Tag: sci-fi

  • It’s Time to Decide

    VOTING HAS CLOSED. Thank you all who participated. Yes, my friends, it’s that time of year again. It Takes a Thief is over and I need a new book to share with you. I’ve listed short synopses of several of my novels below. Please vote for the one you’re most interested in reading. I have…

  • It Takes a Thief – Part 25

    Taylor is feeling very conflicted about Jason. Her professional life has crossed into her personal life and she’s not sure what to do. Now here was this thief. A man she barely knew, a convicted felon, her primary—a man she couldn’t have under any circumstances—and she wanted him to make love to her. Was she…

  • It’s That Time of Year Again

    It’s time for my yearly breast MRI and I’m not looking forward to it. After being diagnosed with breast cancer in December of 2009, I made the decision to have a lumpectomy. This was followed by 4 rounds of chemo and 6 weeks of radiation therapy. Not the most fun experience I’ve had in my life.…

  • The Fine Handcrafted Trailer

    The following is a short story that is a spin off of my sci-fi series. This story shows the main character, Wil VanLipsig, as a little boy, before life grew hard and he found his dreams and innocence shattered. Wil walked through the seaside resort with his maternal grandmother. He was nine years old. For…

  • Tarnished – Conclusion

    Has Kier’s plan worked? Is Hannah free? The driver’s door to the other car was finally forced open. The passenger was already out, but Hannah couldn’t see who it was. They were getting the same treatment as Kier. The driver was yanked from the car and slammed against the back door. There was something very…

  • Tarnished – Part 12

    So far, the plan has worked. Hannah is free from her prison. They aren’t home free yet. The Master has arrived and is giving chase. The SUV bounced and bumped over the rutted dirt track. Kier concentrated on what lay ahead, glad of the excuse to stop talking. How could he tell Hannah what his…

  • Tarnished – Part 11

    Pretending to fall asleep, Hannah waits for Kier’s rescue her. A few minutes later, two men came in the room. Neither of them was Kier. They put her on some sort of litter and carried her down a long hallway, downstairs and across an echoing room. They entered a more confined space. Hannah guessed it…

  • Tarnished – Part 10

    With Kier on her side, Hannah isn’t quite as afraid. They both know the Master is coming. Hannah will not survive long with him in charge.  Can Kier help her escape before it’s too late? Kier took the medicine, putting it back in his pocket. Their fingers touched and for a moment, nothing intruded, not even…

  • Tarnished – Part 9

    In the clutches of an evil cult, Hannah has been tortured and victimized. Kier’s mother seems to be, if not the leader, then at the top of the hierarchy. She gives the orders and others follow without question, no matter how barbaric they may be. However, amide the pain and fear, Hannah finds an unlikely friend.…

  • “Tarnished” Part 8

    Hannah’s life may be in danger. If someone’s trying to kill her, why? People on the street walked by, ignoring her. No one even turned to look their direction. “Help me!” She shoved at the man, her hands burning when they connect with his jacket. The buttons. They were silver! He shoved her into the…