Thomas Craven

Biography

Thomas Craven was born in Rome Georgia. In 2004 he graduated from Shorter College (now known as Shorter University) where he was asked to read his short stories at various events. Greased Wits is his first novel.

Books

Sally and the Smelly Bum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sally seems to have it all thanks to her husband, Robert, a rich and successful concert pianist. Their marriage appears perfect until one day Sally meets a fellow Britain while volunteering at a soup kitchen. What starts out as an act of charity quickly escalates into an unlikely affair. When Robert comes home unexpectedly, it leads to twisted ending, both unpredictable and unforgettable.
Hate Speech
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A powerful short story about a crumbling marriage a confused little boy. When his youngest son gets in trouble at school for using a word he doesn't even understand, Kevin begins to realize just how much his own actions affect his children. In one moment, Kevin questions everything he thought he understood about his relationships with his family, his wife, and his kids.
Casual Fridays
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Series: The Cricket Must Die, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This short story sequel to "The Cricket Must Die" features Matt and Yuchi thirty years later and still ready to kill each other! They forgave each other for all their little misunderstandings from their college days and decided to start a business together. Even if you haven't read the first story, you'll still die laughing as these grumpy business partners fight over a simple shirt.
The Cricket Must Die
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Series: The Cricket Must Die, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A short story about two college roommates, a last minute class assignment, and one noisy little bug all building up to a hilariously epic culture clash! It's 3:00 AM and Matt has a paper due the next day, but his mind is a complete blank. He needs to concentrate, but that damn chirping just won't stop...
Family Trees Bear Strange Fruit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in a small southern town in the 1940's and 50's, this short story explores how hatred and bigotry can tear families apart. Josephina "Jo" Brown hasn't seen her family in about ten years, not since she eloped with a black man. When she learns of her father's death, the past comes back to haunt her. Can Jo find a way to reconcile the past and forgive a father she both loved and hated?
Till Death Do Us Part
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
On the surface, Chris and Jenny seem like any other newly wed couple, except they're both keeping a secret from the other one. They both happen to be serial killers plotting to cash in on the other one's life insurance policy. Find out which one survives in this darkly comedic short story!
The Reverend and the Unicorn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As the reverend preaches to his congregation, a unicorn walks in, interrupting the sermon, and surprises the old reverend in more ways than one in this thought provoking short story.
Greased Wits
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,290. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Jason Singleton and Asher Williams come out of the closet, their friends and family have mixed reactions. As the couple copes with those reactions, Jason's mother, Martha, struggles to hold her family together while confronting deeper and darker family secrets from her childhood.

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