Dead Dwarves, Dirty Deeds

      Derek J. Canyon
Dead Dwarves, Dirty Deeds

Three hard-boiled short stories of crime and violence set in the technological excess of the 22nd century.Angel: A cybernetic hit-man escapes prison with the help of two strange men and a mysterious benefactor.Gift Horse: A mutiliated criminal kingpin returns to power in the Regional Atlanta Metroplex.Money is Everything: Street gangs hunt a deposed crime boss carrying a case of cash.Mocked. Scolded. Smeared. Betrayed.From an early age, shy nerd girl Autumn Blakewood didn’t know how to fend for herself. Teased and bullied her whole life, she’s withdrawing more and more. Not even her broken family can help her get through high school.Her only friends, Brody and Evie, are both social recluses too, and they seek comfort in each other's support. However, Autumn’s friends can’t always protect her from her malicious classmates who seem set on destroying what’s left of her heart.When Autumn thinks her life can’t get any worse, devastating news rips her family apart. It’s up to her to pick up the pieces of her life and find a way to fix everything. Will she find the courage to fight?
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