The King of Patio World by Javaid Qazi
Approx. 4,350 words.
Published on August 29, 2012 by
Float Street Press.
Kermool Berbarrian is the self-appointed king of patio furniture. He brashly converted a gas station into a thriving business and now has everything he needs -- except for Miss Esmeralda Potts. Although he doesn't know it yet, she is about to turn his life upside down.
A short story from the collection Unlikely Stories: Fatal Fantasies and Delusions