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The Dining Car  

Literary Fiction


A young man embarks on the journey of a lifetime, bartending aboard a vintage private railroad car.  Winner of the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Gold Award for Popular Fiction, the San Diego Book Award Gold Medal for  Contemporary Fiction, and the Readers' Favorite Book Award Silver Medal for Literary Fiction  

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Sunshine Chief

Literary Fiction

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In this sequel novel to The Dining Car, Horace Button travels to Arizona to co-chair the Best Chef Tucson Jail-and-Bail Weekend gala with his beloved friend Bunny Lorillard, queen bee of fashionable society. Winner of the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Award for Popular Fiction and named a Literary Fiction finalist in the Readers' Favorite Book Award


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Life as a Sandwich

A Novel

Dreaming of riches, family man Wallace Noe stakes everything on a start-up tech company, never imagining the sequence of events that will shatter his comfortable world. Life as a Sandwich is a darkly comic look at one man's quest for identity--and the cast of characters that threatens to turn a crusade for redemption into a staggering personal defeat.

Named a Finalist in the San Diego Book Awards.


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