American Genres

by George W. Parker



Science Fiction

Southern Gothic

Dective Noir


Noir Series Book #2

Noir Series Book #3

Zombie Noir To Come

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Death; Juxtaposed - The Galveston hurricane of 1900 killed an estimated 8000 dead. With a thirty-foot wave surge and 100mph winds the category 5 hurricane leveled the city. That is only part of the story. Mary is a successful lawyer, Al a not so successful graphic designer. Their marriage is failing. She looks outside their marriage for comfort. He looks to the past for his. Be careful what you look for.

Vanishing Trick - How smart is too smart? In the near future a device to make people smarter is stolen from it's inventor, B. The military wants to use it to create a junta. Disaffected members of the government are after it as a tool to control the population. And corporate American wants a commercial piece of its additive powers. With the help of his girlfriend, her US Senator father, and the power of the device B fights to undo the work of his invention in a multilayered literary suspense story from our future.

Conversations at Night

Part 1 - (1965-1974) Drugs, Sex and Violence.

Part 2 - (1972-1974) A man wants to be remembered.

Part 3 - (Before 1965) Profiles in Courage.

A three part look at Life, Art, and Civilization; Arkansas style.

The Letters - Cocaine, murder and love. What else would you expect on a summer day? It is July in Dallas and hot. Then the fat man is murdered and everything gets hotter. Private detective Marv Davis is hired for an easy job, recover some stolen items. That "easy job" quickly leads him into in a web of drug related murders strung between downtown alleys and North Dallas boulevards. The police and drug dealers are hot on his heels and, oh yes, a beautiful woman.

The Krew - Murder, suicide, rape, and incest; welcome to The Krew. Bill Kensett finds the boat of his dreams, a 56 foot ketch named The Krew. He quickly buys the boat and then quickly learns her horrific stories as he begins a solo sail around the world.

The Boy In The Box - Six murders, child porn, horse racing, drug smuggling, beautiful women, crooked police, crooked lawyers; it's all in a days work for Marv Davis. When a young boy is gruesomely murdered in an apparent gang killing Marvin Davis is hired by the boy's family to clear his name. That is the starting point for Marv's march into the world of porn, horse race fixing, police corruption and murder, all to the tune of his own drummer.

The Law - Marvin Davis is hired as 'muscle' in a blackmail payoff. When his client and the client's brother are murdered and his girlfriend, Shelia Goodwin, is kidnapped by a Mexican cartel boss, Marv is launched into full bore vigilante mode. Tearing through a long, hot Dallas night Marv takes the law into his own hands to free Shelia and to solve all of the Dallas Police's headaches.

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