Tag Archives: Fiction

¡Guns n’ Arepas! (A Miami Concert Story)

¡Guns N' Arepas! Chaz Parito looked at his watch then his phone while at a stop light. Both indicated that it was six o’clock. He was late for his first date with a girl named Rica Diego, a high school senior from Central. Chaz, a high school senior from Sawgrass, met her at a book fair two weeks earlier in Miami. His plan was to take her to dinner at a Cuban restaurant in Miami. Then see the Guns N’ Roses concert at the Miami Marlin’s Baseball Field. However, the plan had peeled away Read more [...]

L’Allegro or Il Penseroso? Stan or Topher Martini? Find the answer in this compelling story: A to P

A to P A compelling story about two brothers: One who aggressive in his task to pillage the particularities of family and social timelines and the other, passive in his timeline, melancholy in message, and tormented by regret. A to P This coming of age novel intertwines you into the lives of the two brothers from a small Western Pennsylvania town. Whether it is love, work, family or drugs nothing seems to go right for too long. Just when you begin to lose hope, a ray of sunshine Read more [...]

A to P

I've written a compelling story about two brothers, Stan Martini who is aggressive, and Topher Martini who is passive in my book titled A to P. The dramatic contents of this novel with its engaging social timeline will satisfy readers of all genres.

For the last several months I have been promoting my novel with great reception from the open mic night community in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale.  Now is your opportunity to read all about this dramatic story.

A to P is also available on Amazon: Chris Read more [...]

Independence Day 2018

This Five Star-Spangled Book,

A to P, is Raw Americana

"What a wild ride you travel as you read A to P..."

"I found the characters to be relateable..."

"The author keeps your interest piqued throughout with all the different characters!"

Purchase your slice of "American Pie" about "Living in America" and enjoy this dramatic story: A to P

Other Five Star-Spangled Books by Chris Joseph Stancato:

Gas Station Ganja

"A must read for those who enjoy ironic humor."

"It reminds me of small Read more [...]

In Our Darkest Humor

In Our Darkest Humor

“We are receiving reports from across the West Coast... Cell phone users since this morning have been unable to utilize their phones,” said the news anchor in Los Angeles. The headline would soon be on a daylong cycle of Breaking News.

Footage of people panic-stricken in their homes, with family members involuntarily screaming, sent indiscriminate shock waves throughout the West Coast. These shock waves did not carry a signal to the person of the left or right of them. Read more [...]

Changing the Timid Tire

Changing the Timid Tire

“Estella looked out the window of her Miami apartment at the folding blue clouds blocking the evening’s sunset. She called her boyfriend Thelonious about an event later in the evening: “What time are leaving tonight? The weather is supposed to be worse later.”

“I’m not sure, probably around nine or nine-thirty,” Thelonious responded.

“Why so late?” Estella asked.

‘Why so late’ was a hopeful extension to tell Estella that he was not going to this event. Read more [...]

A to P Book Reviews are in…

"If you are looking for a good read, you won't go wrong with A to P. I look forward to the next novel from Chris Joseph Stancato.”

 

 

 

 

A to P is A Top Novel

And here is why you need to purchase your Ebook or Paperback:

“I enjoyed this novel. I found the characters to be relatable. It's set at a nice pace that continues to pick up to make for an exciting climax. An easy read the words and story flows.” Daslickest

“What a wild ride you travel as you read A Read more [...]

Blanche Gatto’s Baked Goods

Blanche Gatto’s Baked Goods

“Remember, all entries must be mailed in before noon on March fifth. Make sure to send one dessert recipe. Then attach a brief bio of yourself, and most importantly, write on the envelope, ‘2017 Battle of the Bakers.’ The three chosen contestants will present their desserts at our St. Patrick’s Day celebration at our Market Square Pavilion. Wow, this should be interesting… the morning show sampling sweet desserts then drinking pitchers of beer with corn Read more [...]

Stephan Bailey: A Valise of Doubt

Stephan Bailey: A Valise of Doubt

“You’ve got this all wrong,” Tim Derr said to his best friend of thirty years, Stephan Bailey who sat next to him on a stool at a tavern in Miami called, 305 Brass. “First and foremost compadre, as a person who has known you the most, and the best wingman that a guy looking for a girl could ask for—it’s not a blind date.”

“Remember when Tara and I went to an all-inclusive in Key West?” Tim asked.

“Of course,” Stephan said.

“Well, Read more [...]

Rotted Orange among the Apple Orchards

Rotted Orange among the Apple Orchards

A man from Miami wearing brown sandals, drawstring tan pants and a white guayabera appeared large between dead apple orchards. Two turkey vultures pecked on his body nailed between the long grass blades with a bullet. Their beaks had been breaking his skin since the scent stirred the air of a farm field in the eight hours of his death. The body was later identified by the sister of the deceased man: Charlie Snow.

Twelve hours earlier at the Merry Mountain Read more [...]