Dave Malone


Dave Malone hails from the Ozarks. He is the author of the Seasons in Love poetry chapbook series. In adddition, he has authored the print volumes: Poems to Love and the Body, Under the Sycamore, and 23 Sonnets. All of his work can be found for free on Smashwords.

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The Hearts of Blue Whales
Price: Free! Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
This two-act play set in Kansas City explores the tumultuous relationship of Ozark characters Chance and Jessie. Given her meth-dealing father and absent mother, can Jessie overcome her insecurities and find love with the always persistent Chance?
Purgatory: A Good Way to Die (Butterworth)
Price: Free! Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
College adjunct instructor Charles D. Butterworth lives a pleasant, though not terribly exciting, life in the rural Ozarks. A cuddly, bookish man, Butterworth seeks meaning through the Eastern philosophers and Mother Nature. Feeling his life has peaked, Mr. Butterworth plans his suicide. Bad weather and an unexpected infatuation slow his demise.
Not Forgiven, Not Forgotten
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ozark private eye Walt Records returns a client's retainer since her husband is not cheating on her. Walt Records is a nice guy like that. Or so he says. Local merchants, drug dealers, a preacher, and an insurance scam threaten the wellbeing of the small Ozark town Records tries to protect. Through the unexpected help from his lover, Records faces off against crook and crime in this novelet.
Seasons in Love
Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Seasons in Love is a collection of love poems, chiefly set in the gorgeous Ozarks. Twenty years, seventy poems, and love that can't be numbered.
Under the Sycamore
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Inspired by poetry from women of the ninth century court in Imperial Japan, Under the Sycamore, is a collection of short poems that speaks to passion, desire, and longing in the setting of modern day.
23 Sonnets
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A book of contemporary love sonnets celebrating romance and nature.
Poems to Love and the Body
Price: Free! Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Romantic, erotic, genuine, personal love poems.

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