The Story of Silence

The Story of Silence

Alex Myers

Historical Fiction / Gay and Lesbian / Literary

A knightly fairy tale of royalty and dragons, of midwives with secrets and dashing strangers in dark inns. Taking the original French legend as his starting point, The Story of Silence is a rich, multilayered new story for today's world – sure to delight fans of Uprooted and The Bear and the Nightingale. There was once, long ago, a foolish king who decreed that women should not, and would not, inherit. Thus when a girl-child was born to Lord Cador – Merlin-enchanted fighter of dragons and Earl of Cornwall – he secreted her away: to be raised a boy so that the family land and honour would remain intact. That child's name was Silence. Silence must find their own place in a medieval world that is determined to place the many restrictions of gender and class upon them. With dreams of knighthood and a lonely heart to answer, Silence sets out to define themselves. Soon their silence will be ended. What follows is a knightly fairy tale of royalty and dragons, of midwives with secrets and...
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The APOCs Virus

The APOCs Virus

Alex Myers

Historical Fiction / Gay and Lesbian / Literary

A US Navy Submarine Crew is Infected and Bring the Virus BackRetired army rangers Ethan Bell and Bill McCullough are as different as two best friends can be. People are dying around them and their special talents are needed. Ethan has to be pushed. Bill goes willingly. Another man fights to save his wife from the plague. Two out of the three become contaminated with the virus. A struggling pharmaceutical company cuts corners and creates the cross species jump of the simian immunodeficiency virus spawning Aids in humans and a worldwide epidemic. Years later and now part of the multibillion-dollar big pharma machine, they are still trying to fix their original mistake and the problem is turning into a pandemic. The US government has been fully aware every step of the way and now folks are dying. APOCalypseInstead of mindless zombies the man-made virus creates a cluster of near-perfect, unstoppable savages. They are virtually the urban dead, infected, contagious and attacking and choosing their victims a la carte. Brian Speakes was the Executive Officer of the USS Michigan and then he was infected. Speakes changed into something non-human and deadly. He also changed his name to Abaddon and wants people to believe he’s the Antichrist. Televangelist Ira Swanson has found a hideous psychopath touting the ending of the world is really good for business. There are only two ways to stop them—one kills and the other cures A fast-paced medical horror-thriller where corporate greed rules and the government must stop a deadly threat to the populace before another page of Revelation is written. Apocs hits hard and fast, clean and clear, right through to its rock ’n’ roll climax.About the AuthorAlex talks to about three-quarters of a million people every morning on one of the most popular radio stations in Austin, Texas. His true passion has always been reading and writing and research. He's a bit obsessive Alex is married and lives with two kids, four fish, a lizard and his dog named Max in beautiful Lakeway, Texas.
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