The Space between Thought
Genre: Sci-fi Action/Adventure, Literary Fiction. A novel about life, love, death, tea and time travel.
Genre: Sci-fi Action/Adventure, Techno Thriller. Realistic police procedural set in the near future. Robots, Ai's, Virtual Reality and more...
Wakeless is a police procedural fused with straight-up sci-fi action/adventure—Michael Connelly meets Isaac Asimov.
The near future...
You can choose your reality—virtual, augmented, or holographic—and artificially intelligent virtual assistants within humanoid shells have recently become available to the average consumer.
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.
For Sault, more trouble begins with a simple question about an apparent traffic accident: How could a small, autonomous car on a barren stretch of road sustain so much damage? Answers prove elusive, questions keep piling up, and he soon finds himself in the middle of what might be a conspiracy with world-shaking implications.
Then, when the prime suspect turns out to be his wife’s employer, his work and personal life collide.
Cornered and out of options, Sault is forced to risk everything in a desperate bid to outwit the man who has the world’s most powerful artificial intelligence at his command.
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.
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.
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!
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, cupids and other mythical creatures, 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 is a work of fiction and has been scrupulously edited to exclude all fact so as not to distract you from all those aliens, maniacal sheep, cupids and postal workers you were looking for.
For the rest of you, there is at least one stunningly good-looking woman and some cute cats.
• Cupidity: A scientist traps a single cupid’s arrow in a powerful magnetic field. Accidentally infected by the arrow’s charms, he finds himself in a contest with The President of the United States for the heart of his beautiful lab assistant. With no more than pure love on his side, can he hope to prevail?
• The Undelivered: Undeliverable mail gets delivered and threatens to foil the plans of a serial killer who must then deal with a hapless group of postal misfits.
• In Sheep’s Loathing: A mad sheep with the intellect of a genius, an axe to grind and a Thompson submachine gun. That can’t be good.
• Another Fine Reason to See the Earth: A rambling first contact story proving that first contact may not be the best contact.
• Conversation at the End of the World: About the peculiarities of Ned’s brother and his brother’s brother, Ned.