Carrick Books

The First Excellence by Donna Carrick is the first-ever recipient of the 2011 Indie Book Event Award! Donna and Alex will be in NYC on July 30th for the event.
"Three Scoops" Is A Blast! by Alex Carrick contains the 2010 Lorian Hemingway Competition short-listed story "The Size of The Skip! "Two Scoops" Is Just Right by Alex Carrick rose to #4 on Amazon/Kindle's list under Humor - Jokes & Riddles in early July, 2011.
The First Excellence - KindleThe First Excellence ~ Fa-ling's Map Donna Carrick Mystery/suspense/International thriller Winner of the 2011 Indie Book Event Award for Excellence in Fiction!
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When Li Fa-ling returns to the land of her birth hoping to uncover the truth about her past, she encounters murder, kidnapping, political intrigue and organ theft. Together with Detective Wang Yong-qi and his brilliant but uncouth partner Cheng, Fa-ling must unravel a high-stakes plot -- before another child goes missing!
"Three Scoops" Is A Blast! --Alex Carrick
36 Entertaining, original short stories **Includes "The Size Of the Skip", recipient of honorable mention in the 2010 Lorian Hemingway short story competition.

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A collection of short stories set in the past, present and future. While this second installment in the "Scoops" series does contain some stories about the family and the modern work environment, it branches off into somewhat longer fictional pieces than appeared in Two Scoops. These latter tales wander through time and space or consist of made-up conversations that take amusing, ironic or unexpected turns.
Gold And Fishes Donna Carrick Mystery/suspense/International thriller
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Tsunami! On December 26, 2004 the earth erupted under the waters of the Indian Ocean... From the devastated tourist beaches of Southeast Asia to the graveyard that was Banda Aceh, Canadian aid worker Ayla Harris sets out on a personal mission – to find her sister’s gold-hungry husband and return him to his family. In the midst of universal tragedy, what is the value of a single life? Can Ayla expose a killer and avoid becoming the next victim as she and her team struggle to bring hope to a region that is drowning in despair?
Kindle!"Two Scoops" Is Just Right Alex Carrick 78 funny short original stories
This book contains more than just stories about the family. Some entries are dappled impressions of modern life. Some are comedy bits, with the odd gem of a punch line. Others are lighter than air and rise up like whimsy. Others still have a slightly more serious intent, with surprising twists. These funny, short original stories first appeared on the website:
The Noon God Donna Carrick Mystery/Suspense/Family Saga
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Living in the shadow of greatness can be a difficult thing. Just ask Desdemona Fortune. When her father, renowned author J. Caesar Fortune, is found murdered inside the offices of the Faculty of Art, there is no shortage of people who carried a grudge against him. Now, as the head of a once illustrious family, she must do whatever is necessary to save her only surviving sister from the far-reaching influence of an immortal.
KindleSept-Iles and Other Places Donna Carrick A collection of 5 haunting short stories
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A selection of 5 haunting stories by Donna Carrick -- Volume 1 of the Toboggan Mysteries series. Each compelling tale features a Northern locale, with characters and settings that will seem familiar to many readers. Stories include: North On The Yellowhead, Dancing With Carole, Invasion, The Night She Died, Spring’s Last Skate.
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