Shakey Smith

Biography

A resident of Kansas, Shakey weaves her stories from a simple fabric of life, creating beautiful tapestries that are a testament to everyday existence, highlighted with the addition of those globally familiar colorful characters who touch all our lives. A widow, a mother, a Spanish teacher, she draws on all of her own roles and trials as she brings to life ordinary people, sharing with us the depth of their emotions, making us aware of ‘the every man’s’ daily triumphs and troubles. While she might claim to have majored in bead-stringing, and minored in hitch hiking and Neil Young, her official parchments show degrees in English and Spanish.

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Books

Sentimental Journey
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Cy and Stevie Dupee are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. Unfortunately the intimate family dinner they requested has turned into a county-wide extravaganza. Will this turn into yet another Dupee turn into the ballroom brawl of the century, or will family tensions be put on simmer for just the one night?
Stairbirds In Love
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 87,960. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Meggs, a widower who still grieves his wife and unborn child, decides that Tedi, the waitress who brought him a piece of pie, needs rescuing. Pregnant, homeless, and hoping to evade deportation for herself and her children, Tedi agrees to be his housekeeper. Now he needs to evict the cockroaches and rats from the house before he can let her see it.
Fruit Salad & Wings
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 80,100. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Widow Elspeth Zaiser has given up on romance. Six disastrous blind dates helped make up her mind, until Corliss Dupee proclaims his love for her, once again. After first declaring their love for each other, and despite her marriage to another, Corliss has never given up hope. Elspeth plans to set him straight, but the universe has other plans.
Quick Fixes
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 47,180. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Lillian 'Quick' McMullen is home from college for her wedding. On the eve of the big day, though, Quick questions the wisdom of her commitment, and goes in search of her high school English teacher -- a pursuit that has absolutely nothing to do with academic purposes.
Robe and Crown
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 56,870. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Dudley Dupee has died, and the family must now come together to send him off. They have mutually agreed to stop their feuding ways, and to reconcile as they each assess their own sinful straying. The funeral will last three days; can this truce last that long?
Six Hearts; Seven Stories
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 75,920. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Sandy was a romantic. Marie wanted nothing to do with that nonsense, so they agreed that for their marriage to succeed, romance could not be a part of it. After the arrival of 4 children, their careers, and an extramarital affair, on Christmas Day, he can take no more. During a family house party, Sandy, armed with a violin, and Marie, armed with a revolver has it out on an icy rooftop.
Show Me The Way
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Clyde Dupee faces many battles as he prepares for release from prison, not the least of which is getting his GED. Now his new battle is to win the heart of Theron McGee, and then to hold on it it.

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