A Collection of Short Stories by Timothy Trimble
Sci-fi & Fantasy Stories
Why Undiscovered? Well, aside from the web-based audience who have seen these stories at various locations, there has not been a way to see the full compilation of the stories I have exposed to the world. As a whole, they are undiscovered.
A Peek at the Author, Timothy Trimble
These stories uncover a part of me as a writer. For the Zegin’s Adventures stories and the Air Born series, I fully map out the story, its background, characters, and universe before I actually sit down and do the real writing. With the short stories, I take a totally different approach.
I’m always getting flooded with ideas. Some good, some not so good, and some are crazy exciting. When I get an idea for a story, I usually know right away if it’s a complex tale which needs to be fully mapped out, or if it’s to be a fanciful quest of discovery without knowing where it will lead me. These stories are those quests.
The spark of ideas sometimes come from observation. Examination of animal life and wondering what would happen if they were just a little smarter - Squirrels With Guns. Some are ponderings about a historical genius with a twist of steampunk - The Wings of Leonardo. Others touch the concept of the difference between death or fading away - Invis. Sometimes I just need a way to vent my anger and frustrations with real life and the pain it brings to friends - Touched. And there is the fascination with time and portals to other universes - The Pendant and Jezi’s Dilemma. My relationships with friends and associates who are autistic became the source for my desire to do research and mix in my interest in quantum entanglement - Meghan’s Crayons.
Overall, Undiscovered provides me a vehicle for exposing me, my ideas, my inner being, and my quests as a writer. It is my hope these tales bring you as much joy in reading as they have brought me in writing them.
Enjoy the quests!
"Fairy Tales for Adults" presents a collection of enchanting stories that go beyond the realm of traditional children's fairy tales. These narratives, crafted by literary masters Anton Chekhov and Oscar Wilde, offer a rich tapestry of strong characters, thought-provoking themes, and profound insights into the mysteries of the soul. Within these tales lie timeless truths that have endured for centuries, captivating readers with their universal appeal and offering both enjoyment and enlightenment. In "Anyuta" by Anton Chekhov, the story revolves around the eponymous character, a young woman living in poverty. As the narrative unfolds, Chekhov explores the complexities of human relationships, societal expectations, and the sacrifices one makes for love. "Anyuta" offers a poignant exploration of the human condition and the resilience of the human spirit. "The Devoted Friend" by Oscar Wilde delves into the dynamics of friendship and the harsh realities of self-interest. The tale follows the relationship between a kind-hearted linnet and a self-centered miller, highlighting themes of loyalty, betrayal, and the true nature of altruism. Through vivid storytelling, Wilde delivers a powerful moral message about the complexities of human nature. This volume includes the following stories and tales: Anyta by Anton Chekhov, The Devoted Friend by Oscar Wilde, Polinka by Anton Chekhov, The Sphinx Without a Secret by Oscar Wilde. Read in English, unabridged.
Hair black as a raven's coat, skin as white as snow, lips as read as, blabitty-blah, blah, blah. If one more person calls me sweet and innocent, I'm losing my head.I've got more pressing matters to think about. Like the fact that our wolf pack is in serious debt. If I can't find a way to secure financing for our estate, we'll lose our shifting sanctuary. My stepmother—wonderfully wicked as she is—has come up with a plan: seduce a rich jeweler who's visiting for the weekend. And then, when he agrees to bond with me and make me his forever, we'll be saved. Not such a bad deal, considering he's crazy hot, and I've had a crush on him forever.One problem: I'm not a temptress, not by a long shot. It's a good thing my childhood best friend, Hunter, has come back into the area. He's always been a playboy and knows how to get what he wants. He agrees to teach me the rules of seduction, but before long, I realize I'm the one being played.Contains mature themes.
In the far future, humankind has made contact with numerous other species-Gowachin, Laclac, Wreaves, Pan Spechi, Taprisiots, and Caleban (among others)-and has helped to form the ConSentiency to govern between the species. After suffering under a tyrannous pure democracy that had the power to create laws so fast that no thought could be given to the effects, the sentients of the galaxy found a need for the Bureau of Sabotage (BuSab) to slow the wheels of government, thereby preventing it from legislating recklessly.In Whipping Star, Jorj X. McKie, a "Saboteur Extraordinary," is a born troublemaker who has naturally become one of BuSab's best agents. As the novel opens, it is revealed that Calebans, who are beings visible to other sentient species as stars, have been disappearing one by one. Each disappearance is accompanied by millions of sentient deaths and instances of incurable insanity.Ninety years prior to the setting of Whipping Star, the Calebans appeared and offered jump-doors to the collective species, allowing sentients to travel instantly to any point in the universe. Gratefully accepting, the sentiency didn't question the consequences. Now Mliss Abnethe, a psychotic human female with immense power and wealth, has bound a Caleban in a contract that allows the Caleban to be whipped to death; when the Caleban dies, everyone who has ever used a jump-door (which is almost every adult in the sentient world and many of the young) will die as well.The Calebans have attempted to remedy the error, but Mliss Abnethe refuses to cancel the contract, and the Caleban sense of honor makes breaking the contract from their side unthinkable. To save themselves, all the Calebans are handing over the time-like history lines of the sentients who used jump-doors to one Caleban, Fannie Mae, and withdrawing from ConSentiency space. McKie has to find Mliss and stop her before Fannie Mae reaches, in her words, "ultimate discontinuity," but he is constrained by the law protecting private individuals by restricting the ministrations of BuSab to public entities.
It's hard to say no to a handsome billionaire... Ellen, Sue, and Tanya travel to Portland, Oregon where a local billionaire has promised to give them his current renovation project--a historical carriage house in the downtown area--if they can find his missing brother. As they dig deeper into a local legend, they soon fear that the cause of the brother's disappearance is more sinister and more powerful than ghosts.
Men are just like cats. They don’t do what they’re told and constantly want cuddles.
Kat misses her solitary assassin life. Instead of doing one cold-hearted kill after another, she has to deal with two and a half men all vying for her attention. But with a new crisis emerging, she needs to keep her cool and focus on what really counts.
Kittens are being taken, including Ryker’s son. Is there a killer on the loose or is someone trying to get Kat’s attention?
The second book in this purrfectly exciting urban fantasy series.
Paranormal Security and Intelligence an Immortal Ops World Novel
Paranormal Shifter Military Special Ops Romance.
Captain Corbin Jones heads his own Paranormal Security and Intelligence Agency Special Ops team. He’s used to being in command. Used to having to make the tough calls. As a lion-shifter, he’s no stranger to fighting his primal instincts. He’s had them well in hand for most of his immortally long life—that is, until he catches a scent that sets his body on fire.
The scent of his mate.
Mae wasn’t looking for love and certainly didn’t want to go on a blind date. When she’s stood up and then ends up in the hands of the enemy, she’s not sure who to trust. Not even when the very same man she’s been fantasizing about is deposited next to her. Fate—and her own supernatural hormones—won’t be denied, and she finds she can’t control the desire burning through her. The only problem is, her fantasy man, the very man who came to rescue her, is now in the hands of the enemy as well.
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