Paul Hina

Biography

Paul Hina is the author of eight novels including Imeros, Let it Snow, and Double Play. His eighth novel, The Other Shore, was released in March 2016 with the story From the Boathouse in a single volume, The Other Shore: Two Stories of Love and Death. The Lavender Haze: Three Stories of Flirting with an Affair is his most recent release and includes three new stories. Hina has also published four collections of poetry including Such Deliberate Loveliness, Of Wanting and Rain, Origami Moonlight and Music Only We Know. Paul currently lives in Athens, Ohio with his wife, Sarah, and their two children.

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Books

The Golden Boat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,750. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
M wakes up in a field with no memory of who he is, and there are no clues in sight. By experiencing his past, little by little, he watches his life slowly unfold. Visitors from his past guide him through this afterlife, show him the person he would become. Through these visions, particularly through the memories of past loves, M uncovers his life, and it leaves him with a final decision to make.
Music Only We Know: Collected Love Poems of Paul Hina 2013-2016
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Music Only We Know is Paul Hina's fourth installment in his continuing Collected Love Poems series. In his follow-up to 2015's Origami Moonlight, Hina uses his unique, impressionistic voice to take the reader on his journey to harness the whimsy, joy and frustration of man's desire.
The Lavender Haze: Three Stories of Flirting with an Affair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,450. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In The Lavender Haze, Michael's wife's best friend, Kelly, is visiting. Through the evening, we learn he and Kelly had an affair before the marriage.In Lost to the Lake, Ray is caught between the allure of love at first sight and his established life with his family. On the Terrace, offers a tantalizing conversation between a poet and his muse.
The Other Shore: Two Stories of Love and Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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In The Other Shore, Simon learns his father is dying, and he returns to his hometown for goodbyes. This visit leads to some uncomfortable truths he's spent years avoiding, but also leads him to Laura, who gives him hope for a future less damaged by the past. In From the Boathouse, John, an aged man with dementia, struggles to preserve the memories of meeting his wife before they slip away.
Origami Moonlight: Collected Love Poems of Paul Hina 2009-2012
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Origami Moonlight is Paul Hina's third installment in his continuing Collected Poems series. In this follow-up to Such Deliberate Loveliness (2007) and Of Wanting and Rain(2011), Hina uses his unique, whimsical language to create an impressionistic, labyrinthine landscape of man's desire.
Double Play
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
After Brett, a hot baseball prospect, and his wife are killed in a car crash, an attorney hires Clay Hart to look into the accident. The attorney believes he's seen Brett's wife, Emma, alive and well, since the accident. And as Clay tries to figure out what happened to Emma, he discovers that Brett was mixed up with Ramsey, a notorious local gambler who runs underground card games in the area.
Let It Snow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,400. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
It's an hour before Eric and Annie are to host a dinner party. When Eric informs Annie that he's invited Max, his brother, Annie is mortified. It's been years since she's seen Max, and their relationship ended badly. Meanwhile, the party was arranged to fix up their friends Michael and Holly. But when Holly arrives with a date, Eric and Annie wonder if their party is doomed before it begins.
Little by Slowly: a Story of Love and Recovery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,130. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
On the night that Sam receives his token for three months of sobriety, he meets Jessi. Sam can't deny his attraction to her, but, since she's new to AA, he'd like to avoid charges of thirteenth stepping--a term given when someone makes sexual advances toward someone new to the program. Also, Sam needs to make amends with his ex, but she has news that complicates his recovery.
Of Wanting and Rain: Collected Love Poems of Paul Hina 2007-2009
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,920. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Of Wanting and Rain is a collection of over one hundred and sixty love poems spanning three years of work by poet Paul Hina. In his follow-up to 2007's Such Deliberate Loveliness, Hina continues to explore the richness of man's desire using playful imagery and unique, impressionistic language.
Imeros
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,970. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
After the death of a colleague, aging poet Jacob Schorr begins to worry about his recent struggles to write. He had long since lost the inspiration that made his first book, Imeros, a success. This early success was driven by the desire to recapture his love for Melissa--his college fiancee. Now, as a college professor, he begins to look around campus for something new to desire. He finds Joelle.
Such Deliberate Loveliness: Collected Love Poems of Paul Hina 1997-2006
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Such Deliberate Loveliness is a collection of love poems spanning 10 years. The collection contains poems of loss, of wanting, of falling in love, and of staying in love.
Inexplicably, Love: Three Stories of Love in Real Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,020. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
What happens when a professor has fallen in love with a colleague's wife? What about when a pushy New Yorker falls in love with an emotionally wounded former ballerina in her forties? What about when two strangers meet at a hotel bar during a convention, fall instantly in love, but are promised to other people?
Haven©
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,300. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Happiness is elusive. It can be a fleeting feeling that we never quite catch, and oftentimes it is because we can't quite identify its meaning. Some of us will do almost anything to achieve a taste of happiness. Some of us rely on our old memories to give our present life a happier gleam. What if we could do this at the touch of a button? Dr. Brenda Bravda has made a device that creates happiness.
In the Satchel, On the Train, Selling Dreams to Nancy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the Satchel, On the Train, Selling Dreams to Nancy revolves around three characters who become entangled in Dreams Inc., a company that sells patients a theatrical reenactment of their dreams under the guise of psychological self- discovery.

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