Lama Rinzen awakens from meditation to find himself reincarnated as a detective on Denver's Colfax Avenue. Immediately he realizes that once again he has been reborn into the Hell Realm--this time charged with finding insurance man Sonny Heller's killer. Rinzen believes finding Heller's killer will lead to the Sacred Dorje, which has eluded the lama for many lifetimes. By finding the Dorje, he will become a bodhisattva, allowing him to lead all sentient beings to Nirvana. But should the Dorje escape his grasp, Rinzen will be forced to suffer yet another lifetime in Hell, haunted by past demons and his failure to achieve enlightenment.
A brilliant research scientist, William Mears, is working on his thesis to receive his doctorate from the University of Southern California. The focus of his dissertation is to discover how to repair injuries to the human body that are considered to be irreparable leveraging adult stem cells. After many failures, he comes to the conclusion that the only way to truly repair these tissues is through the use of embryonic stem cells (ESCs). But these cells can't come from just any source - they need to be ESCs from the specific individual in need of healing. In other words, William needs to figure out a way to create a human embryonic clone. While William's intent is innocent and focused on the betterment of mankind, he has unknowingly opened up the door to a malevolent evil that reveals itself in ever increasing dreadful ways. Creation Abomination explores human ethical dilemmas in a fast-paced, high-tech story involving ingenious scientists, complex relationships and the battle between good and evil, bringing together realistic scenarios with the supernatural.
Jon Gunnarson never meant to transform humanity. He just wanted a normal life.
A life where he doesn't absorb other people's emotions, lose himself and have to live like a hermit.
So he jumps at the chance to help develop a scam telepathy app because it will get him to Bhutan, where he hopes an old friend will teach him how to disconnect.
Sure, he has to work with Ella, a neuroscientist he's falling in love with, and Venn, a fraudulent Marketer who's wanted by the FBI. But Jon's had a lifetime of practice at pulling away and he figures he can handle it while he learns how to manage his condition.
The problem is, working with others is the least of his worries. Because Jon and Ella unwittingly trigger the onset of mass telepathy. And, as if that isn't enough, they must run for their lives when they discover a way that Venn can avoid arrest.
But how will they escape someone who can read their minds?
Tuning In is a well plotted story that's both mind-bendingly strange and intimately human--a continuously surprising science-fiction/ psychological thriller about our relationship with our thoughts, with each other and even reality itself.
Winner of the NYC Big Book Award, Goddess of the Wild Thing is a dramatic tale of one woman’s spiritual journey where magical happenings, unexpected turns of fate, and unseen forces impact her ability to love and be loved. Eve Sanchez, a scholar of esoteric studies, is driven into unreal dimensions of horror and hope as she encounters a seductive and frightening man, criminal lawyer Sam Shear. Sam introduces Eve to a supernatural world in which the wicked powers of a surrogate mother’s twisted affection threaten love and life. Struggling to sort through right from wrong, frightened yet determined, Eve nears despair. In the mystic realm of Aztlan del Sur, a mythopoeic land of hidden horrors and guiding spirits, Eve, with three friends and a wise-old woman, is caught in an age-old struggle about love—whether bad love is better than no love— and discovers that love is a wild thing.
Devastated by his father's sudden death, eight-year-old Ricky begins to see things--a ghostly silhouette in his bedroom window, a gruesome train accident involving four local teenagers, a terrorist attack that won't occur for another twenty-five years. After a traumatic incident at a New England summer camp, the visions become more frequent, more vivid, and more disturbing. A mysterious voice assures him everything will be okay if he crosses the ''threshold.'' But just what is the threshold? And what lies beyond?
An inspiring tale of hope, faith, courage, and profound self-discovery, A Hero Dreams takes the reader on an epic journey along the furthermost frontiers of human consciousness and into a miraculous realm where anything is possible.