Darren Elmore has it all: beautiful wife, status, profitable vineyards and winery in Sonoma County. But it isn't enough. He has always wanted --needed--to know what it feels like to kill a man. So... More > Darren chooses an unknown victim on a lonely road and indulges in a thrill-kill. And he gets away with murder.
Until a blackmailer shows up.
Then Darren's own life and livelihood are threatened unless he pays.
About the book:
This is an eclectic collection of 19 stories. Set in times and locales as varied as a Petaluma (California) farm circa 1919, a barbershop in present day Afghanistan, and a San... More > Francisco comedy club in the time traveling future, all the stories share one common trait: an oblique, often comic glimpse into human nature.
About the author:
Rob Loughran’s first novel HIGH STEAKS won the 2002 New Mystery Award. He has 21 books, fiction and non-fiction, in print. His 700 page jokebook, A MAN WALKS INTO A BAR…. has been called, “Quite simply, the definitive single-volume collection of modern American adult humor.”
All his books are available at wwww.robloughranbooks.com
He lives in Windsor, CA.< Less
"How to Write a Novel and Still Have Time for Sex: 12 Essays on Writing" is a compilation of articles written and published between 2002-2006. The articles deal with writing, motivation,... More > critique groups,converting a novel to screenplay form, proofreading, marketing, inspiration, and handling rejection. A funny and fact-filled guide to writing.< Less