Abandoned by his father, Jeb decides to turn to making easy money by robbing banks and stores in full clown suit. His girlfriend, Ariel, wants to leave him, and turns to her best friend, Scott. Ariel is blinded to the truth that Scott is in love with her. With all the upheaval going on in Pittsburgh, Scott buys a gun to protect his family's bar with hopes that the Clown doesn't show up.
The Clown uses multiple points of view, satire, and fantasy elements to tell Jeb's story.The novella explores working class desperation in the former steel town. A crime thriller with social commentary, Jeb is everyman.
Seasonal Short Stories
This is a short story collection by E.M. McCarthy which covers seasonal topics. Most of these stories have been written from prompts, and span the comic, the serious, and the romantic elements of storytelling.
The seasonal themes make this a good fit for someone who would like a book that reflects the tone of the calendar year. Even if the stories are seasonal, all may be read at any time of the year.
- The Kiss that Saved Her
- Princess Joanna is expected to marry to protect her kingdom from the threat of war but she loves David, a common man. She will only marry if she loves her husband. Her dearest friend, Prince Samuel, has loved her since he met her. Rumors swirl about Prince Samuel’s relationship with a princess whose country has had a major discovery of gold. Will there be a change of heart? Will Princess Joanna choose royalty over love? Is there really such a thing as love at first sight?The Kiss that Saved Her is a retelling and expansion of the fairytale, Snow White. The novel is a Christian Romance story suitable for teens and other romance book lovers.
The Draculan Hunter
Liam Abraham hunts Draculans in Philadelphia. The Draculans, Sigman and Amwolf Van Horn, found one woman who can give them children, born not made, only Kelly Harper hates them. Liam is not an ordinary vampire hunter, as Kelly soon discovers. Will he save the girl, city, and the Natural History Museum? Will it be love at last bite?
A fast-paced novella that spoofs the vampire genre, and includes comedy, horror and romance elements. Suitable for ages 16 and above.