Thesis Revised: A Short Story

Thesis Revised: A Short Story

Jennifer McMurrain

Historical / Historical Fiction / Fiction

Joella gets more than she bargains for while researching the reclusive cougar for her thesis, in an old mining canyon.A burned out drunk on the verge of death is saved by an alien scientist who wishes to use him as a host to study the human race. He is given a new body with enhancements with such features as telescopic, microscopic, infrared, and x-ray vision. His new improved brain allows him to invent new products and write computer programs which make him very wealthy. The alien helps him transform his body and assume a new identity and live out his dream of being a singer and attracting females to his private fan club,His new life doesn't not go unnoticed. A female journalist investigates rumors that he is using his fan club as sex slaves. Also, a detective comes to investigate his possible involvement in the murder of his former self. The detective brings a black cocaine whore to keep him company while he does his investigation.Once he has learned to use his new enhancements, the alien adds a Time/Transport Bubble to his body. To familiarize himself with the abilities of this amazing device, he does a few test trips in current time and in the not too distant past. For example, he travels to North Korea to steal the virginity of the dictator's new bride and wreck his new weapon of mass destruction. He also uses his abilities to save a famous woman who was unfairly accused of being a spy during World War 1. These are only two of the many adventures the new time traveler experiences.
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Footprints in the Snow

Footprints in the Snow

Jennifer McMurrain

Historical / Historical Fiction / Fiction

Julie and her young daughter, Emily, find themselves with no place to go on a blizzardy Christmas Eve. How will Julie keep Emily's innocence intact while fighting for their very survival?The last thing Denise Gasteaux expected was to be dumped by the man she was head over heels for. But that’s exactly what happened and now she’s left to pick up the pieces. So the last thing she’s looking for is R.J. McHansen when all she wants is to forget men even exist. She can't ignore the instant connection between them. But is Denise ready to allow another man into her heart so soon? Find out in Salvage, a States Trilogy short story. Approximately 10,000 words.
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Emma's Walk

Emma's Walk

Jennifer McMurrain

Historical / Historical Fiction / Fiction

Emma and her dog, Sophie, find a mysterious balloon in the woods which leads to lost love and a reunited family.caution: to anyone who is about to read this novel, you must be warned. this novel will change you're life. you will never see the world the same way again. everything you know and believe will be called into question, including your religion.where did mankind come from? what are our true origins?everything you have been told throughout your life about the creation of man is a lie. creationism or evolution: there both wrong. you must now decide: walk away and continue to live "the lie" or read on and see the truth of the origins of mankind, even if it means calling into question the very core of where you came from and who you "truly" are. what would you do if you knew something horrifying was going to happen that’ll lead to devastating consequences for billions of people and no one will believe a word you say when you try and warn them? 4 young, awkward shy boys from the small town of springbrook gardens will face that impossible question. it is the weekend of the biggest event of the year, the annual variety talent show and the kids are hoping to win first prize to gain the respect they desperately crave. for the last year they have been known around town as the cry wolves’ gang because of the constant practical jokes they have played. It’s to a point where no one would believe them even if they said the sky were blue. the weather is perfect. music group sensation “fly by night” is booked for the weekend, a fireworks show is set to go, and a military platoon lead by the “the general” has arrived for a meet and greet, everyone is happy. from a distance everything looks perfect, nothing could possible go wrong. …until the kids stumble across the true reasons of the military presences in their small town. a friendly meet and greet is the farthest thing from the general’s mind. on the friday night the kids are in the woods and to their amazement they witness a ufo landing. they discover to their horror aliens are planning an attack on their town and will move out like a virus to destroy the world. as if it couldn’t get any worse, the military secretly plans on do anything it takes to stop them to save the planet, even if it means sacrificing the entire town by crashing the massive mother ship down on top of it. the kids are in a panic, they need to warn everyone, but who would believe the cry wolves’ gang? a group infamous for their lies. now the four boys have only 24 hours to find a way to stop the battle between alien and the military to save their town, even if it means sacrificing themselves to do it. aliens vs. the military: whoever wins, the town loses. will they save their town in time? will the aliens succeed in attacking and what will the boys discover along the way about the origins of mankind that will astonish themselves and soon shock the world?
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