George Berger


George Berger spent the better part of a decade in the publishing industry, before returning to college, where he pursued a double major in linguistics and horology. A competitive kite-flier and biathlete, he lives in Hudson, Wisconsin with his wife and two dogs. In addition to the novels Mendacities and Without A Spark, he's written an ever-growing number of novellas and short stories in a reasonably bewildering array of genres.

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Breakfast for the Sun God
Price: Free! Words: 9,700. Language: American English. Published: February 28, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
On the winter solstice, Brian is heading to visit his girlfriend's family's farm deep in the heart of nowhere. Shortly after dawn, not far from his destination, he stops for breakfast at a restaurant in a sleepy one-horse town, and that's when everything takes a turn for the weird. All he wanted was a sandwich. All he got was a series of increasingly strange events, starting with a peep show...
Without A Spark
Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 49,790. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Small towns sometimes hold the biggest secrets. Kevin should know; attending college in sleepy little Mud River, he's got plenty of secrets of his own. None of them, however, can explain why he and his co-ed roommate are being framed for ecoterrorism. Untangling that mystery would probably be easy, if his personal, professional, and love lives didn't keep getting in the way.
Midnight's Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
He's faced hordes of screaming children intent upon his destruction. He's endured close confinement with a hostile camel. He even narrowly averted being the star attraction in a Satanic ritual sacrifice. Yet, despite handling these crises with aplomb, poor Midnight is ill-prepared for his latest, greatest adventure: a perilous foray into the affairs of the heart.
Nothing Like Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » LGBTQ+
Love is overrated. Love is also, alas, blind. This is all completely immaterial, however, because this isn't a love story. No, no, this is merely the cautionary tale of how, despite meticulous planning and the best of intentions, a cynical and materialistic high-school student accidentally gets a date for Valentine's Day, finds happiness, and gets the girl.
Stanley and His Sword
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Stanley is an everyday slacker, stuck in a dead-end job, when fate, destiny, and/or a shipping error by a large e-commerce site bestow upon him a nearly-magical sword. When the universe throws a succession of mentally-unstable invisible ninjas, soulless college students, and small mythical creatures in his way, however, he's forced to confront the possibility that he just might actually be a hero.
Never According to Plan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » General
Never According to Plan is a brilliant and unconventional early Victorian mystery-adventure which dwells on the exploitations that occur when the foolish are introduced to the darker corners of society. When the naiveté of a professional scoundrel leads him to take on a job that could cost him his freedom-or his life-his latest victim must come to his aid-if she can set aside her hatred of him.
Well Met by Gaslight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Well Met by Gaslight is a charming and unconventional early Victorian anti-romance, exploring the depravities of the soul and the small, familiar cruelties that have for centuries turned men to strong liquor and women to bitter misanthropy. Sparks fly and bodies drop when a man who isn't what he pretends to be meets, by accident, a woman who is far from normal.