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Minimum Opus: Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A baker's dozen short stories from the creator of Keep Austin Weird. Fly-by-night realtors, drunk golfers, romantic failures, and other lovable debris of modern times people this humorous collection. Inspired by Wodehouse, Jonathan Ames, Mark Leyner, Dorothy Parker, Jethro Bodine and many more, the author throws back the curtain to reveal a window that needs washing.
Judging Everyman: the Trials of John Henry Brock
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 48,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
John Henry Brock was tried by the State of Texas in 1912 for murder in the death of his mistress one morning when the two of them were walking to breakfast in “Guy Town,” the bawdy district of Austin, Texas. The episode was a tragedy for the two of them and their families. This book explores Brock's history before and after that trial. His trials and judgments may be emblematic for other lives.
Everyone Leaves Behind a Name: True Stories
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Michael Brick is one of those writers who never leaves your side, and what pleasurable company he provides.In reading this collection of his newspaper and magazine stories from Brooklyn, Houston, and beyond, Brick brings his characters to life, and brings them along with him to the party. Brick brings his characters to life, and brings them along with him to the party.
Rampage ~ A Jason Scarsdale Novel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,840. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The stakes soar, both professionally and personally, for Austin PD Detective Jason Scarsdale as he finds himself in a race against time to hunt down a vicious gang hell-bent on murder. Realizing that his new partner, the attractive divorcee Tatum Harper, could be trouble in more ways than one, he tries to run her out of Homicide...
First They Take Your Heart
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 105,000. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What if Islamic State has seventeen sleeper cells scattered throughout the United States to release, not Ebola, but rather a more terrifying virus? It's the story of a disillusioned American scientist, the fierce woman he falls for, and the terrorists who've embedded something in her genome.
The Servant Girl Annihilators
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 207,600. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
The Servant Girl Annihilators chronicles a mysterious series of brutal killings in 1885 that left the citizens of Austin, the capital city of Texas, bewildered and terrified. Before they ended, the so-called servant girl murders had claimed the lives of at least five black women and girls, one black man, and two white women, most all hacked to death with an ax or a hatchet.
A Grace Discovered: Perseverance During Our Season of Loss
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,240. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
This personal narrative reveals the journey that new author, Curt Olson, and his family experienced during some deep trials they experienced since fall 2009. It's an inspirational account of the events that occurred to the Olsons and the deep spiritual challenges engineered by God. Curt Olson also seeks to challenge the church in America regarding benevolence, and the greater need for it today.
Beyond Time and Space
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,370. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Dead celebrities are being used by divine beings to harvest life on earth!
Price of Justice
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,890. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Recently widowed, Austin Police Detective Jason Scarsdale works to solve the murders of two pedophiles, while trying to be both mother and father to his five-year-old daughter. During his investigation, Scarsdale is forced to navigate between the crosshairs of two police commanders out to get him.
Texas Bootstomp Boogie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » General
When Brett Blue Blake's mother dies, he leaves his career as a stockbroker on Wall Street in New York City to put together a Country-Western band in Texas. He hopes to win the heart of the beautiful Laura Wynne, who he met when she visited New York, while searching for the family of his biological dad, John Blue, and for the man who killed his dad in Waco.