Gary Clifton

Books

Faux Paws
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,710. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2023 by Mannison Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Sometimes, life can be taken at face value; other times, there's more than meets the eye. Is your house pet just an average cat, or is she a witch's familiar searching for her companion? Was that animal you encountered in the woods just a bear, or was it a mysterious cryptid? Beware how you approach the animals in this collection of tales, because jumping to conclusions may prove to be a faux pas!
Echoes of Distant Shadows
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,160. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2022 by Mannison Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Dallas homicide detectives are called to investigate two seemingly unrelated cases: the suspicious death of a wealthy businessman, and a dying old man who insists he's been murdered. Events quickly develop which propel international spy activity into the mix, adding an entirely different slant to the already hopelessly complex JFK tragedy.
The Good, the Bad, & the Cute: The Secret Ways of Dolls
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2021 by Mannison Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Modern or antique; benign or malevolent; porcelain, stuffed, articulated, or life-size, dolls have long been a subject of fascination. This eclectic collection of diminutive tales explores the many enchanting facets of these inanimate curiosities and their secret ways. But then again, "inanimate" is just the assumption...
Never on Monday
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2021 by Mannison Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
When Dallas homicide cops are called to Fat Sal's Deli, they are greeted by a slaughterhouse littered with bodies, gore, and a slew of spent cartridges. The volatile mixture of deception, treachery, sex, and love has ignited into mayhem by machine gun fire...leaving behind a baffling crime scene. "Never on Monday" by Gary Clifton is a Mannison Minibook published by Mannison Press, LLC.
Henry Paul Brannigan: Stories Worth Tellin'
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,770. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2020 by Mannison Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Life ain’t easy in post-Civil War Texas, but the stalwart Henry Brannigan certainly makes his mark on the Old West. He upholds the law and defends the defenseless, seeking justice with a little bit o’ grit, some good old-fashioned gumption, and a strong moral center. Come alongside and sit for a spell... there are stories to be told.
Nights on Fire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,000. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2019 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the mid 1980s, Kobock, a hard-drinking ATF agent, constantly in the doghouse of hostile, incompetent management and an indifferent bureaucracy, is assigned a dead end arson homicide wherein a young female victim is tired to a bed and burned alive. What appears to be another venture into frustration quickly becomes a sordid, violent trail of sin and degeneracy.
Murdering Homer: A Nights on Fire Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,900. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2019 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Kobok, a rough-edged and always on the edge ATF agent, is a rounder, a brawler, sometimes a drunk, and always in conflict with an inept government management. His rookie partner has matured into a streetwise veteran, and the always explosive Dallas Homicide Detective Bull Hooper remains the toughest guy on the block.
Dragon Marks Eight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2019 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In the mid 1980s, Kobok, a hard drinking, cynical, veteran ATF Agent, is caught between an inept supervisor and a system that demands results to avoid transfer to Butte, Montana, or a duty station where mail comes monthly by tramp steamer. Under the gun to produce a major case, he’s summoned to an arson homicide in an affluent Dallas neighborhood where the only survivor is an ex-stripper.