Nicholas May (1973 - present) was born in Flint, Michigan but moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1986. He has worked a variety of jobs ranging from Bouncer to Formal Wear Store Manager to MMA Instructor and School Owner to Tanning Salon General Manager, all while wishing he was a writer. He has sold numerous short stories, which will be sold in a collection in late 2012, but this is his first novel. While his series "Trouble Meets The May Boys" deals with the fantastical adventures he and his brother Joey are met with, always by Joey's penchant for trouble, Nicholas maintains that they are almost 90% true, and all heroic scenes and signs of bravery from Nicholas himself were all based on true acts of his own amazing bravery. (Well, mostly true.)
He is the proud father of three wonderful children, who are his inspiration for everything he does, and who are his biggest supporters. Daddy loves you!
Praise for the Author:
"Loved the adventures of the May Boys, and think middle grade readers will love them, too. Hope this book finds the readership it deserves." - Ellen Hopkins, Author of several New York Times Best Sellers, including Crank, and Tilt
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Short Story - Ages 13+ - When Jimmy wastes the money given to him to buy his brother a gift, he is left with just enough to buy a set of Disappearing Ink Markers that teach both boys that you should always be careful what you write... because you might not be able to take it back.
Deep End of The Shadow Pool
Short Story -Ages 16+: A man mourning the loss of his wife, left to take care of himself and his young son, is met with more even darkness when the boy from the shadow pool comes knocking at the window.
Now and Then
Short Story - WARNING! GRAPHIC VIOLENCE! How far will a man go when he finds his brother in trouble with a local mob boss, and how much of himself will he give up in order to save him?
Old Habits In A Fresh New Life
A man, dead to the world, sits in a cafe with his brand new face and his past behind him. Setting out to enjoy the freedom of anonymity and forget his violent past, he just wants to be left alone... but a simple walk to his hotel brings out his true nature, new face or not.
Management - A Zombie Satire
WARNING! VERY GRAPHIC GORE AND HUMOR! Not for the weak of stomach. Not for those without a sense of humor.
Management is a satirical, and sometimes over the top grotesquely (and vomitously insane), look at the way slackers can sometimes rise to the top, while the hard workers are stuck at the bottom. Also, when the two live together, and one is a zombie, things have a way of getting out of contr
The Smoldering Man
Five old friends sit around a campfire telling stories that fail to impress one of the members. When the sixth and newest member of the group decides to tell them a story from his childhood, the story of The Smoldering Man, nothing will ever be the same again. The friends get more than they bargained for when The Smoldering Man waits in the fire, ready to be called up from his flaming hell again.
Maze Of The Blue Rose - Trouble Meets The May Boys (Book One)
Reading Level: Ages 10 and up. When younger brother Joey's non-stop mouth inadvertently causes an ancient witch to be near death, he is cursed and can only be saved by joining his brother in a search for a mysterious Blue Rose in a maze full of magic, wonder, and death around every corner. Will The May Boys find their prize before Joey is cursed forever?
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Smashwords book reviews by Nicholas May
- Halloween Tales
on Sep. 01, 2012
Roy Hudson has put out an excellent collection of stories that if it actually WERE Halloween, you'd probably be best off not reading it until the sun came up the next morning! My personal favorite, and even the title made me giddy with excitement as I got the reference immediately, was "The Blog of Eternal Stench"
Can't wait to read more from Roy Hudson!