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Strange History, Life's Mysteries, and Other Bloviation (Non-Fiction Short Stories)
One man's dislike of cats contributed to the deaths of millions of people.
A World War II pilot survives 3 plane crashes before switching gears and changing the world of science fiction forever.
Told in the spirit of Paul Harvey's The Rest of the Story, this series of short and fantastic historical stories will intrigue and delight readers who enjoy a fresh take on history. All of these stories come with a fun twist at the end, and some readers will enjoy guessing who or what each story is about as they follow along with each new tale. This is a short, but engaging read!
Monster Melee '85 (Middle Grade)
In 1985, with the power to walk between reality and the Beyond Realm, 5th-grader Billy’s been haunted for nearly half his life by monsters that no one else can see. He knows that totally wigging out will land him in detention or worse...grounded. No Atari. No MTV. No fun of any kind! Billy decides to take karate by forging his mom’s signature on a permission slip. The mysterious sensei gives him a radical watch that lets him do something he never thought possible: fight back. A mysterious Skull Cloud monster confronts Billy and demands a showdown on Halloween in the Monster Melee, an epic battle between monsters and kids that happens every 37 years. It’s a fight he can’t win alone. Can Billy, a loner, assemble a team of real friends to help him battle this terrible monster, or will the ghouls of the Beyond Realm invade Nebraska and then the world.
Martian Mist (YA)
Surviving the end of the world is hard. It’s even harder if you’re on the menu.
When the first manned mission to Mars makes an unexpected return in 2037 with a dead crew, a terrible contaminant is unleashed that turns the skies purple and threatens humanity's survival. It brings with it a frightening new apex predator that bumps the surviving humans down the food chain. In this new world, the unflappable sixteen-year-old, Zach Granger, rides his dirt bike across the scorching Arizona desert. With only a shotgun and his loyal beagle hound, Zach must find the robotics expert, Skylar Lucas—a man who may not even exist. His life hangs in the balance when the monsters catch his scent, and Zach must race to California in a quest to find where he belongs.
1986: A Novella
He was nearly killed 35 years ago by KGB spies, which is no small feat for a 34-year-old.
In the world of 1986 where arcades offer games like Tron and Pac-Man, carburetors still power most American vehicles, and the US Space Shuttle Program is in full swing, Tim Cooper finds himself employed by some strange-talking, mysterious people who make him an offer he can’t refuse: cold, hard cash. Will Tim figure out what’s going on in time to prevent a tragedy, or will this be the start of a new temporal war, the likes of which the universe has never seen?
Dystopian Spacetime (Volumes1 & 2)
My name is J. Dallas Brooks, and I'm a Generation X writer. A lot of my stories take place in the 1980s or have a style common to the era. I grew up in Atlanta, a 7th Generation Georgian, and I served for 10 years on active duty with the US Air Force. I spent nearly 25 years working on national defense space systems for the Defense Department before shifting gears in 2021 to enter the corporate world. When I'm not writing, I'm working as a Cybersecurity Engineer, Consultant, and adjunct professor of Cybersecurity. I live with my wife and our 7 children on our farm in southern Colorado. I hope you enjoy some of my work and that you come back again. Happy reading!
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