Book List in Order: 7 titles

  • Bringing you three powerful short stories from award-winning author Christopher Cook---“Lafayette Dugas, Bayou Desperado” tells the story of a young 19th century highwayman who preys on the citizens of Baton Rouge.“The Code” explores the issu...


  • A spiritual story, a religious story, a love story. This novella is all three in one. It’s the story of a man, Nathan Tillery, who sets out to seek salvation… and runs into a wall. It’s the story of his loving wife, Emma Jean, who keeps faith w...


  • In this award-winning short story, a professional pickpocket in Paris recollects highlights from his career. This story, after being rejected by numerous literary magazines in the U.S., won first prize in a literary competition in France co-sponsored...


  • How does a boy become a man in the Deep South?Not without a struggle.This powerful novella of a young boy and his extended family in rural East Texas is reminiscent of Flannery O’Connor and William Faulkner both in the psychological complexity of i...


  • Fiction. Christopher Cook vividly paints a portrait of small town America in his humorous and often irreverent collection of ten short stories, "Screen Door Jesus." The title story considers the chaos that ensues in Bethlehem, Texas when an image of ...


  • Two Texan ex-cons, Ray Bob and Eddie, have just killed a convenience store clerk over a penny. Now, with a pack of cigarettes, a stolen Caddy, and no plan, the two must think fast-and move faster, in this novel with "a lyric voice that sings itself r...