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Clark Hays

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Spearman, Texas, The United States
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I'm an ex-poet, lapsed cowboy and whiskey enthusiast living in Portland, Oregon, with my lovely life, writing and Rummikub partner Kathleen McFall. We've written ten books together so far.

The most recent is a sci-fi series and the third book in the trilogy is set for release Feb.14, 2022:

Mars Adrift (coming soon)
Scorched Earth
Gates of Mars


We also wrote an alternative history series about Bonnie and Clyde:

Resurrection Road
Dam Nation
Radioactive


And we wrote four books in the award-winning Cowboy and Vampire Collection:

A Very Unusual Romance
Blood and Whiskey
Rough Trails and Shallow Graves (named to Kirkus Reviews best indie books of 2014)
The Last Sunset (silver medalist, 2017 Independent Publisher National Book Awards; Indie Reader best bo
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Clark Hays Brenda, rest assured, there will be a book four! We’re just now starting the process of plotting it out so we’re hunkering down for many months of cre…moreBrenda, rest assured, there will be a book four! We’re just now starting the process of plotting it out so we’re hunkering down for many months of creative intensity, hard work and lots of fights.

I have to say, I’m pleased you found book three so moving and hope you will check out book four when it hits the shelves.(less)
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Clark Hays Hi Lucy, thanks so much for taking the time to write! I’m glad to learn you are enjoying the books and are moved by the lives and decisions of our cha…moreHi Lucy, thanks so much for taking the time to write! I’m glad to learn you are enjoying the books and are moved by the lives and decisions of our characters. You’ll be happy to know Kathleen and I hard at work on book four and hope to have it available by the end of the summer. You can stay up-to-date by liking our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/cowboyandvampire). If you are willing, please share your reading experience by reviewing the books on Goodreads and Amazon and in return, we’d be delighted to send you an advanced copy of book four ASAP. Just stay in touch! (less)
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Kathleen McFall and I are excited to announce the launch of our tenth book together, Mars Adrift. It’s the third book in our sci-fi trilogy and possibly the best thing we’ve written together yet. We’re releasing it on Valentine's Day because: 1) One of the main characters is named Lauren Valentine; 2) It takes a durable and very flexible kind of loves to write fiction together; and, 3) the series, Read more of this blog post »
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Description: This VERY short story was published in Opium Magazine March 2010. It was a finalist in their "bookmark" contest which had very tight word count requirements of no more than 250 words. It was nominated for a Pushcart.
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Majenta Howdy Hell....o, Clark! Thanks for contacting me, good to hear from another author! Happy genre-mixing, good to add a little science to art. I hope you're having a great week. Happy reading, writing, and everything else. Blessings!

Best wishes from Majenta


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Clark Hays Any fan of vampire freaks is a friend of mine!


Jillyn Thanks for the friend add :)


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