Jeremy Bursey


Jeremy Bursey is the author of many short stories, essays, and poems, along with a modest number of novels and screenplays, each covering topics and genres that differ from what he had written previously. He hopes to bring many of these into the ebook generation over the course of the next few years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Central Florida and currently works at a local college as a writing tutor. He appreciates feedback for anything he offers to the public.

Where to find Jeremy Bursey online


A Modern-day Fantasy Annual Edition
A year to year chronicle of Jimmy Knightly's rise from tennis star to superhero, focusing on the heroes who train him, the villains he fights, and the politics he navigates, all while marching headfirst toward the ultimate showdown between the Risen Ordinaries and the Order of Pilephile. The Annual Edition is an abbreviated compilation of the books belonging to the A Modern-day Fantasy series, focusing on common themes and villains for the year versus the individual stories told in the dedicated books, which generally cover two to three books per year and span a much broader storyline.


Eleven Miles from Home: Remastered Edition
Price: Free! Words: 15,380. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Richard and Rachel stopped getting along months ago, but they continue to go out together to satisfy the one recreational interest they share. However, when misfortune steals that link away and leaves them stranded on the side of the road eleven miles from home, they must not only figure out what went wrong in their relationship but decide whether it's even worth saving.
When Cellphones Make Us Crazy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,440. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
At some point, we all find ourselves gripped by obsession. What do we do when it hits? Do we resist it? Follow through? When Avery Ward meets his dream girl at a frat party, obsession grabs him between the legs and pulls him along for a lengthy, tumultuous ride, and he must restore balance before obsession ruins him and the lives of those around him.
Superheroes Anonymous: A Modern-day Fantasy, Year Two
Series: A Modern-day Fantasy Annual Edition. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 206,780. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Jimmy Knightly, now a sidekick to a well-respected Risen Ordinary, undergoes his year of superhero training. His self-centered nature sends him off-course, of course, and his rebelliousness puts his mentor, and his team, in jeopardy. But, with rumors surfacing of an old murderous nemesis coming to town to finish what he started, Jimmy will do anything to keep evil well at bay. If he can.
Waterfall Junction and The Narrow Bridge
Price: Free! Words: 16,900. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
Two short tales of adventure and fantasy about would-be heroes who face life-threatening elements, confront their own eroding courage, and learn to trust the unfamiliar guides who lead them to the prizes promised to them. These stories show hope and faith in a world that wants to destroy both and crush those heroes who fight for redemption.
The Fallen Footwear
Price: Free! Words: 19,150. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Love is many things. But when it's caught in a vicious dating cycle, it can become both exciting and painful. Eventually it finds its stride, and the couple who experiences it will develop a lasting harmony. But until that's found, love ends up in a washing machine, tossing and turning until it either cleanses or fades. This is the story of Gary's wash cycle with Nikki, the girl of his dreams.
Gutter Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
At what point does a lie become the truth? When does that truth become a lie? On the day that he moves off to college it seems that Jimmy Grogan's whole family history becomes a lie. But is that true?
Zippywings 2015: A Short Story Collection
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 171,850. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Coming of age
A 2015 collection of short stories, novelettes, and novellas that run the gamut of themes from economic wrestling, to love and loss, to therapy, to professionalism, and more. It's a full platter of genres and story ideas that should keep readers busy for days.
Cannonball City: A Modern-day Fantasy, Year One
Series: A Modern-day Fantasy Annual Edition. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 272,630. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A mass murderer wants him dead. A mysterious faction of spandex-wearing crime-fighters wants to recruit him to their team. And his friends want him to lie low from all life-ending threats. What's a tennis star like Jimmy Knightly to do? Fight them all, of course. In this identity-shifting epic journey, Jimmy will travel the path between sports hero to superhero, whether he wants to or not.
The Fountain of Truth
Price: Free! Words: 19,950. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Christmas is a joyous time of year, full of festivities and storytelling, and what better time is there to tell a good fable than Christmas? That’s right, none! So find your favorite chair, gather the kiddies on the floor, and download “The Fountain of Truth” today. It has three stories in one! These fables cover themes about truth, wisdom, and purpose. In a fun way, not a “fun” way.
Cards in the Cloak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
What’s more important: achieving personal goals within our own tiny worldview to help work and family thrive, or forsaking those things to achieve a higher calling that might benefit a globe full of complete strangers? One man will embark on a tumultuous journey that attempts to juggle both of these conflicting odds, facing adventure, regret, and death along the way.
The Computer Nerd
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,210. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Marriage is hard enough for healthy couples, but when you put your spouse in a mental institution and she later escapes, marriage can get a lot tougher. Anston Michaels encounters this snafu when he discovers his relationship with Alice is about to resume--without his permission--and that her plans for their future will straddle the line between making him a better man and destroying their lives.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,990. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two rival photographers searching for harmony while tempting the raw powers of nature and action engage in a game of photographic mayhem on the ice fields of Greenland to resolve a bet over who can produce the better calendar. But will their egos permit them to declare a winner? Or will the secret they discover along the way alter the course of their lives instead?
The Celebration of Johnny's Yellow Rubber Ducky
Price: Free! Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
As much as Johnny tries to run from it, fate always manages to catch up to him, and this time, one day after his graduation from Oxford, fate throws a yellow rubber ducky into his life in a strange attempt to help him refocus his decisions and reroute his future. Will Johnny attempt to trust fate and accept its guiding hand, or will he drudge up the past and try running from it again?
When Cellphones Go Crazy
Price: Free! Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Which bridges would you burn to meet the girl of your dreams? In a cellphone obsessed world, Avery Ward is about to find out the answer to that question for himself.
Price: Free! Words: 18,700. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sammy is a sound businessman who believes professionalism makes the world a happier place. But when his investment firm partners with a famous theme park built on loose values and questionable ethics, Sammy becomes locked in psychological battle with the park's mascot, Nippy the Cat, and risks losing his strict sense of professionalism, and his mind, in the process.
Eleven Miles from Home
Price: Free! Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Richard and Rachel stopped getting along months ago, but they continue to go out together to satisfy the one recreational interest they share. However, when misfortune steals that link away and leaves them stranded on the side of the road eleven miles from home, they must not only figure out what went wrong in their relationship but decide whether it’s even worth saving.
Shell Out
Price: Free! Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Greg would love to enjoy a prosperous life, filling his apartment with luxuries, going out with friends, and meeting the girl of his dreams. But there’s a problem: He’s poor. Even when he makes the valiant effort to work hard for the money, invisible hands snag his progress away. Is it just how the world works? Or can he still build his ideal life?

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