Robert Mayer

Biography

Robert Mayer has written for Vanity Fair, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, GQ, and more. His first novel, Superfolks, changed superhero fiction forever. Best-selling author John Grisham called his The Dreams of Ada “a fascinating book, a wonderful reminder of how good true-crime writing can be.”
Mayer lives in New Mexico with his tapestry-weaving wife, La Donna, and their people-loving pit bull.

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Books

Eyes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,550. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Michael Lee, smart and literate, is the chairman of ophthalmology at a major California hospital. He may be up for a Nobel Prize. Without wanting to, he has fallen madly in love with a beautiful young Marine recruiter – who happens to be his son’s girlfriend. Worst of all, for 40 years his life has been controlled by a deadly secret – a secret that even he has all wrong.
Confessions of a Rain God
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,920. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
A droll comedy/drama about love and the gods, Confessions of a Rain God is set among the classic Mayas. Narrated by the Mayan rain god Chac -- the most important god of the rain-dependent Mayas -- who falls in forbid love with beautiful young mortal girl, Tika.
The Origin of Sorrow
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 224,130. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the 1770s, the Jews of Frankfurt are trapped, both physically by the walls of the ghetto within which they must dwell, and in a larger sense by the rules of a society in which they are outcasts, legally debased and barely suffered to live. And yet within those confines they find life, in all its glories and tragedies. This rich novel is filled with real emotion, history, and characters.
Danse Macabre
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,680. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
New Orleans, August 2005. The lives of a ballet dancer, a reporter, a psychiatrist, and a voodoo queen intersect and overlap in the shadow of a stalker and a serial killer... and all the while, a bad wind named Katrina is headed their way. Written by Robert Mayer, acclaimed author of Superfolks, The Dreams of Ada, and Combustoica's The Ferret's Tale.
The Ferret's Tale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,560. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
From the acclaimed author of Superfolks and The Dreams of Ada comes this tale of the human struggle, of love and war, sorrow and joy, death and renewal, faith and doubt... all seen from the ferret's point of view. Ezra, a master of science facing his own mortality, meets Cleo, a ferret who understands him better than he understands himself... or is what is happening not quite what it seems?

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animals    ballet    ferret    ferrets    ghetto    hurricane    hurricane katrina    judaica    judaism    katrina    love    maya    mayan    mysticism    nazis    opthalmology    optometrist    optometry    rain god    robots    rothschild    voodoo