Jeremy Perry

Publisher info

Jeremy Perry is an American writer whose books and stories span many genres. He studied at Indiana University Southeast and graduated from Penn Foster Career School with a diploma in freelance writing. His stories have appeared in magazines such as Cowboy Jamboree, Story and Grit, Plumb Journal, and Hello America. His books include Forsaken Land, Chicken Liver Blues, Hard Luck, Moonshiner's Justice, Brothers of the Mountain, and Under the Willow Tree. For all book and story news visit jeremyjperry.com.

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Series

Weird Tales
Weird Tales looks in on the strange, offbeat, and unexplainable events that happen to common people in everyday life. Come along and explore the realms of soft science fiction, weird fiction, horror, the paranormal, mystery, and the psychological.
Diseased
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Kate's Funeral
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Boxcar to Paradise
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The Man in the Meadow
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Grit Lit
These stories dive headfirst into the underbelly of a fringe society in rural America that often forces many to live life by their own rules. (Crime, Drugs, Working Class)
King of the County
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The Way of the Culture
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Cranked
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Looking for Action
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Your Bird, My Cat
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Blaze of Glory
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Brothers of the Mountain
Brothers of the Mountain is a series that follows the lives of mountain men and brothers Henry and Lucas McCarty. Each story is not only filled with extreme action and adventure, but also represents the special breed of men who were willing to risk their lives in the adverse and hostile conditions of America's western frontier in the 1820s and 1830s.
Real Life
These stories deal with family relationships. The good, the bad, and the ugly. (Coming of age, Drama)
Best for the Family
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Fading Jump Shot
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Our Time Together
Price: $0.99 USD.
Ripple in the Moonlight
Price: $0.99 USD.
The Good Neighbor
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Books

Where the Gravel Lane Ends
Series: Weird Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A young brother and sister go on a strange school bus ride that allows them to visit their dearly missed father who passed away exactly one year before. When the kids decide they want to stay with their father, their sinister mother devises her own afterlife plan to teach her unruly children a lesson they will never forget. (Mystery, Science fiction)
The Tragedy of Harvey Sharpe
Series: Weird Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Harvey Sharpe has hopes that one day he’ll be recognized as one of the great TV writers and producers of all time. He is encouraged by his friends not to give up on that dream. However, when his hopes and dreams mysteriously become reality, that’s when Harvey’s real-life test presents itself. (Soft Science Fiction, Psychological)
Forsaken Land
Series: Grit Lit, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Sheriff Randall King is feeling the repercussions of losing his younger sister and of a deadly shootout, both of which happened one year earlier. But as always. the sheriff is waiting with readied guns for whatever trouble comes his way. (Country Noir, Crime, Grit Lit, Neo Western)
King of the County
Series: Grit Lit, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Western
Sheriff Randall King has been arresting members of the White family since he began wearing his brown uniform many years ago. This time, the hard-drinking, unorthodox sheriff who's been known to enforce his own kind of law has his sights set on the no-good Nathan White, a small-time drug dealer whom King suspects of murdering his little sister.
The Man in the Meadow
Series: Weird Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A young boy seeks an inhumane course in order to deal with a school bully, but finds out his chosen tactic is a messy one for all involved. (Horror) The Man in the Meadow was first published in the book Chicken Liver Blues by Jeremy Perry.
Chicken Liver Blues: Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Chicken Liver Blues is an inimitable collection of twelve stories that at times barrels and swerves down rural backroads kicking up gravel and dust in its wake, and other moments it’s a calm late-night country cruise that soaks up the stars, the moon, and the heavens while contemplating the meaning of life.
Blaze of Glory
Series: Grit Lit, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Bobby Earl is a local criminal looking to pull off one last job and go down in history just like a western outlaw from yesteryear. Although his partner is reluctant and thinks the job is a bad idea, Bobby Earl is steadfast to go down in a blaze of glory no matter the cost.
Your Bird, My Cat
Series: Grit Lit, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bobby Earl Clark is a young country boy who spends his days cussing, feeding dead puppies to the hogs, and burning the heads off green army men. When a neighbor girl laughs him out of the country-side and accuses him of being nothing more than a little boy after tricking him into showing his manhood, it's Bobby Earl who has the last laugh.
The Way of the Culture
Series: Grit Lit, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jesco Morgan is a bare-knuckle fighter who’s trying to survive in the poverty-stricken town of Uproar. When his ailing mother wants him to go out and buy her “medicine” with his fight winnings, the reluctant Jesco agrees, but the good son’s nurturing ways are met with dire consequences.
Looking for Action
Series: Grit Lit, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A wild night out on the town filled with sex, drugs, and gambling seduces the characters in this short story.
Twenty Dollars
Series: Grit Lit, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Kurt is a working-class guy whose marriage is on the brink of unraveling, and his frequent nights out at the bar aren’t helping his situation. When a co-worker convinces the reluctant Kurt to go out again, this time, his night out with the guys changes his life in more ways than one. (Grit Lit, Dirty Realism)
Cranked
Series: Grit Lit, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Joe Spray is a small-time drug dealer who's caught in the middle of a fiery love triangle. When he is forced to choose between his two love interests, he quickly finds himself conspiring to commit murder on the other woman. (Crime, Transgressive) Cranked is also included in the book HARD LUCK: Stories by Jeremy Perry.
Bluesman of the Woods
Series: Grit Lit, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
The young guitar rambler Tater Malcom has the desire to make it to the big time and thinks his old family friend, Buzz Wiley, can help him get there. When the two reunite after many years, Tater discovers Buzz has lost his passion to play due to a family tragedy. It is then Tater tries to convince the music legend to pick up a guitar and play the sweet music for which he was once widely known.
Hard Luck: Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,040. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Hard Luck is an evocative collection of seventeen stories that glimpses into the lives of the often broken and downtrodden people in small-town southern Indiana. Some residents escape while others are consumed by their drug-fueled, crime-ridden environments. The stories within spring in and out of the gritty country noir genre and often land in steamy piles of contemporary and dirty realism.
Brothers of the Mountain: Two Buffaloes
Series: Brothers of the Mountain, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Western
Life is getting tough on the frontier for the McCarty brothers. Dealing with starvation, sickness, and now the vicious murder of an innocent family are more than they can handle. It seems their only hope of survival is to take up with the Shoshone chief, Two Buffaloes - but first they must prove themselves worthy to the old Shoshone leader by taking on the ruthless Blackfoot warrior, Mighty Wind.
Brothers of the Mountain: River Pirates
Series: Brothers of the Mountain, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Henry and Lucas cross the Mississippi River with hopes of catching up to William Ashley's trapping brigade and to reunite Little Otter, a young Shawnee boy, with his mother and father. But first they must deal with a couple of no-good river pirates whose dirty and reckless means to making a quick dollar places them directly on the fighting side of the McCarty brothers.
Boxcar to Paradise
Series: Weird Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Adventure » Action
To see the mountains, valleys, and travel across America is the adventurous life Joel Hester seeks. However, when he discovers the town of Paradise, he finds that not everyone is so warm and welcoming of who he is and leaving on his own may not be an option.
The Muscatatuck
Series: Real Life. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
A man tells of a boyhood adventure from long ago when he floated the Muscatatuck River and hooked a mighty catfish that surprisingly taught him honor, respect, and the value of life. (Coming of Age/Adventure)
Brothers of the Mountain: Pride of the Shawnee
Series: Brothers of the Mountain, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Lucas McCarty has his sight set on America's western frontier. He wants to be a trapper and explorer while his brother, Henry, rides along to escape a tragedy that has changed his life forever. However, a blood-thirsty stranger is on their trail and getting out of the mountains of Eastern Kentucky alive will be a feat all its own for the McCarty brothers.
The Good Neighbor
Series: Real Life. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A brittle and downtrodden man who can't get ahead in life contemplates a neighborhood massacre. The Good Neighbor is also a part of the short story collection Under the Willow Tree and Other Stories.
Brothers of the Mountain: Justice in the Valley
Series: Brothers of the Mountain, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: American English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Henry and Lucas McCarty are heading to the port of the Missouri River to cash in their bounty of beaver pelts. Along the way, they stop at the frontier town of Fog Valley for a much needed rest and drink. When they discover their pelts are stolen, their leisure time is cut short. With their livelihoods at stake, they must track down and teach the thieving culprit a valuable lesson.
Best for the Family
Series: Real Life. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Racing across country to see her ailing father, Rachel Sterling has deep regrets. She's always been daddy's little girl, but now is afraid of being unable to say goodbye. When a stranger she meets reveals a dark story from her past, one that tells of deceit, humiliation, and the lost innocence of a little girl, Rachel sees her situation with her father in a different light. (Contemporary Realism)
Diseased
Series: Weird Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When Carter Lynch, a resident of a mental institution, has a nervous breakdown over the death of his beloved ducks, the head nurse steps in and reveals to him that everything is not as it seems, but to Carter, everything is exactly as it seems.
The Old Writer and the Hungry Squirrels
Series: Weird Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Ian McAllister is an old writer who has lost his creative drive and wants desperately to regain his prolific status among the world’s best-selling authors. When his muse returns and presents him the ability to write for an exchange of his soul, a resurrected career looks hopeful for the aging scribe. However, his newly found inspiration has a grim effect on him and the rest of the world.
Fading Jump Shot
Series: Real Life. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Urban
Kent Weber loves the game of basketball. The next chapter in his life is to play at the college level. However, when he turns to a drug-fueled life of self-destruction, his basketball dreams are altered, leading him down a path of dark and life-changing consequences.
Kate's Funeral
Series: Weird Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
A young woman finds herself in the middle of her own funeral service and discovers that in death, much like in life, there are big decisions to make. With time running out, she hopes the choices that she makes turn out to be the right ones.
Brothers of the Mountain: Grizzly Rendezvous
Series: Brothers of the Mountain, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: American English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
An ornery grizzly is on the prowl and making life tough for a few settlers that happen to get in its way. Lucas, who's also had a run-in with the mighty beast, has had enough. It's up to him and an old trapper named Jude to track down the bear and set matters straight. (Western/Adventure)
Brothers of the Mountain: Blood on the Prairie
Series: Brothers of the Mountain, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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After leaving the annual rendezvous, Henry and Lucas encounter a severely beaten Indian maiden ... that's when matters become personal, especially for younger brother Lucas. With a band of cutthroat Indians wreaking havoc across the frontier, the brothers set out to stop the renegades and try to prevent what could become a bloody massacre of an unwary Shoshone village. (Western/Adventure)
Our Time Together
Series: Real Life. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » General
This heartfelt, coming of age tale involves a young boy, his zany father, and their unforgettable hunting adventure together. Many years later their hunt turns into a blessed memory for the once young and spirited lad, who now awaits in anguish alongside his father's deathbed. (Coming of age)
Ripple in the Moonlight
Series: Real Life. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three boys are heading to the lake for a night of camping and fishing. When poor decisions are made and the envelope is pushed, their outdoor experience takes a dark turn and life as they know it will never be the same.
Brothers of the Mountain: Savagery of the Blackfeet
Series: Brothers of the Mountain, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Henry and Lucas McCarty have traveled to the High Lonesome of the Rocky Mountains to fulfill their wanton urges to seek out uncharted territories and gain desirable profits as respectable fur trappers and honorable mountain men. This time their hopes, dreams, and ultimately their lives hang in the balance when they come face to face with members of the blood thirsty Blackfeet tribe.
Faith, Love and Moonshine: An Appalachian Tale
Series: Real Life. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Coming of age
Frank Jamison is an Appalachian man who relies on his moonshining business to help his family endure the harsh times of the 1920s. However, when he finds out the local authorities and federal revenuers are out to dismantle his operation for the second time in three years, grave memories resurface for the seasoned moonshiner, ones that could ignite an old-fashioned backwoods shoot out.

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