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The Wrong Side of Midnight

The Wrong Side of Midnight is a short story about a fateful Friday night shift in a Los Angeles area emergency room. It became the basis of my first novel, The Bleed.

A short story

There was blood on the floor, mostly dried but still tacky enough in spots to stick to the bottom of a shoe. The worn linoleum bore evidence to this fact, decorated as it now was in swirled, geometric, and cobbled patterns, representing the shoe preferences of the various individuals who had walked through the area since the mess was made.

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New Book

The latest novel from James Pagano, The Drain is an irreverent and engaging story about money, medicine, miracles, and a doctor’s pursuit of happiness.

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