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Shooting Monkeys in a Barrel

A collection of stories by

From the author of Breathers, Fated, and Lucky Bastard comes a collection of ten dark and humorous tales about extraterrestrial sex toys, a family of luck poachers, a group of professional guinea pigs, the immortal personifications of the Seven Deadly Sins, and a zombie gigolo. Just to name a few.

"A Zombie's Lament" - A newly reanimated corpse attends Undead Anonymous meetings with other zombies and comes to terms with the reality of his new existence.

"Softland" - A family of luck poachers living in central California attempts to turn around its fortunes from a deal gone bad.

"My Ego Is Bigger than Yours" - A new designer drug reinvents role-playing games by allowing its users to temporarily become dead celebrities and fictional characters.

"Dream Girls" - A futuristic tale of sexual obsession, extraterrestrial intelligence, the death of Marilyn Monroe, and the assassination of JFK.

"Shooting Monkeys in a Barrel" - A writer suffering from writer's block becomes addicted to the words he purchases from a drug dealer.

"Captivity" - A lonely and horrifying look at what it might be like if you were a bottle of shampoo.

"The Sodom and Gomorrah Shore" - The Seven Deadly Sins star in the original reality television show, set back during the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah.

"Homer's Reprise" - A modern day story of Odysseus that blends Greek mythology with Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, and Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.

"Dr. Lullaby" - A panhandler and professional guinea pig discovers that the pharmaceutical drugs he's been testing have given him unusual side effects.

"Zombie Gigolo" - A day in the life of a living corpse who provides a unique service for lonely and desperate female zombies.

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March 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: Shooting Monkeys in a Barrel: Ten Twisted Tales
Author(s): S G Browne
Publisher: Pocket Star
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA