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TODD S. JONES

Born in Dearborn, Michigan in March of 1971, Todd still resides in the state with his wife, Carolyn Jones. He has worked in the automotive repair, computer programming, and financial services industries; retiring from full-time employment in April of 2020. Todd does still work part-time as President & CEO of Myriad Minds, Inc. (d.b.a. MM Racing and d.b.a. MM Offroading).

He enjoys weaving tales of fiction, camping, martial arts, playing guitar, motorcycle riding on his Harley, and Jeeping.

You can contact him at tjones@myriadminds.com

TODD S JONES
CONTACT

Todd S. Jones
8968 Pentecost Hwy
Onsted, MI 49265
734.260.1535
tjones@myriadminds.com

NOTE: Due to submitting stories for publication, Todd is limited on what he can display digitally. Please contact him if interested in a story.

 
TALES OF FICTION
Honorable Mention MOON WALK
After losing his wife, Jared's space mining project is on the verge of collapse. Peculiar mechanical failures and corporate funding withdrawn force the robotic engineer to dig deeper into the moon where he finds more than precious stones. (Short story about 6,900 words - Last Updated July 2022) - Honorable Mention from L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest (Q4 2021)
 
ROLLER RINK EMPIRE
Billy's drug-dealing grandad has always taken care of him and tried to keep him out of his line of work. A rival drug dealer thrust him into a sticky situation where Billy finds out his education can be put to better use than a gun. (Short story about 3,200 words - Last Updated December 2021)
 
THE UNSPOKEN TRUTH
Donovan has made a successful career out of collecting souls with a strategic whisper here and an encouraging nudge there. The challenge of his job has faded in today's world of situational ethics and moral degradation. A new comer from the other team gives Donovan more than he bargained for while working a routine hostage situation. (Short story, about 4,400 words - Last Updated July 2022)
 
Silver Honorable Mention HUSHED PASSING
Tarough Jacob always wanted to be an assassin, like his father and father before him. After his final exam goes sideways and his brother disappears, Tarough is put on the trail of a former renegade graduate. (Short story about 2,800 words - Last Updated July 2022) - Silver Honorable Mention from L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest (Q1 2022)
 
DANSE DES MORTS
Death comes to all in due time, but not always in the form one may expect. Melek finds his life thrust into turmoil when his wife is murdered during the birth of their daughter, Morticia. He must protect his child, who he discovers is destined to become death incarnate, and unveils a plot to open a rift to the realm of demons. (Novel - Part 1 in the trilogy - Last Updated 2021)
 
THE GATE KEEPERS
A race of inter-dimensional travelors are nearly wiped out after discovering a race that wishes to dominate all living beings. They seal off the gates at the expense of other worlds. But a council member's daughter knows they must do something to help others and starts recruiting others to join the fight and secure the gates and free the myriad worlds that have already been enslaved. (Novel - Part 1 in the trilogy - Last Updated May 1998)
 
Honorable Mention DARK INFLUENCERS
Dimitru is the seventh son of a seventh son that tries to live as a normal teenager with his adopted family. Yet, eon old beings haunt his thoughts as they try to control him and set themselves free. (Short story about 2,900 words - Last Updated January 2022) - Honorable Mention from L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest (Q2 2022)
 
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. (Last Updated 3/28/98)
 
A FRIEND MOURNED
Based on a true story about the lose of a friend at a young age. Selective memories can be tricky and how retaining the the good times and bad are important. (Short story - Last Updated August 2018)
 
LUTHER'S TWISTED TALE
A sword and sorcery tale about Luther the Lustrous who has acquired a magnificent sword that tries to twists his mind and body to its will. In his struggle to discover an ancient threat that could destroy the world, he finds love, mystery and unexpected friends. (Novel - Part 1 in the trilogy - Last Updated August 2018)
 
MALICIOUS DESTINY
It has been decades since the war with the Enochian magi, yet Deston finds that they've returned. His dreams of easy living have to be put aside to help save the earth, once again against the creatures the Enochians summon with their blood magic. (Short story about 3,800 words - Last Updated July 2022) - Semi-Finalist from L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest (Q3 2022)
 
FAERIE SPRINGS
A young faerie wishes for magical wings on her birthday, but the magic that had supplied the realm of Finias for centuries has been drained away. She discovers she may be the Fae's only hope against the evil that wishes to destroy them. (Short story about 3,800 words - Last Updated September 2022)
 
ANGEL OF SALVATION
A story about a vampire who tries to find absolution in becoming a contract killer. (Short Story - Last Updated May 1998
 
DISEASED
A naturally born vampire finds himself an outcast who must turn from being hunted to being the hunter. (Last Updated 5/4/98)
A fiction story about brotherly love. (Last Updated 6/30/96)
 
THE RACE
A fictional story about a drag race. (Last Updated 6/30/96)
 
POETRY
A Feeling From The Heart
A Modern Life
Content Love
Crossing Paths
Future Hope
Ode to Death
Sensible Love
Sustaining Memories
Taking a Ride
The Journey
The Lake
The Rest of Our Lives
The Search
The Wedding Tale