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The following are excerpts of novels that I have written. I cannot publish them in their entirety here, since I am still looking for an agent to get them in front of a publisher. (Though I have not yet decided whether to publish these as e-books or not.) Indeed, I am posting initial chapters here so that agents can come to this website and read those initial chapters here.

In any case, I have posted a few chapters of the novels here, for your review and enjoyment. If you read them and would like a private copy of the rest so that you could critique it prior to publishing please click on the link at the end of the sample and let me know. Thanks.

Time to Spare
Time to Spare
This novel is about a simple invention that ends up having great implications. Everyone has at one time or another wished they have a device that could change the flow of time. If you need a few extra hours and don't have enough time, you could speed up time and get more work done before your deadline at work. Or if you are waiting for a connnection at an airport for a plane that won't arrive for hours, you could use the device to slow time down or you so the hours would only seem like minutes or seconds. But what would the real impact of such a machine be? ... to people, to business, to society. This is a story about such an invention. Of course, you should always be careful what you wish for.    

Deadly Vantage
Deadly Vantage
What would happen if someone discovered a way to spy on virtually anyone? What if you could open a window anywhere in the world and look over someone's shoulder? What secrets might you learn and how might this translate into power? Moreover, what if knowledge of such an invention had to be kept secret, because it would be so easy to block? This story is about such an invention and how keeping and discovering secrets changes us. This is also a story about justice and law, truths and lies, knowledge and power, technology and people, who we are and who people think us to be, who we want to be and who we become over time. A techno-thriller of spies and secrets, friends and betrayal, knowledge and power, identity, justice, lies, and the law.

Mindgames
Mindgames
What might happen if a drug were discovered that could turn a people, a few rare individuals, perhaps one out of ten thousand people into a telepath? What might the government do if they came into possession of such a drug? What uses might they dream up? What schemes and plans might they devise? And what if they found they were not the only ones with these abilities and that there were secrets they had never imagined in the world around them?

A Misfortune of Stars
A Misfortune of Stars
This is an adventure novel set far into the future, in a universe where mankind ventured into the stars, but bartered their world away in the process. Humans are a minority race, without a home world, nomadic mercenaries and entrepenuers who make there way in a galaxy of alien races. Del is a fortune seeker and a relic hunter, reknowned for trafficking in antiques and rare items taken from ruins of former civilizations. Always skirting a the edge of legal endeavors, Del is accompanied by his two partners, Neebo and Plix. Together seek all manner of employment and somehow seem to make a living while staying out of too much trouble... until their most recent misadventure, that is. Now they have to stay ahead of new enemies and seek out old friends to find a solution to problems they should have never created in the first place.

The Beginning of Wisdom
The Beginning of Wisdom
The problem with meeting alien races from other stars is that they will naturally be very alien from us. They may indeed think quiet differently than we do and find us just as strange and different as we find them. In fact, if their thinking is truly alien, they might seem insane to us and us to them. In this story, a first encounter goes badly and an entire world, a colony of humans, is destroyed. The aliens, however, turn around a give mankind a gift of incalculable value, an archive of knowledge on a thousand civilizations spanning more than a billion years. But the gift is not as it seems, and it may be a test that could destroy humanity. Thus this story is about human nature and very alien natures. It is about the nature of knowledge and wisdom, questions and answers and, of course, secrets. It is also about who we are, and who we can become, and how to survive the transition from the safetly what we have always known to the realm of what we never imagined.

The Final Battle
The Final Battle
This novel is about angels and demons, but then again it really isn't. It is actually a story about what makes us human and it is also about about duty, conviction, and compassion. Good and evil manifest themselves in very special ways as humanity is exposed to a race of being that has been fighting a civil war for more than ten thousand years. mankind has nly had hints about this conflict and much of what was once known has long since been lost and forgotten in myth and legend. Finally, the conflict shifts and focuses on our world and there is serious worry about whether or not humanity will survive.