Richard Daybell

Biography

Richard Daybell has been a writer/editor for most of his adult life, working at various times for a public library, a multinational corporation, a university, and state government. With his wife Linda, he also spent seven years as owner/chef of Churchill House Inn, a nine-room country inn in central Vermont.
His short stories and short humor have appeared in regional, national and international commercial publications including American Way and Hemispheres, the inflight magazines for American Airlines and United Airlines, The New York Times, Buffalo Spree, Salt Lake City Magazine, and Tampa Tribune Fiction Quarterly as well as such literary magazines as Rosebud and Dandelion.
Richard and Linda are now living in Lincoln, Vermont.

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Books

Terry and the Pirate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,510. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Thrown overboard while boating, Terry washes up on a remote Caribbean island in front of the Booby Bay Cafe and soon finds himself caught up in a cockeyed 21st century pirate adventure. When the cafe is torched by the evil Murchison Keyes, a band of brave but maladroit buccaneers hoist the pirate flag and sail into misadventure amid romance, danger and plenty of gratuitous swashbuckling.
Voodoo Love Song
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,810. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
(4.00)
At Disney World, Paul is picked up by a five-foot duck named Huey. Duckness proves skin deep, however, for Huey the Duck is really Huey the Girl, who leads Paul astray and to Key West. While sailing, they are marooned on a tropical island. Idyllic, except for the pirates, pythons and panthers, voodoo, men who have passed through the earth twice, and things that go bump in the Caribbean night.
Man Smart (Woman Smarter)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(3.50)
Captain Petrullo is the proud commander of the island’s 500-man army, but he goes all squishy whenever he sees the beautiful Mireille. He’s determined to make love to her even though she’s married to the mayor. The three stories in this volume deal with lust in the Caribbean -- lust for another man's wife, lust for another man's yacht, and parrot lust.
Mama Eu Quero
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A young woman is plucked from the American Midwest and whisked into a wild and wicked Oz called Havana during the early days of the Cuban Revolution, there to find first love and Carmen Miranda.
Will His Love Be Like His Rum?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(3.75)
Love, lust and loss, sex and skullduggery, conquests, failures, foibles – these are the elements of calypso, the stories in song that personify the islands of the West Indies. The three stories in this volume deal with love in the Caribbean -- young love, mature love, and love for the juice from the sweet sugar cane.
Judy Drownded
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.00)
Love, lust and loss, sex and skullduggery, conquests, failures, foibles – these are the elements of calypso, the stories in song that personify the islands of the West Indies. A young woman goes missing during a moonlight swim. Did she drown or does a fearsome creature lurk beneath tranquil tropical waters? A young man dares to sing words of love, and a man's pants take an incredible journey.
Naughty Marietta and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.80)
Love and hate, life and death, meatloaf -- a collection of stories about the best of times, the worst of times and the so-so of times, a lighthearted look at the world around us and the people in it. A body in a cranberry bog, a powder with strange properties, a writer of romances, a bokor, twin fortunetellers and, yes, meatloaf. Dig in.
Calypso: Stories of the Caribbean
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,260. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Love and loss, sex and skullduggery, conquests, failures, foibles – these are the elements of calypso, the stories in song that personify the islands of the West Indies. These stories set in that most idyllic of places also tell of buried treasure, kidnapping, sea monsters, parrot lust and the dangers of breaking Christmas tradition.

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