WORKS IN THE WORKS!
(UPCOMING BOOKS AND STORIES)
FLIGHTBOOKS ARE THE PERFECT “SATISFACTION-TO-GO” COMPANIONS WHETHER GETTING ON YOUR NEXT PLANE FLIGHT OR JUST GETTING AWAY FROM IT ALL!
MORE UPCOMING RENÉ BLANCO STORIES INCLUDE:
POUND DRAIN AND LONDON RAIN
A broke American exchange student attends London School of Economics by day but by night he trolls the dangerous underbelly of panhandling on the Piccadilly Circus for his food and spending money, until he goes crazy over a drop-dead gorgeous check-kiter, and forger.
ONLINE DATES (TRUST ME!)
No matter how much success or failure, choices or convenience, online dating makes people want to keep looking for someone “a little better.”
Self-sustaining oceangoing cities called Free Pod States effectively insulate and/or quarantine select populations from diseases, traditional government authority, and cruise safely around the world, but threaten bigger problems than they solve.
Over the course of 10 years, equal parts desperation and determination transform a hopelessly deformed girl into a true-life “ugly duckling,” but what’s more incredible is she creates a ground-breaking dance style in the process, and it’s an overnight sensation!
SAMSON AND MARY (BREAK THE DAWN)
Self-doubting Jew nicknamed Samson works the graveyard shift in a hospital burn unit, hoping to immerse himself in enough misery that it helps him feel better about life.
GILDED GHETTO (FEAR TOWER)
An oceanfront condo boasts the finest lockdown security, but many owners in their “paradise” just find themselves feeling more controlled, insecure and taken advantage of by the Board, management, committees, officials and each other.
EYE OF GOD
Holiday church services in jail become transformative experiences but not for any of the usual reasons.
COTTON CANDY TREE
This is what happens on the way home after receiving a devastating medical diagnosis.
BUG ME AGGRO
A confrontational attitude and aggressive reactions are the hallmarks of a millennial’s existence, while minor annoyances, and living a life built around avoiding them, define another’s way of life—but they are next door neighbors.
NOT AN EXIT
A dignified 40-year old teacher denies happiness indefinitely to care for her invalid parent and keep their exclusive grade school running in top form, then she does things she doesn’t want in desperation.
THE NINES (AND TENTH)
Having escaped what should have been certain death at least 9 times that he remembers, a young man’s reprieves may have run out.
THE EGG PLANTATION
The subway to Alice’s trendy new restaurant job downtown is filled with quirky characters, disturbances and amusing daydreams, until she arrives.
WOMB TO TOMB (DIAPERS TO DEPENDS), THEY’RE A PAIR!
A destitute widow realizes she still has a large cache of oxycontin and fentanyl left over from her husband’s cancer treatments, worth over $100,000 on the street.
THE CORNER OF BROADWALK AND MAIDENSTONE
Four corners of a suburban London intersection encompass a microcosm of stable English society, until an influx of “foreigners” and other “outsiders” come along. Neighbors band together to stem the tide but vehemently fight over details and about what they all agree on, then what happens changes everything.
TEEMS OF LIFE
Group therapy at a rehab center exposes secrets and insights, and reveals confidential knowledge about crimes which are then prosecuted or used to blackmail.
THE STUPID BOWL
Sports heroes hob-nob with politicians, robber barons and other big shots in the stadium luxury boxes, but after all the hype the game winds up in a disappointing lopsided massacre .
The new surveillance society reaches its fruition, then “The Hive” mentality sinks in, and takes over.
THE EVOLUTION EATS ITS OWN (STREAMING NOW!)
When his older sister disappears during a bloody coup d’état, her 12-year old brother decides to find her amidst the chaos and get them home safely.
YES… BUT, NO (OR, MAYBE… IF)
Sam is a born salesman trying to save his clean-energy company until he has almost nothing left and is ready to give up, then another seemingly good chance for success appears and he chooses whether to sink his last into it.
Commanders from all branches of the military convene to hone their “Kill Zone” skills in a classroom competition which is more real than scholarly, the object being to destroy mysterious tic-tac-shaped vehicles flying at speeds of 5 miles per second, and that can stop and/or change direction in half a second.
RIGHT AT THE TIME
One does everything based on what seems to be the right thing at the time.
Hidden problems of very attractive people, and the challenges and blessings of not so good looks.
Plus, These Stories…
WAKE UP AND SMELL THE CHEMICALS!
ACT OF ATTRITION
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