J. Robert Parkinson

Books

Who Is What?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,790. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2018 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Mark and Stacy Singleton rent a boat to cruise some the Caribbean islands, but while they are sleeping, a large tanker unknowingly overturns their craft. Holding on to wreckage, they float toward a nearby island where two men—one a scientist and the other his assistant—rescue them. Mark and Stacy don’t know it, but their life has just become more complicated than they could ever have imagined...
Bermuda Sounds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Investigative reporter Mark Williams and his marine biologist wife Flo are trying to decide where to go on vacation when they get a frantic phone call from one of Flo’s old professors who now lives in the Bahamas. He begs Flo and Mark to join him in Bimini, promising new scientific discoveries for Flo and a breaking-story scoop for Mark...
The Lowly Turtle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,960. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration
We are constantly challenged to make decisions: looking at situations and selecting choices from a variety of options. Not only in business and professional situations are we faced with choices, but also in everyday life. Parkinson shows you how to sort through your options to make the best decisions available, boiling it down to a simple “yes/no” choice—information that can change your life!
300 Dictums
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration
Have you ever thought about the possibility of using single words to spark ideas about managing well, both in the business world and in your personal lives? 300 Dictums lists and defines verbs that describe actions, which can provoke results. Use 300 Dictums to help inspire some of your own thoughts that will make you more effective in managing your business as well as your life.
You Can't Push a String
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,930. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Most people don’t communicate well in personal and business situations. Without solid skills people flounder, time is wasted, and opportunities are lost. Decades of coaching, teaching, and observing have contributed to the substance of J. Robert Parkinson’s You Can’t Push a String. This book explores some of the problems and common misconceptions about interacting with others...
Rehearsal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,910. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
While we can never know for certain what happened to Jesus during "the silent years," Rehearsal follows the young Jesus through fictional, but very plausible, events as he builds a table—that will later be used for the last supper—and then transports it from Nazareth to Jerusalem, dealing with many obstacles, foreshadowing much of his adult life.

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