Frank Drury


Frank Drury is the author of AN EMPTY SKY, published in 2010. Midwest Book Review called it “a fascinating and thought provoking read”. He spent the early years of his career as a struggling screenwriter in California before moving to the East Coast and finding success in the high risk world of futures trading, which is where he gained the inspiration for AN EMPTY SKY. He currently lives in Florida with his wife and daughters and continues to write fiction. A DREAM AWAY was his second novel, published in 2011. Midwest Book Review said, “Learning the value of family and what it all means.” Another reviewer wrote, “The reader will not welcome real life interruptions!” COLORED FLOODLIGHTS, is his third novel. Kirkus Reviews said, “While there are some action-packed scenes, this is a character-driven novel. The engaging writing style and the shifts in point of view mean the book flows swiftly along.” RANDOM SHOOTINGS is his latest novel. Goodreads says, "It's rare that a book can so poignantly capture the whole landscape of the issue at hand." You may contact the author at or, visit his website at

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Random Shootings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,260. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
From mall shootings, school shootings, even military base shootings, this important new book offers a reflection on gun violence in America today and shows the impact it can have on a family. A crime reporter's son, adopted when he was nine after his birth parents die, is bullied in middle school. He grows up to become a disturbed young man with an uncommon fondness for guns.
Colored Floodlights
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,900. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Roy Calhoun returns from his third tour in Afghanistan suffering from PTSD. His encounters with the OCCUPY movement and his inability to grasp the 1% vs 99% conflict leaves him confused and vulnerable. He falls in love with a young woman who is very active in the protests. A bold attempt to help two young protesters when a rally turns violent proves to everyone that Roy truly was a good man.
A Dream Away
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,890. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A story about a woman suffering with bipolar disorder who desperately tries to gain custody of a 15 year old daughter she gave up for adoption many years ago at birth.
An Empty Sky
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cecil Clemenzi grew up in a Cleveland suburb where he was taunted and bullied from early childhood through adolescence. By the time he graduated from NYU and landed his first job as a runner for the New York Commodity Exchange, he was on his way to becoming an emotionally fragile floor trader. After losing everything one morning in a bad trade, he seeks revenge - only to become the prey!

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