The Liar And Other Short Stories

The Liar And Other Short Stories

by Johnnie Ruffin


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The collection begins with a brief look into the perspective of a little girl and her ailing mother in "Thank God And Be Grateful". Next is the previously published short "The Liar" told from a bona fide, true-to-life Liar. In "No Eyes, No Mouth", a man attempts to find a cure for his sister's strange condition. In the short, "How My Fantastic Farm Animals Recycle Their Waste", fantastic creatures do very ordinary things. In a coming of age story told from the perspective of a military brat a young man faces challenges and first love in "Bully And A Girl". "Intimacy" is another coming of age story about hormones, girls, and being a military kid caught in the middle of it all.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781500781170
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/23/2010
Pages: 98
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Johnnie Ruffin, M.Sc. is an optimist, a writer, and a Software Engineer. He first published his short story "Khory's Power" with "A Place To Enter" in the early 90's, which introduced his shape-shifting black leopards known as the Caanlin to the world.

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Liar and Other Short Stories 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book contains some very cool, highly entertaining, pleasantly unexpected stories. I am not usually a fan of scifi, but I could not stop No Eyes, No Mouth until the end. It contains a very interesting twist. My favorite story was Intimacy with Bullies & A Girl being a close second. Both are heartfelt coming of age tales that really take you back.These stories left me wondering and wanting more. Even though they were short stories, there is definately potential for full books. I'd recommend this book for anyone who likes to read stories that you CAN'T predict the end of.