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The Vault
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In 2008 in east Charlotte, a man walks out of his house in the early evening hours and is never seen again. Then, eight years later, almost to the day, clues to his final resting place are accidentally discovered by a storm water crew working near a creek. A very bizarre suicide. Another one in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Based on a true story. Approx. 1300 words.
A Novella Idea
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Biographical
Agent A~O (Al Nino) texts Agent 33 (the author) out of the blue on an overcast February day in Charlotte, requesting 'ideas'. He then calls Agent 33 to learn more about an upcoming novella involving sex robots. Al seems to be high on something and is very intrigued by the whole concept of sex robots. He keeps up the questioning, interspersed with zingers, to fish out Agent 33's 'angle' of attack.
On The Gold Line
Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Inspirational
Agents 32 and 33 take a ride on the Gold Line streetcar on a snowy Sunday morning in Charlotte. They are headed to an uptown bar to watch the Liverpool - Man Utd. soccer/football match. On the way, they strike up a conversation with a passenger from NYC. The subject of the Seahawks - Panthers game comes up. At the final stop, the passenger has a surprise announcement. Sorry, no sex or violence.
Fall of the Yellow Jackets
Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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On a resplendent autumn afternoon, two recurring agents (32 and 33) have a discussion on the back patio in east Charlotte. A certain species of flying insect soon make its presence known. An encyclopedic discussion of yellow jackets ensues. Then, Agent 666 turns the radio on. Somehow, it all ends up in the waves. Sorry, no sex, violence, or Mr. Malloy in this one. Approx. 1600 words.
Broken Heart: A Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,610. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
In the past year Detective Josephine “Jo” Reed-Powell brought down one of the most notorious serial killers in a decade in Charlotte-Mecklenburg County. When Jo arrives at a new crime scene, something seems very familiar to her. She immediately thinks she may be dealing with a copycat killer. Or is she?
Boxing Day
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Historical » USA
Agents 32 and 33 have an interesting conversation with a man sitting on an outdoor table at a convenience store in east Charlotte on the day after Christmas. The warmer-than-normal weather, dipping sauces and frivolous lawsuits are discussed. The stranger then comes up with the winning fraction-decimal. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Approx. 1900 words. Malloy: No
December Delirium
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The author (future agent 33) and his now-deceased cohort in mind, Frank N. Peck (future agent 107), take a smoky drive in east Charlotte in 1981 (which is retraced in 2015). The topic of LED time displays soon takes over their conversation and turns into a mental contest. Who will win and have to buy the other one 21 slices of pizza? Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries.
Charlotte - 2016
Series: The Food Enthusiast’s Complete Restaurant Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015 and represented by Andrew Delaplaine. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
There are many people who are enthusiastic about food—the cooking of it, the preparation of it, the serving of it, and let’s not forget the eating of it. But Sebastian Bond is the ultimate Food Enthusiast. This is another of his books with spot-on reviews of the most exciting restaurants in town. Bond dines anonymously at the Publisher’s expense. No business has paid anything to be included.
Raleigh by Railway
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Biographical
Familiar psecret psociety agents 32 and 33 take the Amtrak train from Charlotte to Raleigh in early November of 2015, searching for short story material ... and, boy do they ever find it. This short story features a strange hotel air shaft, an uber-interesting CAT bus passenger, a curiously repeated phrase, a demolished house, a flooded creek, and a Liverpool football/soccer match. 3500 words.
One Day in November
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
While at a Starbucks inside a Target department store in midtown Charlotte, the author (Agent 33) overhears an interesting conversation at an adjacent table between a writer and a possible literary agent. The bizarrely unique techniques that this now-published writer used to get his first novel in print are revealed.