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February 20, 2013


Huckleberry Milton  (Amazon) -  Bradley J. Milton
Huckleberry Milton  (Amazon UK) - Bradley J. Milton
Genre: Metaphysical
Published: Amazon – Amazon UK
Website: Bradley J. Milton

A failed concert at Altamont over 40 years ago where the Hell’s Angels rough up the crowd quickly fades into Ed Wood graveyard backdrops, classic Hammer film horror scenes, Platonic dialogues between Laverne and Shirley — shots ring out in the cold air on the campus of Kent State, just beyond some grassy knoll — meanwhile back at the office, the new DOS 3.1 diskettes have arrived, and someone is dialing out on a modem with PROCOMM … a mysterious figure is attempting to be the next Jim Morrison, preaching to the dot-commer kids at Height-Ashbury … meanwhile on Twitter, delayed Morse code messages arrive from a capsized Love Boat (circa 1978), and tens of thousands of followers and members of the new

‘Generation SHOP’ are urging Yoko Ono to lead the new economic revolution.

Fans of Hunter S. Thompson’s drug-addled gonzo psychedelia, William S. Burroughs’ tripped-out routines, William T. Vollman’s deep weirdness, and anyone who appreciates the rare, odd humor of a mind that can blend five decades of pop culture into a musical lyric lullaby is going to love what this “business executive” (and former Deadhead) has conjured up: an American joyride that rockets through time, space, and several uncharted dimensions, bringing us to a crystalline happy Somewhere that we never thought we had access to.

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Published on February 20, 2013 02:15 • 37 views

February 17, 2013


Burning Ages: Wolf Hunt   (Amazon) -  Sebastian P. Breit
Burning Ages: Wolf Hunt  (Amazon UK) -  Sebastian P. Breit
Genre: Time Travel War Fantasy
Published: Amazon – Amazon UK
Website: Sebastian P. Breit

2024. The world we know is crumbling. A devastating war in the Persian Gulf has left the global economy in ruins, and civilization itself is beginning to crack under the strain.

When a war-weary task force of NATO ships races against time and a rival fleet to prevent Brazil’s descent into a murderous civil war, their mission is unexpectedly upset by a mysterious tempest. Thrown back in time, Captains Steven Flynn and Florian Hallwinter with their crews emerge in the year 1940 as the world is gripped in the fires of World War Two.

Presented with the opportunity to change both past and future for the better, they find themselves drawn into a maelstrom of conflicting interests. While overcoming the suspicion of their natural allies of the time proves harder than they imagined, they soon discover that even the best intentions carry the seeds of doom. For whereas Flynn is American, Hallwinter and his crew are from Germany…

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Published on February 17, 2013 10:16 • 24 views

February 13, 2013


Tale of a Gay Redneck (Amazon) - Eddie Lee
Tale of a Gay Redneck  (Amazon UK) - Eddie Lee
Genre: Gay Erotica
Published: Amazon – Amazon UK
Website: Eddie Lee

Life can be stranger than fiction and Junior’s life is one of those tales. His father and uncle tried to teach him how to be a good redneck, but he didn’t accept their ways. His mother wanted him to meet a good redneck woman, have a big family wedding and give her lots of beautiful grandbabies, but he came of the closet and broke her heart. They sent him to a psychologist to be fixed, but the doctor said he wasn’t broken.

Junior’s only dream was to be free and happy. However, he first had to learn what it meant to be gay. During his quest for knowledge, his quick haste leads him to fall in lust with a guy he meets online, a shady redneck that impacts his life forever and a local gay bar owned by two very cruel and manipulative lesbians. His life continues to change when he gets outed at work and transferred to the big city, where he joins a young gay men’s group, develops a crush on a gay softball player and encounters a sexy circuit boy. It isn’t until he gets betrayed by his best friend and the economy crashes that he finally receives a reality check in life.

This novelette is based on a true story. All names have been changed to protect the privacy and identity of those involved. This story contains sexual situations between men and is recommended for those 18 years old and older.

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Published on February 13, 2013 10:16 • 19 views

February 10, 2013


Bellstar The Lost Toymaker  (Amazon) -  Wolf-Hawk Writing
Bellstar The Lost Toymaker   (Amazon UK) - Wolf-Hawk Writing
Genre: Christmas Fantasy
Published: Amazon – Amazon UK
Website: Wolf-Hawk Writing

A rhyming ‘Christmas Story’ about a lost toymaker called ‘Belstarr’ who holds the key to Christmas in her heart. Will she find ‘belief’ before Drake Hausen takes over Christmas forever? A magical sleigh ride for all Christmas believers. Ideal for reading on Christmas Eve to the start the festive season.

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Published on February 10, 2013 10:16 • 22 views

February 6, 2013


His Sin   (Amazon) - Netty Ejike
His Sin   (Amazon UK) - Netty Ejike
Genre: Romance
Published: Amazon – Amazon UK

There comes a time in a man’s life when he is filled with regret for something he did in the past.

Brad Coaster, a powerful magnate, humbled by his sin, had been trying to make amends for six years, when, on the night of his engagement party to Alyssa, he came face to face with Storm Garland, the woman from his past.

Torn between his different feelings for the two women in his life, he knew he had a tough decision to make. To break up with his fiancée and risk the scandal it would cause. Or to confess his sin and lose the love of his life.

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Published on February 06, 2013 10:17 • 32 views

February 3, 2013


Stormy Affair   (Amazon) - Netty Ejike
Stormy Affair   (Amazon UK) - Netty Ejike
Genre: Romance
Published: Amazon – Amazon UK

Their love life was wonderful and intense. Magical.

But while billionaire Miles Sanderson believed in pleasures with no strings attached, naïve Brooke Wilde believed in love, marriage, and children.

Though so different, they were inexplicably drawn to each other from the beginning.

But when Miles broke his cardinal rule by falling in love, he realized it was time to end the relationship. Only he had no idea just how much that would cost him…

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Published on February 03, 2013 10:18 • 48 views

February 2, 2013

It’s been a few months since I’ve written anything.  I’ve had my hands full keeping sane with both my parents being ill, not just sniffles ill but bipolar and can’t breath ill, and getting past the death of a great lady.  She was my mother in law and I miss her every day.

I’ve tried to get back into putting my thoughts to paper in a coherent enough way to tell a story but I can’t seem to sustain an interest in doing so.

Is it because said efforts aren’t reaching an audience or because of another reason. I don’t know but I look about the entertainment world and I can’t believe the dreck that succeeds in gaining an audience. I simply am aghast at the Khardashians, American Idols, Bachelors, (Various Cities) Housewives.

I guess what interests me doesn’t do so for others.

I have a friend who is in the same pickle and he has changed his genre of writing to fantasy. I kid you not, he even went on Facebook and espoused that he is writing unicorns into his story, and last year he was writing really well thought out vampires and spine tingling horror.

I think I’m going to have to change my genre of writing if I’m to make something out of myself in the writing field.

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Published on February 02, 2013 02:56 • 32 views

January 30, 2013


Twenty Five Years Ago Today  (Amazon) - Stacy Juba
Twenty Five Years Ago Today (Amazon UK) - Stacy Juba
Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense
Published: Amazon – Amazon UK
Website: Stacy Juba

Should we dig for the truth when Pandora’s Box is a coffin of buried secrets?

Kris Langley has always been obsessed with murder. She blames herself for the violent death of her cousin when they were kids and has let guilt invade every corner of her existence. Now an editorial assistant and obit writer, Kris stumbles across an unsolved murder while compiling “25 Years Ago Today” items from the microfilm. Determined to solve the case and atone for the death of her cousin, Kris immerses herself in the mystery of what happened to Diana Ferguson, a talented artist who expressed herself through haunting paintings of Greek mythology.

Not only does Kris face resistance from her family and her managing editor, she also clashes with Diana’s suspicious nephew, Eric Soares – until neither she nor Eric can deny the chemistry flaring between them. She soon learns that old news never leaves the morgue and that yesterday’s headline is tomorrow’s danger, for finding out the truth about that night twenty-five years ago may shatter Kris’s present, costing her love, her career, and ultimately, her life.

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Published on January 30, 2013 10:19 • 12 views

January 27, 2013


Upon a Time Ferret  (Amazon) - Stephane D Palmer
Upon a Time Ferret  (Amazon UK) – Stephane D Palmer
Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction
Published: Amazon – Amazon UK
Website: Stephane D Palmer

This wonderful tale mustn’t be missed!

When movie director Riffic Gorripp is kidnapped and his cast of superstars vanish, billions of fans are left devastated. Little do they know the drama on the Michael O’Handsome movie-set marks the start of a nutty race across the Galaxy.

Only Riffic has the power to save the Universe, for it was his mistake that put it in peril in the first place, but things aren’t easy for him – life as a criminal in deep space is never easy. Umperor Rodgarr, the murderous Urknod tyrant is after his blood. Killer robots, carnivorous grubbeels, vicious aliens, and space madness are worries too. But the main worry, the thing that keeps Riffic awake at night, is knowing that he was never much good at being the Time Ferret.

“None of this ever happened. The idea that it could be based on a true story is quite ridiculous.” – Dipmopian Council.

“Excuse my language, but WTF???” – Airport Book Reviewer.

“Seriously, I have no idea what this book is about. Things melt, aliens get their heads bitten off, a planet gets turned inside-out, and an Urknod makes a bowel movement. What? Perhaps I’m not intelligent enough to appreciate it fully but I enjoyed it nonetheless.” – The Daily Galaxy.

“The Micheal O’Handsome films don’t sound so bad to me. I wonder if the author holds some sort of grudge against the Zathian film industry.” – Watchitt and Readitt Reviews.

“This book portrays the Umperor in an entirely unfair manner. He most certainly does not partake in petty cannibalism.” – Urknodopedia.

“The Sea of Infinity does not exist and it is sad that the myth runs so strongly through this otherwise sparkling book.” – Galactic Atheist Weekly.

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Published on January 27, 2013 03:19 • 11 views

January 26, 2013

There’s been a few, quite a few people out there who’ve been presenting a re-interpretation of world history as it’s come to be chronicled.  I’ve been interested in all these proposed versions of our past and have amassed my own version that has melded a few of these ideas.  Bear with me and follow the chronicle of our time I call My-Story, not His-tory.

BAAL was conceived at the Vernal equinox and born at the winter solstice.
the Phoenician/Canaanite kings identified with EL while the high priestess identified with BALAAT. At the vernal equinox they had ceremonial, public sex and the resulting child would become BAAL until he matured and became king or EL.
this was very similar to the Egyptian RA and HORUS worship
these were then seen by the ‘Apiru and were similar enough to the Kingly knowledge Moses had passed down that they thought it was the lost knowledge that Seqenenre Tao had died to protect and taken to the grave with him
under King David the ‘Apiru were dangerous and volatile. The King of Tyre Hibram Abif saw a way to appeal to the wild men of Canaan and the King of the ‘Apiru.
Phoenician King of Tyre Hiram Abif was a master builder and also holder of Kingly knowledge which King David sought to legitimize his rule. The knowledge was deemed legitimate because on its conjunction to the stars and its similarity to the ‘Apiru ancient knowledge, given to them by their great ancestor Moses
Hiram Abif did not want to share his special and unique knowledge of his Goddess consort BALAAT. He also needed time to rebuild his city in order to harbor fortifications and thus kept his kingly divine knowledge to himself and his progeny but also his source of income; sea trade safe
he appeased King David and the ‘Apiru further by offering to build a palace in his new capital city Jerusalem. He went further and befriended David by teasing him with some of the secrets of his Kingly knowledge
THE BASICS: VENUS & SUN Cycles & their Conjunctions
the light of VENUS was the light of EL or OSIRIS returning to bless BAAL or HORUS as they became EL or OSIRIS
Solomon continued the building program his father David began with King Hiram Abif, the Phoenician King of Tyre
the Phoenicians had Byblos & Tyre as their key cities so they let the ‘Apiru take over the land based other Canaanite cities of Ashkelon & Jerusalem




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Published on January 26, 2013 03:14 • 12 views