Dennis Butler has written fiction in several genres including science fiction, paranormal adventure/romance, African American historical fiction and crime/suspense. His books include stories about time travel, alien contact, space travel, human trafficking, terrorism, clairvoyance and ghostly encounters. Dennis lives on Florida's gulf coast.
What do you read for pleasure?
Fiction. I like anything in any of the genres that I write in like science fiction, paranormal mystery, crime drama and just about anything that sounds interesting. I like a good western once in a while.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I actually do most of my reading on my PC. I built a laptop bench that sits across my recliner. Okay, I am lazy but I do walk three miles a day to make up for this laziness.
Companion short story to the human trafficking novel, Indigo Tears. This short story tells the story of one of the trafficking victims who were held in captivity for thirteen years. Sharise tells her story in her own words as she writes in a journal. This story is fiction.
Tomorrow Once More is a two part, science fiction, time travel adventure. Both parts are included in this book. The story begins in the year 2234 where a solitary scientist is about to embark on a one-way trip into the future. Scientists have spent decades working on forward-only time travel. There will be no return trip for Lane Mason.
An alien race has traveled 9,000 light years to reach Earth. They brought with them, a cure for cancer and all infectious diseases as well as advancements in propulsion technology. But is the human race ready to welcome a superior race? Is the human race ready to move beyond the narrow-mindedness of a territorial mentality? Is the human race prepared to trust strangers from a far-away world?
In the year 2125, the crew of the Viaggio, a ship powered by a magnetic piston system, search for the source of an intelligent, narrow-bandwidth radio signal that came from somewhere deep inside the Butterfly Nebula.
The Slave Shack: The Book of Mumboo Conteh is African American Historical Fiction. It is a story told by two characters who lived in different centuries. The wrap-around story is set in modern day Georgia and is told by Marcel. Marcel reads the journal of a slave (Mumboo) who lived 200 years earlier after finding his journal. The lives of Marcel and Mumboo are mysteriously connected.
An unemployed software engineer accidentally develops a video app that enables him to speak to the dead and it seems the dead have unfinished business in the world of the living. Just as there is good and evil in the world of the living, there is also good and evil in that limbo world that lies between life and death.
The Dead Passages is a series of stories within a story. The larger story is about a mysterious author who predicts the future in his books. The main character, Tim Jamieson has stumbled upon the mystery of these strange books and realizes he can change the course of history if he is brave enough to step into the stories. There are many twists and turns and surprises in this paranormal adventure.