Michael Warren Lucas is a writer, computer engineer, and martial artist from Detroit, Michigan. You can find his Web site at www.michaelwarrenlucas.com and his fiction (including more stories about life in the universes beyond the Montague Portals) at all online bookstores.
Under the name Michael W Lucas, he's written ten critically-acclaimed books on advanced computing.
50% John McClane
50% Robin Hood
Reeling from the death of her lover and partner, freelance “exfiltration specialist” Billie Carrie Salton breaks into a high-tech, high-security biotechnology firm to steal their sickle cell anemia cure and broadcast it to the world.
In, out, announce. Easy.
Except Salton’s life never works that smoothly...
Midnight at the datacenter. Crimping cable, testing circuits, and—
Toby just wants to finish tonight’s install and go home, but gunfire and spilled blood mean he might never go home again.
But one gunman turns into a team. Hostages. And stakes higher than Toby’s ever faced.
One cable monkey versus an assault team?
Time to fight like a nerd.
Snatched from the tunnels beneath his war-shattered homeland, Aleksander has everything he could want. The kind and generous people of the amazing New York City gave him a home. A job. A new leg. Teeth. Even a face.
He lives the perfect life—until bombs explode in the glass skyscrapers.
The fine people of New York don’t understand war.
But Aleksander and his secret Family do…
Duplicate. Infiltrate. Exterminate.
The alien ate its way out of Antarctica, devouring and duplicating every living thing it found. Humanity turned continents to glass and oceans to poison in a desperate effort to stop it—and failed.
Nobody expected that once the alien copied everyone, once it owned the world, it would set the copies free...
A whole universe to explore, and security officer Redding is babysitting tempermental, egotistical scientists arguing over a handful of dirt.
But even a petty argument can escalate into a threat to the entire team.
And a mere handful of dirt can threaten the Earth they’ve left behind…
Incurable prion disease eating your nervous system?
Abandon everyone you love. Go to a clinic in a universe where prions can't replicate.
When aliens attack, prion disease patient Sherry Rogers finds herself behind enemy lines.
Nobody can save Sherry. Except herself.
And nobody at all can keep the aliens from massacring everyone... except -- maybe -- Sherry.
When their family dies in the opening days of the next civil war, brothers Kyle and Jimmy join the loyalists. A raid against the rebels succeeds, but traps them between enemy troops.
But Jimmy knows things nobody should know. Horrible things. Knowledge that can save them all, or destroy everything.
A man trapped with a zombie, on a rock amid the ocean. A hospital worker plagued by a dog's murderous ghost. An addict unable to score, unable to survive without a hit. A young girl learns she's a werewolf, the hard way. An adult survivor of child abuse's inner nightmares come real, and take the whole world with them. Five stories that will drill their way into you.
Matthew Keith barely controls his anger over the brutality he witnesses as an emergency room housekeeper. Then a murderous spirit attaches itself to Matt and slaughters those who anger him. Matt must fight an intangible enemy that acts on his own worst impulses.
Nobody deserves to die. Except when they do.
His plane crashed against a rocky Pacific island inhabited only by seagulls and a walking dead man. If he stops moving, the zombie will eat him. If he sleeps more than a couple hours, the zombie will eat him. But trying to trap the dead man might only make things worse.
Twelve-year-old Chris learned that lycanthropy ran in her family. The hard way. On the desolate family farm dominated by her father’s alcoholism, everyone hides problems. As Chris grows, she spends one night a month locked in the basement and clawing at the door. She yearns for freedom, but can even transforming into a werewolf break the chains in Chris’ own mind?