“Your true lover of literature is never fastidious.”
Robert Southey - The Doctor
Waiting for somebody or for transportation? Have a little time to spare? Then read this book of short stories and find out about:
•The large coed in love with her nerdy professor.
•The Englishman at the Dallas airport cocktail lounge.
•The professor who causes his manic-depressive student to commit suicide.
•The man who advertises in the personal columns and meets his ex-wife.
•The woman who is seduced by her much younger employee.
•What happens when you buy the most wanted vehicle in America.
•The murder of the mobile home salesman.
•Why not to tease a lady with a mustache.
•The man who buys a prostitute to save her from a beating by her pimp.
•The man who suffers from autophobia.
•The paranoid schizophrenic trying to leave his girlfriend.
•The consequences of snitching.
•Discovering the details of one’s parents’ divorce.
•The woman who tries to find a bride for her son.
•The prostitute who finds it doesn’t pay to screw the customers.
•The man whose mother is always trying to get him married.
•The investigation of a twenty-year old murder.
•The frustrated author who turns the tables on a publisher.
•The rural butcher who accidentally kills his wife.
The widely varying characters in these twenty-nine stories will make you laugh or cry or feel empathy with their situations.
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About the Author
Pat Muir is a former nuclear engineer, motel operator and real estate agent. His first book, "Stories to Entertain You...If You get Bored on Your Wedding Night," was published in 1999. His second book, "The Numbers Man," published in 2010, is a romance in which he fictionalizes his experiences looking for a new (female) partner on the internet. His third book, "What Happened to Flynn," published in 2017, is a mystery novel. in which a black female detective encounters thieves, forgers, money launderers and assassins in solving a missing man case.