Books tagged: jose rodriguez

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A Holly Trifecta
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Series: Short stories, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Three short stories specifically written for publication in religious magazines. Two out the three got published in 1994 and 1995. Years later, after re-reading this early work, I have to admit that these stories are tearjerkers. I didn't set out to write lachrymose stories, but sometimes stories write themselves. I have bundled these stories in this trilogy, for those of you who like spirituality
Simple Life
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Series: Short stories, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Unhappiness can be self inflicted when we fail to appreciate what we have or get sidetracked by worries that are not worth our time. In this short story, a young boy who is poor but doesn't know it, who is happy with his simple life, has that life tarnished by worries that, while look to him insurmountable, are small peanuts. Death and a missing love one reset the boy's priorities in life.
The Alien's Luggage
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Series: Short stories, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about unfulfilled expectations. Two cousins think they hit the jackpot when they run into a crashed UFO, only to find out that what they though was their ticket to fame and riches is just another of life's disappointments.
Mister Danger is my Name
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Series: Short stories, Book 18. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An American expatriate living in a small town along the Caribbean, an escapee from alimony payments and pesky IRS tax men, becomes the unexpected driver of an ambulance carrying a dying kid through the dark jungle night. Besides a rough dirt road full of pot holes, river crossings, and no headlights, he has to deal with a spooky companion riding shotgun.
Cuando los bosques mueren
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,410. Language: Spanish. Published: October 2, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
En los años 80 y 90 del siglo pasado se produce en el Sur de la Península Ibérica una serie de incendios forestales donde la mano del hombre se hace más que evidente.
I Have Monkey Butt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
In this short story a mountain biker struggles uphill. It is not just the steep climb, but his age, asthma, and monkey butt that he has to overcome to make it to the top. Along the way he briefly meets other riders who come and go seeking their own two-wheeled happiness. The reward for long climbs is sweet descents that make the pains and doubts of the uphill struggle all worth it.
King of the Hill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A short story about BMX racing and the odd relationship of sorts between and old guy and a punk kid. Winner of Dirt Rag Magazine's 2010 Literature contest.
Riding Alone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
After an eventful day at the office that included fighting a man with a knife, what was supposed to be a relaxing mountain bike ride turns into an epic escape on the Colorado Trail. In this short story our lonely rider is running away from … something, chased by his own fears.