Creative Guy Publishing

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Creative Guy Publishing is a small publisher in Vancouver Canada, which has put out a number of noteworthy titles since 2002, including the Amityville House of Pancakes series, numerous chapbook, audiobook and ebook novellas, Tales of Moreauvia historical SF magazine, and many more unique publications. At CGP we bring you the unusual, but not the alienating. We hope you'll stick around and find something you like.

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A Matrix of Angels
By Christopher Conlon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
Frances Pastan is a mess. Though a celebrated author of children’s books, she’s arrived at middle age depressed and alcoholic, alienated from her daughter and lost in regret for events of long ago. To conquer her demons, Frances must undertake a journey both physical and emotional–a journey into her deepest past, to the small town of her childhood where she discovered her first real friend.
Backbite
By Adrienne Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,000. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
RJ Wyatt never had much ambition, and certainly no interest in entering the medical field like his brilliant father. But when his father dies, he's forced to take over a secret lab conducting genetic experiments on the terminally ill, RJ muddles through with the help of his late father’s science team. But he also inherits some dangerous enemies from the old man, and they’re willing to kill...
Midnight on Mourn Street - A Novel
By Christopher Conlon
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
Reed Waters is the sort of middle-aged man few people notice. He's quiet, polite, solitary. He doesn't call attention to himself. Ever. Reed Waters has a secret. Mauri Dyson is a teenaged runaway, impetuous and explosive. She lies, she steals, she prostitutes herself. Whatever it takes to survive. Mauri Dyson, too, has a secret.
Strange Angel
By Adam P. Knave
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
Susie Sparrow's life has turned upside down. She's merged with Ferapont, who says he is an angel, and has dedicated her life to ridding the world of demon possessed people. Unfortunately she is also in High School. Trying to schedule fights around school, hanging out with friends and dinner with the parents might be too much for one girl with large flaming wings to handle. But don't tell her that.
Gypsies Stole My Tequila
By Adrienne Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,320. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
Like most people on the cusp of turning 40, former punk rock star Joe Blood is wrestling with the demons of his past. Unfortunately, one of them is living in his wall. Determined to hold him to a suicide pact made twenty years before, Joe's Time Demon starts the countdown on the last weeks of his life, calling for death on his 40th birthday.
I Slept With Your Imaginary Friend
By Adam P. Knave
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,610. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
(5.00)
Ever wonder what the sound of a life far-too-examined might be? The thoughts and ravings of someone raised on too much pop culture and left to stew in his own thoughts? Well, just add some Internet, a large dollop of caffeine and... you end up right here. I SLEPT WITH YOUR IMAGINARY FRIEND is a wide-ranging collection of Adam P. Knave's various humor writing from across the Internet.
Ace Hawkins and the Wrath of Santa Claus
By Byron Starr
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
Read the book Gary K Wolf calls an "ingenious work of fantasy." Ace Hawkins is an anti-hero to make Van Damme and Stallone blush, a tough guy who fears none, not even Chuck Norris. When a rebellion rocks the North Pole to its core, Dictator Claus has no choice but to call in Ace Hawkins to deal with the threat of the nefarious and insane Jack Frost, but Ace's loyalty is to the almighty dollar...
Midnight on Mourn Street: A play in two acts
By Christopher Conlon
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Screenplays
Reed Waters is a quiet man. He has to be, because he is a man with secrets. One rain-drenched night a stranger steps into his life-Mauri Dyson, a teenage runaway who is as explosive and unpredictable as Reed is cautious and discreet. And yet she holds secrets, too. Secrets that will change both their lives forever. Adapted from the acclaimed novel, MOURN STREET is a searing theatrical experience.
Sparks and Shadows
By Lucy A. Snyder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,310. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
This collection of seventeen short stories, seven poems and four humour essays from Lucy A. Snyder will appeal to any reader of the dark fantastic. By turns touching, chilling, surreal, wryly satiric, seductive, macabre and laugh-out-loud funny, this book will take you from adventures in the farthest reaches of outer space to the darkest shadows beneath the surface of modern America.
You're Not Very Important
By Douglas Texter
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 56,450. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
12 Steps Away from Self-Esteem and Toward a Better World. Douglas Texter takes his readers on a whirlwind tour of the practice of self-betterment throughout the ages in this biting parody of self-help literature. He carefully explores the Big 12 myths of self-improvement, and at the same time, delivers a devastating, sardonic social and political commentary.
The Last Generation to Die
By Carlos Hernandez
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
Welcome to the future. The future is perfect: we have beaten death, and are doing a pretty good job on aging. So what's fashionable, now that there's no more death and decay? Why, sporting an aging look of course, better known as Granny Chic. Dancing (or thrashing) the night away in The Gerotica, THE club to be seen in. And finally, suing the government for your right to die...
Spherical Tomi
By Jack Mangan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,370. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
Caught between two powerful warlords in the far future, and trapped by the memory of the man she couldn't save, Tomi must face ghosts from her past and hide from a world that counts her its most heinous criminal. Add to this her rapidly deteriorating cloned body, falling apart just in time to meet a new invasion from an old friend, but not enough to replace, and you have an all around bad day...
Stays Crunchy in Milk
By Adam P. Knave
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,730. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
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They were four: Wereberry the strawberry werewolf, Choco-Ra the chocolate mummy, The Creature From the Fruit Lagoon, and Cherrygeist the...well she was a ghost. At least, until she wasn't. One day, she wasn't there at all. And then they were three. A fairy tale for the super-sugar generation, this is a road novel packed with 100% of your recommended daily allowance of essential action & adventure.
Chimeric Machines
By Lucy A. Snyder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,740. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
This collection from rising author Lucy A. Snyder offers three dozen poems to delight readers who enjoy sly wordplay and subtle allusion, high intelligence and fierce heart. Winner of the 2009 Bram Stoker Award: Superior Achievement in Poetry
Starkweather Dreams
By Christopher Conlon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
Christopher Conlon, author of Midnight on Mourn Street turns his attention to the short, violent lives of Charles Starkeweather and Caril Ann Fugate. With a haunting depth and sensitivity, Conlon explores the possibilities that made human beings turn savage in the middle of America, and follows the doomed pair on a bloodthirsty journey made all the more tragic by its reality.
Installing Linux on a Dead Badger
By Lucy A. Snyder
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
This book contains a dozen tales to amuse any fan of technology humor or science fictional dark comedy. Many of the stories are what Green Man Review has dubbed "cyberzombie humor"; the title story is one of the most popular features ever to appear at the acclaimed science fiction magazine Strange Horizons.
Brine
By Adrienne Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,460. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
Meet Elliot, respected Cape Cod painter. Unbeknownst to his admirers, Elliot's got some demons in his past. When he tries to paint them out of his system, his plan backfires. Now Elliot's got some demons in his present and future as well. Spawned by a power of both mind and matter, Elliot's demons are very real, very weird, and very, very pissed off.
Flatheads
By Byron Starr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction
Back in East Texas for the summer break, college student Kevin Harvey gets more excitement than he counted on when he signs on with a logging crew to escape his dull summer job bagging groceries. As he and the other 'flatheads' (so called on the off chance they don't get out of the way of falling trees) soon discover, the Texas piney woods hold many secrets -- some better left undiscovered.
Finding Heroes
By Byron Starr
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
The story of the search and recovery effort during the 2003 Columbia disaster. Mr. Starr and his family run a funeral home and were called upon, along with hundreds of other volunteers from the area, to help search for and catalogue debris from the shuttle, and sadly, the bodies of the astronauts. In searching for the heroes, they discovered the heroes within themselves.

Books

Amityville House of Pancakes, Vol. 3
By Creative Guy Publishing
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 85,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Fiction
Another installment of the humorous anthology, featuring the stories: *The UnHardy Boys in Outer Space, by Gary Wolf & Jehane Baptiste *Paragon, by K.M. Praschak *Dalton Quayle & the Curse of King Tuti Fruiti, by Paul Kane. If milk comes out of your nose, you may be laughing, not necessarily possessed. AHOP - you don't have to be dead to eat here, but it helps.

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