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An obsessive porn store clerk finds herself plunged into an old fashioned whodunnit. A group of four teenage friends wait for the world to end. A desperate journalist tries to explain why he is guilty of an elaborate hoax... and how his lies might be coming true. Three short stories about identity, addiction, guilt, and redemption: Home Movie | 1999 | Fake
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Published March 31st 2010 by Smashwords, Inc.
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I enjoyed it very much, especially the first and third stories, which are mysteries of different sorts. The first, called 'Home Movie', is about a porn-store clerk investigating an apparent snuff-flick accidentally discovered by customers. The third, called 'Fake', is about a journalist who concocted a hoax about a murder victim. The middle story, '1999', in which 'nothing happens', suggests a sort of mystery by the end, but didn't draw me in the way the other two did. I especially enjoyed the w ...more
This book definitely is not for everyone. Out of curiosity, I downloaded this free book from the Nook site and I was surprised by how much I enjoyed it. It seems to be a self-published work posted to Nook through Smashwords. There are a few grammatical errors, but I never found them to be distracting. I appreciate how different these stories are from what I am accustomed to reading in popular literature and literary journals. There is a definite noir quality to these stories that I found to be i ...more