Christopher Meeks

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Christopher Meeks writes novels and short fiction. His novel "The Brightest Moon of the Century" landed on three Top-Ten Books of the Year lists for 2009. His short story collection "The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea" was reviewed well in the Los Angeles Times and was listed in Entertainment Weekly in the Top Five independently published books of the year. His other collection, "Months and Seasons" was on the longlist of top collections for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. His play, "Who Lives?" was produced in Los Angeles in 2009 and was nominated for five Ovation Awards, the Tonys of Los Angeles.

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Love Will Make You Drink and Gamble, Stay Out Late at Night
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Christopher Meeks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Love Will Make You Drink and Gamble, Stay Out Late at Night" brings a number of Shelly Lowenkopf’s previously published short stories together in a single volume. All the stories revolve around life in Santa Barbara, the oceanside city north of Los Angeles, where people go after they've burned out in San Francisco or L.A.
Falling
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Series: Falling Angels Saga, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Christopher Meeks. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
The popular "Falling Angels Saga" continues with the fourth and final book, "Falling," in which Megan Barnett of Glendale, Arizona, must confront Satan and his demons head-on, trying to save herself, her family, and the angel she loves.
The Fiction Writer's Handbook
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,370. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Christopher Meeks. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"The Fiction Writer's Handbook" is the definitive volume that explains the terms and concepts that writers and editors use when they talk about a work.
Heaven Sent
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Series: Falling Angels Saga, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,970. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Christopher Meeks. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Readers who devoured "Boyfriend From Hell" and "Earth Angel" will be captivated by the third book in the Falling Angels Saga. Megan has precious little time to unravel the cryptic message hidden in the riddle she received at the end of "Earth Angel." If she doesn't, the life of someone most dear to her will be lost forever, and Megan may yet find herself living in Hell.
Iron City
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,700. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Christopher Meeks. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A disgraced ex-cop returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh after a friend has been murdered, and he's determined to dive into the city's dark underworld to find the killer.
Earth Angel
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Series: Falling Angels Saga, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,440. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Christopher Meeks. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
"Earth Angel" is the second book out of four in "The Falling Angels Saga," which follows 15-year-old Megan Barnett of Glendale, Arizona, as she fights Satan and his allies while she falls in love with an angel, Guy Matson.
Boyfriend From Hell
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Series: Falling Angels Saga, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012 by Christopher Meeks. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
"Boyfriend From Hell" is the first book in the Falling Angels Saga from the author of the gruesomely hilarious, "Never Slow Dance With A Zombie." The story centers on 15-year-old Megan from Glendale, Arizona, and her single mother, Suze. Both are starting to date--and one of the men is Satan with his sights set on a new bride. Megan has precious little time to figure out how to stop him.
The Toothache Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011 by Christopher Meeks. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
When a friend tells Jim about the Toothache Man, an unlicensed dentist who is inexpensive, Jim tries him out--and runs into big problems. This is a new short story from the author of "Child’s Play" and "The Power."

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A Death in Vegas
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,270. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"A Death in Vegas" is the story of a man with a beneficial bugs company who is the prime suspect for a murder he didn’t commit in Las Vegas. Who would set him up? Why is the FBI after him? Will his wife believe him?
The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 13 stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection, Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better."
Months and Seasons
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,950. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Months and Seasons" is the follow-up story collection to Christopher Meeks's award-winning "The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea." With a combination of main characters from young to old and with drama and humor, the tales pursue such people as a supermodel who awakens after open-heart surgery, a famous playwright with a problem, and a reluctant man who attends a Halloween party as Dracula.
Blood Drama
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In the crossover thriller "Blood Drama," a graduate student is taken hostage in a bank robbery gone awry, and he has to survive while the FBI does all it can to find him.
Love At Absolute Zero
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,720. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Love At Absolute Zero" is about a physicist who tries to apply the tools of science to finding a soul mate--in three days. Chaos happens.
Who Lives?: A Play
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,860. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Category: Screenplays » Drama
Based on a true story, "Who Lives?" is an inspirational play along the lines of the Sandra Bullock film "Blind Side." In the early 1960s, an anonymous committee of ordinary citizens in Seattle selected people dying of kidney failure for an experiment in something new: kidney dialysis. They could take only 12. When Gabriel is turned down, he looks for another way.
The Brightest Moon of the Century
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,390. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Edward, a young Minnesotan, is blessed with an abundance of "experience"--first when his mother dies and next when his father shoehorns Edward into a private boys school where he's tortured and groomed. In this comic novel, Edward needs a place in the universe, but he wants an understanding of women. The reader experiences Edward's life from ages 14 to 45.

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