Author - Jeffrey A. Cooper

Jeffrey A. Cooper’s novel, “How to Steal a Truck Full of Nickels” was published in 2015. Jeffrey has co-created several film and television projects including two television series pilots executive produced by Emmy-award-winning actor/comedian Louie Anderson. His second novel, "Burn One Down" was released in 2018, which is the first in the "Bad Apples" series of comedic crime fiction. His next novel, an exciting, dramatic crime thriller titled "Out to Get Me" is scheduled for publication in 2022.

SHORT STORY: “Trouble Man”

“Get me Marcus Betts!”   The plea sounded like a command to Marcus Betts even if it wasn’t.  He shuffled his feet in place with his hands stuffed inside the pockets of his black nylon jacket, wondering if he was in trouble.  He just spent $80 on these orthopedic black sneakers. You need good shoes in …

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SHORT STORY: “High Pay, No Skills Required”

David Budnick stood before a crowded room filled with hopeful, unemployed faces and announced, “This is a great day to get hit by a car.”   It was getting harder and harder for David to find good employees.  He had tried boosting pay, matching 401K contributions, adding vacation days and even lowering the hiring age to …

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SHORT STORY: “Coyote Bodhi”

  “Coyote Bodhi is a simple man living a charitable life.  Coyote Bodhi does not declare himself to be a healer of men.  Coyote Bodhi makes no assertions on religious faith. Coyote Bodhi is not a medical practitioner.  Coyote Bodhi is only a man who can be watched. Coyote Bodhi can be touched and felt. …

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