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K.D. Parker lives in Virginia with his wife and two sons. "The Plug Nickel Cafe" is his fourth novel.


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K.D. Parker I just try to write a few sentences at a time, and hopefully something good will come out eventually. Coming up with good plots has always been…moreI just try to write a few sentences at a time, and hopefully something good will come out eventually. Coming up with good plots has always been difficult for me, though. I don't usually start anything new until I know where I'm going.(less)
K.D. Parker You have total control of the story--all the characters and events--where you might not in your own life.
Average rating: 4.50 · 32 ratings · 6 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
The Plug Nickel Cafe
4.48 of 5 stars 4.48 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2014
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Gangsters of Paradise
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STIFFED
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Shaman's Moon
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Slaughterhouse-Five, Fahrenheit 451, The Great Gatsby, Old Man and the Sea, Bridges of Madison County, Postman Always Rings Twice, Call of the Wild, The Time Machine, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde…

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GANGSTERS of PARADISE (Mystery & Thrillers)
3 chapters   —   updated Apr 02, 2013 06:39AM
Description: After seven long years in Tuccahoe State Penitentiary, Danny McLaren finally comes home to find that much hasn't changed. He still can't get a half-decent job, and what's worse, there's now a four year old girl living in the house that his wife neglected to tell him about. If all this wasn't enough, it only gets worse for Danny when there's a prison riot at Tuccahoe, and his ex-cellmate and two other cons show up at his house, wanting a safe place to hide out. That is, until they can find a way to get to... Paradise.
SHAMAN'S MOON (Mystery & Thrillers)
7 chapters   —   updated Sep 01, 2012 05:46PM
Description: During a violent thunderstorm, a plane crashes deep in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. A spoiled Beverly Hills couple survives the crash and is rescued by a mysterious stranger. At first the couple thinks the ex-soldier might possibly be their savior, a lifeline back to civilization, but as time goes on, they begin to suspect that the war hero is holding a secret of some kind, and that his motives are much more sinister...

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