Lying and Making a Living: Fiction with Footnotes

Lying and Making a Living: Fiction with Footnotes

“Lying and Making a Living”– a collection of short stories, contains more of the irreverent, hard-hitting, exhilarating, ironic, and emblematic prose we’ve come to expect from the writer and painter William Dunlap. His stories, some as short as a single page, leave the reader gasping for breath and wanting more. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Whippoorwill Chronicles

Whippoorwill Chronicles

Sam and George are childhood friends, sharing a deep loyalty that is cemented when George saves Sam from drowning. When the consequences of their choices unfold, Sam faces the frailty of relationships. Returning home again, Sam begins a long journey to regain a sense of what is real, what is true and what is his responsibility. $0.99 on Kindle.

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RISEN: The accession and devolution of Yahweh Ben Yahweh: Miami’s Urban Chronicles Volume 1

RISEN Yahweh Ben Yahweh

The growth of “Mega churches” has risen considerably in the 21st century as compared to the past. Miami Urban Chronicles Volume I: Risen, seeks to set forth a fictional biopic of the rise of spiritual leader Yahweh Ben Yahweh of the Liberty City based movement the Nation of Yahweh, “Ben Yahweh’s.”

Chauncey Miller, the main character in the story is determined to be a success. He uses his natural skills of cultivating relationships and influence to draw his followers. Despite his meager rural southern background he dreams big and takes risks head-on in realization of his goals. It is significant in modern 21st century times that individuals take control of their life’s path. The urban youth particularly need to realize by making deliberate decisions concerning their life they can live their dreams. $3.62 on Kindle

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The Accidental Suffragist

The Accidental Suffragist

It’s 1912, and protagonist Helen Fox is a factory worker living in New York’s tenements. When tragedy strikes in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, Helen is seduced by the Suffragist cause and is soon immersed, working alongside famous activists. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Mazie

Mazie

A BURDENED WIDOW.
A RECLUSIVE BACHELOR.
A COLLISION OF FATES THAT TRANSFORM THEIR LIVES FOREVER.
After tragically losing her only child when he was just a boy, then facing her husband’s death two years ago from Alzheimer’s, 72-year-old Mazie questions why God doesn’t take her too. Her overwhelming grief leaves her aching to escape her lonely existence and join her husband and son in the grave.
When Brian, a reserved bachelor in his early thirties, moves next door, Mazie takes a special interest in him–even attempting to set him up with her young friend, Claire. Then, there’s the odd little girl across the street who is determined to be his friend. Brian doesn’t know what to make of the spunky old woman or the persistent young girl who both nudge their way into his life when he just wants to be left alone.
When a sudden tragedy leaves Mazie battling for her life, Brian steps in to help the old widow, and both discover that life’s purpose is often revealed in the unexpected.  $2.99 on Kindle.

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All Things Small

ALL THINGS small
In the back streets of Old Rome, near the famous Bernini monument, The Fountain of the Four Rivers, La Dolce Vita turns from sweet…to sour. A naïve American tourist gets involved with poets, the Mafia, an opera singer, a movie star, and a film being shot at Cinecittà. In the grand tradition of Mark Twain, Norman B. Schwartz recounts the comic misadventures of an innocent abroad—neither an Ugly American nor a Quiet one—but someone young who soon learns that within the Eternal City one cannot stay that innocent for long. $4.99 on Kindle.

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Free: OOF: An Online Outrage Fiesta for the Ages

OOF: An Online Outrage Fiesta for the Ages
Award-winning novelist and cultural critic Strobe Witherspoon interrogates his own profession. It goes terribly.

OOF explores the role of satire in a society lurching from one ridiculous crisis to the next, where media outlets rely on clicks to stay alive and everything is filtered through a lens of anger and misinformation. Free on Kindle.

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The Gift Counselor

The Gift Counselor
It’s “Christmas in July”; there’s holly in your heart. Meet a young woman who helps people choose good gifts, her ten-year-old son who wants a dog she won’t let him have, and the man who enters and changes their lives. Family drama, romance, spiritual and psychological insights wrapped up in humor. So, grab your jingle cookies and hot chocolate or wine and enjoy! $0.99 on Kindle.
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All Men Love Leah

All men love Leah

All Enzo wants is a reason to believe it’s all worthwhile. Stuck in a world that doesn’t fulfill him, he meanders through his days feeling empty, lost and left out of the real world that is moving by without him. He is cynical but gifted, and when he meets the beautiful and enigmatic Leah she turns his universe upside down. Leah and Enzo are exact opposites, but she is drawn to his darkness just as he is drawn to her light. She is a woman who lives by her own expression and challenges his dismal character down to its most frightening corners, awakening in him something he didn’t know he had the capacity to experience. But everything is not what it seems. There is a secret that threatens the happiness that Leah represents in Enzo’s life. She is the one who embraces his flaws and uncovers his bravery by teaching him to love, and for the first time in his life he feels like a real man, but in the end, will Enzo survive Leah’s heartbreaking truth?

A gripping, powerful emotional page-turner with a heartbreaking twist. $2.99 on Kindle.

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Finbar Lovely at the Crossroads

Finbar Lovely at the Crossroads

This is a piece of literary fiction which tells the tale of a man who receives a terminal diagnosis that prompts him to re-examine his life choices.

At several figurative “crossroads,” he contemplates how his life might have changed had he chosen a different path at crucial moments in his life.

First love. The military draft. His marriage. $5.99 on Kindle.

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Free: The Unorthodox Ox

The Unorthodox Ox
A dystopian novel that examines the issue of environmental destruction: the collapse of the natural world. There is the protagonist, the anti-hero who has married the wrong person. The spouse, the antagonist, a difficult and habitual fault-finder. She has been undermining his and her own sanity for years. The story deals with the untangling of a personal and professional situation which when resolved will allow different parties to move on and live a little better. Free on Kindle.

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Free: Reckless Beginnings

 

Based on true events, women of all ages will relate to Tammy’s coming-of-age experience.
A raw, emotional account of one woman’s life’s lessons.
A book that will stay with you long after you have read it. Free on Kindle.

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Free: A Rainy Day In Melbourne

A Rainy Day In Melbourne
In Melbourne for a friend’s birthday party, Henry is desperate to escape the stresses of his day-to-day life in Sydney. Spirits soar but events take a turn for the worse and Henry is forced to confront his personal struggles as well as those of his four friends. Can Henry keep it together and overcome his demons to avoid tragedy? Free on Kindle.

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A Whisper of Angels

A Whisper of Angels

Kept apart by society, two lovestruck mariners face the forces of time, death, and the afterlife in order to reunite. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Free: No Going Back

No Going Back
Brian’s paranoid about becoming famous. He’s a successful novelist who’s always stayed clear of the limelight. However, when a single photo threatens his anonymity, how will he cope? Free on Kindle.

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godless children have no heroes

"godless children have no heroes"

Her world had been perfect and then it wasn’t. Faced with impending devastation and loss of control, Lex begins to spiral into survival mode, making risky choices bound for consequence, whatever it would take to not lose what was hers, whatever it would take to escape the emptiness of old demons. This life she existed for, who would she be without it? This person she had become, was it just a façade? Was she defined by her secrets? And when confronted by her actions, trapped in a dangerous game that risks her life and the lives of those she loves, will she be able to escape without retribution?

In survival, right and wrong are all relative. $3.99 on Kindle.

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Free: Days of Ascent

Days of Ascent
Forty years ago Rory Beaumont’s New Zealand was not an easy place for protests against racism, enjoying home-grown music or finding a place like home. Rory’s journey passes through forgotten history, poetry, romance and there are always more apples to pick. Not a light-weight novel but worth it for the reader prepared to go the extra mile. Free on Kindle.

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Free: Nutshell

Nutshell

During Dust Bowl days in west Texas, a country doctor with shaky credentials delivers a baby, a so-called “monster.” A surgeon-in-training periodically rotates at a hospital within a mental institution, his story of emotional decline merges with that of an inmate who unwittingly finds herself becoming his guardian angel. Free on Kindle.

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