Gerald Ribbon and the Bird in His Brain: A YA Novel
Gerald Ribbon has a habit of ruining his love life. The bird in his brain gives him terrible advice, and he is stuck dealing with the consequences. He screwed up his relationship with Jessica, who has now moved on and is seeing someone new. But the fear of damaging another friendship prevents Gerald from openly expressing his feeling for his best friend, Allen. When Allen begins to date Diana, Gerald feels himself getting left behind and tries to form a wedge between the two. Ultimately, Allen and Diana's relationship reaches a breaking point, and Gerald needs to be louder than the noisy bird in his brain and do what is right for his friends and himself.
(September 2021, Deep Hearts YA Press)
House of Blood and Teeth
Life has been difficult for Robert and his family since the death of their oldest son. They've relocated to a new house to get a fresh start, but strange things are happening. Between the house breaking apart, their creepy neighbor, and unexplained injuries, something sinister is happening, possibly otherworldly. Will Robert be able to keep his family together or will they be reduced to nothing more than blood and teeth?
(October 2021, Nictitating Books)
The Giant Robots of Babel
Life isn't easy for mankind following the Great Flood, and now Eber and his young son, Peleg, have to help an angel named Zephon. Zephon has been sent to earth to recover two missing angels captured by King Nimrod. On their journey to the tower they confront many of these Mesopotamian mechas including Inanna, goddess of war and love, and Nergal, god of the underworld.
Meanwhile, Abdi, a janitor at the Tower of Babel, finds a mess that leads him to a secret ritual and is chosen by the giant robot Marduk to become its pilot or "Heart." The robotic pantheon was created by the tyrannical King Nimrod under the pretense of protecting humanity, but they actually threaten the balance of the world.
Everything comes to a head in an epic battle between Zephon and Abdi inside of Marduk. In the end, Eber and his son help save the missing angels, and Abdi discovers that after a lifetime of taking orders he has the ability to choose for himself.
(November 2021, Aggadah Try It, an imprint of Madness Heart Press)