Julie is a woman on the edge. The strain of raising a handicapped child and the pressures a small town rumor mill creates have taken their toll.
All her life she has been ridiculed or, even worse, ignored.
But that stops today.
A new novelette from the author of Man Falls…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on April 30, 2012 at 1:59pm — No Comments
Her husband was dead. That was the price he had paid for that one, foolish kiss. Now, someone else must pay, too – and she had vowed that the price would be the same. A short story.
About Author Victor J. Banis:
Victor J. Banis is the critically acclaimed author…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on April 26, 2012 at 1:23pm — No Comments
Nick Novaczek is a cautious soul, a 17-year old with a boring life, a predictable future, and a quiet thirst for danger. On the eve of his beloved grandmother’s funeral, danger finds him by the motel swimming pool. Her name is Celia and she’s everything he’s not. This foul-mouthed beauty is…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on April 25, 2012 at 5:19pm — No Comments
Fiona, a novice journalist, is offered her first major story in an exotic location. To get the assignment, she must first hide and then conquer her worst fear. Fiona finds herself transformed by the warmth and sunshine of Crete, and realizes she just might be ready to fling herself boldly into other…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on April 24, 2012 at 2:34pm — No Comments
Ulat, the best hunter in the village, is dead. Ledeth, the aging shaman, must prepare the body so the victim’s spirit may rest. Many of the Clan are lost to the innumerable hazards of their world, but when Ledeth realizes Ulat’s death was the deliberate act of another human, he must find…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on April 23, 2012 at 2:21pm — No Comments
Nominated for the PEN/Hemingway award, Water Dancer is now available for the first time in ebook format.
Water Dancer tells the story of Dorey Thomas, a marathon swimmer training to cross the cold, brutal waters of the San Antonio Strait. It is a feat no other athlete has…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on April 18, 2012 at 5:07pm — No Comments
Julian and Tony meet in line at a David Sedaris book signing. “Promise me sixty blissful moments and I’ll pass my whole life with you,” Tony tells Julian. And, although the line is really little more than a charming pick-up line, a relationship does develop, told moment by moment from…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on April 17, 2012 at 5:33pm — No Comments
Amy has never really known family. Not like her husband, Brad, with his tribe of brothers, sisters, and cousins. Amy’s only ever had her Aunt Zara – ever since Amy was twelve and her parents died. It was Aunt Zara who took her in, raised her, and provided for all her needs and desires. Aunt Zara has been…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on April 13, 2012 at 5:38pm — No Comments
The clock is ticking as crime consultant Scott Drayco and “the world’s most diminutive defense attorney” Benny Baskin play games with a dangerous killer in order to save an innocent man from going to jail.
Why is the killer texting cryptic poems to Drayco on his…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on April 12, 2012 at 6:27pm — No Comments
Things are not going well for wealthy, spoiled Samantha Crowley who thought her world would never collapse until her superstar novelist husband filed for divorce. Samantha’s pursuit of “divorce justice” in tinsel town lands her in an even more perilous situation. Within twenty-four hours of…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on April 9, 2012 at 3:41pm — No Comments
On the run from “broken promises, cocaine and gin, wounds inflicted,” Terry Manescu turns to Alcoholics Anonymous for help. Abstinence alone fails to reform her, though; she resents the meetings, makes every effort to antagonize other AA members, and continues to chase the buzz…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on April 5, 2012 at 1:49pm — No Comments
An abandoned cabin… a diabolical killer…a hidden cemetery… a deadly secret is about to be uncovered.
Far from the neon blur of Manhattan – the dizzy buzz of restaurants, theater openings and one too many cocktails – located seventy-two miles outside the City in the sleepy,…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on April 4, 2012 at 6:05pm — No Comments
Untreed Reads is proud to announce that author Earl Staggs has won a Derringer Award for Best Novelette for his work Where Billy Died. The Derringer Awards are a celebration of the best in short mystery writing, and all winners are directly voted on by their peers.
We are honored to have published Earl’s work, and would like to thank…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on April 4, 2012 at 5:35pm — No Comments
Fortunately, April is National Humor Month, and that gives us a good excuse to discount all of our humorous fiction and nonfiction titles and give the world a good chuckle. Through April 30th, head on over to The Untreed Reads Store at…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on April 4, 2012 at 5:20pm — No Comments