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The Acorn Stories: West Texas Tales from a Lubbock Author
Series: Acorn, Texas, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,090. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2008. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
From romantic comedy to razor-sharp satire to moments of quiet reflection, Duane Simolke’s award-winning tales transform a fictional West Texas town into a tapestry of human experiences. “A lush tangle of small-town life branches out in this engrossing collection of short stories.” –Kirkus Reviews. “If you liked WINESBURG, OHIO…rejoice.” –Watchword.
Distant Cousin
Series: Distant Cousin, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,290. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
(Volume 1) Who would believe a girl warning of disaster who said she was human but from another planet? OK, she speaks an unknown Indo-European language, but even so.... It's been called an adventure, a romance, a "West Texas Chicano action story," and even science fiction. Try the sample to see why so many have become avid fans of our Distant Cousin.
Distant Cousin: Repatriation
Series: Distant Cousin, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
In volume 2 of the Distant Cousin series, Ana Darcy learns more about Earth, her new home: money is king, and no good deed goes unpunished. Forced to choose between death and returning to her native planet, what will become of her husband and her adorable twins? Try the free sample to taste the engaging flavor of this light-hearted thriller.
Distant Cousin: Reincarnation
Series: Distant Cousin, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In volume 3 of the Distant Cousin series, Ana Darcy, an ordinary New Mexican housewife, has secrets even her family doesn't know. One is that her countrymen have accidentally given terrorists a deadly weapon they are about to use. As she risks her life to prevent a massacre, the FBI, the CIA, the Mafia, & even the Russian Mafia learn one more of her secrets: she is no ordinary housewife!
Maggie's Fall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sometimes, the ones who know a girl best are her dog and her horse. Ranch-raised and city-tested, Maggie knows all about life's battles, and she is prepared to fight them all - for her son, her makeshift family, her ranch, and her best friend. But to survive, Maggie will have to learn to fight to save herself.
Simple Green: Confessions of a Former Earthchild
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Simple Green," by a semi-lapsed environmentalist, is a rumination on keepsakes and mementos and how best to Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle them after somebody dies and leaves all their stuff behind -- a life's residue, inevitably destined for the landfill, unless a sentimental collector intervenes. A personal essay/memoir by Deborah J. Lightfoot, author of the "Waterspell" fantasy trilogy.
Spacemen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
West Texas teens Ralph and Bucky find a flea market book about the exploits of "Parasail Bob" and decide to emulate him, using the coach's new trampoline and a wind tower located near their farm. Hilarious. Some 4300 words.
Fat Diary
Series: Acorn, Texas. Price: Free! Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A West Texas librarian makes fun of herself and the other people in her town, while writing about her reasons for wanting to lose weight. This short story also appears in The Acorn Gathering, copyright 2002.
The End of Texas
Price: Free! Words: 38,630. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Historical » USA
A bumbling Texas governor flirts with secession. Far right militias flock to his call and prepare for violence to bring about independence. A backlash from Indigenous Mexicans in Texas calls for the Aztlan Now movement, Mexicans wanting to secede FROM Texas and stay loyal to the US. Militias, Brown Power people, prison gangs, police, and FBI clash. From this comes new Mexican-majority US states.
Shakedown
Series: NATO Rapid Response Team. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,620. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012 by Dingbat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Captain Kelly Bonham, NATO electronics officer, adopts a war dog, but when Pojo arrives he’s not interested in rolling over for a tummy rub. This German Shepherd’s a working dog, a retired bomb sniffer. Now she’s shaking down a relationship with a dog whose behavior is puzzling and maybe even unhinged. Can she reach Pojo... or is there more to the situation than she’s seeing?