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monsters among us By R Kay
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A loup garou, a swamp witch, and a feufolay. Here are three characters, three places, and three tales of mysticism. ...Darlin Modet is a girl who lives in a small village in the mountains of Haiti.... More > At a young age she witnesses an act of brutality that sets the course of her life. Her unfortunate path is further beset by two bad men who move into her village from Port-au-Prince. Her future appears dark until she decides to do something about it- and finally she finds a place among her people. ...Uncle Iggy is a noodler in the Pearl River bayous of Louisiana. He is already famous for his giant catfish and monster turtles. But his greatest achievement, his career clincher, was a darknatured woman who he never caught. ...Dr. Bunkie duBois is a country doctor in the fog-lost swamps of Acadiana. He is assigned a remote outpost on a chenier to try to rout out an epidemic, but he discovers a ghastly secret on his own island. His future and the cure, he discovers, are both interwoven in a web of doom. (Fiction)< Less
Vector By R Kay
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The snail is crossing the edge of the razor blade. The bull is in the squeeze cage. The black widow is in your hand. A twig snaps on the edge of camp. There is a needle in the pillow of your bed.... More > These are the vectors by which our imaginations run into their darkest and most uncomfortable corners. These are the poisons of our minds, the seeds of discord, from which dark flowers blossom into nightmare. Such is the nature of Vector, a collection of short, unrelated horror stories which will transport the reader all over the world, from the grimy carpets of New Orleans hotels to the cemeteries of Paris, from the bear-infested Polar Ice Cap to the hermetic caves of the Pyrenees, from serene Minnesota to war-torn Liberia, from the mountain to the desert to the swamp- in the end, the reader will be glad that Vector is only a work of fiction.< Less
A Creole Creeperie (hardcover) By R Kay
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This hearty edition of A Creole Creeperie is more than just a cookbook... it is a hardcover guide to your next New Orleans kitchen expedition! It has fishing stories, ghost stories, kitchen... More > adventures, creole anecdotes, colloquialisms, and even a dollop of scatalogical humor. Fix courtboullion, mirliton, cowan, boulliabaisse... oysters, crabs, alligator, frogs... keep this book in your pantry and you'll be cooking with the creepers!< Less
A Creole Creeperie By R Kay
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A Creole Creeperie is more than just a cookbook... it is a guide to your next New Orleans kitchen expedition! It has fishing stories, ghost stories, kitchen adventures, creole anecdotes,... More > colloquialisms, and even a dollop of scatalogical humor. Fix courtboullion, mirliton, cowan, boulliabaisse... oysters, crabs, alligator, frogs... keep this book in your pantry and you'll be cooking with the creepers!< Less
From Spurna, with Love By R Kay
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Spurna Moody was a wild one. She was a daughter of the New Orleans seventh ward, a creole princess born with a flaming passion for bad boys and worse men. Mardi Gras Indian bars, Sunday secondlines... More > and outlaw motorcycles were her fledging grounds, and when she finally spread her wings and flew, she left four children scattered to the winds. This is their story, the tale of the children of a lost generation, how and who they came to be and how the fires of their ancestors burned within them in their own unique ways... and how they migrated towards a common destiny at the end of the world. (Fiction)< Less
It's Raining Arrows By R Kay
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In a small enclave of New Orleans called Saint Roch, a brutal series of crimes occurred in late 2010. A gang of teenagers armed themselves with handguns and attacked all those they decided did not... More > belong in their world. Night after night, crimes of all descriptions occurred. The police appeared to be impotent while the victims were driven beyond the ends of sanity and anger. How would it all end? We could only imagine. Those are the true-to-life facts upon which this book is based. It's Raining Arrows is a work of historical fiction, following the birth and development of two fictional boys who would become the perpetrators of such crimes. Growing up on the blunt ends of life, they have been witness to too much violence and inhumanity, and when they blossom into their desensitized manhood, they have become dangerous. This is a tale of growing up the hard way and choosing the wrong path, a story which shares the pain. (Fiction)< Less
The Curious History of a Marked Rope By R Kay
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During the peak of British colonial rule, a rope is made at the famous Bridgeport Rope Factory by a young ropemaker on the first day of his job. This rope is marked, as were all Bridgeport ropes... More > marked, with a scarlet strand of silk. The life of our rope is destined to be long- over two hundred years- and its adventures are as varied as the characters who inherit and handle the rope for their own purposes. The marked rope travels from Europe to India, from Arabia to the Caribbean, and finally to the United States, and is the witness to some of the greatest (and worst) moments of three centuries before finding its final rest. (Fiction.)< Less
Lily Rose is Dead By R Kay
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Love, tallbikes, and doom in New Orleans. A year or two after Hurricane Katrina, a troubled young man has finally found comfort in his post-storm existence, in bicycle craftmanship, and especially,... More > in the love of a woman. After a lifetime of wandering, despite the ruin, he is finally starting to settle down. But through no fault of his own he is unexpectedly stripped of his comforts, leaving him alone in the company of his greatest enemy- himself. His is a world of brutal ends, constantly rekindling for him the central dogma: what is beyond the end? This is a story that simultaneously weaves its way forward and backwards through time, luring the reader into the darkness and anonymity of the secret world of Lily Rose, and from the world of Lily Rose there is no return. (Fiction.)< Less
Legends of the Bywater By R Kay
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A collection of short stories about some of the colorful character types who inhabit the Bywater, an old offbeat neighborhood in New Orleans. Zookeepers, winos, clowns, gangsters, coffin makers, drug... More > addicts, danglers, vigilantes, schizophrenics, second-liners, ragamuffins, rats, mambos and tallbikers lurk in the back alleys, street corners and railroad tracks of this anthology. (Fiction.)< Less
Albino By R Kay
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Henry Scott Bird was born in 1943 in the Bywater, a bluecollar neighborhood in New Orleans. He was an abnormal child in many ways, born under ill omens; and to add a physical abnormality to his... More > troubles, he was an albino. He loses his family at a very young age, and spends a lifetime trying to figure out who he really is. He was a horror to his mother, a sorrow to his father, a son to a gypsy godfather, a treasure in the world of freaks, a temptation to the devil, a chameleon in the jungle, a spirit to a warrior, a weapon to the mob, a loner in prison, a demon in the war, and a monster when he comes home again. The story does not end when he finds his way home. Only then is he liberated to become his true self, the inspiration of outlaws; the dark-natured anti-hero that is The Albino. (Fiction.)< Less