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Welcome! Thanks for taking a look. Here’s what you need to know about our Movie Length Tales™.

First, each is more like a movie than a book. Yes, you’ll read it, but you’ll be at a full-featured movie as you turn the pages. It will play in your mind with sound and action and special effects, characters that you’ll recognize, settings as real — or as imaginary — as any you’ve ever seen on the big screen. It will unfold in real time and will run from start to finish about as long as the feature film it will someday be.

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A Double Feature

Our Movie Length Tales™ also come as Double Features. These Kindle Select eBooks each feature a matched pair of Movie Length Tales™. Some Double Features are paired by genre, others are two movies written by the same author. You’ll also find them all here, or under “Double Features” in the sidebar to the right (or…

The Jupe

The Jupe

A family hiding from killers in a small town a thousand miles from home re-opens an old movie palace. As their pursuers close in, their fear awakens something worse within the theater itself.

I’m With the Band?

I'm With the Band?

A fast-rising young publicist with a preference for alternative music that she shares with her serious musician boyfriend gets sent on a world tour with the hottest boy band on the planet. What could go wrong?

The @#$%^&! Kapinskis

The Kapinskis cover

It’s true, you can’t choose your family. But you can choose to pretend they’re all dead… like Joe does until a canceled flight forces him to reunite with the dysfunctional family he’s kept secret from his very pregnant wife. Now all he wants is to get out of there as fast as he can and leave his past behind. But the past has other plans.

The Ballad of Ethan Burns

The Ballad of Ethan Burns

The stymied son of a Western movie icon risks Hollywood’s ridicule when he assembles an unlikely crew to produce and star in an epic horse opera of his own. As he trips over his father’s long shadow, a beautiful director who ties his tongue, two feuding Native American tribes–and nine very angry mailmen–Ethan Burns finally learns that he might not be his own worst enemy. Now, with everything on the line, he must find out who is.

Straw Man

Straw Man

When a crew of gun-runners suspected in a notorious unsolved murder start dying one by one, a renegade ATF Special Agent fears that their crime’s only witness – a young survivor whom he’s trying to protect – may now be their killer. As the heavily-armed combatants close in on each other, he has no choice but to step between them.

Sarah’s Game

Sarah's Game

A hardball TV sports reporter learns the gambling scandal that drove her potential Hall of Fame father from major league baseball was a setup. Teaming with an idealistic sportscaster—her father’s former teammate and her girlhood heartthrob—she sets out to clear her father’s name.

National Security Dad

National Security Dad

When a highly-dedicated CIA operative returns to suburbia to raise his two daughters, an old enemy and a small army of fanatics follows him, forcing him to fight for his family while protecting the new life he is trying to build.

The Sleep of Reason

The Sleep of Reason

A riveting prequel to the Dracula story. After his bride disappears on their European honeymoon, a man traces her to a castle ruin in the Carpathian mountains, and confronts its undead inhabitants, determined to restore her to life and bring her home. An apocalyptic war of Good versus Evil.

Twice Upon a Time

Twice Upon a Time

An unhappy elderly woman on the verge of death is given the opportunity to go back to when she was twenty years old and live her life over again. Is she destined to make the same choices or will she wind up happier than her first time through?

The Argentine Job

The Argentine Job

When a former Delta Force soldier reluctantly agrees to take on one last job for the CIA, he should have known that stealing from al Qaeda wouldn’t be easy.

The Coven

The Coven

When a young man and his peaceful community of people with magical powers escape from the Salem witch trials on a ship, he learns that some of his group are guilty of practicing the dark arts. When these evil people break off and become the most blood-thirsty pirates on the open seas—and take his beloved with them—he must set off to rescue his love and defeat his former comrades.

Lifeboat, 2028

Lifeboat, 2028

After a nuclear war destroys the Earth, seven passengers trapped in the world’s first space elevator must put aside personal and cultural differences to try to reach a fledgling colony on Mars.

Foe

Foe

In a near-future world shattered by an alien invasion, a lone Special Forces soldier stumbles on a group of disabled military vets holding their abandoned VA hospital as the invaders lay siege.

The Middle World

The Middle World

While still young professors at Oxford, J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis discover a portal to a mythological world and journey on an adventure that will inspire their masterpieces of fantasy.

Crime Beat

Crime Beat

A New York crime reporter, the son of a former Police Commissioner, pursues a serial killer until he has to choose between identifying the killer and unmasking a secret his father meant to take to his grave.

Eiko

Eiko

A young girl is raised and trained by the assassins who killed her family. When she comes of age, she becomes their next target. And they become hers.

The Bastard

The Bastard

The illegitimate brother of the Spanish king spends his life in an epic quest for acceptance, fighting great battles abroad and struggling against his resentful half brother at home, until, with his goal almost in reach, he is at last forced to choose between love and glory.