Neal Barrett Jr.

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The Gates of Time
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,460. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Last Earthman vs. the Empire that died before Earth was born.
Dead Dog Blues
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,970. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nothing ever happens in Pharaoh, Texas... Drunks and missing auto parts headline the local crime wave until a barking dead dog shows up in millionaire Max Coomer's backyard. Then Coomer himself is discovered frosty cold and very dead, running for fame and glory forever down the gridiron at Pharaoh High. That's just the beginning of the mayhem that erupts in a sleepy Texas town.
Stress Pattern
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,000. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The essence of a truly null-Earth logic may never be as clearly defined as in this novel-length package of interplanetary surprises. Ride The Wormway To No-Wonderland. Consider this marooned astronaut. His spaceship and supplies are swallowed in one gulp by something from beneath the featureless plain of an unknown world. The natives are not hostile but incurious.
The Karma Corps
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,570. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Captain Lars Haggart was a soul waiting to be reborn...but before that blessed event he had been inducted into the Arm of God Regiment, fighting for the beleaguered Churchers on a newly colonized planet. Their foe — demons who could pop into existence, slay and pop out of existence the next instant. The demons were winning that war, driving the living colonists toward extermination.
Pink Vodka Blues - Off the Wall Mystery-Suspense
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Russell Murray is the editor of a literary magazine in Chicago. He drinks way too much. And he's in big trouble when he wakes up in a hotel room with a beautiful woman just before two men come into the room and kill her. They try to kill Murray, too, but he gets away. Things never slow down after that.
Interstate Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,800. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dreamer came back to Austin, Texas from a bad banana war with a souvenir slug in his head. No big deal, just a minor side effect: Now, every safe, every lock, every fancy alarm takes a nap when he's around. Dreamer's not tempted. He's straight arrow and doesn't need the dough. He's happy selling guppies, hanging out at Mama Lucy's Vishnu and esus Barbecue. It's never that simple with Neal Barrett.
The Hereafter Gang
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,380. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
On a hot summer Texas afternoon, Cindy Nance introduces young Doug Hoover to the two great secrets of life. Doug likes the first secret a lot. The second, that guys grow up and go to work, doesn't appeal to him at all. A series of meaningless marriages and do-nothing jobs prove Cindy was right. Turned off by the present, Doug tries to recapture the joys of his past.
PIGGS - A Novel with Bonus Screenplay
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,180. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
If the Sopranos wore overalls and didn't care for shoes, they'd likely live in Mexican Wells, Texas. If Jack hadn't screwed up a no-brainer holdup in Amarillo, if he hadn't gotten high with a long-legged Oklahoma girl--hey, if he'd ever done anything right, he wouldn't have ended up in the Huntsville pen. He sure wouldn't be washing dishes in a dump like WAN'S. - A Modern Classic

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