Billy Jingo Collected Short Stories by Dell Sweet

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Billy Jingo Collected Short Stories by Dell Sweet

Private Investigations:
I lowered the glasses, slipped a cigarette from my pack and lit it, and then settled back to smoke as I watched. I know, they’ll kill me, but isn’t life killing us all every day? I know, I know, excuses. I got a ton of them.
I took a deep drag and blew the smoke out my nose. I glanced at my watch. Another hour and that would be it.
It was about then that things got interesting.

A Dress For Janey:
I rode slowly watching the trail side. There wasn’t much to see in the moonlight, but enough to follow if you knew where to look, and I did.
The thing was, this fella was not no kind of careful anyways. And he was not no horse man neither.
I rubbed my geldings rump, patted a time, and silently promised him a little extra rest time once we caught up to this fool sometime later in the night…

My Own Apocalypse:
Mandy nodded. She fixed him with her serious eyes once more. “So what will you do?”
“Probably like I said, like everyone else is doing. I don’t see them but I can feel it… It’s like a drain on the city… The living moving out, the dead moving in. So I guess that’s me too… I’ll leave. Get out of this city… That’s first. It’s bad here.”

Star Dancer:
Earth Date: 2096 – 08 -25 – 16:21:43
Moon Base 14: United Planet Technologies
Intra Flight Systems: Star Dancer
Michael Watson
I purchased Star Dancer right after college, and I’ve never looked back. I can remember my great-grandfather, gone now for more than forty years, talking about what he had, had for opportunities right out of high school. That would be laughable now. My parents had, had my life mapped out from the age of two. Life Mapping was a serious thing, I don’t know any that don’t have their lives mapped out now from birth.
School was not complete without college. You could not be licensed to work the counters of Planet Burger unless you had two years of college. My own career had taken four years of specialty college and geared trade school from the first grade on. When other first graders were learning about monetary systems and world level banking, I was learning about Star Drives and ION Propulsion units…

22 short stories from Dell Sweet, including the original short story that became the seed for the Zombie Plagues. Hope you enjoy these short stories, Dell Sweet.


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New books from author Dell Sweet

New books from author Dell Sweet


Star Dancer by Dell Sweet

Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by independAntwriters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space operaFiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias

Star Dancer is an inner galaxy cruiser, transporting inmates and materials between the penal colonies on the Moon and Mars, as well as supplies and people to the bases scattered throughout the Solar System. Her captain, Michael Watson purchased Star Dancer right out of school, but the last few trips have left him longing for more adventure out in the wider expanses of space…

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Earth’s Survivors Life Stories: Billy by Dell Sweet

Series: Earth’s Survivors Life Stories. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,780. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by independAntwriters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead,Fiction » Horror » Crime

A top secret drug that resides within a top secret facility finds its way to the street and from there into the world where it just might end the human race all on its own. Follow a cast of shady characters and criminals as they go about their criminal business and and just maybe, inadvertently start the apocalypse…

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Necro by Dell Sweet

Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017 by independAntwriters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » UndeadFiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense

Necro looks at the Zombie Apocalypse through the eyes of one couple as they awaken to it and try to keep themselves alive through it. John is an average guy. He doesn’t believe in monsters. That may have to change. Kate has never believed in much of anything including herself, but she is learning to believe again. Together they take their first steps into the land of the dead…

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Crime Time by Dell Sweet

Series: Crime Novels. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 127,500. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017 by independAntwriters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller,Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense

Crime Time is a collection of nine crime stories from author Dell Sweet. From short stories to near novel length… … When a man tells you he has the moral flexibility to include murder in his life if he deems it necessary this is probably not a man you should be hanging out with. Jeff Johnson had reminded himself of this fact about Robert Biel more than once…

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Necro from #nook The dead rise and the #apocalypse begins. One couple try to make it through the destruction… http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/necro-dell-sweet/1126420622?ean=2940154377482

Dreamers by Dell Sweet My body, the physical me, struggled to breath. Fingers clawing at the mattress, twisting the sheets. My spiritual self ceased to exist. I slammed into my body, and the panic, fear, smells, feelings, all flooded back into me…. https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/dreamers-18

Yellowstone by W.G. Sweet “All over the Earth… Higher pressures. Up until a few days ago the brainiacs were still arguing over whether this could even happen.” He laughed. “Call it the Earth’s way of cleansing itself.” https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/yellowstone-6

The Great Go Cart Race by Dell Sweet: A Glennville story The summer of 1969 in Glennville New York had settled in. The July morning was cool and peaceful. Bobby Weston and Moon Calloway worked furiously on the go-cart they planned to race down park hill. https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-great-go-cart-race-dell-sweet/1117236386?ean=2940045338257

Necro by Dell Sweet He had been lying half in half out of the gutter for the last several hours that he knew of. He had no idea how long before that. Days? Weeks? Weeks seemed wrong. Days, he decided. https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/necro-1

True: True Stories from a Small Town #3: Life in A minor In AA they say that addictions will take you to hospitals, Mental Institutions and Prisons. It’s true. They will. I have been in all of those places because of my addictions… https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/true-dell-sweet/1121209419?ean=2940046573169

Base One by Dell Sweet: Hay Vida Book 2 For the last two days Michael had found himself thinking in an new direction. All the old stuff we depended on is gone and that’s okay. He didn’t care at all if he never saw space again. https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/base-one-dell-sweet/1128078920?ean=2940155154440

All of Dell Sweet’s books on Nook, paperback and eBook formats… Earth’s Survivors, Short Stories, more. #Stories http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/%22dell%20Sweet%22

The End of Summer by Dell Sweet: A Glennville story The summer of 1969 was winding down. The warm air held a smell 13 year old Bobby Weston couldn’t quite identify but nevertheless acquainted with going back to school. An end of summer smell, he decided. https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-end-of-summer-dell-sweet/1117076285?ean=2940045315302

Rapid City: Cowboys and Zombies I am Robert Evans, a gunfighter. I wear stitched leather gloves with no fingers. There is a man in Alabama City that makes them special for me and a few others that be in the life of gun fighting. https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/rapid-city-wendell-sweet/1114304786?ean=2940044263109

Alabama Island by W.G. Sweet Vomiting had pulled the pain back full force and he had found himself exiting into the black curtain once again. It was dawn when he had found his way back and a sense of urgency to be moving had set in… https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/alabama-island-wg-sweet/1129599569?ean=2940155194422

TRUE: True Stories from a Small Town #1 These stories lare like snapshots at points in my life. They are part of a much larger work I intend to eventually publish… https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/true-wendell-sweet/1114304830?ean=2940044259454

Dreamers: The black consumed everything. Sound… Light… Color… Thought… Air… Life… #Mythology http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/dreamers-dell-sweet/1123470056

White Trash by Dell Sweet Fourteen million dollars in a suitcase. A dead man in a duffel bag. Two hired killers, a drug dealer; all chasing two kids from New York into the Deep South as they head for what they think will be safety in Mexico. https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/white-trash-21

Borderline: He had walked past the mouth of the alleyway twice already. There was someone in the car… http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/borderline-dell-sweet/1124650060?ean=2940046372045

Mister Bob by Dell Sweet Mister Bob is a collection of short stories from Author Dell Sweet. https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/mister-bob

Earth’s Survivors: Alabama Island His left leg was bad. Not broken, but cut badly, maybe sprung, after all he had lain with it twisted to one side for what he assumed was a very long time… #Undead https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1128328912?ean=2940155194422

Rocket by Dell Sweet: Hay Vida Book 1 Michael Watson is the captain of an inner galaxy cruiser: He Purchased Star Dancer and has spent the last twenty years running people and supplies to the established bases on the Moon, Mars and Saturn’s moons… https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/rocket-dell-sweet/1127803268?ean=2940154403600

TRUE: True Stories from a Small Town #2 This is a book about the man who made a difference in my life. I don’t mean the minimal difference that some people make. I mean a man who was actually good. Inside where it counts. https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/true-wendell-sweet/1114374008?ean=2940044271807

Crime Time is Collected crime stories from Dell Sweet

Crime Time is a collection of nine crime stories. From short stories to near novel length


Crime Time is Copyright protected and is used on this blog with permission

This excerpt is NOT edited for content


In It

The smell of hot metal filled the air. Carl looked first to the car down the road, partway onto the cement pad: The trunk had popped open and all manner of stuff that had been inside now lay scattered across the ground. Hot oil and antifreeze dripped from under the hood onto the concrete. The front roof line was crushed flat to the top of the driver’s seats. The backseat area seemed untouched.

He slipped around the end of the trailer and looked at the other car. A newer Ford: He could see the badge on the rear deck. The front end of the car was wrapped around the oak in the backyard just as he had thought and steam was rising up into the air. The Ford first, he decided. The car across the road would have to wait.

The Ford had hit the tree and climbed it a few feet before it came to a complete stop. Carl had to stand on tip toe to peer into it. The driver had no head left, that had been the huge stain on the windshield. There was no passenger. Looking out from the inside it was not just red but gray and black too: Bone, hair and brain matter. His stomach did a quick flip and he began to close his eyes as he turned away.

As he turned, his eyes caught on the floorboard and a blue duffel bag that was jammed into the space with the drivers legs. There was no way that the door was going to open, but the glass was gone from the window. He balanced over the edge of the door trying to stay as far away as he could from the dead man as he did, leaned in and tried to snag the duffel bag. His fingers brushed the two plastic handles, but he could not get a grip on them.

Carl levered himself further over the window sill and nearly came down into the dead man’s lap as he lost his balance and his feet left the ground. His hand shot down quickly, bounced off the dead man’s thigh and hit the seat, stopping him just a few inches above the man’s lap and a small splattering of bone and blood that was there. His hand slipped, but he pressed down harder and held himself.

He could feel the slick blood and splinters of bone under his hand, but he pushed the knowledge out of his mind, took a deep breath, braced himself and then reached down with his free hand and snatched the handles pulling the heavy bag free.

He pulled back, but the bag was so heavy that he had to hold on tight and push off the seat with his other hand. For one alarming second it seemed he would fall forward into the dead man’s lap. After a second of indecision his body dropped back down to the ground, the bag in his hand. He thought about the trunk as he started to turn away, reached back in, shut off the dead ignition, pulled the keys free and hurried around the car.

The trunk held nothing but a black suitcase. He debated briefly, then reached in and took it. He went back, put the keys back into the ignition, and turned it back to the ON position. What else! What else! His mind asked.

His heart felt like it was beating a mile a minute, skipping beats, and his breath was tearing in and out of his lungs so quickly that it was painful. He could think of nothing he had forgotten. He told himself there was nothing else and then immediately he thought of the glove compartment. He ran back around the passenger’s side of the car, dropped the bags and pushed the button on the glove box. A small paper bag and a dull, black pistol rested inside.

He took a deep breath, thought for a moment and then took both, slammed the glove box shut, picked up the bags and ran for the trailer…


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