THE QUADRANTS SERIES ISBN: 978-0-936050-38-6
â€˘ BRONZE MEDAL WINNER in Anthologies, 2013 IPPY Independent Publisher Book Awards
â€˘ WINNER in Cover & Jacket Design, Southwest Book Design & Production Awards for Excellence, 2012
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The Burning Books QUADRANTS SERIES is a boxed-set of pocket-sized debut novels by Robert Ashley, Sumner Carnahan, Thomas Frick, and L. K. Larsen. In addition to one novel, each author also contributes to Q+1: Short Works, which includes micro fictions, tall tales, absurdist prose, and classic short stories.
QUICKSAND â€śI wanted to make an opera libretto from a mystery story, told verbatim. That meant I had to write a mystery novel. I found an inspiring location soon after I started looking. Everything in the novel is true, except for a lot of the facts.â€ť â€”Robert Ashley â€˘ read review in ForeWord
ONLY A MESSENGER A young scientist decides to â€śdevote his life to finding her killer.â€ť A tale of tragedy, betrayal, and redemption is revealed through Davidâ€™s notebooks, and the diaries of a visionary Oaxacan girl, Colibri, who have two very different approaches to knowledge of the natural world. â€˘ read Charles Shere's review here
THE IRON BOYS is an eccentric monologue by one Corbel Penner who brings the reader deeply inside the mentality of another time. Corbel becomes a member of a quasi-Luddite band of rebels in the early 1800s. The story conveys the dislocations, the idiocies and inspirations, accruing as a social contract is frayed. â€˘ read review's in EXPLORINGfictions and Chamber Four
IF NOTHING CHANGES On the day before the Chimayo Good Friday pilgrimage, five people are transformed during their journey through a mysterious sub-region of New Mexico. Saturated with landscape and history, the characters come to terms with addiction, death, loyalty, penitence, and forgiveness. â€˘ â€śThis lush, layered story of personal loss and discovery reveals the potent alchemy of life, time, and landscape.â€ť â€”Carmella Padilla
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