It’s come to this – your time to shine and write about thoughts, and concerns, tell a joke, or otherwise express yourself in a generally civil way. The forum is open. The comments section is your playground.
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First a photo of me (left) my favorite African-American author Peter (BRM) Grant (right)
If you don’t plan to buy any of the books that I’m flogging (below) as Christmas gifts, you should consider Peter’s books. He has a number of skillfully crafted tomes for sale. Check them out here at his amazon.com author’s page.
If neither of our work appeals, there is always the great Jim (Old NFO) Curtis.
There is roughly a month to Christmas and these books by Jules Smith and me are still for sale! Help Jules pay her electric bill in Old Blighty where the prices are insane.
Legends endure for a reason. Sometimes they survive to impel our cultural hubris. Occasionally they endure because they instill a sense of focus on what was and perhaps. a vision of what will be. They are always a reminder. When they come. back to haunt us, things start to get interesting.
A couple in Iceland, very much in love, visit a historic site and suddenly he throws himself into a volcano, burning to a crisp in front of her eyes, and thereafter, it’s always raining.
The dwindling North Sea Oil supply is suddenly rejuvenated with a new discovery, a huge oil field of light, sweet, crude worth billions. Exploration, drilling, and pumping begin to breathe life into a faltering industry, and just as things seem to be going well, the oil is polluted with radioactive thorium.
US Army Special Forces operators in Iceland on an exercise are drawn into a crisis and as NASA withdraws, they boldly face the challenge. All but one are rendered insane and the memory of Red Mist turns into a quest for answers–that the CIA already has.
In Texas, a political fixer is called on to deal with a situation and finds himself completely out of his depth.
In England, a psychologist’s life is turned upside down as a skald makes a disturbing prophecy.
In China, aggressive experiments into neutrino research create a completely unforeseen disaster and portend a global cataclysm of Biblical proportions.
Just when you’re sure that you have all the answers and are confident that the science is settled, it isn’t.
Red Mist and Loki’s Fire (sequel) are available in print and digital formats.
OR, if you’re looking for something a little different with no science fiction embedded…
Exiles from Eden, which is more truth than fiction – based on actual people and events, set in the early 1990s, is told from different first-person perspectives. In a sense, it is a coming-of-age story wherein the principal characters, Sean O’Bryan and Jessica Baker are joined in a backdrop of intrigue as they simply attempt to live life.
Sean, on a journey to be his own man, joins Satan’s Legion, a motorcycle gang in Southern California. Jessica, adrift as a stranger in a strange land, joins him in the gang as they try to work out who they are as individuals and as a couple.
As their need to join the criminal world completely becomes more pressing, things for Sean and Jess don’t realize that what they say is being recorded and what they plan to do is part of a larger net that is dropping over them. While justice is about to be served, compassion by the undercover police officer in their midst sets the wheels in motion for their escape.
Jessica is wanted in England for a crime that she did not fully commit and their involvement with Satan’s Legion culminates in a flight to the Boneyard, in the most unlikely place.
There is something intoxicating about a secret. There’s something terrifying about a shadow war. You may not know much about Laos or the world of WHITE POWDER. You aren’t supposed to. Drugs, sex, and murder combined with personal and national agendas to create the hidden world of heroin where governments and drug empires collide.
WHITE POWDER is the story of US Army officer, Craig Burton, who became something else. Burton’s metamorphosis can’t be explained except within the context of others whose roles played a part in the outcome.
It’s a story of spies from various nations with both personal and national agendas who congregated in Laos and were willing to do ANYTHING to meet their objectives. The end inevitably justified the means.
Lastly, it’s also the story of Charlotte Sabon, who met Craig Burton, fell in love, and was willing to commit murder to keep him. In the end, she got both what she wanted and what she deserved.