Author Gaston D. Cox’s new book “Aurea Mediocritas: A Book of Short Stories” is a collection of three riveting novellas with a diverse array of well-drawn characters.

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Recent release “Aurea Mediocritas: A Book of Short Stories” from Page Publishing author Gaston D. Cox is a spellbinding work of fiction comprised of a trio of compelling tales that keep the pages turning with complex and suspenseful story lines.

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Gaston D. Cox has published his latest book “Aurea Mediocritas: A Book of Short Stories”: an entertaining collection of short works of fiction.

The term, “Aurea Mediocritas” refers to the golden mean, a balance between two extremes. The characters in “Queerious”, faced with insurmountable odds in a society unaccepting of same-sex relationships and the hidden secrets which have divided the family.

The story “In a Nutshell,” features an expedition in the Amazon, where an ancient ritual amulet is discovered by a young boy. He makes a wish on the amulet and rapidly began to age twenty-five years older. The boy’s father makes a bargain and faces the consequences of his sacrifice at a price too dear to pay. The father desperately searches to find a balance between dealing with his own demons and striving to save his son.

In “The Tagua Nut,” a young Japanese girl immigrates to the USA and joins an international police task force, where she was assigned to a US federal case. On an assignment in Japan to bring back a crime boss who has fled from prosecution, she unravels an old Japanese cold case and found the man who killed her father and brother. She struggles to find balance: exact revenge, or complete her mission?
Published by Page Publishing, Gaston D. Cox’s engrossing book is a triad of thought-provoking stories that draw the reader in with complex character portraits and compelling plots.
Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase“Aurea Mediocritas: A Book of Short Stories” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

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