When the evil emperor of Saltland enslaves the worlds surround his home planet, Captain Winston and his crew, eager to defend the innocent, deaprt from planet Gemma dn risk a dangerous solar sail through space via the Sea of Markoff, where time is dilated and murerous Saltland shape-shifting spies and femail assassins await. Someone must protect the precious crystal cargo aboard the Captain's ship, at all costs.
Sailing to Saltland by Matthew J. Goss, Jr.
Newlywed Tyler gets pushed around by an unseen entity until he can't take it anymore. "Bullying Tyler" takes us on a brief journey from R.E.M. sleep to a nearby solar system. Disturb your sleep it will. Read it, you must.
Bullying Tyler, by Matthew J. Goss, Jr.
Yes, it’s true, female praying mantids do cannibalize their sex partners and Ralph certainly did not want to be eaten. After all, his friend Roger’s younger sister beheaded his brother-in-law before they even consummated their brief marriage. Ralph had heard his fair share of sexual suicide jokes from his friends at school and work. Down at the boisterous corner bar, his buddies continued to taunt him, shouting, “There’s a thirty percent chance she’ll eat you alive Ralph,” and they all yelled, “Don’t do it!” in unison - as he exited each Friday and Saturday night. “That’s silly, she’s not even a mantis!” yelled Ralph.
The Mantis and The Muse, by Matthew J. Goss, Jr.
Mrs. Lim, and ex-tennis star and rebellious pioneer of sorts, pulls us into her ordeal, when her world-renown neurosurgeon son, Dr. Lim, conducts a complicated procedure that allows her to swap her pain with that of another patient. What could go wrong?
Swapping Pain, by Matthew J. Goss, Jr.
As he ventures off to Saturn’s moon, Europa, Maka Lunka Chinka, Earth’s military commander is determined to defeat mankind's most potent adversary yet, the Negative Singularity.
The Caves of Convolutia, by Matthew J. Goss, Jr.
Michael Glass seriously struggles to keep his act together. From humble beginnings to the largest gold trader in the world, Michael was confident that the voice of God had guided him well, through good times and bad. One day, his weary mind snapped. Had this Wall Street success succumbed to the secret and evil whisperings that also competed with God for his soul? No amount of prayer or obsessive ritual could suppress the destroyer this time. Supernatural powers are at work, right?
Michael Glass invites us on a tumultuous journey in search of his truth. Will this troubled man follow God’s voice or the bipolar demons he suspects have plagued him his entire life?
These are the chronicles of a bipolar trader on Wall Street and the aftermath. False Highs True Lows - by the incomparable author Matthew J. Goss, Jr, is a first-person point-of-view fictional thriller that crescendos until you're left breathless. Not listening to the voice of God could bring terrible consequences. This debut novel by a talented new novelist breaks all the rules and will keep you reading from sunup to sundown.
False Highs True Lows, Book #1, Slipping Through the Cracks by Matthew J. Goss, Jr.
By 2090, not speaking became the new normal. Most large cities on Earth are an entertaining and ofttimes chaotic pantomime performance… wordless. Set in a 'utopian' future here on Earth, where it’s against the law to speak, a robot befriends a young couple in love. He may be humanity’s only hope against the silent majority.
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