Peter in Flight by Paul Michael Peters (Self-Published, 2013, 112pp.)
Peter doesn’t have family, nor does he own a car or a house. That’s because he works for Comp-U-Soft in the marketing department. A self-named “ambassador of software,” Peter travels all over the country attending trade shows and hawking his company’s product. At every conference, he meets hundreds of people all across the country, all with stories to tell. The main story that dominates the novella, of course, is Peter’s own. It documents Peter’s career pre- and post-9/11, as well as the unrequited love he feels for his married employer, Tatiana. Although it takes a couple of chapters to really get into the story, Peter in Flight is mostly light and relatively humorous. At 112 pages, it’s just the right length for someone looking for something light and quick to read.