Ron D Smith

Biography

Ron D Smith is the author of the novels Come up a Cloud, The Savior of Turk and The Night Budda Got Deep in It. He lives in Kentucky.

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Books

Come up a Cloud
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,780. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
Good confronts evil in this novel that takes place in the immediate aftermath of a rampage killing in a small town. Survivors, family members of victims, and the parents of the killer must all learn to cope with each other as they try to come to terms with what happened. Meanwhile, the father of one of the shooting victims is returning to town to seek revenge.
My Wife is a Lazy Liar
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
"For anyone that knows, lives with or is a teacher, this article will hit home."
The Storm Before the Calm: The Early Lives of Venus and Hiro
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The wedding that Thanksgiving weekend 1958 in Chicago should never have happened. Venus Ballesteros should have been on her way back to the Philippines. Hiro Tanamachi should have died in the war. Somehow, the man who had trained to die as a suicide submarine pilot in the Japanese Navy, and the woman whose hometown had been occupied by the Japanese, met 8,000 miles away from their homelands.
Habeas Equus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Just before a man reports to prison, he and his sons have to deal with a dead horse.
The Night Budda Got Deep in It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,090. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Urged on by the voice of his dead mother, 15-year-old Budda Jessico runs away to Kentucky to search for his foster sister Addie. Instead of Addie, Budda crosses paths with her blood kin, including three drug-running brothers out for vengeance. A shipment of Oxycontin has disappeared, and so has Addie.
The Savior of Turk
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,700. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
A porn store, 200 ft. Jesus and a fainting kid from India. Just another day in Turk, Missouri.

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