Philip Wyeth

Biography

Philip Wyeth grew up in Virginia but has lived in Los Angeles for many years. He cites Heinrich von Kleist and Ambrose Bierce as inspirations due to the avant-garde nature of their fiction. He strives to be as prescient in his own work.

Also a lifelong fan of heavy metal music and its many sub-genres, Wyeth tries to infuse his novels with comparable levels of intensity, independence, and larger-than-life visions.

Where to find Philip Wyeth online

Series

Reparations
The year is 2028. A new bureaucracy called the Historical Reparations Administration employs a supercomputer to crunch historical data in order to calculate each citizen's Debit Score. Under the shadow of this creeping surveillance state, a diverse cast of sympathetic characters must navigate the crossfire between idealism and technology. At times chilling, insightful, and hilarious, this satirical series strives to help people make sense of the "current year" hysteria that is slowly driving everyone insane. The complete series is comprised of four books, with a grand total word count of around 187,000 words.
Reparations USA
Price: Free!
Reparations Mind
Price: $3.00 USD.
Reparations Core
Price: $3.00 USD.
Reparations Maze
Price: $3.00 USD.

Books

Reparations Maze
Series: Reparations. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: American English. Published: January 16, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Reparations Maze" is the inspired conclusion to this utterly unique future history. It has big ideas, sharp satire, fascinating characters, and unforgettable moments. The breadth of author Philip Wyeth’s cultural and historical knowledge, plus his ability to capture authentic voices, will engross readers as the story builds to a remarkable and rewarding final act. Series Book Four. 46,000 words.
Hot Ash and the Oasis Defect
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 45,900. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It's 2045. Automation has freed humanity from the limitations of manual labor. An ambitious construction project is spreading prosperity worldwide. But Detective Ashley Westgard senses that beneath all the glimmer and shine, a new malaise has taken root in society. Now with a killer on the loose, she must rise above apathy and doubt to forge her raging inner fire into a fearsome weapon of justice.
Reparations Core
Series: Reparations. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Philosophy and psychology converge in this taut political thriller. “Reparations Core” is an ambitious satire full of richly drawn characters, keen insights, and dazzling sci-fi flavors. An embattled president tries to keep her grips on power. A disgraced FBI agent is given a last chance. An aging scion gambles his legacy in a shocking conspiracy. Get to the Core! Series Book Three. 46,500 words.
Chasing the Best Days
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 39,650. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Sports
Greg is a divorced dad who spends most of his time drinking and gambling out on the golf course. But his foreign girlfriend Karla—who happens to be half his age—also demands plenty of attention. Frustrated with his job and haunted by the ghosts of his divorce, Greg strives to connect with his sons while fending off the ex-wife—and at the end of the day, just try to make a few putts. 39,500 words.
Reparations Mind
Series: Reparations. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Election Season, 2028. A dark satire which examines how "changing the world" became a religion. The government is reeling after a hack into the database used by the Historical Reparations Administration. Panicked techno-refugees flood the Church of Modestianity. The “Reparations USA” cast returns to discover that often the greatest doubts come from within. (Series Book Two. 58,000 words
Reparations USA
Series: Reparations. Price: Free! Words: 36,810. Language: American English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
This is the story of everyday people caught in the crossfire between idealism and technology. America, 2028: Reparations for the nation's colonial past is the law of the land. A supercomputer processes historical documents to calculate each citizen's Debit Score. "Reparations USA" is filled with both heart and humor within a constricting surveillance state. (Series Book One. 36,500 words.)