Neal Barrett Jr.

Books

The Prophecy Machine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,620. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Hooters, Hatters, and menacing evil Even in a mystical world where centuries ago animals were magically changed into humans, the land of Makasar us considered strange. Its two major religions are Hatters and Hooters. During the day, Hatters, wearing hats of course, wander about jabbing pointy sticks into bystanders. The night is ruled by the Hooters, who hoot and set fire to people and things.
Daniel Boone: Westward Trail
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,950. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The wilderness. It was a brutal force, a powerful magnet drawing Boone away from the woman he loved and the children he fathered … into the savage unknown. Rebecca Boone watched him go and waited for his return … her heart aching and filled with passion … the dream of a promised land turned into a nightmare of personal torment as the lone frontiersman blazed his way along the WESTWARD TRAIL.
The Leaves of Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Gorgon came from some time line far across the multiple worlds. It moved among men, looking always as though it was one of them. But it was not a man; it was a destroyer! This creature would willingly destroy the universe, in all its alternate world-lines. It could not tolerate other forms of life, could not permit them to exist.
Aldair, the Legion of Beasts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,870. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
One of the strangest adventurers in the history of science fiction. It is millennia from now and mankind has vanished from the Earth, under mysterious circumstances… But he has left a legacy behind him: a host of intelligent species artificially enhanced by means of humanity's genetic science. Aldair is one such product, an intelligent, upright pig.
Aldair, Across the Misty Sea
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,480. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
For his world and ours are the same … but his lies in the future and seems destined to parallel the history of our own. Where is humanity? What legacy has true mankind left to its manlike descendants that they must relive our past? For Aldair has been forced into the role of a future Magellan, who must travel down the coasts of unmapped continents, facing monsters, and winged wizards.
Aldair, Master of Ships
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,670. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Earth was still green and fully populated its "men" were the products of a science that might have begun with the Dr. Moreau of Wellsian legend. Fate had chosen Aldair to seek the truth about Man. Why had Man created these new beast-races and above all where had man gone? Truly, an astonishing adventure in future projection.
Aldair in Albion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,590. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
On the day that Aldair found that his world had abruptly turned upside down, his history-changing quest began. And he did not even then know that it was to be a quest. Aldair had been a true acolyte of the Faith when it happened. And then he found himself an accursed outcast, the one against whom all hands were raised. His only friends were those who had been his most vicious enemies.
Dawn's Uncertain Light
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,050. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
After The Fall … America's Great Dream is over. Centuries ago it was devastated by the ultimate war. The effects still linger. Food is scarce, water even scarcer and human compassion nowhere to be found. Even so, society is slowly rebuilding itself. But is it a society whose thirst for success is built on an enormous, barbaric lie.
Through Darkest America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,000. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Post Apocalypse America... Bluevale was about all Howie had seen of the world. Even his Pa, who knew everything, didn’t know much about the way it was before the war. Scriptures said all of the unclean animals had been wiped out. Howie didn’t know what that meant exactly. He’d seen horses. And stock of course. Stock looked like humans. ‘Cept stock had no soul. That’s why they was meat.
Slightly Off Center
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,600. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Barrett's ability to stir fantasy and reality into a delightful souffle redefines the term "magic realism." There are eleven stories in this collection: Buckstop Deviations A Day at the Fair Tony Red Dog Four Times One Greyspun’s Gift The Last Cardinal Bird in Tennessee Interstate Dreams Stairs Uteropolis II “Sorry, But—” Get ready for a ride through Neal Barrett, Jr's own peculiar wonderland …
The Neal Barrett Jr. Off-the-Wall Trilogy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 296,350. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Three complete off-the-wall mystery novels by Neal Barrett Jr. - Pink Vodka Blues - Dead Dog Blues - and Bad Eye Blues. Quirky, funny, very dark and always wonderfully told, Barrett's stories will take you to the nooks and crannies of the world and introduce you to characters you'll never be able to forget.
Bad Eye Blues - Off the Wall Mystery / Suspense
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,610. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Dinner with gorgeous aeronautical engineer Claire de Mer holds the promise of heavenly bliss for Wiley Moss — until two manic mobsters toss him on a cross-country bus and shuffle him off to Idaho. Nice work if you can get it, only Wiley can't seem to find the time for romance and art. Someone's knocking off the hoods at the Mount Vincent High Country Lodge and Whitewater Resort.
The Thriller Zone: A Twenty-Novel eBook Bundle of Thrillers and Suspense
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,806,250. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A New Bundle Featuring Twenty Novels of Mystery and Suspense The next of our series of eBook bundles, The Thriller Zone features twenty thriller and suspense novels by various award-winning and bestselling authors.
The Gates of Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,460. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The Last Earthman vs. the Empire that died before Earth was born.
Dead Dog Blues
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,970. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,000. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,570. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,800. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,380. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,180. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Screenplays » Comedy
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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