Thirteen Enigmatic Tales: A Baker’s Dozen (forthcoming on Amazon)

Note: These thirteen tales are currently available for sale as singles on Amazon; see listing at author’s site: Amazon Author Central: http://amzn.to/OoAiSd

Thirteen Enigmatic Tales

A Baker’s Dozen

By

Jim Stallings

Thirteen Enigmatic Tales

A Baker’s Dozen

Copyright©2017, October

Jim Stallings, Author

Enigmatic Short Works

(12 tales originally published monthly

September 2015-

August 2016

as Kindle Singles)

[Baker’s Dozen, 13th tale:

Spy Letters of Comrade Chang,

Single originally 2017]

KDP Cover Design

By Author

This story is a collected work of tales.

DEDICATION to SHORT STORY TEACHERS

Anton Chekhov

MaryEllen Beveridge

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Table of Contents

Thirteen Enigmatic Short Fictions

A Baker’s Dozen

 

Mourners: A Tale of Death & Love

Dick & Jane: Tale of the Last American Boomers

George Atlas: Tale of Forbidden Love

Flashbacks: 16 Flash Shorts from Difficult People

Efficiency Expert: A Tale of Poetic Justice

Chaw for Uncle Rufus: A Tale of Poetic Justice

Home Movies: A Tale of Escape & Pursuit

Big Boots: Tale of a Child Liar

Scarecrow: A Tale of Transformation

Crop Duster: A Tale of Maturation

Cosmic Casino: A Tale of Poetic Discovery

Pipe Dreams: A Tale of Creative Escape

Spy Letters of Comrade Chang

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Published Fiction 2002–2018

Published Fiction 2002-2018

[Prior File: FictionJS2017]

Jim Stallings

Amazon Author Bookshelf link: book covers, links to books, bio

http://amzn.to/OoAiSd

  1. Tales for Commuters & Other Time Travelers (short stories)
  2. Neon Nirvana (novel of the New Age, reincarnation)
  3. Hunters in the Fog (screenplay of World War II dive bombers)
  4. Devil’s Hopper (novel of New England)
  5. The Latest Bloodshed (novel of South Georgia)
  6. Getting to Know You (novel of Grand Canyon)
  7. Dispatches from Tumbleweed (haiku poetry, Texas)
  8. Difficult People (flash fictions, erotica, adult)
  9. At Witt’s Inn (twitter novel)
  10. Seltzer Lake (screenplay)
  11. Falstaff’s Diaries (comic diary-novel, adult)
  12. A Necessary Woman (novel)
  13. The Long Road (Confederate novella)
  14. The Dead Shaman in the Garage (novel of Texas)
  15. Top of the Wall (pre-teen novella)
  16. The Entrenchers (YA novella of Cold War)
  17. NKore’s Journey (novel of ancient Africa)
  18. Boston Solstice Blues (poetry)
  19. Puddlestone’s 420 Cosmic Pilgrimage (novel of surreal discoveries)

 

Enigmatic Short Fiction: 12 Monthly Tales (Sept. 2015-August 2016)

  1. Mourners: A Tale of Death & Love
  2. Dick & Jane: The Last American Boomers
  3. George Atlas: Tale of Forbidden Love
  4. Flashbacks: 16 Tales from Difficult People
  5. Efficiency Expert: A Tale of Poetic Justice
  6. Chaw for Uncle Rufus: A Tale of Revenge
  7. Home Movies: A Tale of Escape & Pursuit
  8. Big Boots: Tale of a Child Liar
  9. Scarecrow: A Tale of Transformation
  10. Crop Duster: A Tale of Maturation
  11. Cosmic Casino: A Tale of Poetic Discovery
  12. Pipe Dreams: A Tale of Creative Escape
  13. Spy Letters of Comrade Chang (novella, Post WW2)
  14. Enigmatic Short Fiction: A Baker’s Dozen (13 tales: #20-#32 )

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  1. Two Sisters: A Fairy Tale from the Great Depression (short story)
  2. Stardust Gypsies: 97 Poems from Purgatory (poetry)
  3. Slippery People: 120 Poems from NoWhere (poetry)
  4. Haiku: —A Lazy Eight Annual Calendar— (Haiku)
  5. Mystical Pasture Island: Winter & Summer Solstices (poetry)
  6. On University Success: Advice to First Year Scholars (non-Fiction)
  7. Words & Days: Boomerang Chaos Blues (poetry)

 

=================Works in Progress,  Residuals==================

— Mr. Kitty, Memoirs of a Cat Concierge (Kitty Memoir)

— Breakdown, a story of a family

— Dead Letter Office Tales (Love Letters; Royal Secret)

— Cry the Winter (novella)

— The Winter of Sofia Urrutia (novella)

— Suddenly Dead, Lost Lovers (love & death)

— Summer Abstractions (file:sumabstr)

— Bob’s Bar

— Gadgets & Gimmicks (modern life)

 

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Fiction 2002-2016: Summing Up

Fiction 2002-2016

Jim Stallings

Amazon Author page: book covers, book summaries, samples

http://amzn.to/OoAiSd

 

  1. Tales for Commuters & Other Time Travelers (short stories)
  2. Neon Nirvana (novel)
  3. Hunters in the Fog (screenplay)
  4. Devil’s Hopper (novel)
  5. The Latest Bloodshed (novel)
  6. Getting to Know You (novel)
  7. Dispatches from Tumbleweed (poetry)
  8. Difficult People (short-short stories)
  9. At Witt’s Inn (twitter novel)
  10. Seltzer Lake (screenplay)
  11. Falstaff’s Diaries (diary-novel)
  12. A Necessary Woman (novel)
  13. The Long Road (novella)
  14. The Dead Shaman in the Garage (novel)
  15. Top of the Wall (pre-teen novella)
  16. The Entrenchers (YA novella)
  17. NKore’s Journey (novel)
  18. Boston Solstice Blues (poetry)
  19. Puddlestone’s 420 Cosmic Pilgrimage (novel)

 

Enigmatic Short Fiction Books: Monthly Series (in progress)

(Sept. 2015-August 2016)

 

  1. Mourners: A Tale of Death & Love
  2. Dick & Jane: The Last American Boomers
  3. George Atlas: Tale of Forbidden Love
  4. Flashbacks: 16 Tales from Difficult People
  5. Efficiency Expert: A Tale of Poetic Justice
  6. Chaw for Uncle Rufus: A Tale of Revenge
  7. Home Movies: A Tale of Escape & Pursuit
  8. Big Boots: Tale of a Child Liar
  9. Scarecrow: A Tale of Transformation
  10. Crop Duster
  11. Cosmic Casino: A Tale of Poetic Discovery
  12. Pipe Dreams: A Tale of Creative Escape

 

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Monthly Story Book Series on Kindle Amazon: First three in New Fiction “Enigmatic Short Fiction”

Author’s Comment: Plan is to publish a baker’s dozen short story books on Amazon, 13 months of original curious tales to entertain at least cost (99 cents each) and story available on smart phones, tablets and ebook readers for the busy modern reader who has a little time betwixt and between work and play readable in under an hour or less. I will update near the first of each month and clicking on the link will reveal its amazon page with free sample and story summary and purchase button. Reviews welcomed.

1. New fiction series, 1st release, (Sept) Enigmatic Short Fiction, MOURNERS: A TALE OF DEATH & LOVE; $0.99 http://amzn.to/1QpEvRs Read on Any Device with the Free Kindle App

2.    New Fiction Series, 2nd release (Oct.), Enigmatic Short Fiction, DICK & JANE: The Last American Boomers; $0.99 http://amzn.to/1RRuptU Read on Any Device with the Free Kindle App

   3.   New Fiction Series, 3rd release (Nov.) Enigmatic Short Fiction, GEORGE ATLAS: A TALE OF FORBIDDEN LOVE; $0.99 http://amzn.to/1WpEi2P  Read on Any Device with the Free Kindle App

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Updates to My Website (WIP): Books 19 and 20 added on BLOG Here; Where I’m going with publications

Website: http://jimstallings.bluedomino.com/ NOTE: Books 19 & 20 will be added to the bluedomino site forthcoming.

19th book: NOVEL: PUDDLESTONE’S 420 COSMIC PILGRIMAGE: Take the trip, ride the wave, go with the flow; Review on SALE: $0.99

20th Book: New fiction series, 1st release, enigmatic short fiction, MOURNERS: A TALE OF DEATH & LOVE; $0.99  Published in September 2015; next publication in October 2015…(goal to reach travelers with Kindle devices or cell phones with Kindle apps (free off amazon) to read short fiction commuting or odd moments for reading). Prices are reduced significantly for short story “books”. Ease of access and enjoyment of casual reading the goal.

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MOURNERS: A Tale of Death & Love, first of a series of PHONE FRIENDLY MONTHLY fictions (September 2015)

New fiction series, 1st release, enigmatic short fiction, MOURNERS: A TALE OF DEATH & LOVE; $0.99

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Latest Published Novel, 19th Book: August 12, 2015: Puddlestone’s 420 Cosmic Pilgrimage: Book Summary

NEW: Puddlestone’s 420 Cosmic Pilgrimage: comic, sexually explicit, stoner on-the-road surreal trip across U.S.

Book Summary:  Puddlestone’s 420 Cosmic Pilgrimage is a comic, sexually explicit, stoner on-the-road novel with surrealist, existentialist and absurdist nuances driven by a picaresque and bewildering narcoleptic journey across the U.S. from Boston to Texas, and on to L.A. with stopovers in the southwest and Rocky Mountains and with immersive flashbacks to the Hippie days of the late 60s & 70s and ending in today’s Sierra Nevada Mountains at a Hippie novelist’s boutique cannabis dispensary and grow farm. Puddlestone is a creative writing MFA student searching for possible metaphysical links between contemporary findings in cosmology and particle physics and ancient Hindu Upanishad writings on the philosophy of emptiness and the origins of the universe. He hopes to compose his own American Upanishad poem from his pilgrimage in search of the keys to a cosmic casino.

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