In a Twisted Mind 2

In a Twisted Mind 2

by Larry R Liberty


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Risky Games: In the year 2030, six years after the Chinese American War; the government decides that the sports industry is not contributing anything to the "Tangible National Product" (TNP). They, and the general population complain the ball players are being paid obscene salaries leading to higher inflation. So the government takes control of the sports leagues and revises the rules of the games allowing exploding devices on the playing fields. The ball players now have to earn their meager pay like combat troups. Americans love the carnage and the new sports industry becomes the number one source of entertainment and income for America. The new and benevolent "Republic Of Texas" expands its border to include "Central America" causing contention with its neighbor, the "United States of America."

Deer Hunter: A veterinarian in rural up-state Sullivan County New York opens a practice with a game farm and petting zoo on her property. A colleague at her medical college discovers a serum that will increase the intelligence of the local wildlife. He allows her to experiment with the drug on a herd of deer within her property. It works to well and soon the deer and black bears are hunting the hunters. It gets out of hand and hunters go missing. The police believe a serial killer is responsible, but we know better. That wise ass Barbara Ann.

Crestview Lakes: Ten years after dad passed away, mom is getting too old to care for her home. Her daughter Jennifer, and son in-law find a retirement community in southern New Jersey for her. She loves her new home and she becomes more active traveling on community trips. Mom unexpectedly dies and is cremated the same day before her daughter is told of her death. Forty years later Jennifer is startled by an unexpected development.

Crooked Little Man: In nineteen fifty-nine Northern New Jersey a small group of eighth grade boys discover a fun time drinking beer and smoking cigarettes in the local woods. They meet some older people and lose their virginity to an older woman. Her husband, a suspected mass murdered takes the boys to a haunted forest, an experience that stays with them for life.

Statue Man: The town of Toms Creek New Jersey has a new artist in town making and posing lifelike stone statues of people in the business district of town. A paranormal photographer discovers the statues are slowly moving. He investigates the artist making the statues and finds he is not who he says he is. The meddling photographer becomes a victim of the artist's delusions.

Plus Six More Twisted Short Stories Designed To Entertain You, The Reader.
(Speedboy, Teachers Pet, Cabbage Night, It's In Me, Quiet Please, Lakeview Avenue)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781683485179
Publisher: Page Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 07/26/2016
Pages: 106
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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