R. P. Poe

Biography

My goal is to write a book that I would want to read, the sort I would recommend to a friend. In a Hollow Land, Silence, Water Flow Down, The Consequent Touch of McHenry Feathers and South by Degrees are character-driven novels set in various locations. These stories capture the essence of people, places and experiences that inhabit and in some ways haunt my past. While the characters are no doubt influenced by people I have known, they are in no sense living persons but rather unique personalities in their own right and as real to me as the memories of people long passed.

-R. P. Poe

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Chancer's Almanac
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Is it fate or chance that rules our lives, luck or destiny? Are our futures already written or is life, after all, just a toss of the dice, the odds landing with us or against us? Odds have played an outsized role in the life of Chancer Wylls. Events seem to sweep him along, carrying him toward ends he can scarcely imagine.
South by Degrees
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,800. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Theo Persons has lost his way. Unemployed and separated, he impulsively takes custody of his teenaged niece, Katie, and soon finds himself on a search for his long-missing brother. Part mystery, part odyssey, the story follows Theo and Katie as they search the back roads of south Texas using clues left in a set of cryptic journals.
In a Hollow Land
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Limerick Specter’s uncle Luster reappears, years after his father's suicide and his mother’s unexplained disappearance, he has little idea the turn his life is about to take. Having lost his job, his home and his girlfriend, Lim is enlisted by his uncle to help a young Romanian woman search for her kidnapped sister, the victim of forced prostitution.
Water Flow Down
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,290. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Mazie Goforth’s lost love appears unexpectedly, soon followed by her prodigal family, she is forced to face who she has become and what might have been. Narrated by the frank and feisty Mazie, Water Flow Down follows her struggle to make sense of her past and an ever-changing present. Complicated by an orphaned teenager who asks for Mazie’s help in finding the truth about her mother's death..
The Consequent Touch of McHenry Feathers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The Consequent Touch of McHenry Feathers, a meditation on race, prejudice and the past's hold on the present, follows a young man's struggle to come to terms with his father's death.
Silence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,520. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When San Turner's two aunts, his only family, die within a week of each other he's unable to accept their passing as mere coincidence. Recently fired from his job and guilt-ridden over the loss of his wife, he enlists his lifelong friend in a search for the truth behind their deaths, soon finding himself on another sort of quest when a ten-year-old deaf girl who has befriended him is kidnapped.

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