Night Strike

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Night Strike

A compilation of thirteen short stories, featuring favorites like Mason Stone and the dynamic duo of Nick Jones and Corrie Albiston as well as one off shorts that date back to the earliest reaches of his writing. Now expanded with full notes and a proper table of contents.Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina, including carrying a divine child and divining for the Greek fleet in a battle to determine the salvation or ruin of all Greece.
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    The Mullinix Book 1: Ascension

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The Mullinix Book 1:  Ascension

Copeland Steele was but a standard citizen in the Mullinix Empire when he was chosen out of citizenship school to be the next apprentice leader of the nation. A whole new world awaits the young man the world now knows as Medoferro as he navigates the waters of the new role thrust upon him, a role he never wanted and one he would have given most anything to avoid.The Mullinix Empire, an ancient land with an unusually stable line of rulers, was about to go through their succession process yet again. As had happened before and would undoubtedly happen again the Elder Mullinix Taliaferro is dying and the next apprentice will be chosen from the young men and women who are in their first semester of citizenship school. The main criteria other than competence is that the new apprentice should not want the job, as the ones who want it most are invariably the worst people for the job.Copeland Steele was a simple boy from the northeastern corner of the empire, a boy with a troubled family life and little ambition other than to avoid military service. He was in mortal terror of getting the Mullinix position that everyone knew was opening, so much so that when he was chosen he was given the Mullinix name of Medoferro, which translates to Iron Fear. It is a time of upheaval for the empire as enemies both without and within conspire to break the stability and peace that the Mullinix have lived in for centuries.
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    The Black Fossil

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The Black Fossil

Jim Stalin thought he was a nondescript government agent on a mission to find an artifact that has long been missing. He doesn't know where it is or why he's looking for it, but he thinks that all questions will be answered when he gets there. Join him and his insane friends as he goes on an adventure the likes of which haven't been seen since Leslie Nielsen had that love child with John Cleese.Jim Stalin thought he was a nondescript government agent on a mission to find an artifact that has long been missing. He doesn't know where it is or why he's looking for it, but he thinks that all questions will be answered when he gets there. Join him and his insane friends as he goes on an adventure the likes of which haven't been seen since Leslie Nielsen had that love child with John Cleese.A 2004 National Novel Writing Month winner, this insane story takes the absurdity of a Monty Python movie and inserts dozens of really bad running gags to the far extremes as they look for The Black Fossil.
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