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Mark McNease is the author of the Kyle Callahan Mysteries, two of which have been best sellers on Kindle. Four of the mysteries are now available as audiobooks on Audible, Amazon and iTunes. His first Detective Linda mystery, ‘Last Room at the Cliff’s Edge’, was released in September, 2016, and called "a winner" by Publishers Weekly. Linda and Kyle are best friends and partners in crime solving throughout the Kyle Callahan series and it was time for her to strike out on her own.

His short story ‘Stop the Car’ was selected as a Kindle Single and is now an audiobook narrated by the amazing Braden Wright. It has been selected twice to be included in the Amazon Prime reading library. He was the co-editor and publisher of ‘Outer Voices Inner Lives’, an anthology of LGBT writers over age 50 and a Lambda Literary Award Finalist in 2015.

Mark is also an Emmy winner for Outstanding Children’s Program for ‘Into the Outdoors’, a television show he co-created and wrote for two years that is now in its 15th year.


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Rough & Tumble: A Dystopian Love Tragedy

"Rough and Tumble were not their names by birth." Boy meets boy at the end of civilization in this extended short story. The year is distant, the reality of those living appears dark and harsh. Among them, surviving by wit and easy violence, are Rough and Tumble, two young men whose lives became entwined so long ago neither of them remembers exactly when, only that it was love at first sight. Now, as Rough imagines an escape from the Slopes, the area they live and expect to die in, he yearns to take Tumble with him. But is it possible? Does Tumble want to go across the murky water, too, or are dreams for the foolish and the dying? Join them as they go on a last nightly prowl, looking for loot and any way out.


5 of a Kind: Short Fiction

5 of a Kind is a collection of short stories that explore the human condition in all its folly, joy, despair and hope. From a woman whose small son is there one moment and gone the next, to a man who has spent his life peering out at the world from behind a curtain, to teenagers on an Indiana back road encountering the impossible. Each story and its characters express the inner voices of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances. Some survive, though in what way and in what state they had never imagined.