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Odds Are You Won't Live To See Tomorrow(2013)
A collection of stories by David Alexander
Odds Are You Won't Live to See Tomorrow by award-winning author David Alexander is powerful, gripping short fiction.
Alexander has written rings around short fiction's top contenders with the stories in this exceptional collection.
In Odds Are You Won't Live To See Tomorrow, David Alexander has put together a winning combination of stories that all share the themes of mystery, mayhem, suspense, intrigue and adventure -- as well as a few undefinable somethings that are unique to Alexander's short fiction writing.
The stories in this group are also exceptional in that they are virtually guaranteed to appeal to all reading tastes, from those looking for fresh and exciting literary fiction, to suspense fans with a thirst for the uncanny, and to those who want a solidly written thriller yarn with all the requisite turns of plot that inevitably lead to a powerful and satisfying conclusion.
In short, this is a true story cycle, not merely a collection of randomly selected short fiction. The sum total of these collected tales is that the power of the whole is far greater than the mere sum of its parts.
This is a complex tapestry of fast-paced action, thrilling suspense and surefooted narrative, woven by an accomplished champion at the game. It's a masterful tour de force guaranteed to keep even the most demanding readers spellbound from first page to last. David Alexander is a unique and vital talent in fiction writing, whatever its length, and these stories show him in top form.
A Short Fiction Feast
Powerful, strikingly imaginative short stories by an accomplished master of the art fill the pages of Odds Are You Won't Live to See Tomorrow.
Individually brilliant, yet all tied together by a common thread, these gems of the storyteller's craft are game-changing attacks on conventionality by a literary iconoclast.
David Alexander has been called "a modern-day de Mauppassant." While his stories have been compared to Kafka's, David Alexander's vision is as unique as his writing style.
Fans of David Alexander's thriller novels will recognize the hard-boiled style of some of these works of short fiction, but none will be prepared for the unexpected directions that Alexander has taken here.
Odds Are You Won't Live to See Tomorrow belongs on every short fiction lover's book shelf.
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November 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
|Title: Odds Are You Won't Live To See Tomorrow|
Author(s): David Alexander
Publisher: Triumvirate Fiction
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