The most dangerous, utterly vicious carnivorous animal the Galactics knew had escaped. to Earth! Because contact with Earth was forbidden, they knew little of Earth. which led to certain false conclusions.
Somewhere, somehow, the first moves have been made--the pattern is beginning to emerge. Someone--or something--is on the way to supreme power over all the planets held by Man. And the Inter-stellar Corps is helpless to meet the threat--no normal man can hope to penetrate the conspiracy. But--the Corps has a man who isn't normal, a man with a very strange weapon... ..._his mind_.
The customs officer isn't even human, so it feels like just another R&R, another halting conversation carried on in ugly trade-speak, another bewilderment of queues and luggage carousels. Outside: another spaceport, surrounded by the variegated hostels for the variegated tourists, and bipeds are in bare majority. The thing he can't think of it is, is a homecoming.
Even in our picayune little corner of the universe, we find in the insect kingdom a form of life that has survived through every possible earth catastrophe in the last 40 mill. years. With their skeletons on the outside of their bodies,insects are able to protect their bodies from heat, cold, and from accidents that would kill us. If the insect's shell were harder and thicker and made of heat resisting material, it might conceivablybe able to live in space without other protection.
Back in mid 2015 the Gestapo walked off with all my computers and files, and they keep delaying the return of anything and the court case. At that time I had over 15 stories part written, they include ... more
A The Catalyst Story (5) Leaving his familiar, somewhat supportive home in Carbondale and New Orleans after exposure, Alex takes his mission on the road. Along with the blur of of a concert tour, there are dark trends: Alex is now known nationally, the media is hungry for news, and multiple people are still eager to hurt him. As he, Cate and Gail travel the country, they gradually learn more about his abilities and what drives people to either love or hate him. The 5th book in the 6-book Catalyst series. Added Epilogue
in progressAge Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Romance, Science, Religion
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Smashwords' End of Year Sale is running from Dec. 26th - Jan. 1st, and I"m offering my books for 25% to 50% off (use the codes listed below for each book).
A House in Disarray $5.24
Speakin ... more
A couple words about my new book, "A House in Disarray", a police drama/detective story set in Manhattan with no science fiction.
Unlike my earlier "Demonic Issues" stories (currently posting), the ... more
After four days trying to post, I finally released the entire week's worth of files today (2 - 5) for "Touring Under Pressure".
The problem is a longstanding one which hasn't been widely reported on ... more
A The Catalyst Story (4) Alex has a mission to find as many new followers as he can in the limited time he has left as he comes to grip with the knowledge his abilities will likely kill him. Before that happens, he hits the road with his sister and Gail. Along the way, they learn much more about him, his followers and about leading a mission when one doesn't know the way. He needs enough followers to build a new branch on the evolutionary tree, but has a limited time and needs to stay below the radar as he does it. Added Chapter 19
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Young Adult
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Another book in the "Catalyst" series.
You'll notice we missed a day in the 5-days a week posting schedule, as you've got to post the first chapter before you can schedule postings. Next week we'll ... more
A The Catalyst Story (3) Having wrestled with trying to preserve a 'normal' last few months of high school, Alex faces an even harder time, as not only does he have to explain to those he loves what his life has become, but he faces several people who seem to hate him as much as his followers adore him. What's a confused teenage atheist religious figure to do? In the third book of the series, follow Alex Jennings as he deals with a variety of challenges as he learns about what he's ultimately facing. Added Epilogue
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Romance, School, Science, Religion, Cults, Young Adult
| Votes: 26 | Score: 7.76 Size: 1350KB |
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A Destiny Saga Story (1) Caspian Grey's life was already pretty weird, and then he started high school. He must cope with the bizarre changes in his life while trying to find the family he always wanted. A sci-fi coming of age story. Added Chapter 29 (final)
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Coming of Age
| Votes: 60 | Score: 7.92 Size: 503KB |
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For all those who responded to my "What Should I Post Next?" blog, I'll star posting "Normalcy Is Harder Than It Looks" on Monday. Only, instead of posted 3 chapters, twice a week, I'm going to try po ... more
I'm on the proverbial horns of a dilemma (a minor one).
Should I continue posting the next book in my The Catalyst series, 3: Normalcy is Harder Than it Looks or postpone it an post my newest sci-fi ... more
Several editors, lead by Thornfoote, TeNderLoin and Omachuck (all of whom edit for me, and several other authors—though not all participated in my original Catalyst series) are organizing an ... more
A The Catalyst Story (2) Alex, returning from New Orleans with a whole new life, tries to become just a normal teen as he returns to school. Can he blend in for the next two months, despite having women following him? And will his abilities really be invisible to those around him? Follow Alex's adventures as he struggles with his new abilities, followers, growing responsibilities and his new role in life. The second of six books following Alex as he learns about what he's ultimately facing. Added Chapters (final)
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Romance, School, Science
| Votes: 28 | Score: 7.84 Size: 994KB |
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As many of you likely already noticed, and I only just discovered, chapter 2 was never posted correctly, instead chapter 3 posted twice.
Chapter 2: Facing the Inquisition of Friends and Family, help ... more