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Locally & Independently Published Fiction

Bookshop Santa Cruz has hundreds of locally and independently published books on our shelves. Our consignment program allows us to continue to accept all of the professionally-produced, self-published books from our local authors and to devote our resources to prominently featuring them throughout the store.

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Coattail Karma

Author Bio: 

Verlin Darrow is currently a psychotherapist who lives with his psychotherapist wife in La Selva Beach, Ca. They diagnose each other as necessary. His website is

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ISBN: 9781509223749
Availability: Not On Our Shelves, But Available from Warehouse - Usually Delivers in 3-14 Days
Published: Wild Rose Press - January 16th, 2019

Above An Abyss: Two Novellas

Author Bio: 

Ryan Masters is a writer and poet from Santa Cruz, CA. He spent a decade on staff at the Santa Cruz Sentinel and The Monterey County Weekly. He is a frequent contributor to The Surfer's Journal and former poet-in-residence for the City of Pacific Grove, CA. His poetry and fiction work have appeared in publications such as The Iowa Review, Catamaran Literary Reader and Unlikely Stories.

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ISBN: 9780998414669
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Radial Books, LLC - December 10th, 2018

Perpetua's Kin

Author Bio: 

M. Allen Cunningham is the author of the novels The Green Age of Asher Witherow, Lost Son, and Partisans, as well as the illustrated short story collection Date of Disappearance and two volumes of nonfiction. His work has appeared in numerous publications. The recipient of residencies at Yaddo and multiple fellowships, Cunningham is a Contributing Editor for Moss literary journal and a frequent public speaker on books and literary culture.

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ISBN: 9780997652376
Availability: Hard to Find - Contact Store for Availability
Published: Atelier26 Books - September 4th, 2018

Freefall: Hacking, Cracking and Blackmail

Author Bio: 

Peter Mackeonis was a founding director of the 1980's UK systems software company MetaComCo, whose clients included Commodore, Atari, Digital Research and RAND Corporation.  His previous book, 'High Tech, Low Morals,' the first eBook, was serialized in 1993 by the San Jose Mercury News. In the late 90's, Peter founded and later sold YAS Corp., one of the first internet subscription-based consumer membership sites to NBC’s In 2007 Peter was a guest speaker at Online Market World 2007, in San Francisco, on the issues of Spam in marketing.

Santa Cruz Mumbai: The Real History of Santa Cruz's Wanderers

Author Bio: 

David Ray lives amidst the redwoods and beaches of Santa Cruz, California. In Santa Cruz he's pretty sure he's met a few people who've slipped through the cracks of time, people who find it easy to blend in this small coastal hippy yuppy organic hyper-progressive town.  


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ISBN: 9781546420859
Availability: Hard to Find - Contact Store for Availability
Published: Slingshot Publishing - January 1st, 2018

The Bohemian Girls Art Club of San Francisco 1880-1906

Author Bio: 

Rand Launer, a Santa Cruz artist and writer since 1967, has lived his entire life on the West Coast in desert, on beach, and up mountain.  His natural tendency to live fully in a moment lends itself to the mindful detail and vivid imagery of his writing style.  His natural tendency to live an artful life based in what has been done before him keeps him always seeking the Masters.  Please enjoy his first published novel, The

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ISBN: 9781983392825
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: MandRand Publishing - July 11th, 2018

Margaret McCole

Author Bio: 

Born and raised in San Jose, California, L.D. Freitas attended Catholic schools for sixteen years, graduating from Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose, and Santa Clara University with a B.S. in Business Administration. He received a teaching certification from San Jose State University as well. L.D.



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