Ex-marine sniper Jared River left the war, but the war never really left him. He's a broken wolf who's good for only one thing now - killing men. And he's peering down his scope at Senator Krepky, the antishifter politician about to ruin the lives of all the shifters Jared loves. Grace Krepky is the daughter of the senator, a good girl with a passion for her father's politics and who's earned her way into being his campaign manager. Only problem? She's secretly a shifter....
Texas in the early 1900s, its inhabitants still traveling by horseback and barely familiar with the telephone, was on the cusp of an oil boom that, unbeknownst to its residents, would spark a period of dramatic changes and economic growth. In the midst of this transformative time in Southern history, two unforgettable characters emerge and find their fates irrevocably intertwined.
"Great story, especially if you are from Texas and love the land."
It's the last day of the academic year, and the students of a small Midwestern university are preparing for a bacchanalian celebration called Crazy Night. Our chaperone for the evening is Phil, a freshman on the verge of flunking out, who roves the fraternities in search of beer, women, and the meaning of life. It's just after the Great Crash, with Prohibition in sobering effect - a bleak time for college graduates and dropouts, who have one more night to do everything before they enter a world that offers them nothing.
A fantasy/horror novella, Our Monsters Are Real takes place in the summer of a small, Midwestern town called Edlund. Daryl, the farm boy hero, is soon to graduate high school and uses an unknown source of magic against a morbid family. Teenage adolescence, desire, and rock and roll all play their part in discovering secrets that affect the lives of the Carters as they settle into their new life.
You Should Fall for Someone Who Doesn’t You reflects on many facets of love and relationships: everything from the lows of longing for someone who doesn’t want you back to the highs of a relationship finally going right to the serene place in between when you realize you’ve finally healed a broken heart. Filled with insight, wit, truth, and compassion, these essays will take you on a journey that mirrors love itself.
Morgan (McFactoid) McCracken spews random (but fascinating) facts whenever he gets flustered. As if that's not enough to warrant getting picked on, Morgan actually has to shave! And that's too much for Brad Buckholtz, a witless bully who constantly beats up Morgan. As an aspiring inventor, Morgan figures if he can just come up with a product that will stop his facial hair from growing, then Buckholtz will no longer have a reason to pummel him.
"What a Delight"
Part romance, part adventure yarn, part horror story, a novel about a boy and his friend growing up in a mythical Southern town draws on the most fantastic elements in the tradition of the Southern novel. Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1994.