Nine Dead Dope Dealers and Other Stories

Nine Dead Dope Dealers and Other Stories is available as a Kindle ebook for $2.99.  Read for free if you have Kindle Unlimited. These stories are about people on the edge, struggling to survive, including weed dealers, small time crooks and con artists, ex-cons, juvenile hall denizens, a desperate young woman attempting to steal her kids back from their adoptive parents, a traveling coffin salesman, a  broke New Orleans widow befriending a young bartender in a laundromat,  and single moms with jailed boyfriends trying to raise kids with no money and no help. Some of these stories are in the mystery/crime/noir genre, some are general literature, and some have an element of humor. This collection includes some stories that were previously published, and some stories that have never before been published, including the title story, “Nine Dead Dope Dealers” which earned an Honorable Mention in the Writers Digest 2016 Popular Fiction Awards in the Mystery/Crime Category. This collection of flash fiction/short stories should appeal to readers who enjoy the work of Charles Bukowski, John Fante, Claire Vaye Watkins, Willy Vlautin, Tobias Wolff, and Daniel Woodrell.