J.S. Volpe

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From Finland with Love (Anomaly Hunters, Book Two)
Series: Anomaly Hunters, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Now in college, Calvin and Cynthia investigate a murder linked to an ancient Tarot card. Along the way, they meet the beautiful, bisexual Kaarina Nurmi. Both Calvin, who is straight, and Cynthia, who is gay, hope to win Kaarina's affections. Do either of them have a chance? Can they stay alive long enough to find out? 77,000 words. Contains adult language, explicit sex (both hetero and lesbian).
Into the Woods (Anomaly Hunters, Book One)
Series: Anomaly Hunters, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,330. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
High schoolers Calvin Beckerman and Cynthia Crow unofficially investigate Cynthia’s little sister’s disappearance. They soon team up with Robert May, an elderly anomaly investigator who is convinced the disappearance has paranormal aspects. The group's hunt for the truth uncovers a mysterious force that will change their lives--and the world--forever. 98,000 words. Contains adult content.
Scoundrels' Jig (The Chronicles of Eridia)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,050. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When a bar full of criminals, scumbags, and psychos (plus a few arguably sympathetic characters) learn about a big hunk of gold half a day's journey west, the race is on to see who can get their greedy, treacherous hands on it first. Along the way the competitors must contend with scheming constables, a killer robot, a peevish dryad, and much more. A 70,000-word black comedy/fantasy novel.
The Singular Six (The Chronicles of Eridia)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Frankenstein's Monster. Dr. Frankenstein's indomitable niece. A superhero with the power to turn to stone. A tweenage queen. A robot that performs psychoanalysis. A snarky Incan jaguar god. In the wake of a mysterious cataclysm that merged all realities into one, this unlikely sextet joins forces to save the land of Erizan from a horde of evil marauders. A 91,000-word fantasy novel.
Blood Ties (The Chronicles of Eridia)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In the fantasy world of Eridia, a human who has been raised as vampires' livestock learns he has been chosen to Ascend and become a vampire himself. Though this causes his fellow human slaves to shun him, he himself is overjoyed, since he sees his vampire masters as paragons of culture and beauty. Alas, things go awry when a legendary vampire hunter attacks. A 12,000-word short story
Till the Mountains Turn to Dust (The Chronicles of Eridia)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Reynard is a trickster who lives only to sow chaos and sate his basest desires. Solace is a Good Samaritan who constantly strives for society’s betterment. The two of them seem to have nothing in common, yet they do: they’re immortal, and roughly once every thousand years their paths intersect in unpredictable ways and in different remarkable locales in the fantastical world of Eridia.
Dark Secrets (Rare Finds)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Gilbert Solomon, a finder of rare objects, is hired to locate the only existing copy of the final episode of an obscure 70s TV show. At first, it seems like an easy case, but before long the show’s producers start turning up dead. Who is responsible? Gil doesn’t care. But he’ll have to play detective if he hopes to stay alive long enough to find the tape and receive his hefty paycheck.
Chain of Desire (Rare Finds)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Gilbert Solomon, a finder of rare objects, is hired to locate a prototype 50s-era robot. He soon finds it, but its owner won't give it up except in exchange for a rare issue of a men's magazine. When Gil finds a copy of the magazine, its owner likewise won't give it up except in trade, and so on and so on, the job threatening to become an endless chain of trades... An 8,200-word short story.

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