A DOC SAVAGE ADVENTURE
A strangely familiar sound brings death rather than reassurance. The quiet contemplation of a charity concert is broken by the sudden violent kidnapping of Warren Evans, a prominent businessman. Doc Savage and his men have only hours to rescue him.
A selection of my short stories:
Tom, Dick and Harry try to please the mayor and councilors. Some transportation planning humour. Puns and Tom Swifties count as humour don’t they?
Pete liked to dream of a better world. Then, one day, he developed his plan.
Book Review: Sharkbiter – The Secret to Success
His new book Make Them Squirm: the Business Secrets of Orville Sharkbiter, carries on in the tradition of his earlier books How I Got Really Really Rich and It’s All About Me. Sharkbiter uses the story of his life to show how people can follow in his footsteps.
The Crying Woman
A woman whose life has just been turned upside down tries to run away from her problems. When she has a chance meeting with a man on an elevator, she is drawn into a conversation by the empathy he shows toward her.
The Gladstone Barrier
After he avoids an automobile collision one morning, Arthur thinks he’s found a new mission in life. However, what seemed to be clear cut has unexpected challenges. He learns that there are other dangers besides those on the roads.
The Glencoe Project: A Transportation Planning Adventure Story
Arthur looked forward to a quiet vacation with his wife, then a rush job landed on his desk. He worried that he might have to cancel his vacation, but more serious threats loomed in his future.
The Abattoir Project: A Ken Walker Adventure
A typical management consultant doesn’t need to worry that someone will try to kill him, but then, Ken Walker wasn’t a typical management consultant.
Hello, My Name is Bob
A young man, alone in a new city, tries an unusual tactic to meet someone new, but it doesn´t work out quite the way he thought it would.
A phone call in the middle of the night brings a detective to a murder scene.
Life in a lawless medieval society is hard. It is harder for a woman alone.
A young boy dreams of being a great scientist. Life doesn’t always turn out the way we expect.
An opportunity forces an immigrant to Canada to choose between two futures.
I stretched out my arms and legs. My hands reached for Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. My feet settled in British Columbia and the Yukon. I held Canada like a mother protecting her child.
A fable about two friends and the tragedy of greed. (Includes audio version)
Someone wakes up to find that they are not alone in a dark room.
A writer suffering from writer’s block is confronted by a life or death choice.
A struggling automobile company has some tough choices to make.
Pennelle wanted to be a major league ball player.
A selection of my poems:
The Chocolate in My Cupboard
My wife is more important to me than chocolate.
My wife and I wrote this as our wedding vow.
Note 2015 May 20: I fixed a broken link.