Prisoner Pre-Read Chapter 5

Here it is! The FINAL pre-read chapter of Prisoner before the book launches on Aug. 1.Pre-order the book on Amazon today. The Kindle version is just $2.99. We have a goal to hit #1 in the Sci-Fi/Time Travel category, and we can only do that with a bunch of pre-orders. Check out my special pre-order offer!This week's chapter …

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Prisoner Chapter 5

Chapter 1    Chapter 2    Chapter 3    Chapter 4MY HEART SANK as I watched more than a dozen ghostly figures move around in a seemingly random fashion.If I looked closer, however, there was some rhyme and reason to their motion. Some seemed to be in conversation with an unseen second person. Another was …

Help a Brother Out

Sometimes people ask me what is best, ordering a book online, buying it from a local bookstore or from me at a signing.Here's what helps the most: Pre-ordering the book on Amazon. (No, I'm not throwing my local bookstore under the bus. More on that in a minute).These days, the main success indicator, particularly for an indie, …

Prisoner Chapter 4

OH, CRAP.

I looked around. Fortunately, Adam and Ward had both moved out of sight. There was no one else around, but I had to be careful. There was a camera on this lot.

I opened the back door and leaned in, careful not to put any weight on him. I checked his pulse. Nothing.

Great. Another dead body on my hands. 

I just stood there for a while, staring into his lifeless eyes. He was dressed exactly like the first one, all in black. He also wore a gun belt, but in addition to a holstered gun on one hip, there was a long, narrow leather sheath hanging from the opposite side

Prisoner Chapter 3

Chapter 1   Chapter 2OKAY. QUICK PRIMER on pan-dimensional cosmology:It turns out that we don’t move through time, from birth to death, in a straight line. We’re more like twigs being carried along a stream. When we make a decision, or a major event happens, the stream forks. Sometimes the twig that is you goes into …

Prisoner Chapter 2

Chapter 1I DROVE THROUGH a McDonalds, wolfing down an Egg McMuffin as I left my car in a small gravel lot beside the station. It was home to an odd assortment of vehicles, including two wrecked black and whites, a half-dozen impounds, our personal vehicles, and four dark sedans. I would describe them as nondescript, …

Prisoner Chapter 1

“THEY’RE COMING.” BRIGHT, arterial blood spurted from the shoulder of the man standing at my door. It contrasted with a darker stain that soaked his abdomen. The arm that wasn’t gushing blood was wrapped around the stomach wound, trying to hold his guts in.He swayed a couple of times and crumpled to the ground.I managed to …