Jim McDonald

Biography

Wrote entertainment columns for Vancouver's Georgia Strait and Victoria's Monday Magazine. Covered concerts by Led Zeppelin, Frank Zappa, ZZ Top, The BeeGees, and Elton John.
For fifteen years played drums in rock and blues bands. Toured Mid- and Western Canada.
In Toronto wrote for the stage and performed monodramas and plays from 1992 to present.
Have six short stories on Smashwords so far. I'm putting together cover art for more stories available soon.

Where to find Jim McDonald online


Books

Wild Justice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
If he touches her again, I'll kill him. After my neighbor slapped my daughter, I oiled my gun.
Seven Lives
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The cat that wouldn't die. Is it true that cats have nine lives?
Fight Night
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A punchdrunk boxer recalls his violent bad old days as a mob enforcer
Need Anything?
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A college kid plans to double his money by scoring a quantity of dope in Detroit.
Then All Was Still
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A junkie will do anything for a taste of tomorrow. When Delmer threatens to call the cops, his fate is sealed.
High Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
A true account of three rockers having a high time on the road. The High Life, a rock trio, tours the rough and tough northern mining and logging towns in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. But what do the boys do when the gigs run out? When they have no work, no home, no bath, and no bed?

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