization, and the beginning of a new one. In the story, small mysterious creatures resembling dragons appear all over the globe, with unexpected results for us. This is not a sword-and-sandals adventure tale but a work of ideas. "The Dragons" takes an unsparing look at where humanity is now and offers a different vision for our future.
Mexico: A Sociopolitical Critique
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Anthropology
This book attempts to explain to the foreigner, particularly those living in The West, how life is in Mexico. It attempts to explain where Mexico's sociology comes from and what can be done to solve its many problems and also why they aren't solved. Travel with the author through Mexico's institutions and idiosyncrasy to understand a little better Mexicans, as well as Hispanics of Mexican origin
Six Days to Midnight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,920. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.00 from 1 review)
The finance mogul thinks Janet Thompson is worth a fortune. The President wants her for revenge. The nuclear arms trader needs her dead. The diplomat is willing to rescue her. And Janet thinks she’s only taking a break from her boring job.
Totally For Real
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The white trash Watsons, are the working-class people I grew up with: opinionated, fake victims for whom everything is always someone else's fault. Not the imperilled, plucky heroes of middle-class novels. Science got me out of that and it does the same for the Watsons. They get pulled into the largest online fantasy game. Can they find redemption in a world where their reality has become unreal?