Commoner the Vagabond

      Robin Ray
Commoner the Vagabond

A young airman with Asperger’s, summarily discharged from military duty and plagued by mental health issues, becomes homeless and has frequent encounters with the law. Through his exploits, he inadvertently provides the inspiration for a popular TV show and becomes the hope of the poor and downtrodden in Seattle, Washington.Life is tough. It's especially challenging if you were born to a drug-addicted mother, spent years shuffling between foster homes, barely recognized for your world-class classical pianist ability, and struggled everyday with Asperger's Syndrome. Finding it difficult to hold down employment or maintain a meaningful relationship, James, who would later come to be known as Commoner, was destined to spend many years living a life of homeless destitution. A glimpse of hope arrives when a police officer, sympathetic to his plight, gives him a break for the many troubles he gets himself into. Commoner, his life and struggles forming the base for a popular network cartoon show, becomes the champion of the poor and neglected although, being homeless, is unaware of it. Plagued by his own demons, will Commoner finally fall prey to a society that marginalizes him in a big way?
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    Tears of a Clown

      Robin Ray
Tears of a Clown

How well do you know your neighbors? A small town's best & brightest high school students are being eliminated one by one by a goth-inspired wise-cracking clown, forcing their valedictorian to unwittingly link up with a special investigator to help stop the carnage.It all begins one sunny day in Century City High’s School’s girls’ locker room with the gruesome murder of a cheerleader. Soon, the school valedictorian, Laurel, a promising chemist, is being stalked in one of the chemistry labs. She catches a glimpse of the intruder, but gets away by breaking a glass window. Within the next few days, other promising students such as the always comical Bell and the football star Chip are killed by The Clown. As the killer’s net tightens around Laurel, those close to her are also targeted by the ruthless maniac. It is only a matter of time before she, too, comes face to face with the dark evil bent on revealing the Tears of a Clown. Who will survive?
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    Stranded in Paradise

      Robin Ray
Stranded in Paradise

In 1960, the seven survivors of a cruise ship disaster discover an uncharted island near the Bermuda triangle which its only two residents-in-exile, Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun, call home. One of the survivors, the ship’s German-born captain who is facing a jail sentence back in Florida, must choose between his loyalty to America or gaining riches in helping the ex-dictator develop the 4th Reich.April, 1960. It's been 15 years since the second world war ended and the Third Reich fell. Ex-Nazis were being rounded up one by one around the world, some as far away as Peru, Chile and Argentina. The planet, as a whole, still had a long way to go in terms of prosperity for all, but it was off to a good start because the General of the US Armed Forces during World War II, Dwight D. Eisenhower, was also the 34th President of the fast-growing US. As fate would have it, Hitler did, in fact, survive the 1945 bombing of Berlin. Holed up in an uncharted island in the West Indies, he would wait there patiently with his wife, Eva Braun, while his minions around the world secretly planned for a new Reich. Seven passengers of a cruise ship that was destroyed by an earlier than expected Atlantic hurricane, accidentally discover the small island where Hitler and Eva live, and loyalties get tested. One of the survivors, the captain, had, at one time, been a Hitler Youth. Now that he was facing a court martial back in Florida, he had no compelling reason to return to the US. Hitler claims he can supply him with riches beyond his wildest dreams if he would side with him. The other survivors have a different agenda - to get off the island in one piece. Will Hitler and the captain get in their way?
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    Murder in Rock & Roll Heaven

      Robin Ray
Murder in Rock & Roll Heaven

Heaven's in an uproar. No one dies there, but that is what happened to singer Amy Winehouse. This creates a rift between the angels and citizens. With trust between the two groups now at an all time low, a newly arrived PI and his partner are tasked to interview the prime suspects of the 27 Club - Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and Janis Joplin before Heaven is forced to close its doors forever.No one ever "re-dies" in Heaven; unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened to singer Amy Winehouse. Her death, an unprecedented event in Heaven's history, has thrown a once docile world into unfortunate chaos. Because of the new, uneasy alliance between angels and citizens, a freshly-arrived detective in the rock & roll town has been tasked with investigating the prime suspects, the members of the 27 Club - Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison. To make matters worse, a powerful angel from one of the upper levels of Heaven will soon arrive to make her ten-year inspection, a task that fills the other angels with dread since she has the power to banish anyone of them to the underworld. So, with time running out, the PI and his newly acquired sidekick, both aided by rock legends such as Eddie Cochran, Mama Cass, Kurt Cobain, Karen Carpenter and others, must quickly uncover the mystery that threatens not only to close Heaven’s doors forever, but promises to send a ripple effect through the entire universe that can rip it apart.
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