Last Stop on Dowling Street

Last Stop on Dowling Street

by Scott William Carter
     
 

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Racism never got off the bus . . . On a rainy night in Houston, in a ratty apartment as dark as his dreams, retired bus driver Frank Granger wakes in a cold sweat convinced a stranger with a gun lurks at the foot of his bed.

And he's right.

In this riveting tale of suspense and revenge, Carter offers a vivid look back at one of the darkest times in our

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Racism never got off the bus . . . On a rainy night in Houston, in a ratty apartment as dark as his dreams, retired bus driver Frank Granger wakes in a cold sweat convinced a stranger with a gun lurks at the foot of his bed.

And he's right.

In this riveting tale of suspense and revenge, Carter offers a vivid look back at one of the darkest times in our nation's history.

BONUS STORY: Road Gamble

"Whipping around sharp bends, tires squealing on wet asphalt . . . " From the very first line, this suspenseful short story about a man's dangerous encounter with a mysterious man on a motorcycle on a rainy mountain highway grabs the reader by the throat and doesn't let go. Originally appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, June 2007.

Praise for Other Works by Scott William Carter:

"...touching and impressive...Carter's writing is on target." – Publishers Weekly

"...compelling...good choice for reluctant readers..." – School Library Journal

SCOTT WILLIAM CARTER's first novel, The Last Great Getaway of the Water Balloon Boys, was hailed by Publishers Weekly as a "touching and impressive debut" and won the prestigious 2011 Oregon Book Award for Young Adult Literature. His fantasy from Simon and Schuster, Wooden Bones, chronicling the untold story of Pinocchio, is due out in the summer of 2012. His short stories have appeared in Asimov's, Analog, Ellery Queen, Realms of Fantasy, Weird Tales and other popular magazines and anthologies. Visit his website at swcarter.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940032859444
Publisher:
Flying Raven Press
Publication date:
11/08/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
268,403
File size:
377 KB

Meet the Author

SCOTT WILLIAM CARTER's first novel, The Last Great Getaway of the Water Balloon Boys, was hailed by Publishers Weekly as a "touching and impressive debut" and won the prestigious Oregon Book Award. Since then, he has published ten novels and over fifty short stories, his fiction spanning a wide variety of genres and styles. His most recent book for younger readers, Wooden Bones, chronicles the untold story of Pinocchio and was singled out for praise by the Junior Library Guild. He lives in Oregon with his wife and children.

His highly anticipated new mystery, GHOST DETECTIVE, is due out in the summer of 2013. In a world where everybody dies but nobody leaves, Myron Vale is the rare individual who completely straddles both sides of the great divide . . . Find out more about the book at scottwilliamcarter.com/ghost.

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