Category Archives: Books

These are books currently available by myself and select authors

Now Available: These Divided States: High Price to Pay

In 2037 America, all drugs are legal for recreational use. But the price of getting high costs more than money. Users must give up some constitutional freedoms, including the right to live. They framed the wrong woman Jane Doe deals … Continue reading

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These Divided States: High Price to Pay, chapter 4

Chapter 4 Jane stilled in her office and held her breath. Water dripped into the bathroom sink on the other side of the office wall. A vehicle rumbled down the alley on the other side of the pull-up door behind … Continue reading

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Jane’s World: These Divided States: High Price to Pay

The world of drugs. Not exactly a place to stay or visit for more than a few minutes. In an alternate US, making drugs legal doesn’t change that. Jane was born into the drugs world before they were legal. When … Continue reading

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These Divided States: High Price to Pay, Chapter 3

Chapter 3 Jane glanced down. Red dots from the laser sights of the automatic weapons peppered the shirt covering her heart. Her grip tightened on the machete in her hand. Dying hadn’t been in her plans for today. And yet, … Continue reading

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These Divided States: High Price to Pay, Chapter 2

Chapter 2 Callum French paused outside the Drugs Oversight Agency. Across the street from the brick building in downtown Phoenix, a strip club advertised happy hour from five PM to eight PM. Bail bondsmen offices grew like mushrooms in the … Continue reading

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These Divided States: High Price to Pay, Chapter 1

Chapter 1 2037 Outside of Phoenix, Arizona Jane Doe glanced over her shoulder. Across the street, people milled in Murphy Park, gathered in knots around the library doors, or lounged on the metal picnic tables under the desert willows, enjoying … Continue reading

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Building a World: These Divided States: High Price to Pay

All books start with an idea. Actually, they’re usually an amalgamation of several ideas. Take High Price to Pay. It started with the idea that legalizing some drugs helped to make certain states solvent and became coupled with the idea … Continue reading

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