by Jeff Shear
Terrorists nuke Washington, and investigator Jackson Guild discovers there’s evidence encoded on a strand of DNA revealing who ordered the strike. In the meat grinder of espionage, Guild's drinking and making mistakes, missing signals. He's kidnapped, shot in the face, and held hostage to the Russians controlling the precious genome, and they have no idea the clock's ticking down to World War III.
Jeff Shear is the author of the book, The Keys to the Kingdom, an investigation into a weapons deal between the US and Japan (the FSX), published by Doubleday. His latest novel Black Mesa: The Final Report will be published in October by BigWhitePaper press. He has been a Fellow at The Center for Public Integrity, in Washington, DC, where he was one of the several contributors to the book The Buying of the Congress, published by Avon. Before that, he served as a staff correspondent for National Journal, with regular venues at the White House and Congress. He has written many TV narrations for the National Geographic Channel, Discovery, and The History Channel.
Life, love, and a few dead bodies. Just another day in LA. One year ago, Alan and Stacey Navarro underwent a painful separation, leaving their daughter, Ruby, to live with her mom and an over-caffeinated Shih Tzu named Ed Wood. People split up all the time, and most kids might get over it, providing they… [Read More]
There is a distant city that is about to meet its doom, but it takes a while for the doom to take full effect. Fatal things have happened, but it is not enough. That is why a pair of messengers came to the city. Their names are Black Cat and her associate, and their job… [Read More]
When five teenagers receive an invitation to a mysterious boarding school, they eventually agree to go to the tour which is scheduled on Saturday. They venture to the school and along the way, discover a whole new town filled with many colors, unusual people, and a weird object that freaks them out. Finally, they arrive… [Read More]
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by Ray Palla
This story is about how every day we are affected by standards, whether we perceive their presence or not. “The Real Official, Almost True Backstory for Modern Commercial Radio” is fiction with a lot of truth hiding in the wings. If you’ve ever lived in a small town or close-knit community, you know about double… [Read More]