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Carver's Mill By H.R. Harvey
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Harvey’s funny and bittersweet novel follows the sorry life of Bert Emmerling, Carver’s Mill’s one and only veterinarian. Even his cows don’t like him. His one and only... More > friend since childhood, Cubby Dixon is even worse than his enemies. When Channel 89’s new weather woman, Charlotte McKeon, moves to town (having nearly been tarred and feathered out in Tucson) she grates on Bert’s nerves so much, it’s worth moving away. With heart and humanity, Carver’s Mill, puts a lump in your throat on one page, only to make you blow your coffee on the next. Poignant, funny, memorable dialogue, and an unusual philosophy. Settle into your favorite chair and relax for a wonderful ride. Nibble Magazine A great read! Delicious spot-on dialogue. Harvey has the ability to pepper bittersweet scenes with humor, and then turn around and clobber you while you’re laughing. CrossBow Books< Less
Playing on the Black Keys By H.R. Harvey
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In the animal kingdom, fathers sometimes eat their children, much to the chagrin of the mothers. When Sam and Delta Harper, who run a small-town newspaper, suffer the return of Peter, their... More > bug-up-the-ass son from college, eating him isn't really an option. But the triangle of mom-in-the-middle between father and son is a tenuous one. To make matters worse, Sam discovers he has a tumor behind his eye and assumes he is going to die. Delta, his Christian Scientist wife, believes its all in his head, figuratively, not literally. When Peter declares at the dinner table that he wants to be a lawyer, a corporate lawyer, no less, Sam and Delta wonder where they went wrong. Strangely, it is Peter who ultimately creates a life-threatening show-down between himself and his father in the skies above Carver's Mill. CROSSBOW BOOKS: "A GREAT read! Delicious spot-on dialogue. Harvey has the ability to pepper bittersweet scenes with humor, then turn around and clobber you while you're laughing."< Less
Saphos Assassin By H.R. Harvey
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In Saphos Assassin, the setting is Key West, Florida. The action spans one week, during which time, all of the television news anchors have arrived to cover the anniversary of the Cuban Missile... More > Crisis. One-by-one the anchors are being murdered on the air during prime time. It’s impossible to trace or to stop. Sylka Gertz, a young Lolita-type, beautiful, but criminally insane, has been undergoing toxin desensitization treatments by her stepfather, Malcolm, using the poisons of the blue-ringed octopus, cone snail, and black mamba, to create the most lethal concoctions on the planet. Their purpose: to enable her to wear highly poisonous makeup, lipstick, and lotion so she can kill with just a kiss or the scratch of her fingernail. Her transformation, however, is unpredictable and goes awry. Her blood and saliva, her touch, even her tears are now lethal. She can kill slowly with excruciating pain, or in a single heartbeat.< Less
Carver's Mill By H.R. Harvey
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Harvey’s funny and bittersweet novel follows the life of Bert Emmerling, Carver’s Mill’s one and only veterinarian. Even his cows don’t like him. His one and only friend... More > since childhood, Cubby Dixon, is even worse than his enemies. When Channel 89’s new weather woman, Charlotte McKeon, moves to town, having nearly been tarred and feathered at her job in Tucson, she grates on Bert’s nerves so much, it’s worth moving away. With heart and humanity, Carver’s Mill puts a lump in your throat on one page, only to make you blow your coffee on the next..< Less
Playing on the Black Keys By H.R. Harvey
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In the animal kingdom, fathers sometimes eat their children, much to the chagrin of the mothers. When Sam and Delta Harper, who run a small-town newspaper, suffer the return of Peter, their... More > bug-up-the-ass son from college, eating him isn’t really an option. But the triangle of mom-in-the-middle between father and son is a tenuous one. To make matters worse, Sam discovers he has a tumor behind his eye and assumes he is going to die. Delta, his Christian Scientist wife, believes it’s all in his head, figuratively, not literally. When Peter declares at the dinner table that he wants to be an attorney, a corporate attorney, no less, Sam and Delta wonder where they went wrong. Strangely, it’s Peter who ultimately creates a life-threatening show-down between himself and his father in the skies above Carver’s Mill.< Less
Saphos Assassin By H.R. Harvey
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One-by-one, the TV news anchors are being assassinated, and the deaths are hideous…on-camera, during prime-time. No one can figure out the how or why…and no one can turn off their set.... More > The population is hypnotized with fear. The setting is the tourist town of Key West, Florida, attached to the rest of the world by a single thread of asphalt. And then the thread is cut. What’s worse is the horrifying way they are dying. The deaths make your teeth chatter. What’s most frightening of all is…it could happen tomorrow.< Less
Peace Sign By H.R. Harvey
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James Hatton and Karl Sheppard, two college roomies drive up to a mixer to find women. Physically, they’re opposites. James is Bobby Kennedy to Karl’s Jerry Garcia. While having a... More > Coke, James spies a young ballet dancer running back from class. He catches her eye, then intercepts her. He is smitten by this exotic doe-eyed girl. She’s Russian and already dating a pre-med student. James implores her to at least dance with him. Ultimately, she does though Louisa informs him it’s hopeless. She’s already engaged. A week later the draft lottery is announced. All over the country the phones are tied-up as half of America’s young men realize their lives have changed. America is in an unofficial civil war, only it isn’t the North against the South, it’s war within the family. James enlists in the Air Force and becomes a pilot. But the tension of the war exists inside the military as well.< Less
Black Dog Gallery By H.R. Harvey
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Jack Sheppard has been parked at the far end of the bar at The Gent for hours.After his wife, Beckie, sold her first novel and went on a book tour, their marriage began to head south. At this... More > particular moment, Jack is writing an ad for some part-time help. It reads: Chance of a Lifetime!!! If you’ve always yearned to be an Artist! If you like Guinness, Billie Holiday, and like to work with your hands… Unfortunately, even in his stupor, he knows it’s all bullshit. Jack is a sculptor and Beckie has been his lover, his friend, and his right arm. Her only screw-up was getting famous. His ad draws all kinds of strange characters, but he finally hires an oblique, inscrutable Japanese girl, named Hisako, to work for him. She’s young and exciting and interested in him…and the mess begins. When Beckie returns, she must decide between a life of book tours and fighting this little Japanese girl who has insinuated herself into Jack’s life. And then things truly go south.< Less