Casey Robb, Writer
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Do you like real-life stories with eccentric characters? Poignant family dramas? A bit of goof, intense danger, or romance? Then you might be my reader.
My stories have appeared in Menda City Review, Fiction on the Web, Foliate Oak Literary Magazine, Foundling Review, Kaleidoscope, and The Literary Nest. And my poetry has won many awards.
So who am I? An ex-physical therapist and civil engineer. And some of my many quirks include: world traveler, history buff, voracious reader, guitar-player, fiddler, quilter, photographer, equestrian, and Spanish speaker who lived two years in Mexico and landed in a Mexican jail (yikes!). And saving the best for last... a single adoptive mom -- now that's an adventure!
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Chuck, a bungling physical therapy assistant, rushes to meet his Miss Perfect fiancé at the airport for a Valentine getaway, but soon discovers a stowaway—his young patient—and she has other ideas for her “Mr. Chuck.” Between the cops, his Rottweiler, and his girlfriend’s infuriated phone calls, he just can’t win. Or can he? (F-word warning)
3 Short Tales of Tiger, Witch, and Woe: A Collection of 3 Short Stories
- Tiger, Tiger
- Baba Yaga at the Toy Store
- He's a Rebel
Carla, Swept Away
When tragedy strikes a Texas Gulf Coast family, Sarah, the 10-year-old daughter, watches her family unravel. The arrival of Hurricane Carla intensifies the trauma. Will they find the strength to come back from the brink and begin to heal? (Expected summer 2019.)
The Fruit Dish Finds Nando
A blonde gringa grows tires of her Mexican boyfriend's complaints that she's not feminine enough--not like his sexy senorita sisters. They know how to attract a guy. So she heads for Mexico--the home of the sexiest senoritas--to learn how to strut and blossom and bloom. Will she find some fruity duds? A new fluffy style? Or something even better? (Expected summer of 2019.)
In this short story set in 1927 Boston--a time of Bolsheviks, labor strikes, and bombs, a troubled young pianist learns a disturbing family secret and plans a ruthless revenge. But will his cruel trick lead to more grief, or will it begin to free his crushed spirit? (Expected summer of 2019)
Bluebonnet Cowgirl Blues
After being abandoned by her mother as a child, and then enduring a fiery relationship with her dad, Cheryl’s accident is her last straw. She leaves her rural home for college in Austin, then drops out and joins the hippies, yearning for relief from her panic attacks. Cheryl and her freewheeling hippie boyfriend, Brett, decide to move to the country for the tranquility of homestead living.
The story begins as Cheryl and Brett arrive at their new rented ranch house. But the cowboy next door has no tolerance for hippie neighbors, especially since he’s had a tragedy of his own related to hippies and drugs.
Cheryl is a spitfire who stands up to the cowboy, Travis, who threatens her with violence. But the cowboy’s son, Russ, has other ideas.
Will Cheryl be able to continue her stance against Travis? Will Russ bow down to his dad or will he take the initiative? Will Cheryl stay a hippie or return to her cowgirl roots? And will Cheryl finally see free-loving Brett for who he is, and open her heart to real love?
This sexy romance novel will have you yearning, and gasping, and laughing. And it will capture your heart. (Expected summer 2019.)
YOU ARE MY READER IF YOU LIKE ...
... creepy wonders ...
... wild and wooly creatures ...
... wacky sorts ... and folks like you ...
... storms and peril ...
... and secretive settings.