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1st Novel - The Room - published April 2007
2nd Novel - To Your Own Self Be True - published March 2009
sequel to "The Room"
Novella love story "Burnished Bridge - published March 2010
Twelve year old, Jimmy Taylor washed up for bed after a birthday that came with no cake, no candles and no presents. But there was still a smile as he looked into the small round mirror resting on the sink. Before getting into bed he looked up.
Posted on August 4, 2009 at 5:00am
My guess was that Carl Maynard’s views were not that unusual. He was searching for guidance in the only way he knew how. I don’t know why I stopped or why I went along with him. I was off from work so had the time. I thought I might be able to help him and he sure looked like he could use some help.
Posted on July 6, 2009 at 5:38am
Rael slipped in quietly and carefully shut the door behind him. There was a large comfortable guest chair in front of the desk, so he sat gently. The office was huge, decorated to a T and with only the best furniture and carpet. The man he believed to be Adler Beaumont was continuing on the channel. With Beaumont using a headset, Rael only heard one side. He imagined Beaumont felt like the king of Madison Avenue looking over his subjects on the street… Continue
Posted on July 6, 2009 at 5:30am
Harry Ladd was finally able to get away from his father and make it upstairs. His father, Henry, was such an imposing presence when he was home. Everything had to revolve around him. When he was outside his room, he would walk around loudly, making sure that his presence was known. Even if Harry and Malcolm were talking, when Henry spoke, they stopped. No one in the house had anything more important to say.
Posted on July 6, 2009 at 5:26am
The only thing we can be sure of when it comes to our existence is simply that we do. We are alive and can see that; but nothing more. To assume a guided purpose or predetermined fate for ourselves is nothing more than wishful thinking. No matter how comforting it might be to believe we are special to the cosmos there’s no reason to think that we are. Texts, both ancient and new, attribute a sense of privilege and immortality, but they’re only… Continue
Posted on June 13, 2009 at 2:00pm