New Los Angeles 2027: While waiting to learn if he has gained entry to the New United States, a man writes a letter to his wife and daughter explaining what happened on July 4, 2016 after a multi-pronged biological, nuclear and electromagnetic pulse attack. Without electricity and under the influence of a virus that heightens racial preferences, Southern California fractures into four distinct ethnic enclaves battling each other until the New United States provides an offer that New Angelinos should not refuse: The Raffle.
Sometimes things have to get worse before they can ever be better.And Mers’s unhappy life is about to get worse…TWID-Security agent Vayg is deep undercover. If she can get back to Rainbow city, she can bring down a crime boss. Unfortunately, she’s been mortally wounded and is lying in the desert along with her now-dead attackers.Raised to hate people, especially women, Mers avoids them by wandering the desert, scavenging as winds shift the sands. Upon witnessing a fight far off, he waits for the outcome. When all three people fall to the ground and don’t rise, Mers races across the desert to collect their now-relinquished panel truck and motorbike. He and Teah, his cow-like whake, reach the machines only to find the woman who owned the bike isn’t as dead as he’d hoped.Forced to obey the one rule of kindness his father taught him—hospitality—he agrees to hide her from the men who hunt her.Never having lived in close quarters with anyone but his controlling father, Mers is confused by Vayg, the embodiment and antithesis of all he thought women were, and by the many new feelings she invokes. And as Vayg finds comfort and safety under the shelter of a man whose bookshelf is filled with anti-fem books, she experiences her own confusion.Can a man who has no idea of what love is, learn, or will Vayg have to forget the only man she’s ever felt at home with?(this book contains adult situations and violence)
What are the Mike Beem Chronicles? The Mike Beem Chronicles are a series of short stories that I wrote involving a character named Mike Beem. They are stories about hope, survival, and people trying to keep humanity alive in a world filled with the living dead. Descriptions for all six stories in this collection flow below. Enjoy.A Zombie Thanksgiving: A short story about a woman who risks life and limb in a Zombie Apocalypse in order to keep the Thanksgiving tradition alive.A Zombie Christmas: This short story is about three men who risk life and limb in a Zombie Apocalypse in order to bring happiness to surviving kids on Christmas Morning.A Zombie New Year’s Eve: This short story is about Becky and Joe who are separated in a Zombie Apocalypse and risk life and limb in order to reunite for their New Year’s Eve kiss.A Zombie Christmas 2: A boy lost. A family desperate. It’s Christmas in a Zombie Apocalypse and Mike Beem is once again aiming for another Holiday miracle. His goal this year isn’t toys for the kids in the neighborhood. His goal this time is trying to save one small life so another family doesn’t have to suffer the way he suffered.Flesh for the Zombies: When Mike Beem’s community is savagely attacked, he must exact revenge on those who wronged him. He must put aside all the good he has ever accomplished in order to become someone else. A man without a moral compass. A man without right or wrong. A man who is a cold blooded killer. Will he get his justice or will he die trying? The answers lie within the pages of this short story.Zombie Beach: Mike Beem has given it all up and run off to live by the beach. Life down on the coast isn’t all that it should be. Days of lying in the sun are replaced with brutal survival. Mike does his best to not only survive, but to rebuild a life among the ruins of these beach side towns.