the Split

A novel in five parts.  Not pieces, mind you - that would be silly.  Then I'd have to give you a big roll of scotch tape to go with it and that would cost an arm and a leg.  Unless there's only five of you out there.  That would definitely be doable.  Glue might cost less.

Coming to a bookstore near you!

Soon!

Real soon!

 

Part 1

 

This is to you and your time.

Truly, it is the only thing you will ever own.

 

Copyright © 2014 Noel Thomas Fiems

All rights reserved.  This book is a work of fiction.  The author imagined it, mostly.  Any resemblance to actual persons, entities, molecular structures, sentient beings and/or any architectural structures, be them living, dead, or otherwise, is entirely coincidental.  Random events, poor SAT scores, solar flares, mitochondrial decay and sun in the eyes are likely culprits.  Or, blame entropy and that kissing cousin the chaos theory if you’d like.

That’s the author’s excuse.

 

 

the Split Part 1

So this is where I spoil the whole story for you and tell you what happens.

Well, I won't do that. 

I will say it's a dang good story and I'm still working on it.  This here is the idea I had for a book cover.  I tried the self publishing route but quickly decided that it isn't for me.  If you are one of those 8 people who bought the softcover . . . well, you might have a rare first edition on your hands but I wouldn't be planning my early retirement yet.  Maybe your great-great-grandkids.

You, instead, have to keep working.

Just like me.

How bout this for a teaser?

Time and the voice in his head have one thing in common.

Both are liars.

His dead sister is alive.

The brother he killed never existed.

However, there is one truth — a cure, tailored just for him.

Doctor Mergour wants to remove his head.

 

Ha ha I'm hearing James Earl Jones in my head, how about you?

That's about the gist of it.  I'm using something similar for my query letter in trying to find an agent.  I've found that taking my time results in a much better story and as Frank Herbert the author of Dune said;

"A man is a fool not to put everything he has, at any given moment, into what he is creating."

I am doing that by not rushing it - the story knows it is almost ready.

Thank you for your patience and I hope you hear from me soon.

Noel