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ANOTHER WAY: BEYOND THE STATUS QUO
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Anti-corp shy;orate crusader Dobie Pokorny wants to save the world from corp shy;orate titans like Colonel Charon shy;ne. The latter and his henchmen are deter shy;mined to stop him. On Dobie's speak shy;ing truth to power tour, he meets and falls in love with Kaylie while endur shy;ing attacks ... read more

INSPIRATION FOR MY NOVELS AND NOVELLAS
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I just put this together and thought I'd share it on this blog in addition to my writing platform. Lottery PresidentWan... read more

A COUPLE OF FREEBIES HERE
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My latest attempt at monetization on BuyMeACoffee ... until they cancel me for being politically incorrect. To start things off, here's my first published work, and my most-recently publish... read more

THE FADED PAGE
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Books in the public domain. Free eBooks forever. FP now includes 6312 eBooks in its collection. fadedpage ... read more

RANDOM BOOK REVIEWS
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From Lionel, January 2013: I just finished reading "The Walking Drum" by Louis L'Amour, a historical novel... read more

RIVA PETKOVIC QUOTES (FROM OPERATION DETOUR)
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You might be smart with computers, but in real life you are a complete idiot. Programmer, data entry clerk, whatever. How have you not gone insane already!? Put some clothes on! Nobody wants to see that. All the great military operations had memorabl... read more

ALEX PANNAS QUOTES (FROM OPERATION DETOUR)
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If I seem flippant, that's just how I cope. You either laugh or you cry. You apparently start referring to yourself in the second person, too. I'm a trusting person. I just took my doctor's word for it. I try to be cool. I now know something about being an outsi... read more

BENNY REED QUOTES (FROM LOTTERY PRESIDENT)
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You really think the President is in charge of anything? He's a figurehead, a spokesman... he's the country's Vanna White. Instead of voting for the person they like best, they vote for the one they think they have to vote for so the other one doesn't win. The reason an otherwise g... read more

COLONEL CHARONNE QUOTES (FROM ANOTHER WAY: BEYOND THE STATUS QUO)
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You're that Commie, Pokorny! I should shoot you where you stand! Pokorny's still out there selling that tripe and it needs to stop. Now! I want him gone! You know what I'm saying? -- Colonel Charonne from Another Way: B... read more

DOBIE POKORNY QUOTES (FROM ANOTHER WAY: BEYOND THE STATUS QUO)
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If you're not a conspiracy theorist these days, you're just not paying attention. Sure, some scoff at the mere thought of conspiracy, but ask any detective, lawyer or judge mdash; if you can find an honest one mdash; and they'll tell you conspiracies happen all the time. From petty thef... read more

SEMMY QUOTES (FROM ANOTHER WAY: BEYOND THE STATUS QUO)
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Don't be scared when you feel you are about to die. You're not frightened when you wake up in the morning, are you? Pretty much the same thing. 'Life is but a dream!' We are from beyond the Pleiades, in the eighth dimension...when we're not slumming it down here in the t... read more

OL" LIGHTNIN" QUOTES (FROM THE LAZY PUG CAFE)
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It's not a tree's purpose in life to stand around being picturesque. Not this tree, at least. Maybe that weeping willow up front, or my old friends ruthlessly cut down in their prime when this place was built, but a mighty oak like me, a real tree's purpose is to... uh... is to... um...... read more

THELAZYPUGCAFE.COM
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My latest short story, based on our real life pugs Daisy, Chandler and Joey, the latter of whom is the only one still alive and barking. See amazon /dp/B085XM6QW8The Lazy Pug Cafe was a dilapidated old two-story farmhouse abandoned years ago, lately serving as a sad b... read more

REVIEW MY BOOKS
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If you've read any of my novels, please give them a review on Amazon (click the book's image, below or on the right, then click the "Write a Customer Review" button on its Amazon page, to the left), on Apple Books, ... read more

BEST FICTION OF 2019
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The Testaments by Margaret Atwood... wins this year's Best Fiction award for her ... read more

ALL OF MY BOOKS
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See Novels/NovellasFeatured book deals on SmashwordsOver the past year, I've made updates and/or corrections to most if no... read more

OPERATION DETOUR
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Riva, a beautiful young "black ops" agent on her first assignment, tries to turn Alex into her own "asset" just to prove she can. When he loses both his job and his girlfriend, she thinks he's putty in her hands. When he decides to go out with a bang, she's afraid she'... read more

TEMPORARY INSANITY
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Long before winning the lottery and running for president, Benny was living in L.A. working as a temporary word processor (typist). For his latest assignment, he thought he was taking just another temp job. He didn't anticipate Venelia and the Dynamos. The what?... read more

RECENTLY-DISCOVERED BOOK REPOSITORY
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HathiTrust is a partnership of academic and research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. See Hathi Trust Digital Library... read more

HOW TO MOVE A BOOK STORE
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A rent increase forced the owners of October Books to move locations in Southampton. They used a crowd funding campaign and loans to buy a former bank location about 500 feet down the street for $400,000.Cool! ... read more

BEST THRILLERS OF ALL-TIME
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According to the Telegraph, anyway. An interesting list. Several if not most of these were that author's first published novel. I've actually read half of these, though it's been years. ... read more

NOVELS/NOVELLAS
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Did I mention I've written a few novels/novellas? Another Way: Beyond the Status Quo A politically-incorrect manifesto. Anti-corporate crusader Dobie Pokorny wants to save the world. His old boss, Colonel Charonne, wants to stop him. On his truth tour, Dobie meets and falls in love with Kaylie... read more

NOVELLAS AND NOVELS
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Free novellaTemporary Insanity Long before winning the lottery and running for president, Benny was living in L.A. working as a temporary word processor (glorified typist). For his latest assignment, he thought he was takin... read more

LAST TRAIN OUT
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Clay and his adopted daughter, Jenna, look forward to their upcoming "homeland tour" to Russia. His intentions are pure. Hers, not so much. When she goes missing, his worst fears are realized. She is not the innocent little girl he thought she was. Not even close. ... read more

MY NOVELS
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WilliamArthurHolmes Go to Another peek at my booksOver the past year, I've made updates and/or corrections to most if not all of my novels (listed below). Acco... read more

STARTED A NEW STORY TODAY
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I started writing a new story today. Can't say much about it except that it's pretty much sci-fi, though it might wander into religion and politics. So, yeah, it should offend just about everyone. Then I took a break and started cleaning. Did a load of dishes. Vacuumed and cleaned the office... read more

ABOUT MY BOOKS
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CRACKING UP OVER LOTTERY PRESIDENT
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Here's one of my brothers reading my book, Lottery President. He seems to be enjoying it. I swear I didn't pay him to do this. New book out! Here's my ... read more

LOTTERY PRESIDENT
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For most people, winning $300 million in the lottery would be enough. They would buy a big house, tr... read more

I AM NOW A PUBLISHED AUTHOR
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It's SELF-published, but still ... It's called "Lottery President."Hopefully, it's at least slightly entertaining. Tell a friend!Here... read more

MY WRITER'S PLATFORM
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WilliamArthurHolmes is my "writer's platform," with a page showing where you can buy, preview and/or review all of my books. Or, just look below... ... read more

A COUPLE OF BOOKS/NOVELLAS ON KINDLE
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I've published a couple of books/novellas on Kindle recently: "Lottery President" is a political thriller; and "Operation Detour" is a darkly comedic adventu... read more

MY FAMILY MEMBERS" BOOKS
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Scared to Life ...and Loving It!: One Man's Journey With Prostate Cancerby Kenneth J. Souza... read more

BOOKS PAGE
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