Desmond Shepherd

Biography

Desmond Shepherd is the author of many novels and short stories, including the emotionally gripping tale Imaginary Me and the episodic series The Permanent Man. He writes for your enjoyment, to stimulate imagination and to provide an escape from your everyday life. He thanks you for reading the fictional journeys he writes.

Desmond resides in an old farm house in the Philadelphia suburbs with his wonderful wife and three children.

Smashwords Interview

What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
The ones that help me sell books.
Describe your desk
It's got a computer, some papers, drawers. And it has paper clips. I know what you're thinking. "That's my desk!" It's true. I write my stories at your desk.
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Where to find Desmond Shepherd online

Books

The Legend of Kyd Lumin
Pre-release—available February 2, 2021. Price: $7.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Benjamin C. Young. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In a distant time and galaxy, far from any known planet or star….
Fram Gage and The Holographic Man
Series: Fram Gage. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,450. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2020 by Benjamin C. Young. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
He mastered The Infinite Ability...overcame The Three Adversaries...and now, the final showdown has arrived for Fram Gage and The Holographic Man!
The Permanent Man - The Complete First Season
Series: The Permanent Man. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,860. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Benjamin C. Young. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Western
From Desmond Shepherd comes the breakthrough adventure told in a serialized format. Private Investigator Patrick Hold’s life is turned upside down when a secret agency claims he is someone called the Permanent Man—a man incapable of dying—and is catapulted back in time. With all 12 episodes of season one and commentary from the author, The Permanent Man - The Complete First Season is a real find.
Imaginary Me
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Benjamin C. Young. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
The lines between reality and imagination blur as you see the world of Samantha Pruitt as told by her imaginary friend. Samantha has a very active imagination. It protects her from seeing the horrible life she lives with her stepmother, masking the reality around her and making it a happier place. And her imagination is the key to making that happiness real and permanent.
Miscorrection Trilogy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,490. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by Benjamin C. Young. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Embark on a journey of power, alternate realities, and through time in the complete Miscorrection trilogy.
Futan Vice: The Trouble On Drabble
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Benjamin C. Young. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
NaNoWriMo 2012 book. Last updated 2012-11-29 03:27:09
Goal reached!
A man from Earth named Matt Cotter goes to a planet named Drabble to help solve a crime that has yet to happen. Can he solve it? There’s one way to know if he does. Think about it … almost there. Yes! … That’s how to find out!
Miscorrection: Times
Series: Miscorrection Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,400. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012 by Benjamin C. Young. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After escaping imprisonment by the Diamonds, Jago has one purpose: Figure out a way to time travel to the past and ensure the assassination of President Daniel happens.
Fram Gage and The Three Adversaries
Series: Fram Gage, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,470. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2012 by Benjamin C. Young. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Three years after the tragedy in The Ability Chamber that left him in a coma, Fram Gage wakes up in Biality Orphanage. A sudden accident in the orphanage leaves him alone. On top of that, three people emerge with special abilities, and they want to capture him. These adversaries are the key to solving his problems. Using his Infinite ability, he's determined to stop them.
Miscorrection: Dimensions
Series: Miscorrection Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,690. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Benjamin C. Young. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Karhath Empire assassinated President Daniel and took control of the six-planet system 200 years ago. Their rise to power marked the end of peace and prosperity. A secret rebellion called the Diamonds has found a way to travel to alternate realities. They send agents in search of a reality where Daniel’s assassination never happened, hoping to find the key to stopping it.
Fram Gage and The Infinite Ability
Series: Fram Gage, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,000. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Benjamin C. Young. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The Ability Chamber gives children abilities such as Super Speed, Invisibility, and Wall Climbing in competitions against each other. Fram Gage and some friends are called upon for a special contest. During the match, rules within The Ability Chamber change and put the children’s lives in danger. A unique ability—the Infinite ability—may be the one thing that helps them reach their goal.
Miscorrection: Preludes
Series: Miscorrection Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,100. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by Benjamin C. Young. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It is a time of great change for the solar system. A group of rebels called the Karhath plot to take control of the planets. A man named Daniel threatens to make the Karhath mission a failure by means of his wise, yet risky political moves. Even if Daniel should succeed, the Karhath will do whatever is possible to achieve the power they desperately want.
Unspoken Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by Benjamin C. Young. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A collection of five science fiction short stories that reach beyond the mind. Includes: Copy Bird, Going Home, Josie Dorri And The Coffee Ban, and Running To Keep Her

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