Ned Johnson

Biography

Ned B. Johnson has published several non-fiction books and one novel. He has also written many short stories that have never been published. Until now. Some of the stories are free, and some have a price tag.

Full-length books will be added to the collection as they become available.

As to the character of his work, if you don't feel better after reading than when you started, you just weren't paying very close attention.

Where to find Ned Johnson online


Where to buy in print


Books

It's About Time
By Ned Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Traditional astrology interprets your horoscope as something that creates you. In this revolutionary book, you will learn how to view your natal chart as something you create. It is the merging of one of the oldest tools for self-exploration with New Age thinking based on the premiss that you create your own reality, including your horoscope. You’ll never look at astrology the same way again.
Mermaid Soup
By Ned Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,970. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
In the words of one reader: “I could hardly tear myself away. A good love story, but SO much more. I found it full of truth and beauty…a way for many to have the understanding that they are not victims.”
Life By Drowning
By Ned Johnson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
Helen Reardon was at the end of her rope. Everything in her life had gone sour. Most recently, her beach home had fallen into the sea. In a fit of despair she concludes that the only thing left is to drive to a nearby beach, and swim out into the Pacific until she can swim no more. But life is not that simple. Serendipity reigns supreme. And Helen reclaims her life in the midst of drowning.
When Gulls Fly Low
By Ned Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,970. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
In the words of one reader: “I could hardly tear myself away. A good love story, but SO much more. I found it full of truth and beauty…a way for many to have the understanding that they are not victims.”
Afterglow
By Ned Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Four close friends take their vacation together at the Oregon coast, and as always, they have a bonfire on the beach before leaving. It is almost a sacred obligation. As the two couples sit before the fire, they talk—about life, the Universe, and everything. The night is filled with humor, honesty, and love, even sadness now and then. It is indeed a night to remember.
The Black Bag Gang
By Ned Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Many of us live with a love/hate relationship with household cleanliness. Most people prefer to live with a modicum of orderliness, but considerably fewer look forward to the activities that make that possible. It is for this majority that this story was written. Here we see the full spectrum of household maintenance explored, and in ways that will astound you. And a surprise ending to boot.
Song of the Ancient Horseman
By Ned Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Fiction
This story is a brief memoir on the life of a 100-year-old Indian whose lifetime encompassed the birth of the transcontinental railroad and man’s first steps on the Moon. Of course, he had his own unique perspective on the whole century. And quite a perspective it was.
A Brief History of the Celebration
By Ned Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Fiction
Peter and Johanna are lovers and best of all good friends. They are about to embark on a celebration of her first one-woman show at a major gallery. But there is more...much, much more...to this celebration. And the best is yet to come.
Midas Crackenberry's Cat
By Ned Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Even the most devoted cynics have a soft spot, though most keep it well hidden...even from themselves, as did Midas Crackenberry. But from time to time, something intrudes on that cynicism, slips under its radar, and makes direct contact with the humanity that has been hidden from view so long and so well long. And the miracle that ensues is a wonder to behold.

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