Constable Joe Sault has finally made Detective.

     After the Cavallon affair, though, there is little chance he’ll ever be assigned a case. Instead, he and his partner at the Autonomous Droid Unit, Dennis Hennessey, patrol the streets as Bot Defusers, cleaning up messes involving robots and the artificial intelligences that inhabit them.

     But when a gangland shooting spree ties up every other Detective, Sault is handed his first homicide—the brutal murder of an indolent construction worker. “It’s a minor case, a slam-dunk, open and shut, don’t stir up trouble and this could reset your career,” he is told. But there’s a newly discovered DaVinci on display at the museum and Sault suspects a connection. Suddenly, a slam-dunk seems as unlikely as ever getting another shot at being a working Detective.

     Sault must solve the murder while juggling his regular caseload which includes a cosmetic fraud involving nanobot swarms that threatens to turn deadly and a police warehouse break-in that can’t be explained.

     Meanwhile, life at home is a rollercoaster as his wife deals with her bitterness over his part in ending her career, his daughter is growing up too fast, and his son may be too deeply involved in violent games of war.

     And then there’s Vivia, his alluring AI assistant whose obsessive need to serve may prove his undoing…if nothing else does.

     Joe Sault Detective novels are police procedurals fused with sci-fi techno-thriller action—Michael Connelly meets Michael Crichton.

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The Queen of All Colors
Joe Sault, book 2

Genre: Sci-fi Action/Adventure, Techno Thriller. Realistic police procedural set in the near future. Robots, Ai's, Virtual Reality and more...

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Wakeless
Joe Sault, book 1

Genre: Sci-fi Action/Adventure, Techno Thriller. Realistic police procedural set in the near future. Robots, Ai's, Virtual Reality and more...

 

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The near future...
     Reality is blended (virtual, augmented, and holographic) and artificially intelligent robots have recently become available to the average consumer.
     In Victoria, Canada, Constable Joseph Sault is out of touch with his children, possibly losing his wife to another man and his father to dementia, and constantly in trouble with his superiors. Feeling isolated and powerless, he finds solace only in his work. It’s a shaky balance that probably isn’t really working.
     Investigating a simple traffic accident lands him in the middle of what might be a conspiracy with world-shaking implications.
     When the prime suspect turns out to be his wife’s employer, his work and personal life collide. And, worse yet, his only ally is a distractingly attractive hologram.
     Cornered and out of options, Sault risks everything in a desperate bid to outwit the man who has the world’s most powerful artificial intelligence at his command.

     Wakeless is a police procedural fused with straight-up sci-fi action/adventure—Michael Connelly meets Michael Crichton.

     

The Space between Thought

Genre: Sci-fi Action/Adventure, Literary Fiction. A novel about life, love, death, tea and time travel.

 

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     Simon Sykes has money, power and, he has Celeste; a beautiful, talented and devoted girlfriend. And, secretly, he has his pick of other women, on the side.

     But Celeste’s sudden death deals him a staggering blow.  Simon vows to uncover the truth, at any cost. While his business languishes and friends grow concerned for his sanity, Simon stumbles upon a secret that promises the power to unravel the mystery and undo one life-altering moment — the power to save Celeste and restore his future: Time travel.

     Meanwhile, Simon’s suspicious behavior has renewed police interest in the case. With Chief Inspector Holloway closing in, Simon wrestles with time, space and reality to rescue the love of his life, unmask her true killer and remodel his world.

I Married Japan:
Japan's hilarious journey into one man's life
Genre: Humor, Slice of Life, Family, Marriage, Travel>Japan.
 
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     For Westerners, the two words most associated with Japan are probably “strange” and “exotic.”

     Turns out, you can’t marry the exotic, without accepting the strange, as well. That might have been a good thing for William to know, in advance.

     Throw in a couple of kids and a Canadian family filled with quirky characters, and you have the makings of epic tragedy or gut-busting comedy, depending upon your point of view.

     I Married Japan provides a good-natured glimpse into one Canadian-Japanese family and marriage.

     Get ready to learn as you laugh your way through this collection of Japan-related articles on life with the Deans!

Slices of Laugh:
Amusing Musings on Life and Family
 
Genre: Humor, Slice of Life, Wit and Wisdom, Essays, Anecdotes, Social Commentary.

     Humorist William M. Dean has been compared to Mark Twain and Dave Barry, in gender. Here are 34 hilarious anecdotes and articles offering his unique perspective on far-flung subjects ranging from life, family, parenting, sex, intimacy, arguments, stealing your neighbor’s water, Japan, clothes dryer repair, violence, drugs, pets, sex again, aging, writing, couponing, Disneyland, scouting, dining with the Queen of England, and more.

     A refreshingly wholesome, uplifting read, perfect for when you’re waiting for your nails to dry, your server to stop texting, your doctor to retrieve an implement, your lover to finish, or to hide behind while following a suspect in a busy terminal. 

     Lots of chuckles, keen observations, pearls of wisdom and nearly 100 nifty pictures.

 

 

The Book of 5
Uncredible Short Stories
from the distorted mind of William M. Dean
Genre: Humorous fiction, humorous Sci-fi.

     If, all of your life, you have been desperately seeking a book filled with aliens, maniacal sheep, mythical creatures, and postal workers then luck is with you and within these pages, you will find far-fetched stories from far-flung realities, told with exaggeration that amplifies truths, and adjectives that modify nouns. 

 

     This work of fiction has been scrupulously edited to 

exclude all fact for the sake of funny.

 

      As if that weren’t enough, there is at least one stunningly good-looking woman and some cute cats.

© 2016 by William M Dean

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