Two Guys Walk into The Globe Bookshop

A novella excerpt

Paul Combs
Fictions
Published in
5 min readMay 25, 2024

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I was sorting through a shipment of advance reader’s copies of new novels a university press had sent me when I heard a voice from my distant past.

“Paco, my friend, how have you been?”

I recognized the voice immediately and when I turned and saw that the man speaking completely obscured my front door, I knew I was…

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Paul Combs
Fictions

Writer, bookseller, would-be roadie for the E Street Band. My ultimate goal is to make books as popular in Texas as high school football...it may take a while.