When I was in fourth grade, way back in 1987, My family and I took a trip to Florida. While there, we visited Kennedy Space Center. We always stopped and checked out sites of historical significance while traveling, and I was absolutely thrilled to finally be visiting this one, which I’d read so much about. I was really into space. Most likely this was sparked … Continue reading The future I still dream
Effugium Eccentric tech mogul and cult leader Richard Kryuss has developed a system of storing and transmitting data organically, via trees containing within their DNA the entirety of recorded human knowledge. Could his Terrestrially Regenerative Enhanced Extranet, or T.R.E.E., be a boon to mankind, or will it spell doom for the human race? Exsilium In this eagerly-anticipated followup to last year’s “Effugium: The Time Remaining,” … Continue reading Effugium, Exsilium, Anshar and beyond
ONE Somewhere in California, 1993 It was one of those cool, rainy nights I’d always found so perfectly conducive to getting a lot of complex, tedious work done, and so after bidding an early but very fond farewell to the lovely young actress from Fresno with whom I’d spent the evening, I slipped into my ’92 Benz (the charcoal one) and headed to the lab. … Continue reading Face to Face: An Effugium story
A selection from Moon Garden “I don’t know, John. Sometimes I wonder if we’re meant to be out here at all. All these setbacks, maybe they’re nature’s way of telling us to get the hell out of here.” John Taggart raised his glass to his lips, savoring the smooth burn of properly aged Tennessee whiskey as it trickled down his throat. “Nothing like a little … Continue reading The Only Sky
The Kindle editions Effugium and its sequel Exsilium are both free today. You need not have read the former to understand the latter, but it helps. I created this universe because I can only take this real we inhabit in small doses. Also, I wanted to write the kinds of science fiction books that I’d actually enjoy reading. I’m not into depressing, esoteric sci-fi. I … Continue reading FREE TODAY
Exsilium, the followup novel to Effugium: The Time Remaining, will be released within the next two days. It’s a darker book than its predecessor, but that darkness is tempered by frequent moments of levity and a happy ending. Well, sort of. The people who die are still dead, but good does ultimately prevail over evil, and that’s what’s important. Also available: Anshar, a prequel novella … Continue reading EXSILIUM is almost here.
EFFUGIUM is science fiction for everyone. Actually, fuck the sci-fi part. Fuck genre. Fuck these boxes we put things in. Effugium is a story about humanity, and the good, bad and the ugly of everything having to do with it. Read it for free today and tomorrow. Continue reading EFFUGIUM free Friday and Saturday
The Act of Laughing Evan Barnes and his wife Audrey have just moved into their dream home, located in the exclusive gated community of Blackwell Estates. As they begin to delve deeper into the lives of their strange and somewhat eccentric neighbors, however, dark secrets are uncovered that will quickly transform their dream into an unimaginable nightmare. Grave Concerns Vampire astronauts. A court-imposed speech regulation … Continue reading TWO FREE BOOKS, TODAY ONLY