Books by John S. Tarlton

THE COST OF DOING BUSINESS by John S. Tarlton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"A fine, funny potboiler, with only an unlikely twist at the end to give the reader pause."
Drawing on his own experience as an oil-company lease negotiator, Tarlton (A Window Facing West, 1999) spins a smooth and quirky comic Southern story of a working woman fighting off demons past and present to find her own sweet peace of mind. Read full book review >
A WINDOW FACING WEST by John S. Tarlton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"Though a bit precious and more than slightly self-indulgent, Tarlton's story is still a compassionate and moving account of men reaching for the final stage of maturity."
A witty thoughtful debut about a middle-aged Louisianan's sexual and psychic confusion as he's prodded from every side over the three days preceding his 47th birthday. Read full book review >