Paradise Waiting

Paradise Waiting

“The last thing Salim Khan saw in his brief life was a millisecond of a blinding flash of light and a loud bang as he detonated the four pounds of plastique in his backpack.” Fiction by Steve Jaeger.

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Excerpt from RE JANE


For Jane Re, a half-Korean, half-American orphan, Flushing, Queens, is the place she’s been trying to escape from her whole life.

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The Smiling Skeptic: An Excerpt from THE MIRACLE GIRL

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“These things can be explained: the weeping icons, the bleeding statues, the healing of disease, the aberrations of sun and sky and light, the apparitions of Jesus and Mary and Springsteen.” By Andrew Roe

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The Lion in the Hills


“There was nothing left for us to do, and a lot of us simply fell apart.” By William Black

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Review of Franklin Sports Junior Equipment Bag (Black)


“Conditions that worked for my kid won’t be the same for yours, etc.” By Evan Lavender-Smith

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Punch for Punch

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“When a man asks you to break his nose you don’t have much choice in the matter.” By Jared Yates Sexton

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Excerpt from THE KEPT

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“Elspeth Howell was a sinner.” By James Scott

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Excerpt from FRAM, by Steve Himmer


“He was lucky, he knew: Julia didn’t mind his magazines or at least she didn’t complain.” By Steve Himmer

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Mud Boy, Blood Boy: A Brothers’ Tale


In this flash fiction from The Roadkill Collection, two brothers with an absent dad grow in distinct ways.

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Butterfly, Brick: A Garden Fairy Tale


When it comes to quarreling, men and women can be entirely different landscape elements.

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Bitter Root: A Story of Marriage and Borsch


In this story from The Roadkill Collection, food can make or mar a marriage.

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The Roadkill Collector

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In the title story from The Roadkill Collection, a once–bullying lawyer seeks redemption in the road.

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Home Run: The Power and the Glory

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This excerpt from The Mighty Roman Baseball Blast shows what homers are all about.

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El León, “The Closer”


Hero or goat, The Closer holds fans’ hearts in his hand.

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“Martin never expected to kill anyone when he was in the war. He had decided ahead of time to leave the killing up to the Marines.” By Sharon Erby

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“He finds that he can light his candles merely by touching their wicks with a finger.” By Mike Meginnis

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