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WARNING, before you even consider reading this, understand that this is a story about a guy that is large, feels he is in charge, and is ready to kick some butt. In truth, he is essentially deaf, almost blind, socially handicapped and has little sense of smell to boot. Add to that his basic disregard for proper attire and you have one humorous, heartfelt, and at times movi ...more
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Published October 16th 2012 by Helping Hands Press (first published October 1st 2012)
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Carolyn Seiver
Oct 15, 2012 Carolyn Seiver rated it really liked it
From the first word to the last,Mark Miller makes us a smile in almost every paragraph of The Whoopie Pie Affair. This short story is a great introduction to our intelligently goofy,lovable,teddy bear of a main character,Giovanni,or G,as he prefers to be called. Filled with humor and 'down home' goodness,it is a joy to read. The reader is also given a glimpse into the Amish lifestyle with our side-kick character,Eli.It was fascinating,for me,as I only know bits and pieces about the Amish communi ...more
Giovanni Gelati
Oct 17, 2012 Giovanni Gelati rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Mark Miller does an incredible job melding two different worlds with humor, style and a side order of sass. Great read that is sure to put a smile on anyone's face.
Carol Howell
Oct 21, 2012 Carol Howell rated it it was amazing
Totally enjoyed this quick read. Loved the character "G". Reminds me of someone. The entire story reminded me of a TV detective show, can't put my finger on exactly which one, but the story was great!
Diana Flegal
Oct 31, 2013 Diana Flegal rated it really liked it
A fun quirky quick read. Just the title alone is entertaining enough but you will find yourself rooting for this detective for sure. Looking forward to the coming volumes.
Bev Jackson
Jan 25, 2013 Bev Jackson rated it it was ok
Has a cute story to it, but I didn't care for the play with words. Very descriptive and otherwise a nice change for an Amish book.
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Mark currently resides in Florida with his wife and four children. He has achieved some success as a Kindle Best Seller and having one of his short stories selected as a winner in the Florida Writer’s Association Short Story Collection.

Growing up in Kansas, Mark graduated from Sumner Academy of Arts and Sciences and received his Bachelor’s in Film from the University of Kansas.

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