Joe Stephens

Peter and the Starcatcher

Two ships leave from the same port for a secluded island. One ostensibly contains a treasure belonging to Queen Victoria, the other an identical crate containin...

Sister Act: The Musical

It’s 1977, the height of the disco era. Deloris van Cartier, aka Delores Carter, is an aspiring Philadelphia singer with a big voice and even bigger personality...

Ready Player One

Imagine you’re in a world in which the atmosphere is so toxic that staying inside hooked into virtual reality seems like the best way to make it through your day. Based on recent events in this region, I bet you won’t have any trouble conjuring up th...

Launchpad 2017

With the shrinking of the Mid-Ohio Valley’s fabled “Chemical Alley” and the uncertain future of oil and gas jobs coming to the area, the tough economic reality ...

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

To the accompaniment of creepy, brooding music, the characters step out of the complete darkness. Enshrouded in fog with only their faces lit, each speaks briefly. The lights suddenly go out. A woman screams. And the mood is set for the Actors Guild ...

Melliflua

He pursed his lips and blew gently on the rich, brown liquid, creating tiny decaffeinated tsunamis that crashed on the far shore of his cup. He needn’t have bot...

Wild & Wonderful Donuts

Who doesn’t love a good doughnut? Well, probably somebody doesn’t, but I think we can agree those people are highly suspect. The problem many folks have, though, is that they often struggle to find their favorite ones in stock at their local shop. Or...

Big Fish

Traveling salesman Edward Bloom and his lovely wife Sandra should be on top of the world. Their successful son Will is getting set to marry a beautiful, sweet-h...
Joe Stephens

Joe Stephens

Author

Joe is a teacher at Parkersburg High School, a blogger, and the author of a series of detective novels known as the Shalan Adventures.

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