My brother-in-law Bill Adams (1954-2019) was a smart, funny, and loving guy. He was also a writer, whose published works have long been out of print. They are too good to let that happen, so after his death I undertook to finish the job Bill had started of self-publishing them on Amazon.
Tilt was Bill’s first novel, a science-fictional defense of free will and an epic tale of love, triumph, betrayal and redemption. Hannes Bannerman undertakes a quixotic bid to single-handedly overthrow the gangster ruler of the resort planet Spang. But what does he hope to gain? Available for Kindle or as a two-volume paperback. Also available on Kindle Unlimited.
The Unwound Way, written with Bill’s cousin Cecil Brooks, was the first of two novels about Evan Larkspur, a poet and playwright who finds, after a century in space and cold-sleep, that his works have become both revered and seditious. Originally published by Ballantine/Del Rey Books. Available from Amazon for Kindle or in paperback. Also available on Kindle Unlimited.
The End of Fame is the sequel to The Unwound Way. Evan Larkspur prepares to reveal himself and lead a revolution, but somebody beats him to the punch. Originally published by Ballantine/Del Rey Books. Available from Amazon for Kindle or in paperback. Also available on Kindle Unlimited.
Dead Sirius is a modern-day thriller set in and around Boston. Bret Ambler, a perennial student, successful inventor, and energetic slacker, is marked as the fall guy in a mysterious plot involving the new Russian President, credulous neo-Nazis, and South American assassins. Originally self-published on Comixpress. Available from Amazon for Kindle or in paperback. Also available on Kindle Unlimited.
13 Quick Tricks (And a Few Long Cons) is a collection of twenty-three short stories, mostly mysteries, including the thirteen published around 1980 in Ellery Queen’s and Alfred Hitchcock’s under the name T. M. Adams. Ellery Queen’s calls “A Very Short Week” a “tour-de-force”, but all of them are delightful. Available on Amazon for Kindle or in paperback.