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Lourdes is found in a field and has no memories Then she remembers that she is an angel. Could this be true? Why was she living as a human girl and not in heaven? This is the story of Lourdes's journey to find out who she really is Read More
Karen's latest passenger swore he would never become as the corrupt leader he replaced. Now he can finally talk about why he failed to keep that promise. Read More
Four Part Short Story Series Published on Booksie Under One Cover. A president willing to do anything to win a second term, will he be held accountable? Can a president get away with a crime? Read More
The final part of the Killer Candidate short stories, will the president get away with murder? Read More
In part 3, things are spiraling out of control for the president's chief of staff. He hears the news that the FBI director has been fired by the president and the next day Hannon and Glynn turned up dead in an apparent murder-suicide. Pasture feels trapped as he sits down… Read More
With all the stuff that was going on in the world when I wrote this (July 2015) I used writing to let off some angst, wrath, fear, confusion, etc. This is not a full story, and is barely a snipit of one. But I will be using it as a… Read More
Part Two of Killer Candidate, an earlier short story. The opposing candidate to the incumbent president has been killed. How will things play out as a coverup gains speed? Read More
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Tags: usa, corruption, theft

Do you remember the home of a former CIA director, a retired four-star general being searched for documents he illegally kept after government service? Do you remember what happened to him? Some parallels to an ex-president. Read More
A corrupt president gets polling results projecting a loss in the upcoming election for his second term. Would he use nuclear weapons to change course, surely not? That would be like an attack on democracy. Read More
An interesting twist about the innocence of youth mustering the courage to battle powerful corrupt Dallas County politicians in later life. No one can deprive us of our childhood dreams, even if we grow up in poverty. Looking back, it is now clear that those dreams would serve as a… Read More
Noble Corruption is the second in a three episode series, they are prequels to my debut novel fractured coming March '22. The events take place a few years before my novel, and while they are not defining moments show the downfall of my protagonist. Episode 2 takes place at the… Read More
While these aren't entirely true events, they are BASED on true events. My advice to you: when someone says they are one thing, don't believe them right away. Read More
A young NYPD officer has hard choices to make when it comes to the Thin Blue Line. Will he stand with his Brothers in Blue and build a solid name and reputation? Is he strong enough to stand up for himself and take a stand against corruption? Can Owen Ryan… Read More
Story 11. The ship fell into a world that could be saved, now with the burden of shame one must lead themselves and this darkness lest be forgotten by the void they once called home. Part of my shore unedited story challenge. Without pride what you do? Read More

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Poem about the fact that mainly dishonourable people receive honours and awards! Read More
My city has awakened the kraken on its shores. Its white and golden sands are now salty with tears and muddied with blood money. Even the asphalt beneath our shoes and tires is taking its last breath under the relentless sun waiting to die out into dust in the endless… Read More
A young journalist and a veteran NYPD Detective dig into a possible wrongful conviction. They work together and uncover corruption and a conspiracy that reaches high and runs deep. They dive into the depths of the underbelly of New York and hope to come back up with the truth and… Read More

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This is just a little something I threw together. Enjoy. Read More
Minimum wage in the United States of America hasn't been raised since I was working as a cashier in high school, that was over 10 years ago. It is still $7.25. Most people being paid minimum wage have to work 2 or 3 jobs to support themselves and their families.… Read More

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I wrote this poem after the Rana Plaza commercial building collapsed in Dahka, Bangladesh in 2013. It housed multiple garment factories that produced clothes for a number of big name western companies. One of the photos taken of the wreckage was sensationalized as it featured two deceased people, male and… Read More
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. Aristotle Read More
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