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Float Street Press publishes a range of stories and poetry that are in the tradition of the stories and poems that enriched our lives.

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The Sea Shall Claim Them
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Paradise can be treacherous Heading out to deep water is deceptive, especially on a beautiful, clear day. The lives of a Rasta and his girlfriend going fishing in a borrowed motorboat, and a couple traveling the islands on their sailboat have little enough in common until things go wrong.
A Mexican Divorce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Can't a girl just have a good time? A vacation is supposed to be fun and Lisa had a great time in Mexico. Having blackmailers show up later, wanting her to pay to keep pictures of all that fun she had away from her husband doesn't seem fair.
Attractive Opposites Corrupt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
The magnetic pull of your opposites can provide an unfathomable attraction. To put it simply -- you know better. Still, that attraction is as powerful as the lure of the dark and giving in to it is as exciting as it is disruptive.
Motel Endings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Motels dot the highways of America, providing a range of services and prices. We use them. Thousands of us use them for a place to rest, for meetings and assignations, and even, at times, to act out life's dramas. They are soulless places, almost perfect for the tragic endings that sometimes seem to take on their own power and strength, playing out no matter what we truly want.
An Accommodating Assassin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Historical, Fiction » Erotica » Historical/Medieval
The Lady wants Jason to kill the King's oldest son to prevent him from arresting her husband for treason. When she sees him her intentions expand to having him provide other services as well.
Assassin's Creed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Historical/Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Assassins kill for pay, but the good ones also live by a creed. Jason is a lusty warrior and when he rescues Ldy Xena from rape and murder he finds her beautiful, grateful and aroused by the spilling of blood and Jason's physique. She encourages him to take her as a reward, there on the road and he is happy to do so. Despite the hot sex they each have an agenda
Hot Asian Nights
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,340. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Looking for erotic adventure in SE Asia... Hot girls on their own attract adventure, lusting looks and trouble. Especially in a place where the rules are different, even the risks and rewards aren't quite the same. Contains all three stories in the Hot Asian Nights series (ESCAPE TO PHNOM PENH, PHONE GAMES, and MAKING CHANGES.)
Making Changes
Series: Hot Asian Nights, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,190. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
It can be hard to change jobs when you work for the Russian mob--Sara's bored with Mikka's phone games and wants to entertain Chad's clients, but Mikka's group gets violent about quitters. Bel has arrived in Phnom Pehn on the run from the law only to be robbed herself. Now she's broke and without a passport. When Interpol arrives Sara might just have a solution to both their problems.
Phone Games
Series: Hot Asian Nights, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A girl does what she can Sara finds a job that lets her stay in Cambodia—seducing businessmen and stealing identities for a Russian mob. It's a strange and simple scam... and lucrative. Oddly enough, it suits her and she likes it. When it leads to other opportunities that intrigue her she finds the mob is a jealous employer.
Escape to Phnom Penh
Series: Hot Asian Nights, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,440. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Urban
Getting Away from the Dreary Sara and Gina go to Cambodia to get away from lovers and husbands and shake the dullness off their lives. The Pearl of the Orient is a place where they know no one and the few rules there are don't seem too strictly enforced. It's a place for adventure, for an escape. It's also a bit treacherous.
Death Benefits
Series: A Martin Billings Story, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
It's hard to close a business deal when you can't find the person who is supposed to sign the papers. In fact, all Martin Billings can find is the man's sailboat, and it's burning on a Venezuelan beach. A mysterious woman and an ex British spy seem interested in finding the man too, but why? Martin needs some answers, and preferably before Ugly Bill gets too tired of him playing detective.
Imitating Art
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A writer backpacking in Asia looks for a quiet place to write about a criminal on the run finds the ideal place--where fiction and life blur together. Can telling a story create another story?
Luscious Thief
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Suspense/Mystery, Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
Cal is a bodyguard, Toni is a burglar and Cal is guarding her target. She makes him an offer--to join forces. Her plan sounds like fun, but it's also treacherous. Still, he doesn't have much choice and Toni is hot.
Visions of Jupiter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,230. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Three stories of speculative fiction asking the important questions of life: What if monkeys had continued to dominate the space program? What if an alien invasion went almost unnoticed? What if space colonization were as messed up as colonization anywhere else? Includes: Alien Fast-Food Wars, A Lovely Failure and The First Creatured Mission.
The First Creatured Mission
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Although monkeys and dogs were the first creatures to go into space, at one point seemed inevitable that the first deep space pilots would be humans. Of course things didn't work out that way, and this is the story as it unfolded.
Under Low Skies
Series: A Martin Billings Story, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,430. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Martin's brother is in a Venezuelan jail, charged with the murder of a fisherman. When he goes to prove Tim's innocence he’s met at the airport by a mysterious and gorgeous woman lawyer willing to pay him to leave the country without stirring things up. He finds a tangle of drugs, sex, and greed that he has to unknot. Sometimes it's good to be a sailor
All Golf Clubs are NOT Created Equal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A humorous look at the diabolical side of certain golf clubs.
A Lovely Failure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Banned to a remote outlying planet thought devoid of anything useful, Charles finds it surprising comfortable and the people agreeable. They are as unmotivated to seek material success as he is. That Home World has basically written both he and the planet off as worthless makes life sweet. The unexpected arrival of a colleague who feels the need to redeem himself threatens everything.
Murphy's Loss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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When Amanda Murphy accepted the command of a new spaceship that would test Earth’s revolutionary new propulsion system, she didn't bother to ask why she was selected. Until, that is, she learned that her new command would be totally under the control of a computer. The ship moves too fast for human control--what happens if something goes wrong?
Proton: Heroine of Chem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Proton, protector of the innocent and oppressed, roams the world of Chem fighting evil and injustice. But if she can't escape the ambush she has wandered into, all life on Chem will be in peril. An adult story for those who appreciate chemistry.
The Alien Fast-Food Wars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
When remote-controlled aircraft begin behaving erratically, even crashing, there is only one logical explanation – aliens have taken over the planet's fast-food industry to carry out research about humans. Their research methodology interferes with remote-control frequencies. Since they won't stop, this means war.
La cantina de ron
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: Spanish. Published: October 27, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
¨En las islas del Caribe, los bares de ron son el centro de la actividad comunal, mas que todo porque todos aparecen por allí, tarde o temprano. Noticias de eventos y personas, chismes e historias se comparten libremente. Es un fantástico lugar para pasar el tiempo si quieres conocer gente. Y, el ron suele ser muy bueno, también Traducción de Derek Marabolí
The Invention of Clay McKenzie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,570. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stephanie Masters finally has the book she needs to make her mark in publishing as an editor. Now she just needs to create an author who can sell the book, and an organization to make him come alive.As she enlists friends to create what she doesn't have, her world spins out of control in ways she could never imagine.
The Potato Professor
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Poetry » Epic
A fictional review of a fictional long poem about a professor who is the world's foremost expert on potatoes and how his search for the cause of bruised potatoes leads him to love in the potato patch and a new life.
A Burglar in Malay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Suspense/Mystery, Fiction » Erotica » Action/Adventure
Is there honor among thieves? Or just hot sex? An erotic story of crime, betrayal and wild, unprotected sex in a small Malaysian resort town.
Float Street Notes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Boats are funny animals, especially old boats, and the sailors who ply the waters in them are even funnier. This book contains over 50 humorous essays written for Caribbean Compass and some photos from those strange and wonderful times. They examine a wide spectrum of facts and speculations on boats and boating, and ponder the strange creatures found in the Caribbean -- sailors.
Nameless Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,030. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The craziness that comes with the summer heat gets into your bones, fraying relationships and making even thought a chore. That makes the idea of a road trip romantic -- maybe to a mountain without even the weight of a name. The promise of something more lurks in a surreal town on a nameless mountain where a Norwegian cook who reads Cambodian books and a hot diner owner named Louise await.
The Legend of Ron Añejo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,650. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Ron is the world's best Caribbean boat bum. Based on the fictional tropical island of Kayakoo, he lives a glorious life on a shoestring budget, managing to earn enough for rum and food. With an unquenchable optimism, he confronts the world and, as long as he has his leaky old wooden boat, manages to have fun, regardless of the current disaster.
Chancy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
The origins of a modern Flying Dutchman, trying to sail round the world, his adventure interrupted by his own success as a businessman. He learns that following your dreams isn't as easy as you'd like, and even when you do, dreams can be a tricky things. Beautifully illustrated with photos by Tom Tsui.
Sigh of a Traveler
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Traveling provides an opportunity to see the world from a variety of perspectives. This collection of poems was written while moving slowly from one place to another. Along with a few photos, this collection provides observations of life in different places, and mixed impressions of the world as she is. The poems were primarily written in Asia, the Caribbean and Southwestern United States.
Murder on a Fishing Trip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A small town reporter with aspirations of being an investigative journalist has been killed. The Sheriff is a good fisherman, and an elected official. There are few suspects, not much in the way of substantial motives, and hungry trout calling to him. This is a short murder mystery in the style of the old pulp magazines, with tough guy heroes, rude and crude police work and plenty of blind alleys.
Life in the Margins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011 by Float Street Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The view from the margins is quite different from that along the main highways and byways of life. These are poems written from a life played out in the margins of the mainstream world. Comments and observations from a poetic perspective.


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