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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: A Fool For Love & Money

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 Competition (Florida Writers Association)

His book 'People Behaving Badly: A Collection of 13 Short Mystery Stories' was nominated as a semi-finali
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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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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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2019 Royal Palm Literary Awards Banquet

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[image error]I’m very excited to be attending the Florida Writers Association annual banquet this weekend, where my short story Blame It on the Weather is nominated as a finalist for a Royal Palm Literary Award (Short Story Genre).


I’m also looking forward to picking up my copy of Writers at Work, the 2019 Annual Florida Writers Association C...Genre).


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It was good to see the bad guy get what was coming to them. The stories were well written. Enjoyed each story."
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