E.W. Farnsworth

Biography

Dr. Wilson F. Engel, III, writing under his own name and the pseudonym E. W. Farnsworth, is widely published on line and in print. With over 250 poems in print and online, Dr. Engel is the author of seven books of poetry (four illustrated by artist Charlene S. Engel), two novels, a critical edition, numerous stories, a film script, a play, and over 250 literary essays, articles, notes and reviews. Winner of five first-place prizes in open, international competitions for his short stories in 2014 and 2015, Dr. Engel's westerns, spy stories, romance/thrillers and a romance will be separately published under contract in 2015. His picaresque novel about global intrigue in cryptocurrency enforcement will appear in 2016. Dr. Engel has had 23 short stories contracted for publication in anthologies that will appear in 2015. Some of E. W. Farnsworth's sci-fi stories and modern fables are available on line from Ether Books in the UK and fictuary.com in the US, and two of his John Fulghum mysteries will be coming on line in 2015 at IndelibleCHAOS in India.

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Books

Among Water Fowl and Other Entertainments
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,990. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017 by Zimbell House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Among Water Fowl and Other Entertainments brings together the cream of the author's romance stories. The reader can delve into this collection and dream, smile or reflect. The variety of perspectives—from melancholic to comic—offers much for nearly every mood and inclination.
The Perfect Teacher: John Fulghum Mysteries Vol. IV
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,860. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017 by Zimbell House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Fulghum, and his long-time girlfriend, Boston Globe archivist Sylvia Blackwood, go undercover to solve a murder at a small Catholic college in the Greater Boston area. The case puts both their lives in danger as their performances in their respective classrooms earns them respect and even adulation among their students, fellow faculty and the administration alike.
Fairy Tales and Other Fanciful Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017 by Zimbell House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fairy tales
E. W. Farnsworth’s unorthodox, often quirky, fairy tales range from folkloric and fanciful to satirical and bizarre, deriving from many sources; from German tales, Greek myths, Chinese Dao, Egyptian myth, English, Irish and Norwegian folklore, and even Nordic legends. Irony-laden tales that touch on magical songs, art and films rival four-leaf clovers, curative flowers, magical swords and spells.
Baro Xaimos: A Novel of the Gypsy Holocaust
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,490. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017 by Zimbell House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The novel opens in the 1930’s on the eve of the formation of the Marzahn Camp. This camp was the prototype for concentration camps designed to contain, oppress and ultimately kill all Roma within Nazi occupied Europe. The gypsies manage to escape the German government to find a base of operations in the USSR. From there, gypsies are dispatched by Moscow Center as intelligence gatherers/assassins.
The Emergence of the Shaman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,800. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017 by Zimbell House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Coming of age
As his sister recruits those that will form her secret army, Wiglaff comes to understand the comprehensive scope of the Roman effort to contain and conquer Caledonia. A Roman slave, named Festus, helps Wiglaff clarify the Roman threat and ultimately sacrifices his life for the Caledonian cause. Will Wiglaff be able to emerge as the shaman that Caledonia so desperately needs?
The Wiglaff Tales: Book One of the Wiglaff Chronicles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,540. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017 by Zimbell House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Wiglaff foresees a greater threat to Caledonia than imperial forces however, as two Roman scouts are taken prisoner by Winna’s warriors who are followers of a crucified man named Jesus. When negotiations break down and the Caledonian Confederacy prepares to go to all-out war with Rome, will Wiglaff and his companions be able to save their village?
Blue is for Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Zimbell House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
To solve this case and exonerate his client, the Jack Daniels-loving gumshoe’s investigation must balance relationships among his Pulitzer-Prize winning girlfriend/reporter, Sylvia Blackwood; his friends - Boston Homicide Officer, Nigel Pounce, and CIA Agent, Ken Salamander; and his client, as they become drawn into a deadly labyrinth designed by both sides of the conflict on the Korean peninsula.
The Black Marble Griffon & Other Disturbing Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,720. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017 by Zimbell House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
The Black Marble Griffon & Other Disturbing Tales features short stories of good old fashioned, blood-curdling horror. Two prize winning shorts are included in this volume, The Wasps, and Helen Screaming. The reader can delve into this collection and roam in any direction. The variety of perspectives offer much for every mood, and we hope you enjoy your discovery of the writings of E.W. Farnsworth
Dead Cat Bounce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A Consulting Detective with the Brilliance of Holmes…and An Insanity All His Own! D. L. Champion’s twisted, yet genius investigator, Inspector Allhoff makes a dark, exciting return in DEAD CAT BOUNCE, an all new novel by E. W. Farnsworth. Originally appearing in Dime Detective Magazine in the 1930s and 40s,
John Fulghum Mysteries Vol.II
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,820. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Zimbell House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
John “Jack” Fulghum, Private Investigator, bachelor, former war hero and inveterate outsider, solves grisly homicide cases that stump the overworked police forces of Boston and other cities. To solve these cases, he crosses jurisdictional boundaries in the US and abroad and teams with close, like-minded friends Nigel Pounce of Boston Homicide & Kenneth Mander of the CIA.
Pirate Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,040. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016 by Zimbell House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
In these rollicking, madcap, often bloodthirsty pirate stories, Abe, the First Mate serving under Captain Morgan on the pirate ship Sweet Cutlass, tells his story of piracy on the high seas while sailing around the world in the waning years of the great age of sail.
Engaging Rachel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,930. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by Zimbell House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Hot, spicy and layered with sexuality on all dimensions, Engaging Rachel is designed to make steam, and with each page turning adventure, you get it every time. From the moment Anderson engages Rachel, they become partners, lovers and accomplices as their adventures intersect the Mossad, Russian Intelligence, law enforcement, counter-terrorism and counter-narcotics operations.
John Fulghum Mysteries
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,140. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by Zimbell House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
John Fulghum Mysteries is full of neo-nior short stories dedicated to the Private Investigator, John Fulghum, that just happens to be a decent, brilliant former war hero and gumshoe. Working out of an unlikely second-story office in Greater Boston, he solves crimes that no one else will handle because they do not fit the parameters or jurisdiction of normal police work.
Desert Sun, Red Blood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,080. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Ben Dauber has much to learn about being in the newspaper business. And about being a man. In the lawless Arizona Territory, Dauber finds himself among a rough-and-tumble group of renegades, gamblers, seedy lawmen and spirited frontier women. And as Dauber gradually unravels a secret plot by the moneyed railroad interests in the Territory, he learns what it takes to live—and die—like a man.

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