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Closer Than Breathing - A Light Gay Odyssey
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You set the price! Words: 83,340. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
This novel tells the story of Ben, a young gay man new to the metropolis, who is confronted by a series of odd, eccentric people, including drug dealers, goths, psychics, veteran author Loyd Larcher and ageing rock musicians Rick Schwagger and Heath Prityards. Making use of opportunities along the way he finds true love with a level headed and down to earth boyfriend.
The Wages of Gin
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,150. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Wages of Gin is a work of fiction and any resemblance to actual people is purely coincidental. Yeah, sure. It is indeed concerned with people the author has known and jobs he has held. But unlike Jack Collins, the murderous character who confesses here, the author has never killed anyone.
A Huckster's Paradise
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 142,770. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
All Jack Schlitz wants is a second chance at success. When he finds it, as a purveyor of “natural products” with his partners in MacNatural Organics, it proves a velvet prison he half-heartedly longs to escape. Along the way to his epiphany, and beyond, the novel presents a comic view of one microcosm of our marketing-driven consumer culture, where all that really matters is a sale.
A Packet of Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,650. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
27 short prose pieces, 2 novelettes and a one-act play provide a feast for all who love mysteries, romance, fantasy, humor and suspense. The novelettes are thrillers, set in Egypt. 2 essays won awards for Best Humor, while another 2 are drawn from the author's own encounters as an apprentice writing contest judge. The author himself is now Chief Judge for 3 of America's leading literary events.
First Feature
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Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,870. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
First Feature is a bitingly wry detective whodunit featuring ex-LAPD's not so celebrated detective Anthony Carrick as he juggles mafia lords, drug addled neophytes, nymphomaniacs, gay counterculture, vegan hippies and tinsel town's dark side in a quest to uncover a homicide in the midst of his own personal turmoil.
Money Ain't Nothing
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Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Money ain’t nothing if you’ve got a lot of it. But then again, a lot of money won’t necessarily buy happiness either. In this Anthony Carrick mystery, hard boiled detective Anthony Carrick is asked to solve the murder of a rich dame’s son. Police think it’s an accidental death, but could it be something more sinister?
The Damned Company
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 by FOG INK. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
The Damned Company is a humorous look at corporate life and all pathological behaviors associated with the business world. Loosely based on Dante's Inferno, The Damned Company is designed to entertain anyone familiar with the sometimes farcical nature of the corporate world.
Foreign Matter: In Trouble with My Fantasies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,190. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Toby travels with a woman who pays. He's got it made, except that her nine-year-old daughter is smarter than he is. Part of the Toby series. Original hardcover published by Atheneum/Macmillan, New York. “A very, very funny book"—The West Coast Review of Books. “Enormously enjoyable”—Kirkus Reviews. “Fresh and spirited”— Publishers Weekly.
The Bible For Breakfast
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
After being tasked with the creation of the world and everything in it, God begins to lose control over his creations. Through His chain smoking, whiskey fueled journey, he must reassert Himself as man's creator whilst finding time to deal with His problematic teenage son. Even with his faithful but morally downtrodden assistant, Peter, never more than a beer bottle top throw from His side...
Dreams and Baseball (All Nine Innings)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,730. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A baseball story. Inspired by Leslie "Tex" Aulds, Walt Rothe, and Ryan Rothe. 1999 was a year unlike any other for Jeff Hartes. He met the love of his life, experienced surreal, life-like dreams, and lost so much in a single, Triple-A season of baseball.