Two friends venture into the greasy heart of the carny world in search of a magical bible to find an increasingly delusional preacher with the power to command his minions. This humorous and poignant... More > tour takes us on a seamy search through the eccentric world of freaks and cons to find true family values.< Less
An amusing page-turning tale of clashing cultures in today’s America. This off-beat romp mixes its unlikely characters into a sardonic cocktail with a fresh twist. Jackson Puffi, professional... More > underachiever, picks up Hudson, a hitchhiker with mysterious powers and their lives are changed forever. On a mission to transform their world, they move to Portland, Oregon to find homeless teens; a Rumi scholar/bike messenger/dungeon mistress; a sinuous monkey-boy; hillbillies; a predatory religious eccentric/venture capitalist; a vengeful mobster/ businessman who desperately needs a liver donation; and a wily donut maker. THE WAY TO CHICKENBOY is the second book by Jug Brown. His first was Bush Bash to Drongo 9, a sci-fi version of a classic Somerset Maugham book. Now featuring illustrations by Stewart Thomas.< Less
A well-meaning group of gifted friends, a wily investor, and a vain business mogul find humorous and bizarre challenges in the unique environment of Portland, Oregon, and the Northwest. Local... More > self-help culture collides with the demeaning manipulations of local politics and business, when a homeless teen center begins to turn into a “stocking pen” for breeders at a Northwest polygamous cult. A manipulative, sleep-deprived tyrant attempts to change his ways through New Age therapy and seeks to immortalize himself by commissioning a self-aggrandizing opera. DON INFERNO is Jug Brown’s third book. Now featuring illustrations by Stewart Thomas.< Less
THE LAGUNA SQUEEZE follows a rogue cop on a corrupt journey through the enfeebled sociopolitical underbelly of Eugene, Oregon. The story includes a “nano-savant” who can see molecular... More > components and understand how they will behave, a crooked mayor, an environmental protest gone wrong, and a pharmaceutical think-tank that creates and markets new “diseases” for its failed products.< Less
POSTCARDS FROM THE RESERVATION
After the death of his mother, twelve year old Bobby comforts himself by playing an ultraviolent video game that distracts him from his loss.
He is whisked away from... More > summer camp by his recently paroled father, Deacon.
In order to pay back those who kept him alive in prison, Deacon takes Bobby on a criminal jaunt through the Native American casinos of Oregon. Throughout his misadventures with his father, Bobby increasingly depends on his video game for guidance.
On a mission of love and self-salvation, Bobby’s grandfather, a grandiose TV pitchman, attempts to save Bobby from Deacon’s dangerous influence.
This fast-paced, dark-humored story is a poignant and absurd tour-de-farce that touches and tickles at the same time.< Less