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Path of Least Resistance By C. Marcus Parr
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A screenwriter who suffers from Dissociative Identity Disorder is pitching a script about a biological weapon that threatens to end all life on earth. Hollywood wants to make his movie, but the... More > screenplay is unfinished. As he completes it, scenes within the screenplay begin to come true. No one knows whether he is a microbiologist who genetically engineered a new viral pathogen that could end all life on earth or whether he's just another lying opportunist trying to make a disaster movie. PATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE is a tale about how simple choices can change the course of our lives, and about the strained relationships between fathers and sons, even surrogate fathers and sons. It is about the choice of one man who, by sacrificing himself to save the life of another, may have saved the world. And it is about how motion pictures are made. It is about a mysterious old man who has written a screenplay that comes true. (328 pages)ISBN: 978-0-578-03194-1< Less
The Inheritance of Memory: A Collection of Short Stories By C. Marcus Parr
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This is a collection of short stories, a few of which were published in American and Canadian small literary press over a period of fifteen years. (314 pages)
The Identity of Max Sledge By C. Marcus Parr
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The Identity of Max Sledge is a short novel about a middle-aged writer of mysteries who takes an ocean cruise to cure his writer's block but unexpectedly falls in love with a much younger woman.... More > Together they take a European tour of Five-Star hotels and a few of the Continent's finer restaurants before she swindles him out of his money, passport and credit cards. Penniless and brokenhearted, he strives to regain his fortune and self-respect by writing the greatest mystery novel of his career. In this Romantic-Thriller, the action takes place aboard a luxury ocean liner, at a Venice palazzo, on a Greek Isle and along the canals of Amsterdam. (156 pages)< Less
Whose Curious Stars By C. Marcus Parr
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Fourteen-year-old Daniel Aiken has moved to Oregon, but his roots are in California. His mother marries Robin Stanley, a self-righteous man who wants nothing more than to be rid of his stepson. They... More > move to a small Oregon town where Daniel tries to protect his younger brother, Jesse, who suffers from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. At his new school, Daniel befriends the criminally-minded but good-hearted Hitch McDonough. Together they raise hell, steal beer from convenience stores and talk about the meaning of life in a graveyard. Illegal drugs are smoked and girlfriends end up pregnant. At every turn and deception, Robin Stanley threatens to send Daniel to a military academy, away from his mother and little brother. Then the unexpected happens. "Whose Curious Stars" is a coming of age story about a delinquent boy who is saved by his science teacher and whose bad behavior is offset by a code of honor and an unwavering obedience to greater truths. Against all odds, in the end he does the right thing. (252 pages)< Less
Path of Least Resistance By C. Marcus Parr
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A screenwriter who suffers from Dissociative Identity Disorder is pitching a script about a biological weapon that threatens to end all life on earth. Hollywood wants to make his movie, but the... More > screenplay is unfinished. As he completes it, scenes within the screenplay begin to come true. No one knows whether he is a microbiologist who genetically engineered a new viral pathogen that could end all life on earth or whether he's just another lying opportunist trying to make a disaster movie. Path of Least Resistance is a tale about how simple choices can change the course of our lives, and about the strained relationships between fathers and sons, even surrogate fathers and sons. It is about the choice of one man who, by sacrificing himself to save the life of another, may have saved the world. And it is about how motion pictures are made. It is about a mysterious old man who has written a screenplay that comes true. (328 pages)< Less
The Identity of Max Sledge By C. Marcus Parr
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THE IDENTITY OF MAX SLEDGE is a short novel about a middle-aged writer of mysteries who takes an ocean cruise to cure his writer’s block but unexpectedly falls in love with a much younger... More > woman. Together they take a European tour of Five-Star hotels and a few of the Continent's finer restaurants before she swindles him out of his money, passport and credit cards. Penniless and brokenhearted, he strives to regain his fortune and self-respect by writing the greatest mystery novel of his career. In this Romantic-Thriller, the action takes place aboard a luxury ocean liner, at a Venice palazzo, on a Greek Isle and along the canals of Amsterdam. (156 pages) [ISBN 978-0-578-00678-9]< Less
The Devil Visits Confidence: Three Novellas By C. Marcus Parr
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The three novellas are about a Parisian artist of the 19th century who is given magic paint that alters the features of his subjects; about a teenager in a small California town in the 1960s, who... More > believes his mother is having an affair with the devil; and finally about a Swedish timber cruiser in Minnesota circa 1911 who goes in with his Irish partner to import illegal whiskey across the Canadian border. These stories are about the possibility of redemption, about the tragedy of false belief, and how a seemingly simple decision can change your life. (180 pages)< Less
Whose Curious Stars By C. Marcus Parr
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Fourteen-year-old Daniel Aiken has moved to Oregon, but his roots are in California. His mother marries Robin Stanley, a self-righteous man who wants nothing more than to be rid of his stepson. They... More > move to a small Oregon town where Daniel tries to protect his younger brother, Jesse, who suffers from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. At his new school, Daniel befriends the criminally-minded but good-hearted Hitch McDonough. Together they raise hell, steal beer from convenience stores and talk about the meaning of life in a graveyard. Illegal drugs are smoked and girlfriends end up pregnant. At every turn and deception, Robin Stanley threatens to send Daniel to a military academy, away from his mother and little brother. Then the unexpected happens. "Whose Curious Stars" is a coming of age story about a delinquent boy who is saved by his science teacher and whose bad behavior is offset by a code of honor and an unwavering obedience to greater truths. Against all odds, in the end he does the right thing. (252 pages)< Less
The Inheritance of Memory By C. Marcus Parr
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This is a collection of short stories, a few of which were published in American and Canadian small literary press over a period of fifteen years. (314 pages)
The Inheritance of Memory By C. Marcus Parr
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This is a collection of short stories, a few of which have been previously published in the Independent Press of the United States and Canada over the past twenty years.

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