Steven D. Bennett

Biography

Steve Bennett was born in Boston and has remained literary ever since, even after moving to Southern California where he lives, with his family, in Julian.

Books

The Curse Of The Garden And It's Ramifications For Today
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Author profile
Adam and Eve lived in the Garden of Eden and walked with God. Their bodies and minds were untouched by sin. They shared a holy, spiritual bond no one since has experienced. Yet they sinned and lost it all. But why? What were the circumstances? And how does the very wording of the curse affect every relationship today?
The Shores of Saturn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Set in the town of Imperial Beach, south of San Diego, a man becomes involved with a homeless kid whose only goal, besides panhandling for beer money, is to get back to his hometown of Evanston. Seeing him as a surrogate for his brother and his own struggles with drug abuse, the man purposes to help the kid get back to his home and the family who left him. But no good deed goes without trouble.
Coming Correct
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00)
Ray is pulled into flirtatious conversations with women in the office. Focused only on his coming promotion, he finds himself in some innocent but awkward encounters with a new employee. She sees them as sexual harassment and plans on filing charges. As it could ruin his career, Ray knows he must convince her it was an innocent misunderstanding. But what if she doesn't listen to reason?
You Be the Dick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
You are a rookie detective, one your grizzled veteran partner is not taking an immediate shine to. But he's walking you through your first case, like a children's primer, and it's up to you to keep your ears open, eyes wide, and mouth shut! Maybe, if you're worth the time the department's put into you, you'll solve the case. But no one's taking bets.
Afterlife with Father: Father Raises the Dead
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Father's one rule for pets was that they were to be kept outside, a rule my sister Alison broke with consistency. Father had many peculiarities, which made life in the Night household fun and exciting. But one frightening Halloween surpassed them all, as we watched the beloved cat we had just buried come back from the dead!
Casey's Last at Bat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
'Casey at the Bat' is a classic poem, yet in 118 years we have never read the opposing team's story. 'Casey's Last at Bat' finds the Joyville team having to rely on an old veteran pitcher in his last game. With skill and guile, Jack MacGraw stands at the edge of victory. But he must face his old nemesis, Casey, who stands in the way of him ending his career as a champion. .
Keeping the Doctor Away
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A musical melodrama! The villain, Willis Winesap, and his lackey, Goldie Jonagold, are looking to run a scam, and impersonating the town doctor and his nurse seems right up their alley. With the help of The Lungalator, Winesap examines the miners, proclaims them sick with Gold Lung Disease--or E-Golda--has them quarantined and steals their gold! Will our hero be able to save the day?
Was Jesus a Socailist?
Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts
Every election year people will bring up the idea of 'Jesus as socialist' to push their agenda. He did, after all, provide free food and healthcare. Isn't that proof enough? This article examines the scriptures to find out, and the answer will surprise you.
Somebody Dies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,780. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
(5.00)
Thadeus Cochran has come to the small Connecticut town of Newbury to solve a murder. There's just one problem; there hasn't been one. But whether it's calling, clairvoyance or coincidence, whenever he arrives, somebody dies. It's just a matter of time. And when it happens, he will be there to find the killer.
Baseball at Bull Run
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Two great armies meet at Manassas Junction to begin the Civil War. Before a shot is fired, two small groups of Union and Confederate soldiers find themselves separated from their comrades and meet on a grass field far away from the ensuing battle. Unable to leave, they conclude that they have been given an opportunity: to settle their differences with a simple game, winner take all.
Humor of the Gospels Daily Study
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament
Have you ever wanted to learn more about the bible but discovered you were too lazy to think? You're in luck, for 'Humor of the Gospels Daily Study', an almost annual walk through the life of Jesus and his disciples, the thinking has been done for you. Also included are humorous insights followed by grilling inquisitions, which will help God judge you for eternity!
The Chuck-It List
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
(4.00)
Do you find yourself longing to get out of your rut and see the world? STOP!!!! You've been infected by the latest epidemic: activity. Spurred on by inanities like 'The Bucket List,' thousands, if not dozens, of people are wasting their lives in the pursuit of fulfillment which can only be found by staying home and reading 'The Chuck-It List.'
Throne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man with a terminal illness returns from the Holy Land with an artifact he believes has the ability to heal. But it also brings out darker, primal desires from those it touches. When the artifact is stolen he is panicked, and in his attempts to find it he is driven to the brink of murder as he discovers there is nothing
Humor of the Gospels
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,060. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
(5.00)
A light-headed (and light-hearted) look at the lives of Jesus and his disciples, as we take a chronological trip through the four gospels.
Teddy's Family, Now in it's Sixth Season!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The theme of societal pressure is an interesting one. The pressure to carry a television series, if you're the star, must be incredible, and over the years we've all seen many who have cracked under that strain. But not Teddy.
Cursed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Long before 'That 70's Show', there was the 70's. And the kids living then were no different from those living now. Lighter on technology, perhaps, as Facebook was a phone in a bedroom and the internet was a thousand books at the library. But the age-old need to be known and belong was the same; a battle fought amidst pimples and peer pressure. Some seemed to sail above it all. Or so we thought.
Welcome to Mom's Diner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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A nice smile from a pretty face in a cozy diner doesn't mean there aren't deeper things afoot.
Love in the Timeline
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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In a future where people are obsessed with perfection and youth, a man becomes frustrated by his wife's seeming indifference to both and determines to go back in time to reconnect with his first love, a perfect woman he lost long ago who now lives only in the ageless and timeless past.
Rosarito Rendezvous
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Enraged by more than jealousy, a man follows his wife and her new lover to Mexico with the intent of wreaking havoc that will not only ruin their romantic weekend, but the rest of their lives.
She's All I Can Think About
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A man struggles with his obsession for a new girl at work and wonders the age old question: Why can't obsession be a normal part of love?
The Fear of E
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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A psychiatrist is asked to help a man overcome a very odd fear--the fear of the letter 'e'--which has made him a recluse. Enticed by the man's trust fund and his hope that the odd affliction may lead to a publishing deal and fame and fortune, he determines to find a solution, no matter the alphabetical mine field he has to walk through to attain his goal.
Better Verse
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(4.00)
If this not be the better verse thine eyes hath sought or seen, let if fall upon the cracks, unbought, to then slide inbetween. But if a smile befall thy lips while reading any verse, consider author's other tomes and open up thy purse.
Events Concerning the Last Evening of Molly Malone
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00)
Molly never knew she had so many enemies, but they will be revealed to you long before she finds the truth. With characters, motives, means, and a Challenge to the Rearder, be prepared to be mystified by the first mystery story told in verse. Will you deduce whodunit?
Cat Had a Tail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Intrique swirls amidst the coffee and haiku as caffeine and curiosity lead a man from the comfortable settings of the Cafe 575 to find murder in the dark city streets. Not only is he a witness to the crime, but he unwittingly finds himself the prime suspect, and only within the mystery of the haiku will he find salvation.
Trace the Dead Eye
Price: Free! Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Trace is out to find a murderer, not an unusual task for a private eye. There’s only one problem: he was the victim. Now he wanders the streets searching for his killer, but his true desire is to reconnect with his family and be the husband and father in death that he wasn't in life. As the search continues, he finds the two worlds begin to converge, and there's nothing he can do to stop it.

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