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World Without Work by dhtreichler

When Shauna loses her first job she learns that she has joined half of the people who used to have work and most who are looking for their first job. While she is thwarted at every turn by her former employer she finally decides to reach deep inside to start her own company with the goal of not only creating a job for herself, but for as many others as she can. All the while those who are losing hope riot in the streets demanding jobs, dignity and hope for themselves and their families. Will Shauna and her boyfriend Nic plug into the new economy or be left behind while shadowy forces seem intent on bringing the government to its knees...



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The First Bearmas by dhtreichler

Seven year old Sarajane ‘SJ’ Wilcox walks into a door she didn’t see, and a tumor is discovered pressing on her optic nerve. Because of the location of the tumor, the surgeon wants to shrink the tumor as much as possible before operating. Dr. Hamilton is the pediatric oncologist called in. He applies aggressive treatments, but they are slow to achieve results. Genevieve, SJ’s mother tells her daughter tales of a bear who must undergo a series of ordeals in order to become worthy of a little girl or boy...



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Written by dhtreichler and Illustrated by Grant Boerner

Ralph The Bear's Ordeals: An Illustrated Bearmas Reader by dhtreichler

Ralph the Bear has to prove to his parents and the Supreme Bear Council he is worthy of being the one special bear for seven year-old SJ Wilcox. She has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor and just wants a bear of her own. Ralph, like all bears, has to undergo a series of ordeals to prove he is worthy. This reader is a companion piece to the novel The First Bearmas...



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I Believe in You by dhtreichler

Dr. Isabel Stanhope grew up in African refugee camps and returned after obtaining her medical licenses. But after burning out she returns to the US, deliberately taking a low level position with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. When an outbreak of avian flu turns deadly, Isabel discovers the outbreak may be man-made. As the outbreak turns into a pandemic and death counts balloon, health facilities become overwhelmed. Isabel learns there may be an even bigger and more insidious plot that only she can prevent.



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Life After by dhtreichler

Dana Thompson is very successful selling weapon systems to governments in the hot spots of the world. His wife Katie is a well-respected international field producer for one of the major network evening news organizations. They live in the center of the vortex of world events until Katie receives an unexpected diagnosis that leaves Dana and their college-aged son, Brandon, to adjust to life without her. But soon after her passing, a friend approaches Dana to carry on the clandestine work he says Katie was doing for him. As Dana struggles to learn the truth about Katie and to re-establish his relationship with his son, a startling revelation changes them forever.



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My Life as a Frog by dhtreichler

Mr. Greene has dreams. Different dreams. Dreams of being a tadpole and learning life’s lessons in the school of soon to be frogs. He has other dreams. Dreams of being taken from his mother, never to see her again. Dreams of beatings by ‘the man.’ So Mr. Greene doesn’t talk. He avoids people. He only works at night, cleaning a building in a set routine that anyone, even he could do. Until one day he is asked to do more. Now Mr. Greene must find ways to be more than he ever thought he could be.



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Lucifer by dhtreichler

Imagine a world with no war. Well that is not exactly true. Simulations have replaced battlefields and combat is a sport. Lucifer is the perfect combat robot and not a simulation. He keeps the world from a Challenge Death Match where soldiers would die and a part of the world would enter a new economic depression. Rob Roy, apprentice to Zenith, the Master of the Games, crosses over from techie to soldier and leads the Western Nations’ squad to a victory in the Global Cup Games. He must convince the Cup officials and squad members to accept him. Then he must lead the squad to win again. As the world economic situation deteriorates, world leaders reluctantly agree to a Challenge Death Match as a way to buy time for economic reforms to work. This means Lucifer, an undefeated killing machine, may enter the now real combat. Rob Roy, pursued by forces bent on eliminating him from the competition, must find a way to win, to gain the wisdom needed to survive and ultimately defeat Lucifer while the whole world watches.



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Succession by dhtreichler

Succession explores personal ambition and how unanticipated consequences lead to new realities set against a modern day empire in transition. Jurgen is the playboy second son. That means he is second in line to succeed his father as Chancellor of the empire known as Eutopia. Knowing he has little to lose, he fans public discontent as he voices an alternative to his Father’s vision for the future. He takes calculated risks to build popular support in a very undemocratic society. Turning ever increasing adversity to his advantage, and even when ultimately banished, he plots and positions to succeed his father at the expense of his older brother, the heir apparent. As he gains stature within key parts of the government and a popular following, he begins to question his quest, his lust for power, methods, and even himself. He observes his entire family suffering the unforeseen consequences of his behavior and decisions. However, he has now opened Pandora’s Box and must find a way to control what he unleashed.



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The Ghost in the Machine by dhtreichler

In the not too distant future, Sage Washington wakes up to find herself in a sort of hospital room with no memory of how she got there or why. Memories slowly return with the help of friends and her doctor, but the change in her is unmistakable. She is the first person to transition to ‘the singularity,’ human consciousness in a robotic body that looks like her when she was twenty. She discovers the many things she couldn’t do before and also those she has come to expect that aren’t there anymore. As Sage comes to terms with the fact that she has only thirty days to decide whether to remain an immortal, who may never die nor return to her biological body which has a terminal disease, she finds the decision is harder than she ever imagined.



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Rik's : A novel by dhtreichler

Rik Bogart built the ‘In’ Club in lower Manhattan with his separation check from the CIA and the anguish of a lost true love; at least it was in his mind. Ingrid Johanssen, an international news correspondent living in Baghdad, did not show up at the airport to accompany Rik when Saddam Hussein instructed him to leave in 1991, just before Desert Storm. Rik spent nineteen months in prison after going back in a failed attempt to get Ingrid out safely. But on a September evening a decade later, she walks into his club seeking his help...



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The Tragic Flaw: A novel by dhtreichler

In a world of driverless cars Desmond Jensen stars in a long-running weekly police procedural television series in Los Angeles. When a computer virus brings to a halt the global fleet of driverless Googlecars, suddenly the world is without transportation. Desmond and his co-star Mimi step into the void with Desmond’s now illegal original TESLA S electric car. They help the LAPD solve real crimes based on their television experiences, turning the series into a reality show...



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End Game: A Novel by dhtreichler

Texas-based FBI Agent Jim Carr loses the love of his life in a drug bust he leads against the Zeta Cartel. Jim becomes a loose cannon disrupting drug flows and killing more than his share of cartel sicarios. He becomes indispensable but also a problem for the Bureau. Alene Oliviera remembers Jim saving her life in that same drug bust. When given responsibility for a low profile Department of Justice interagency task force to disrupt cartel movement into the US, she seeks him out. But the Zetas have other ideas and they target Jim directly...



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