Playing A Losing Game

      MF Bishop
Playing A Losing Game

A thriller set in an alternative 1999 Washington DC, the story follows players engaged in a computerized war game with real world consequences and in real world espionage with consequences for the Game.Like most teenagers, Rouge is trying to figure out who she is and what she wants to be. With little knowledge about her past, she has questions but has never tried to find the answers. Everything changes when she befriends a strangely intoxicating family. Siblings Grace and Michael, appear to have secrets which seem connected to Rouge. Her hunch is confirmed when a horrible incident occurs at an outdoor party. Rouge may be the only one who can find the answer.An ancient journal, a Sioghra necklace and a special mark force life-altering decisions for a girl who grew up unprepared to fight for her life or others.All secrets have a cost and Rouge’s determination to find the truth can only lead to trouble…or something even more sinister.
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    The End of Time and other stories

      MF Bishop
The End of Time and other stories

In 'Freedom', a 4th-grader learns that no good deed goes unpunished. In 'A Trip to the Beach', a 70's-era LSD trip takes an unexpected turn - a common occurrence during 70's-era acid trips. A man becomes too fond of his antique pistol in 'A Real Man'. In the title piece, 'The End of Time', an old man finds that time can end by becoming irrelevant.*The Pact is a full-length, standalone "friends to lovers" contemporary adult romance*It all started with a pinky swear…Linden McGregor is tall, rugged, and gunslinger handsome; a helicopter pilot with a Scottish brogue and charm to spare. He’s also one of Stephanie Robson’s best friends and has fit into that box for as long as she’s known him.Beautiful, funny and an ambitious businesswoman (with one hell of an ass), Stephanie Robson is one of Linden McGregor’s best friends and has fit into that box for as long as he’s known her.But some relationships can’t be boxed, can’t be classified, can’t be tamed.Back in their mid-twenties and tired of the competitive hit-or-miss dating scene of San Francisco, Steph and Linden made a pact to marry each other if neither one of them were in a serious relationship by the time they hit thirty.It sounded like fun and games at the time but as the years to thirty tick past and lovers come and go out of their lives, the pact becomes larger than life.Sex is inevitable. Friendships are tested. Hearts are on the line.The pact is about to change everything.Note: due to the dirty talk and sexy times, The Pact is not meant for anyone under the age of 18.
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