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Crooked Creek: A Comedy about Writer's Block and a Neurotic Home Owners Association is a short, fun novella by Fredrick Robertson. The humour is very dry, with witty and often sarcastic dialogue taking place between the larger than life characters and the entertaining plot is hilarious.
Billy Olin's first novel catapults him to fame, which immediately goes to his head in the high life of New York. His agent soon demands a follow up book to cash in on the first's success but the distractions of the Big Apple prove to be an insurmountable stumbling block. To try to remove this block, Billy moves back to his home town in South Carolina and buys a condo in Crooked Creek. His life then becomes a constant battle against the nit-picking management and maintenance team, who are always on the lookout for transgressions against their manipulative rules and regulations. With his agent still on his back but having secured an advance on his first novel's sales in France, he pays a life-changing visit to a second-hand car dealer. He finally realises that he is living his next novel and rapidly gets it down on paper. His agent loves it but how will those depicted in the book react when he holds a reading at a local hotel?
This story is laugh out loud funny, just what we all need after the year we've all experienced. Definitely worth a read!
Drena Irish, A LoveReading Ambassador
Billy's first novel launched him into literary stardom. Now all he has to do is write a second book. His decision to move back to his home town might not have been in his best interest. His Neurotic home owner's association has different plans to manipulate and distract him.
This novella was created to make you laugh. It is Sardonic and Ironic with a dry sense of humor. If you have ever been part of a Home Owner's Association than you know what I am talking about. The length of this novella was done on purpose so you could enjoy so many laughs by the pool, beach, or playground and then move on with your busy life. You will laugh out loud. Be prepared. This is the new Second Edition that has been professionally edited.
Publication date: 16/09/2020
Publisher: Independently published
|Publication date:||16th September 2020|
|Genres:||Humour, Indie Author Books, Indie Books We Love,|