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Under Control By Brian E. Drake
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What do you do when your safe and successful life suddenly seems meaningless and dismal? Well, don’t do what Bill does. Fed up with the perfect career, the perfect girlfriend, the perfect... More > apartment, the perfect therapist, he wanders into the streets of New York City one rainy night, only to find himself swept up in a crazy world he never knew existed, full of artsy perverts, casual crime, psychics, street performers, UFO hippie cults, industrial espionage, and gleeful gender benders, where nothing is what it seems and staying sane isn’t anywhere near as important as staying alive until dawn. Under Control is a laugh-a-line comedy-thriller that grabs you by the funny bone and doesn’t let you go till the final page.< Less
A Constant Noise By Brian E. Drake
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Nestled between Italy, Austria, and Slovenia lie two tiny republics usually forgotten by the modern world. In the happy, peaceful country of Serenno, where the weather is always pleasing and people... More > mind their own business, a sex scandal threatens to rock the political balance of power. Meanwhile, provincial tax commissioner Ugo Onesti suffers a personal scandal of his own. The President of Serenno seizes upon this incident to distract the public and turns Onesti into a hero. When Onesti decides to run for office himself, and as a Green Party candidate, every step the President takes to defuse this new disaster leads to further crises in a seemingly inevitable drift towards fascism and war. With a cast of characters drawn from the entire political spectrum, as well as those who view politics as only an unavoidable annoyance, A Constant Noise is a fast-paced political farce exposing the hilarity behind our sacred cows.< Less
A Night Garden and Other Stories By Brian E. Drake
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Literary fiction of humor and horror, poetry and mystery, science fiction and myth, exploring the limits and inner and outer space. Short-short fictions of only a few lines hint at terrible depths.... More > The long story "The Perquisites of His Position" tells a tale of ghostly revenge. The novella "The Darkness of the Heart" relates a story of the day slavery was abolished in Haiti. The satirical "Pangloss Triumphant" tells of a happy hermaphrodite. From the revelations of the aged Don Juan to the musings of B-movie actors trapped in deteriorating celluloid, from the voice of the ancient Sphinx to the senility of a quantum particle at the very end of the physical universe, the thirty-three artfully crafted stories presented here are full of deftly drawn characters, amazing plots, psychological insights, and universal truths.< Less
A Constant Noise By Brian E. Drake
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Nestled between Italy, Austria, and Slovenia lie two tiny republics usually forgotten by the modern world. In the happy, peaceful country of Serenno, where the weather is always pleasing and people... More > mind their own business, a sex scandal threatens to rock the political balance of power. Meanwhile, provincial tax commissioner Ugo Onesti suffers a personal scandal of his own. The President of Serenno seizes upon this incident to distract the public and turns Onesti into a hero. When Onesti decides to run for office himself, and as a Green Party candidate, every step the President takes to defuse this new disaster leads to further crises in a seemingly inevitable drift towards fascism and war. With a cast of characters drawn from the entire political spectrum, as well as those who view politics as only an unavoidable annoyance, A Constant Noise is a fast-paced political farce exposing the hilarity behind our sacred cows.< Less
Under Control By Brian E. Drake
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What do you do when your safe and successful life suddenly seems meaningless and dismal? Well, don’t do what Bill does. Fed up with the perfect career, the perfect girlfriend, the perfect... More > apartment, the perfect therapist, he wanders into the streets of New York City one rainy night, only to find himself swept up in a crazy world he never knew existed, full of artsy perverts, casual crime, psychics, street performers, UFO hippie cults, industrial espionage, and gleeful gender benders, where nothing is what it seems and staying sane isn’t anywhere near as important as staying alive until dawn. Under Control is a laugh-a-line comedy-thriller that grabs you by the funny bone and doesn’t let you go till the final page.< Less