Thomas Pluck


Thomas Pluck writes unflinching fiction with heart. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and two cats, where he powerlifts and trains in mixed-martial arts. He's a computer geek now, but has worked on the docks, at construction sites, and has flipped burgers, washed dishes, and even cleaned the bathrooms of the Guggenheim museum. His debut novel Blade of Dishonor stars MMA fighter 'Rage Cage' Reeves rescuing his WWII vet grandpa from a battle between ninja and samurai over a stolen sword. His work has appeared in The Utne Reader, [PANK] Magazine, Needle: A Magazine of Noir, Criminal Element, and numerous anthologies. He is also the editor of Protectors: Stories to Benefit PROTECT, which includes "Runaway" by Dave White, which was chosen as a distinguished story in Best American Mystery Stories 2013. You can find him on the web at and Twitter as @thomaspluck

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Protectors: Stories to Benefit PROTECT
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,570. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
41 writers. One cause. We've rallied a platoon of crime, western, thriller, fantasy, noir, horror and transgressive authors to support PROTECT's important work. Powerful stories from George Pelecanos, Andrew Vachss, Joe R. Lansdale, Charles de Lint, Ken Bruen, Chet Williamson, James Reasoner, Charlie Stella, Michael A. Black, Wayne Dundee, Roxane Gay, Ray Banks, Tony Black, Les Edgerton and more
The Lost Children: A Charity Anthology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
30 stories to benefit PROTECT: The National Association to Protect Children (US) and Children 1st (Scotland). Includes stories by Paul D. Brazill, Susan Tepper, Chad Rohrbacher, Fiona "McDroll" Johnson, James Lloyd Davis, David Barber, Ron Earl Phillips, J.F. Juzwik, Nicollette Wong, Susan Gibb, MaryAnne Kolton, Luca Veste, Lynn Beighley and Thomas Pluck.

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