Published work

Here are links to all my fiction that's been published:

The Perfect Sale — a short story from In-Futura

In the future... "Deal Hunting Guilds" dominate the shopping landscape and no purchases are ever made without a coupon, massive discount, or the agreement of the group. Such is the world that Odessa is thrown into as her sisters use a midnight Boxing Day flash sale to initiate her into their Guild. But when Odessa spies an item that has immense emotional value, it will forever changer her definition of "The Perfect Sale".

"That was totally awesome. It was completely unique, unlike anything I've ever read. LOVED it!!!"
— Tamara (E-Zine Comment)

The Hunt — a short story from In-Futura

In the future... hunting and gathering en masse has taken over as the latest food obsession. This spells trouble for an "out-of-his-league" father named Nathan, who struggles to juggle the responsibilities of his work, his family, and bringing home the bison. But when a mysterious stranger gives Nathan a map to a "Golden Treasure" that will solve all his problems, he sets out on what will no doubt become a life-changing "Hunt".



The Monarchs — a short story from In-Futura

In the future... the world's most powerful celebrity benefactors rule tiny populations on tropical islands as their all-encompassing providers. When a contest spurs them to compete with one another to demonstrate the ultimate form of charity, Meryl Alexander, a shy American actress, wonders if she even stands a chance. But as her competitors' charitable deeds begin to escalate to unbelievable proportions, she comes to realize how these "Monarchs" can truly make a difference.

"Lovely story. It has a great lesson."
— Yolanda Renee (E-Zine Comment)



Your Stock is Rising — a short story from In-Futura

In the future... friends lists, connections, and social networks have become valuable commodities that are exchanged like stocks by schizophrenic traders hoping to bolster their social portfolios. After the best young trader on the block, David Crane, receives a mysterious offer from one of the most powerful puppet masters of the social economy, he's eager to accept. But the exchange soon teaches him a lesson on the true meaning of friendship and the prophetic words "Your Stock is Rising".



Across the Metaverse — a short story from In-Futura

In the future... our online social networks have replaced our families as our primary form of self-identification and group interaction. This poses a major problem for Roberto, who falls in love with a beautiful girl from an incompatible network in the virtual world of the Metaverse. When another pursuer challenges him to a duel to the death, the star-crossed lover must decide how far he'd travel "Across the Metaverse" to win her heart.

Published on MindFlights.com in January 2012
(*** Eeep! This e-zine seems to be defunct. Sorry!)



Self-Published

Modus Operandi — a short story from In-Futura

In the future... people all over the world have been swept up in a new cult of happiness called The One True Way. Ryan Poole of the Washington Sentinel reports on the harrowing assassination attempt on the cult's leader by a motley crew featuring a priest, a scientist, and a mystic. As the team infiltrates deeper and deeper into the cult's fortress, they'll each reveal their own perspective on the path to eternal happiness – their "Modus Operandi".

"Amazing story, and beautiful cover. Love everything about this!"
— JeanClaude1989 (WattPad Comment)



The Lost Memory — a short story from In-Futura

In the future... memories and thoughts are stored on devices strapped to our arms, freeing our minds from the need to remember. This seemed like the perfect kind of future for Jason, a father who prides himself on the size of his family photo and video collection. But when Jason encounters a figure who strikes a chord in the deepest recesses of his heart, he comes to the realization that he would give it all up in order to find his "Lost Memory".

(Four Stars) "This is an entertaining, fast-paced story. The future world building is nicely done and the writing style easy to read."
— Enjay Elm (SmashWords Review)




A thrilling espionage adventure starring Jonathan Smythe

Once in a Blue Moon is a spy novel in the vein of Ian Fleming's James Bond series, delivering edge-of-your-seat suspense and intrigue of the highest order. After escaping a doomed ocean-liner off the coast of France, Agent Smythe of the Echo Echelon must follow his only lead: Petrov, a Russian general turned arms-dealer, and his deal with the devil. With high-speed chases on both land and water, the silent infiltration of a heavily-guarded embassy, and insidious, deadly enemies, Once in a Blue Moon is a spy-thriller that will engage readers of all kinds.

"Wow, this is an exciting read, you write very well to keep up the pace and details, it was so easy to imagine the scene."
— Urszulka LeDuchowicz (WattPad Comment)