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Book Launch Party at Leon’s Lounge in Houston, TX

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C. Michelle McCarty - Fiction/Mainstream Contemporary Author

Feb 14th from 6:30 to 8:30: Book Launch Party at Leon’s Lounge in Houston, TX
Leon’s Lounge (Houston’s oldest bar)
1006 McGowen St
Houston, TX 77002
Neighborhood: Midtown
(713) 659-5366

May: Book signing at Blue Willow Bookshop (exact time TBA)

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Head-e Trips

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Head-e Trips by C. Michelle McCarty

Six Short Stories about Internet dating

“Intersection” marks the spot where two similar souls are seeking happiness: Conceited and caustic business owner Lila Jordan, whose brutal behavior elicits loathing from almost everyone including the company janitor. And smooth-talking, self-absorbed Rick Rankin, proprietor of a profitable refurbished exotic auto dealership, whose narcissism causes customers to cringe even as they purchase his exquisitely restored classic vehicles.

“Next Exit – NASA” leads to lonely Ronan, a polite and sensitive humanitarian who is misunderstood due to his introverted nature and obsession with the Space program. Always wearing an Apollo something-or-other gimme cap, he shows the world that astronauts are the stars in his universe...

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Beyond The Pale

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Beyond The Pale by C. Michelle McCarty

At odds with her mother long before her father’s fatal automobile accident left them blaming each other, pregnant teen Abbie barely flinches when her mother hands her a fistful of cash to leave town forever. From small town, Georgia mansion to Maryland mobile home, Abbie embraces unusual trailer park people who help keep her mind off an old locker left by her dad yet confiscated by her mother. When her mother dies in 2000, will guarded secrets from her past elate or devastate Abbie and others?

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The Jewel Box

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The Jewel Box by C. Michelle McCarty

Back in the Sixties while Motown hits filled the airwaves, naïve Jill Novak acknowledged her knack for choosing losers when boring Husband Number One vanished, leaving her to support their two-year-old. Afflicted with planning deficit disorder, the perpetual daydreamer soon morphs from small town Jill to sophisticated big city Cherie, but a new name does not a better future bring. In 1969 Houston, Cherie encounters a rogue’s gallery of characters unlike those from her small Texas hometown; a drop-dead gorgeous transsexual, a snarling wannabe Mafia hit-man, a hairy cop who incorporates fondling girls into his job, and a ditzo neighbor whose desire for friendship borders on stalking...

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