Books

"Postcards from the Edge of Reality"

Postcards from the Edge of Reality is a work of love, anger, sorrow, laughter, and hope. Each poem you read is a postcard sent from a specific moment of my life. This is a book about those times in your life that are so trying that you want to scream at the world. It is also about those times that are so good that you want to scream at the world. Plus any of those other times you want to scream. “Postcards” are social commentary. They are love notes. Some are the voice of depression and anxiety taking control. One thing is certain: you've heard the voice of some of the “postcards” contained within. Indulge. Find comfort in another's words and realize that we all sit on the edge of each other's realities.

Draw your blade.
Fasten your armor.
Prepare for war.

The Unsheathed Collection brings to life nine powerhouse tales of epic fantasy filled with daring duels, gruesome slaughter, and the ringing cacophony of battle.

 

Inside this collection is my short story, "The King's Road". It follows the tale of Prince William as he is faced with the choice of country over family. What will he decide? Find out!

 

 

Features my story "King's Road", a story about Prince William and his road to the throne.

Whether you want to take a trip through time, go on an adventure in your back yard, or feel a burst of excitement only to have to return to an adult reality, each story has something for every reader who wants to feel like a child or be part of a life many children have led before. Take a trip down memory lane or pull your child into your lap and see the world through their eyes. In this second anthology written by members of Authors’ Tale, both light and heavy themes bring out the child in almost every genre. This year's anthology features many stories about young hearts and some written for young-at-hearts. These tales will make any reader feel nostalgic or even open their eyes to something they never considered—something that will challenge their view of what childhood can really be like.

 

Inside you will find my short story, "Grandfather", a story about a boy who finds out that his family is anything but typical.

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RETURN TO THE AUGMENTED CITY! Beneath the smartglass towers, hovering drones and digital advertisements of the corporate elite, life on the streets of Union City follows its own cyber-organic rhythms. . . . A squattertown gangster, left digitally dead by a corporate war, learns new ways to survive in the underground . . . A muni detective investigates a mysterious robbery performed by a well-prepared group of augmented attackers . . . A submissive cyber-doll entertains wealthy clients while gathering information to serve her mysterious benefactors . . . A psycog returns from retirement to track down a data thief who's seemingly disappeared into a virtual world . . . Stories by Irene Bassett, Brad Cole, D.M. Dore, Jens Durke, S.L. Koch, G. Dean Manuel, Adrian McCauley and Rick Rosenkranz paint a collaborative picture of our augmented future that is alternately chilling and inspiring.

Features my story, "Heart of a Doctor", about a young woman finding out what being a doctor truly means.

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Gathering Storm Magazine, Year 1, Issue 6, is full of themed short fiction, interactive fiction, poetry, original artwork, and engaging Tidbits that tickle the mind. All of the stories in this issue reflect one of four selected themes by the Founding Editors: Money is the Root of all Evil Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts Everything Comes to Those Who Wait

 

You'll find my story, "Bounty: Greed", within its pages! A Weird West tale that finds a gunslinger traveling West to confront Greed before he can make it to the California Gold Rush!

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Featuring twenty fantastic short stories from authors all around the world, including a brand new exclusive novelette from internationally acclaimed author Neal Asher!

Grab a preorder, ready for March 1st

 

Enjoy my story, "Salvage", within the pages! Captain Hellnich and the crew of the Marked Man, find a floating derelict, a memory of a forgotten age. The quickly set up to salvage, but could this be more trouble than it's worth?

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My story, "Through the Whorley Tunnel," is featured in this episode of the NoSleep Podcast! 

Every town has one. Sometimes its a house. Maybe its a lighthouse. Could be a bridge. It's that place that residents talk about in hushed tones and stories have grown up around it. In Derby, Georgia (pronounced Darby) that place is the Whorley Tunnel. Every year, a new story tells of another kid disappearing into the tunnel, never to be heard from again. And those are the lucky ones. The ones who come back are never the same.

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