Thomas J. Hubschman (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the author of Look at Me Now, Billy Boy, Song of the Mockingbird, My Bess, Father Walther's Temptation and The Jew's Wife & Other Stories (Savvy Press) and three science fiction novels. His work has appeared in New York Press, The Antigonish Review, Eclectica, The Blue Moon Review and many other publications. Two of his short stories were broadcast on the BBC World Service. He has also edited two anthologies of new writing from Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.
He lives in Brooklyn, New York, which remains his chief inspiration
They're back! Moses Mneh, Rita Ten, Walter Centaurus and the evil President of the New Worlds Confederacy live again in this reissue of the SF cult classic of the 1980s. A mixed band of humans and renegade Simminoids races against time to build Space Ark-Earth's last hope to escape an exploding supernova...and the dark force that will pursue them to the very limits of the universe.
What do you do when your next-door neighbor is arrested for sexual molestation? How does a dirt farmer from the old country feel about working for a Jewish landsman? The author’s world embraces Catholic convents, risqué Halloween parties and the steamy corridors of New York apartment buildings with equal ease. His observations are penetrating, his voice invites sympathy and understanding.
FATHER WALTHER'S TEMPTATION is the story of a man sheltered too long by his profession, "tempted" by life itself. Even the annual visit to his mother looms as just another disagreeable chore. But when his aging Ford gives up the ghost on the New Jersey Turnpike, the breakdown starts a chain of events and chance meetings that threatens to turn his life upside down.
SONG OF THE MOCKINGBIRD is the story of a mature woman's self-discovery. Five years widowed but still bound to the man to whom she was married for thirty years, Doris gradually comes to discover her life not only is not over but is just beginning in ways she had never imagined possible.
You found The One. The One who made you happy just to be in their presence--The One who turned out to be oh so much more besides.
So, why are you sitting all by yourself trying to make sense of what went wrong and whose fault it was?
A story of what it means to take responsibility for one's own happiness.
Starting again is difficult when the demons of the past continue to haunt. Look at Me Now follows Deidre Davis as she tries to free herself from a dominating husband of two decades, an unsympathetic mother and guilt for a child she could not protect from the same man she herself suffered under.
A novel about gaining strength as an independent woman.