Novels and Short Stories by M. M. Rumberg
Novels and Short Stories by M. M. Rumberg
Novel of spying, sabotage, and assassination during WWII in Nazi-controlled Berlin, Germany. National Award Winner!
A beautiful woman, trained as a geisha, is a vicious serial killer. Accompanied by her accomplished martial arts brother, the killers are tracked by detectives and the FBI, but continually manage to slip through their fingers.
CIA agents turn rogue and deal in drugs and murder. A NY Times reporter is caught up in the web of deception, and is desperate to figure out why he is marked for murder.
In a major attempt to stop the peace process, Middle Eastern terrorists attack Camp David while the president and his family are there. The terrorist objective: capture or kill the president’s daughter, who just manages to escape with the help of a U.S. Marine Lieutenant. But is the Lieutenant helping the terrorists or helping the president’s daughter? They are on the run with the terrorists closing in.
Five extraordinary stories that take you on an unforgettable ride. Creative and imaginative, they realistically explore the hidden corners of the human condition.
Amazing short stories with a twist; each will delight, surprise, amuse, or horrify you, but all will entertain you.
2016 Anthology — From A Writer’s Finger To A Butterfly’s Wing, Short Story, "The Guardian Angel"
2015 Anthology — Young Adventurers: Heroes, Explorers & Swashbucklers, Short Story "Coming Of Age"
2014 Anthology — Thinking Through Our Fingers, Short Story "Aftermath"
2013 Anthology — The Moving finger Writes, Short Story "Wednesday"
2012 Selected for print — Science Thrillers (SciWithFi) Writing Contest, Short Story "Radiation Day"
2012 Anthology — The Dog With The Old Soul, Short Story "Hammer"
2011 Honorable Mention — Writers-Editors Network International Writing Competition Short Story "The Marker"
2010 Fifth Place Winner — 79th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition "Click"
2009 Third Place Winner — Writers-Editors Network International Writing Competition Short Story "Gone Fishing"
2009 Honorable Mention — Writers-Editors Network International Writing Competition Short Story "A Gift From Trinh"
2008 Anthology — Every Family Has a Story, Short Story "Yippee!"
2008 Honorable Mention — 77th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition "A Gift From Trinh"
2005 Honorable Mention — 74th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition "If I Had A Hammer"
2005 Honorable mention — 74th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition "In the Beginning..."
2005 Novel — Third-place winner in Xerox nationwide Aspiring Authors Contest "CodeName: Snake"
2005 Quarterfinalist — L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest — 2d Quarter. Short Story "I, Prisoner"
2005 Quarterfinalist — L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest — 2d Quarter. Short Story "Coming of Age"
"Searching for My Roots: A Beginner’s Notes," The Galitzianer, November, 2003
"Communicating Effectively," Equal Opportunity, Spring, 2001
"Saying Goodbye," Equal Opportunity, 2001
"Five Strategies for the Hunt," Information Executive, January, 2001
"On the Job Hunt," Woman Engineer, Fall, 2000
"Associate for Assistance," Succeed Magazine, Winter, 2000
"What is This Thing Called Networking?" Information Executive, May, 2000
"When Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough. Résumés: Making Them Effective," Information Executive, April, 2000
"To Speak Up or . . . Shut Up. Missed Opportunities in Communicating Effectively," Information Executive, March, 2000
"Membership in Professional Associations: Maintaining the Competitive Edge," Clinical Laboratory Managers Association, Utah Chapter Newsletter, March, 2000; Computer Credible, January, 2000; Information Executive, November/December, 1999
"Membership in Professional Associations Keeps You Competitive," Progressive Engineer, September/October, 1999
"How to Get a Job — and Love It," CAREERS & the disABLED, Spring, 1999
"Telecommuting-Working at Home and Loving It," Information Executive, February, 1999
"Should You Participate in A Clinical Trial?" Senior Beacon, January, 1999
"Writing Effective Résumés," Equal Opportunity Magazine, Fall, 1998
"Take Me To the Fair," Equal Opportunity Magazine, Winter, 1998
"The Year 2000 Problem?" Corrections Forum, November/December, 1997 Police and Security News, September/October, 1997 Masonry Magazine, September/October, 1997 The Business and Professional Woman, September, 1997 AITP Northern Virginia Chapter newsletter, March, 1997
"21st Century Computer Problem?" Senior Magazine, September, 1997
"Benefits of Membership," DPMA Northern Virginia Chapter newsletter, November, 1995
CHICAGO, Sept. 13, 2005 — The contest, designed to drive awareness of digital print-on-demand as a smart alternative to traditional book publishing, received more than 250 entries from across the country.
The three finalist novels were judged by Maureen Corrigan, National Public Radio's book critic, along with Emily Chenoweth, fiction editor for Publishers Weekly, based on eight criteria: creativity of plot, character development, innovative use of language, distinctiveness of voice, control of tone, consistency of theme, grammar and acceptability for mainstream audience.
Codename Snake: The Evil We Kill by Morton Rumberg of Gold River, Calif., a thriller about an assassin operating in Nazi Germany, won runner-up and is available to purchase here as an ebook, printed book, or may be ordered through any bookstore.