Saturday, April 7, 2012

My work to date


Bibliography

You can contact me here---   frank.zubek@yahoo.com

http://www.bestcareanywhere.net/stories/liveswesave.htm


"The Lives We Saved"- 2006--
Hawkeye intercepts a mistakenly delivered load of bullets to the 4077th
This is my first published work

"Mr Baxter"-- Fall 2007---Ken*Again
 About a voyeur who stalks his neighbor

Demon Minds (Now out of print and off line)
The Nick Crowell series ran online and in print from 2007 to 2008

Crowell is a Cleveland cop who, after being shot in a cemetery, encounters with people with strange problems. Not being able to help them, this weighs on him through the series of stories.


The following five stories were published on Demon Minds either in print or online
"Blame it on the Snowman" Fall 2007
A woman is dead and her boyfriend insists that a snowman killed her
"Empath" Spring 2008
A young homeless boy seeks Nick's help when he discovers that he
suddenly has empathic-type powers
"Haunted" Spring 2008
Nick's old partner helps him solve an old missing person case
"Molly" Fall 2008
Nick's lady friend buys an old chair for her antique shop and plans to
refurbish it: until she finds out it comes with a ghost
"Just Another John Doe" Fall 2008
Police bring in a murdered homeless man.
A few hours later, the body vanishes

http://www.everydayfiction.com/a-christmas-toast-by-frank-zubek/


"A Christmas Toast"  December 24 2008
A man discovers a car in the driveway and walks out to see what he wants, thinking the man might be lost. But as it turns out, the man is actually the previous owner of the home and has a story to tell.....
This is my first paid piece


Empath: Horror Stories May 2010 Collection of nine Nick Crowell mysteries

June 2011 – Dec 2011 No longer available Sold 80 copies


Just a Theory November 2011 Short story on Every Day Fiction

http://www.everydayfiction.com/just-a-theory-by-frank-zubek/

A man assumes that most people who do bad things tend to live longer. He decides to experiment for a month and do one bad thing per day. The problem is, he gets caught at it!

 
Summer 2012   
Ken * Again
COMPROMISES
A husband and wife work out an argument between them about his accepting a job from her brother- or is it about his not committing to losing weight?

Dec 30 2012
The Stapler
Two recently laid off employees take stock of their lives in the snow


A Strange Life  An e-book on amazon

  Nick Crowell, a cop, gets shot in a cemetery. After he recovers, he begins to encounter people with really strange problems. He cannot really help them as much as he would like to and this weighs on him. Crowell is a unique take on the paranormal genre

January 2013
Martin's House of Books
A young girl delivers meals to a shut in widower who's wife collected used books. Hundreds if not thousands of books.

May 2013
A Mother For Emily
A woman who can't have children encounters a homeless teen mother desperate to abandon the newborn she has.

October 2013
Contributed two stories to an anthology for charity. Something To Read For On The Ride
 "Brief Encounter On The 75" is about a man who's car is in the shop and he has to take the bus to work. During the bus ride he engages in conversation with a young lady.
"Last Day" is about a bus drivers last day of work.

December 2013
Contributed two stories to the second anthology Something For The Journey
 "Carrie's Gift" is about a father and daughter
and "Curbside" is about a garbage man who encounters a troubled man on his route

March 2014 
Contributed two final stories to the third and last anthology, 
Something To Take With You
"The Vet" is about a young woman who encounters a homeless man
"Whatever Happened To Annie Garrett" takes a look at the email conversations between a writer and a long time fan.

November 2014  Omnibus released --
This is the collected version of the original three books and all 6 of my stories are inside.

Coming Soon:

Winter 2015
A Strange Life ( revised edition with new material)
Hunting Sheep a nick crowell novella Book 2
Mirror Image  a nick crowell novella  Book 3
Spring 2015  Empath Nick Crowell short story collection


2016
Lives In Ruen
A fantasy novella