Eddie's Shorts - Volume 2

      M. Edward McNally
Eddie's Shorts - Volume 2

A second pair of my old shorts. By which I mean they were written back in the halcyon days of grunge and flannel. Way too much flannel.Contents:67 Feet in the Air - "The Fifteenth of May is a hell of a day to look at. One of those big, sprawling blue Minnesota masterpieces when the sky looks like the domed ceiling of some ancient church."Drain Bamage - "If he wasn't seeing it, actually feeling it all around him, Jay would never believe Neil Wood's old Dodge capable of doing seventy miles per hour."

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    Eddie's Shorts - Volume 3

      M. Edward McNally
Eddie's Shorts - Volume 3

Third volume of Eddie's old shorts, from the era of grunge and flannel. Contents: The 22nd and 24th President of the United States of America - "Grover Cleveland hates my guts." Breaking Up is Hard to Do - "The trip went pretty good, at first."The 22nd & 24th POTUS: Mitch's new relationship is going great. Except that her dog hates him.Breaking Up is Hard to Do: The thing about mixing business with pleasure is that the break-ups can make your work life really awkward. Particularly when you are a bank robber.

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    The Sable City

      M. Edward McNally
The Sable City

"Matilda Lanai, she of the sickening fall and the miraculous, silt-spitting, quaking resurrection. It might be a sign at that. The Island girl wasn’t stupid. She knew how to work. And she had it inside her to be ruthless. Block had seen it plain as day."Epic Fantasy, Muskets & Magic. Historical fiction in a fictional world.The Trade Houses of the Miilark Islands control the shipping lanes linking four diverse continents across the blue vastness of the Interminable Ocean. The Houses are represented abroad by the Guilders; men and women skilled in business and burglary, salesmanship and swordplay, merchandising and musketry. Tilda Lanai has trained for years to take her place among them, but now the House she is to serve is imperiled by the sudden death of the House Lord. Scenting blood in the water, rival Houses begin to circle. The desperate search for an exiled heir takes Tilda across a war-torn continent and to the gates of the Sable City, where centuries ago dark magic almost destroyed the world. Along with a sinister sorceress, a broken-hearted samurai, and a miscreant mercenary long on charm but lousy with a crossbow, Tilda must brave the demon-infested ruins to find the heir who may yet save her House.

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    Eddie's Shorts - Volume 4

      M. Edward McNally
Eddie's Shorts - Volume 4

The fourth collection of M. Edward McNally's short stories, from beyond the vale of history (AKA: the 1990s).Contents: Flipper the Stripper - You think your job is boring?Justice in Ireland - One of those "metaphoric" titles.The writer served in Vietnam as an eighteen year old marine. He experienced Vietnam at its worst. At such a young age, his experiences were imprinted upon his memory in a way that PTSD will permanently engrave the past forever. His poems are not the run of the mill war poems, but poems of beauty. And you ask, "How can war poems be poems of beauty?"Take a chance and read, and judge for yourself. Experience the raw pain, and experience the healing of the soul. Walk in this marine's boots. Follow the path he has followed for more than forty years. Take the dare.

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    Eddie's Shorts - Volume 1

      M. Edward McNally
Eddie's Shorts - Volume 1

The first volume of short stories written by M. Edward McNally, circa 1991-1997. Contents:Bedlam - "The Saturday after my dad first shows up, Walter makes his break for the woods, and vanishes."7:00 C/M (Seven, Central and Mountain) - Let's see what's on tonight, shall we?Bedlam - An employee at a Southern "Treatment Facility" called Willow Farm meets the father he never knew. Questions of sanity abound. Who is sane, who is insane, and is there really much of a difference.7:00 C/M - Honestly, it is just about what's on TV tonight, what could be simpler?

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