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 MYRIAD MINDS, INC. - AUTHORS ON FILE!
 TODD S. JONES
Born in Dearborn, Michigan in March of 1971, Todd still resides in the metro-Detroit area.  He has worked many years in the financial, computer programming and consulting industries (Review Resume).  Besides creating cutting-edge custom applications & web sites, Todd is the President & CEO of Myriad Minds, Inc.  When, if, he gets free time, Todd practices martial arts, weaves tales of fiction, races karts, plays the guitar, rides his motorcycle and tries to have some kind of normal social life.

NOTE: I am actively pursuing writing as a future career change and as such can not publish complete works on this page, due to electronic publishing copyright and submission guidelines.  Feel free to read the snippets and e-mail me if you would like to see more.

 FICTION STORIES
HUSHED PASSING
Tarough Jacob always wanted to be an assassin like his father and older brother. He studied all the forms, practiced hard, and did all the assignments given to him. But something went terribly wrong during his final exam. His life is suddenly thrust into turmoil when he finds out his brother was murdered by a former renegade student. Hunting down his brother's killer may be Tarough's toughest assignment ever. (Short story - Last Updated 8/25/2012)
 
THE UNSPOKEN TRUTH
Donovan has made a successful career out of collecting souls with a strategic whisper here and an encouraging nudge there.  The delicate balance of good and evil has tipped and the challenge of his job has faded in today's world of situational ethics and moral degradation.  Donovan's impeccable record, and balance of souls, may be in jeopardy when he finds more than he bargained for at a routine hostage situation.  (Short story - Last Updated 8/25/2012)
 
DANSE DES MORTS
Death comes to all in due time, but not always in the form one may expect.  Saladin Santora finds his life thrust into turmoil when his wife is murdered during the birth of their daughter, Morticia.  He discovers his child is destined to become death incarnate and unveils a plot to open a rift to the realm of demons by Dievas Kurych. (Novel - first scene - 3/18/2012)
 
LUTHER'S TWISTED TALE
A sword and sorcery tale about Luther the Lustrous, his friend and a love that he desires to rekindle.  While away on a quest, Luther acquires a magnificent sword that twists his mind, and body, to its will.  In his struggle, Luther discovers an ancient threat that could destroy the word.  (Novel - first scene - 4/30/2004)
 
MOONWALK
A science fiction story about a robotic engineer who finds more than just precious stones on the moon. (Novelette - first scene - 10/6/2010)
 
ANGEL OF SALVATION
A story about a vampire who tries to find absolution in becoming a contract killer. (Story is still in the works. Updated last on 5/11/98.)
 
DEJAVU
A story about a young man who has lost his friend in a hiking accident, only to find him again in the strangest place. (Draft updated last on 3/28/98.)
 
DISEASED
A naturally born vampire finds himself an outcast who must turn from being hunted to being the hunter.(Final draft completed on 5/4/98.)
 
JT (A Friend in Memory)
A fiction story about brotherly love. (Final draft completed on 6/30/96.)
 
THE GATE KEEPERS
A tale involving the exploitation of inter-dimensional portals to facilitate planetary domination schemes. (Story is still in the works. Updated last on 5/11/98.)
 
THE RACE
A fictional story about a drag race. (Final draft completed on 6/30/96.)
 POETRY
Crossing Paths - In remembrance of Gary Syroid
Sustaining Memories - In remembrance of John Mustonen
The Wedding Tale - Dedicated to my friends Marc & Adrianna Reichardt
A Feeling From The Heart
A Modern Life
Future Hope
The Search

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