Lumpy: Stories

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Hope you guys enjoy my stories. Reviews, comments, emails and etc. really appreciated.

The genre's I enjoy the most are sci-fi and mystery/thriller, and I plan to write both, plus the occasional romance story.

If you're interested in sneak peaks at new stories and WIP or getting stories early, check out my author website (in profile above).

Displaying stories 1 through 10 of 13

1 Burying the Past

John Taylor (4)
John Taylor had finally gotten his life put back together. He was living with his girlfriend, FBI Agent Loretta Whitaker, and was in the process of adopting the girl who'd returned with him from Russia. He had put the past behind him. or so he thought. Qasim, the man who'd held him in the desert for three years and tortured him every day, was back and in the US. Now Taylor must stop him from committing his next act of Terror. Can Taylor bury his past once and for all?(New Posts Every Sat)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Politics, Violence
Downloads: 9119| Votes: 165 | Score: 8.32
Size: 411KB | 79,199 words | Posted: Concluded:

2 Danger Close

John Taylor (7)
When an army base in west Texas has a series of thefts and murders that threaten to derail military budget negotiations, the new president sends Taylor and Whitaker to find the culprits and quietly end the situation before it can become public knowledge. When they arrive, however, the pair finds that theirs is not the first investigation into the situation and that the previous attempts to stop the thefts failed because of criminals on the inside.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Violence, Military, Mystery
Downloads: 1928| Votes: 37 | Score: 8.00
Size: 87KB | 16,843 words | Posted: in progress Updated:

3 Destiny Interlude: a Summer Cruise

A Destiny Saga Story (3)
A Destiny Saga Short Story. After a long year Caspian and his family decide to take a relaxing summer cruise through the Caribbean. Sadly, it seems things never go as they are planned for Caspian. His summer vacation is interrupted when some new friends need a helping hand.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Crime, Violence, Travel, Science Fiction
Downloads: 4021| Votes: 189 | Score: 7.30
Size: 77KB | 15,474 words | Posted: Concluded:

4 Destiny's Road

A Destiny Saga Story (1)
Caspian Grey's life was already pretty weird, and then he started high school. He must cope with the bizarre changes in his life while trying to find the family he always wanted. A sci-fi coming of age story. (A note, there is a slow build here. Sci-Fi elements don't show up till around chapter 20)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Violence, Science Fiction
Downloads: 16897| Votes: 360 | Score: 7.90
Size: 480KB | 94,411 words | Posted: Concluded:

5 Election Day

John Taylor (6)
On the eve of the election, a religious fanatic begins threatening one of the candidates, resulting in the death of a Secret Service Agent when things escalate beyond simple threats. Taylor and Whitaker are tasked with finding the maniac before he can kill anyone else, including possibly the future President of the United States. The Secret Service, who don't approve of Taylors unorthodox methods, force the pair to once again work outside the system to accomplish their goal.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Violence
Downloads: 6691| Votes: 80 | Score: 8.58
Size: 330KB | 63,137 words | Posted: Concluded:

6 False Signs

John Taylor (2)
A National Guard armory has been destroyed in west Texas, and all eyes turn to a possible terrorist attack by a missing soldier. The agents in charge of the investigation refuse to listen to soldier's mother, forcing her to turn to Taylor to clear her son's name. As he digs up clues of a frame-up and hints of a much more sinister motive behind the explosion, Taylor races to stop an even greater tragedy. (Story is complete and posts every Wed)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Violence, Military, Mystery
Downloads: 11369| Votes: 335 | Score: 8.15
Size: 291KB | 56,039 words | Posted: Concluded:

7 Family Ties

John Taylor (5)
To get some distance after their split, Whitaker has taken up the offer of a distant relative to travel to Germany. When Whitaker also goes missing, after being implicated in the murder of her benefactor, Taylor must travel to Germany himself to find her and clear her name. Taylor is forced to deal with a police force that isn't interested in a different suspect, a wealthy old-money family that didn't want Whitaker involved, and unknown players that don't want Taylor to know the truth.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Violence, Detective
Downloads: 6669| Votes: 96 | Score: 8.40
Size: 317KB | 60,599 words | Posted: Concluded:

8 No Good Deed

A Destiny Saga Story (5)
Caspian and his family are back and are the targets of an criminal organization that wants Caspian dead. The family must face their opponents, both new and old, while continuing the work to move their plans beyond one small Texas town.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age
Downloads: 12579| Votes: 174 | Score: 7.82
Size: 620KB | 122,733 words | Posted: Concluded:

9 Playing by Ear

Country Roads (1)
After spending his young life traveling with his musician father, Charlie Nelson has roots for the first time. Living with his mother in a small Appalachian town in western North Carolina, Charlie struggles to find his place in this new world, which isn't without challenges. Living in poverty, dealing with bullies, and having no friends, Charlie's new life is anything but a fairytale. If it were up to Charlie, he'd stay at home and play his guitar... but life doesn't always give us what we want

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: General
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Drama, School, Music, Rags to Riches, Baseball
Downloads: 9467| Votes: 120 | Score: 8.13
Size: 396KB | 79,723 words | Posted: in progress Updated:

10 Rebirth

John Taylor (1)
John Taylor walked out of the desert a different man than he was going in. After three years of torture Taylor is now an ex-soldier with a life in shambles facing a world that gave him up for dead and moved on in his absence. Taylor is forced to pick up the pieces when he steps in to help an outgunned Federal Marshal against unknown assailants. Now Taylor is on the run and saddled with a witness marked for death. Can saving the witness's life give Taylor back his own?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Violence, Military
Downloads: 15588| Votes: 436 | Score: 7.98
Size: 277KB | 55,196 words | Posted: Concluded:
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