Christopher Meeks

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Christopher Meeks writes novels and short fiction. His novel "The Brightest Moon of the Century" landed on three Top-Ten Books of the Year lists for 2009. His short story collection "The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea" was reviewed well in the Los Angeles Times and was listed in Entertainment Weekly in the Top Five independently published books of the year. His other collection, "Months and Seasons" was on the longlist of top collections for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. His play, "Who Lives?" was produced in Los Angeles in 2009 and was nominated for five Ovation Awards, the Tonys of Los Angeles.

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The Chords of War
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 111,600. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inspired by Sam Gonzalez’s true story, "The Chords of War" is the tale of punk rock teenager Max Rivera from Florida, who seeks purpose as he tries to understand why his life always teeters between music and mayhem. After he's kicked out of his band on tour, he joins the Army and finds himself in the surge in Iraq. To deal with the horrors, he creates a band. Will Max and his friends make it?
A Death in Vegas
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,400. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
"A Death in Vegas" is the story of a man with a beneficial bugs company who is the prime suspect for a murder he didn’t commit in Las Vegas. Who would set him up? Why is the FBI after him? Will his wife believe him?
The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea
You set the price! Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In 13 stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection, Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better."
Months and Seasons
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,950. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Months and Seasons" is the follow-up story collection to Christopher Meeks's award-winning "The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea." With a combination of main characters from young to old and with drama and humor, the tales pursue such people as a supermodel who awakens after open-heart surgery, a famous playwright with a problem, and a reluctant man who attends a Halloween party as Dracula.
Blood Drama
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
In the crossover thriller "Blood Drama," a graduate student is taken hostage in a bank robbery gone awry, and he has to survive while the FBI does all it can to find him.
Love At Absolute Zero
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,720. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Love At Absolute Zero" is about a physicist who tries to apply the tools of science to finding a soul mate--in three days. Chaos happens.
Who Lives?: A Play
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Categories: Screenplays » Drama
Based on a true story, "Who Lives?" is an inspirational play along the lines of the Sandra Bullock film "Blind Side." In the early 1960s, an anonymous committee of ordinary citizens in Seattle selected people dying of kidney failure for an experiment in something new: kidney dialysis. They could take only 12. When Gabriel is turned down, he looks for another way.
The Brightest Moon of the Century
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,390. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Edward, a young Minnesotan, is blessed with an abundance of "experience"--first when his mother dies and next when his father shoehorns Edward into a private boys school where he's tortured and groomed. In this comic novel, Edward needs a place in the universe, but he wants an understanding of women. The reader experiences Edward's life from ages 14 to 45.

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