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The Temporary Hero

Why be credible when you can be incredible?

Eight months ago, a mad scientist’s device left Reuben Conway with the superhuman abilities of Ultiman. When a flame-wielding burglar goes on a crime spree in Los Angeles, it’s up to Reuben to track him down. But, when a mysterious organization frames him for the crimes, he finds himself at the center of a scheme to destroy the city. As the terrorist plot storms toward its murderous goal, Reuben discovers that he’s been caught in a trap.


One from which no hero can escape.

My blood ran cold and I tuned out the commentator as I watched the video they were looping. The shaky cellphone video showed flames erupting in the Starlines warehouse. The view suddenly jerked upward to show a man in a black and red skinsuit flying overhead, away from the scene. The newscast obligingly froze the playback and zoomed in to let everyone get a good look at the man. It gave a good view of him, right down to the barcode insignia on his forehead.

It was me.

“It’s gotta be fake,” Ratna whispered.

“Yeah,” I responded, mind racing, “it’s gotta be.”

But it looked real enough to fool anybody. Hell, it looked real enough to fool me.

The third installment in the popular Conway Report series, The Temporary Hero is a pulse-pounding ride through a noir world of secret identities, mind-boggling superpowers, desperate gambits and shadowy conspiracies that will leave fans of potboilers and superheroes screaming for more.

Now available in eBook and Amazon paperback!