Austin P. Torney

Biography

Austin began writing for real around the age of forty, a respite from working as an Information Engineer in the field of Computer Science, doing programming, an art, as it turned out. He calls himself a humanist, and is one who enjoys the liberal arts, utilizing science, for it pervades every discipline. He is currently retired and lives in the mountains of Poughquag, NY, near the Appalachian Trail. He enjoys tennis, writing, fun, humor, thinking, sleeping, poetry, music, dining, travel, romance, reading, swimming, and life.

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Books

The Happenstances of the Defense Intelligence Agent
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,090. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
This relates the behind the scenes events of the Army and Defense Intelligence Agency in the Pacific, along with more of the World Intelligence Empire, on through the events of war and espionage, including Iranian and other nuclear concerns, unto the climatic measures that eventually have to be taken against the culmination of global warming. The sequel to ‘Earth On the Edge of Forever’.
Brain Waves: Secrets of Reality
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
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Astounding revelations of the mysteries of the mind and the universe. What is Consciousness and Awareness? Where did the Universe come from? What makes the mind operate as it does? What is Meditation? What is our Destiny? How do the senses work?
The Triumph of Life, Love, and Being
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,970. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
In a monastical village, a monk and a nun to-be exchange notes, via the books they send back and forth, for illustration and editing, they noting the forbidden knowledge therein. When the monastical village burns to the ground, they embark on a picaresque journey, in which they employ their wisdom, encountering various and sundry situations. They carry a special, speaking, book.
Epic Thoughts: The Best Of
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,120. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Deep thoughts: What of forever; How energy operates; The lore and legends of the flowers;  The vault of everything; The colors; Why anything; The greenless world; All that lies between; God, or not; Existence; Being; Into the lands of the gods; God vs science; Evolution; Dark matter; Flora symbolica; The end of the earth; Nostalgic notions; The Theory of Everything; and much more.
Butterflies At The Edge of Forever
You set the price! Words: 68,250. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
ToeQuestors discover the Secrets of the Universe, and as the humorously dangerous implications that follow their possession of the Holy Grail of the genuine Theory of Everything. With the world’s future hanging in the balance, they sharpen their wits and skills through the teachings of the learnéd Grand Masters, and join the World Intelligence Empire, as operatives. Humorous, but meaningful.
The MPs' Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,540. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Two Army MP leaders pursue a seemingly routine weapons theft case in Hawaii, but find there are larger forces at work. Their mysterious Colonel eventually initiates and guides them towards ultimate maneuverings, and even to the underpinnings of reality itself. A drug case is the ultimate adventure of the movie, which draws the MPs into the mountains behind the fort, where there is a cave retreat.

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Smashwords book reviews by Austin P. Torney

  • Something Not Nothing on Oct. 21, 2015

    Excellent! And it is even close to what Johann de Jong came up with, plus some of what I came up with (Austin P. Torney—austintorn@aol.com) in my new free book, 'What Exists, Via Necessity'. Great minds are converging, plus many are taking a new look due to the search fro quantum gravity.