Ben Soul

      Richard George
Ben Soul

Ben Soul comes to the City from the mountain hinterland to find love (twice) and fulfillment on the coast. His story has whimsy, and a few puns scattered through it. As his life progresses, he moves from the City to a coastal village, and eventually defeats Vanna, the villainous villaness.Reckless, the sequel to Finding Ava: The decision seemed so innocent in the beginning, exciting even. How could I have ever known what was going to happen? How could I have ever know that someone could be so evil, so determined to destroy lives. I chose to ignore the advice of my brother and instead trusted - believed in friendship, believed in a woman I once loved. Now I am paying the consequences and living in hell and I have brought my family right along with me. It all started when the rat entered our lives, and as should be expected - the snake followed.This story dives deep into the making of the movie “Reckless”, and simultaneously takes you on a ride filled with sex, drama, disastrous sabotage, and battles of woman against woman and man against man. You will have to take a breath before you read this story because you won’t be able to take another until after it ends.
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    A Chapter of Verses

      Richard George
A Chapter of Verses

The verses I have written over the past fifty years in many forms, and on many occasions.A young boy visits a circus and so begins his tale. Across the night time fields in the company of Clowns.Will they reach the Spinning Stones before the Gassers come?What will happen if Clowns spin?And why must old things pass away? And who is waiting in the village, down the broken railway tracks.... where the White Wolf will not go?
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    Under the Fan Palm

      Richard George
Under the Fan Palm

Seventy-six verses celebrating a wide variety of experiences.Seventy-six verses: march through them in this book. All manner of meters, rhymes, stanza forms, syllabic and accentual verse, and free verse celebrating multiple natural occurrences and fauna, are represented here. The poet marks the seasons, flowers, and creatures of his ordinary life in extraordinarily limned bursts of clarity and vision.
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    Lines from a Gum Tree Grove

      Richard George
Lines from a Gum Tree Grove

This book contains fifty-six quatorzains (fourteen line poems) celebrating moments in a romance that played out in Eastern Colorado and Northern California.The three full color comics in Volume 7 are phonics based. They contain simple short vowel words, short vowel words with double final 'l' or 's,' or initial and final consonant blends. This gives the beginning reader an opportunity to read slightly more challenging words while still having the support of the comic illustrations.The characters act out their stories in a gentle and humorous way. Whether Jill is pouring her water bottle on her dog's head to cool him off, or Ted is falling in a fountain, the stories engage the reader. I hope your beginning reader will enjoy them as much as I enjoyed creating them.
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    Five Stories

      Richard George
Five Stories

Here are five stories ranging from a mouse's confrontation with a nurse to a chance meeting between former lovers."In that rare subgenre of Christian literature concerning cats that take human form and enter championship wrestling tournaments, OUT OF TEXAS 4 definitely rates in the top 10." – Merry Baker, The Kitchen Science MonitorEaster weekend sees the gaunt-faced grappler and Josie battle the forces of evil, while both wrestle with questions of unrequited love.1. Strawberry Feels Forever -- J enters “Weird Tales” territory as Good Friday finds Josie captured by the evil Justin Time, a man who has perpetuated his centuries-long existence by taking over the bodies of others. Using Josie as bait, he targets J as his next victim, only to be “bowled” over in the end. 2. Vengeance Is Mein -- It’s Easter Sunday and our heroes take a trip to Hell. In a newly discovered cave system on the grounds of the Hitchcock Dildo Factory, J and Jo encounter a rabbit-like creature who seeks to control the weather via his Tornado Watch. Josie attempts to express her love for J, only he is too smitten with the Philippine Princess to get the message. Music courtesy of the Doors.3. Embarrass the Wind -- A “Perry Mason” story in which J stands accused of murder. With Jo as his defense attorney, and the returning turkey-god, Melagris, as her private investigator, they search for a timely clue to break the air-tight case against him.
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    The Alphabestiary

      Richard George
The Alphabestiary

Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a named beast. whose personal tale is told above the beast's picture.On the world of Cerra Sevatia, animals are more than mere beasts. The people of Cerra are humanoid beings with the characteristics of animals. They range from the mountainous, bull-like Akoans to the diminutive, mouse-like Mateesh. But even among the Mateesh, Tina van Schtoffen stands short. Though a highly regarded wizard attached to the guild of magic known as the Council of Stars, Tina is only six inches tall.When the city of Likonia, precariously founded in the dragon territory of Maldavia, is attacked by monsters called “Dragon Eaters,” Governor Harkon Keldo requests aide from the Council of Stars. The wizard’s guild, which has a favorable relationship with Maldavia, had originally objected to the establishment of the encroaching settlement. But since these “Dragon Eaters” threatened both Likonia and the dragons, the leader of the guild sends Tina to assess the situation.Tina’s initial impression of the Likonians is an unfavorable one. Able to move through the city undetected, she discovers both their distrust for wizards and little reason for her to trust Governor Keldo. But news of a wounded Maldavian nearby takes her away from the city to where she meets with the dragon. He reveals as much as he can about the “Dragon Eaters” to Tina and gives her a place to begin her investigation.After returning to the city, Tina enlists the help of Kravek Rivakian, an Akoan from the eastern hill country whom she encountered when she first arrived. Suspicions concerning the origin of the Dragon Eaters are raised by a trail laden with traps, a shipment of magical reagents which arrived in Likonia before Tina, and the information gathered from the Maldavian. When the truth comes to light, she must use her wits if she hopes to defeat the monsters and save the Maldavians, the city, and herself.
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