Reaping Independence

What’s the Story?

We begin with a traveler. Then a warrior. And a watcher.
These people are not, each, as you imagine them in folklore of olde. They are part of our world as it is now, or was, or soon will be. As it has been and always will be, except for one thing and, don’t worry, I think you’ll know it when you see it.

Here’s the Gist…

Reaping Independence – Have a read!

2029. They told her not to do it. She did it anyway.

Now Kwynn’s on the run. From The Directive, her dead father, and herself. She’d like to catch on with the film crew she’s hooked up with and hack a clandestine server here and there but Kwynn has an inkling she’s destined for something bigger.

When power failures spread like wildfire across the West, she discovers it may be that dead father’s sentient servers creating the blackouts. She must break into those computers. However, Kwynn can’t do it alone. She needs a little help from her friends including her guardian gargoyle and a worldwide secret society.

Quest with a traveler, a warrior and a watcher as they befriend gargoyles, run from ‘droids, expose secrets, escape riots, fight to save L.A. and protect our independence.

Los Angeles may never be the same.

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I’m psyched for you to read the hijinks.

“A nonstop trip of twists and turns. Part cyberpunk, part Coen Brothers.”

An enamored reader

Rock this one if your bookshelves (real & virtual) hold Chuck Wendig’s Wanderers, Annalee Newitz’s Autonomous and John Scalzi’s Head On.

It has the tech of William Gibson and genre-bends like David Mitchell.

“This story’s got everything but the kitchen sink in all the right ways!”

what this dude who read it said

REAPING INDEPENDENCE will leave you wanting more. Start the story NOW.
(Sorry, Kindle Vella is US only for now. The full book will be available this fall.)

IT HAS BEGUN!


Reaping Independence Updates

  • Inspirations

    Inspirations

    One of the ways I like to look at the world are through inspirations. Moments, thoughts and ideas that give me a taste of delight. Songs, books, stories and shows. It’s terrific when someone’s writing I respect and find inspiring writes about something I, too, find worth cogitating on. You know, that mental chewing that … Continue reading “Inspirations”


  • Release Day!

    Release Day!

    Today marks the release of Reaping Independence. Woohoo!


  • Heat Wave

    We are facing a heatwave in California. It’s hot. This one is historic but we face these weather events most summers. These events got me thinking… https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-09-06/here-is-how-long-socals-heat-wave-will-last-and-how-the-forecast-is-slowly-changing …what if someone wanted to take advantage of a weakened populace. A weakened grid. The system on the edge of collapse. What and how would they do it? … Continue reading “Heat Wave”


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