Ed Teja

Biography

Ed Teja is a boat bum, magazine editor, freelance writer, poet, musician and traveler. He lives in and writes about places that lie in the margins of the world. Boats, islands and remote (tropical) places are his natural habitat. Places without cold weather are nice. After a few years lurking about Southeast Asia (where the living is gentle, the food good and the weather kind) he is in New Mexico, writing more stories.

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Videos

The Rum Shop
A little bit about the short story and the Caribbean.

Author video
A glimpse of the strange life and books of Ed Teja.

Books

The Sea Shall Claim Them
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Paradise can be treacherous Heading out to deep water is deceptive, especially on a beautiful, clear day. The lives of a Rasta and his girlfriend going fishing in a borrowed motorboat, and a couple traveling the islands on their sailboat have little enough in common until things go wrong.
A Mexican Divorce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Can't a girl just have a good time? A vacation is supposed to be fun and Lisa had a great time in Mexico. Having blackmailers show up later, wanting her to pay to keep pictures of all that fun she had away from her husband doesn't seem fair.
Attractive Opposites Corrupt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
The magnetic pull of your opposites can provide an unfathomable attraction. To put it simply -- you know better. Still, that attraction is as powerful as the lure of the dark and giving in to it is as exciting as it is disruptive.
Sweet Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Sweet ain't gonna build no more boats. The traditional island boatbuilder is found dead on the beach and Johnny Cliff needs to find out what happened to him. With the help of a friend from Scotland Yard taking his vacation on the island of Kayakoo, he follows the typically twisting and curious trail an island investigation can take.
Motel Endings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Motels dot the highways of America, providing a range of services and prices. We use them. Thousands of us use them for a place to rest, for meetings and assignations, and even, at times, to act out life's dramas. They are soulless places, almost perfect for the tragic endings that sometimes seem to take on their own power and strength, playing out no matter what we truly want.
Imitating Art
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A writer backpacking in Asia looks for a quiet place to write about a criminal on the run finds the ideal place--where fiction and life blur together. Can telling a story create another story?
La cantina de ron
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: Spanish. Published: October 27, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
¨En las islas del Caribe, los bares de ron son el centro de la actividad comunal, mas que todo porque todos aparecen por allí, tarde o temprano. Noticias de eventos y personas, chismes e historias se comparten libremente. Es un fantástico lugar para pasar el tiempo si quieres conocer gente. Y, el ron suele ser muy bueno, también Traducción de Derek Marabolí
The Invention of Clay McKenzie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,570. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stephanie Masters finally has the book she needs to make her mark in publishing as an editor. Now she just needs to create an author who can sell the book, and an organization to make him come alive.As she enlists friends to create what she doesn't have, her world spins out of control in ways she could never imagine.
The Potato Professor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A fictional review of a fictional long poem by a fictional poet, and the romantic tale of how the search to find the cause of potato bruising led an academic to find love and a new life in the potato patch.
Chancy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
The origins of a modern Flying Dutchman, trying to sail round the world, his adventure interrupted by his own success as a businessman. He learns that following your dreams isn't as easy as you'd like, and even when you do, dreams can be a tricky things. Beautifully illustrated with photos by Tom Tsui.
The Rum Shop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"A man oughta be able to walk home drunk without some damn fool running him off the road, you know." The hub of life in the islands is the local rum shop and though living in the Windward Islands in the Caribbean might be a little different than other places, maybe move at a slower place, the problems of life are pretty much the same as anywhere else. Still, it's a different kind of world.
Murder on a Fishing Trip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A small town reporter with aspirations of being an investigative journalist has been killed. The Sheriff is a good fisherman, and an elected official. There are few suspects, not much in the way of substantial motives, and hungry trout calling to him. This is a short murder mystery in the style of the old pulp magazines, with tough guy heroes, rude and crude police work and plenty of blind alleys.

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