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John D. Ottini

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John D. Ottini was born in Northern Italy, raised and educated in Canada, and currently resides in central Florida with his wife and mischievous kitty named Bella.

Latest Release: Elevated Madness and Other Stories

His story 'Blame it On the Weather' was nominated as finalist in the 2019 Royal Palm Literary Awards Competition - Short Story Genre (Florida Writers Association)

His stories 'One Shot to the Heart' & 'Words to a Kill' were nominated as finalists in the 2018 Royal Palm Literary Awards Competition - Short Story Genre (Florida Writers Association)

His book 'A Very Furry Christmas: Holiday Cat Tales' contains four heartwarming stories about cats and Christmas. It was nominated as a finalist in the 2016 Royal Palm Literary Awards Compe
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John D. Ottini I feel someone shake me out of my sleep and I recognize my wife’s voice, “Honey, you were screaming in your sleep, are you okay?”

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I feel someone shake me out of my sleep and I recognize my wife’s voice, “Honey, you were screaming in your sleep, are you okay?”

I open my eyes, wipe the beads of sweat from my forehead and reply, “I just had a horrible dream that I walked downstairs into our kitchen and someone had stolen the Keurig coffee maker.”
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A Very Furry Christmas: Hol...

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People Behaving Badly: A Co...

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The Twisted Road Ahead: An ...

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Beneath The Roses (Novelette)

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The Beckoning Sunrise: A Sh...

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A Fool and His Money (Novella)

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One Shot To The Head: A Lov...

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My Journey To Hell (Novelette)

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Broken in Pieces: A Trio of...

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Every story touched my heart. From the man who mourns his wife to the priest who is losing his faith, all the stories have a powerful message of love, strength and courage--all centered around animals. It's a quick read, but still time for" Read more of this review »
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"Great book of short stories. I rated it 5 stars. The title is perfect. The stories contained twists that are powerful. Mr. Ottini has a writing style that is easy to read and very engaging. Worth reading."
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