Kirkus MacGowan


Bestselling author Kirkus MacGowan wrote his first book at age eight about traveling to Mars to find the cure for cancer. He put his writing dreams on hold for twenty-five years and focused his energies on playing baseball. He moved on when he found playing softball with his friends more enjoyable.

Since then, he graduated with a B.S. in Psychology, married a woman too good to be true, and moved back to his hometown. He gave up an amazing career waiting tables and now stays at home with his two crazy children. He spends his time writing thrillers and fantasy, playing softball with friends, enjoying the occasional computer game, and wrestling with his kids.

Where to find Kirkus MacGowan online


One Night in Jail (A Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
When two brothers go partying while on their spring break, alcohol and a smug attitude lands one of them in jail. After a comical night filled with hilarious predicaments, the jailed brother must face his greatest fear: a confrontation with his father.
Last Time I Cried (Flash Fiction)
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Inspirational
A broken man comes home to find the one thing that can break down the wall he built around his emotions.
Missed You (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When a dying man begs for help, Ted is the only one there to listen. Ted and a friend embark on a mission to help the old man escape from the hospital and fulfill a dying wish.
The Rookie (Flash Fiction)
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Inspirational
Every game played with your child has the potential to become a lifelong memory. The Rookie is a flash fiction piece (just over 500 words) based on a childhood memory.
Wrath (A John Reeves Novel)
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 96,100. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
John Reeves Creed: "Kill them with kindness. Unless you have a gun." John Reeves moves back to his childhood home and takes an easy job as a Private Investigator. A grieving widow asks for help when the medical examiner unofficially labels her husband's bizarre death a suicide. John joins his brother Alan, a local police officer, to learn why the town's residents keep dying horrific deaths.
In Search of Nectar
Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A humorous short story. Just when Wilburn G. Walsh thinks his destiny as an accountant is set in stone, a high-ranking Gnome official gives him an offer he can't refuse.

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