This is the story of Adrian Lewis,a poet with dubious talent who loved to quote Presidents, and his last days at Onion Creek. Denise told him, "remember, Adrian, you moved into their world; they... More > did not move into yours."< Less
black onion is a collection of poems on loss and grief: death, lost love, suicide, broken lives with the mix of emotions and realities loss incurs interspersed with poems about boys and their ways in... More > the world and some light hearted poems about animals, seduction and couples.< Less
Cassie Clay seems to have it all. She’s beautiful, sexy, she has a good job.
And Danny McIlvoy has managed to secure a date with her, a woman who is definitely out of his league. However,... More > he soon realizes that it’s all too good to be true when he finds that he’s the third person in a love triangle, because Cassie belongs to another man.
But this isn’t a normal love triangle, because the man Cassie belongs to abuses her. Confused as to why she would want to remain in an abusive relationship, and every day falling more and more in love with her, Danny tries to uncover the truth.
When he does, he wishes that he hadn’t started peeling the onion ...< Less
Suppose al-Qaeda had a second, potentially more devastating attack planned in 2001. THE ONION FILES is a spy thriller unique in one very important aspect: author Val Pattee was one of the Western... More > world's top spy masters. Serving as chief of intelligence for NATO in Europe during periods of Cold War-era terrorism, he worked with the heads of intelligence for sixteen member nations, and conferred with his Soviet and Red Chinese counterparts. Pattee infuses the action with a realism of people and places only an insider could deliver. The title refers to a diabolical plot by al-Qaeda to devastate vast areas of the United States. US CIA and Russian counter-terrorism units hunt across three continents to halt a computer virus and its brilliant creator.
"... an extraordinary fictional spy thriller ... I strongly recommend that intelligence and homeland security personnel at all levels read this fascinating novel." --Lt. General Leonard Perroots (Ret), former Director, US Defense Intelligence Agency< Less
From the genus that wrote Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings and The Hunger Games come fourteen stories that run the gamut of genres, from comedy to scifi to horror to crime, and span multiple... More > centuries, three continents and two dimensions.
Two pirates, stranded amongst a primitive civilisation with unusual ideas about beauty, find their preconceptions challenged and start asking deeper questions than pirates are used to. A pair of grave robbers get more than they bargained for when they dig up a serial killer. A scientist goes to extreme lengths to save her dying husband. A Japanese girl gives advice from beyond the grave. A gardener gets his revenge. A drug lord battles to save his career. A woman swears at a giant holographic paperclip. And so on.
Full of unexpected twists, profound ideas and silly jokes. If you don't like them, you must be weird.< Less