Beth’s Story : Larry Nicholl

Beth’s Story : Larry Nicholl

Beth’s Story: A Runaway Bride In 1955, Beth Dalton is a runaway bride. Her father, who owns a large ranch in the Texas Panhandle, in effect sells his daughter to keep the bank from foreclosing on his mortgage. Mr. Dalton signs a contract with one of the wealthiest oil-and-gas tycoons of the region: his daughter for the mortgage. The forty-five-year-old widower will take the eighteen-year-old beauty in exchange for his paying off her father’s mortgage. Beth steals the tycoon’s 1932 Ford V-8 Roadster and runs away the night before the wedding. She runs out of gas near Sedona in central Arizona. She ends up at the campsite of Silas McGuiness, a Korean War veteran, who is on his way home

The Figurehead : Bill Kirton

The Figurehead : Bill Kirton

The Figurehead The time? April 1840. The place? Aberdeen, Scotland. The battered body of Jimmie Crombie, a local shipwright, is found on Aberdeen beach. It looks to be a simple drowning, but John Grant, a figurehead carver, sees evidence of foul play. Crombie had been building a new ship for city merchant William Anderson. Anderson has one child, Helen, an independent woman in a society dominated by men and commerce. John is intrigued by Crombie’s death. He knows that Crombie has been swindling and blackmailing Anderson and many others. Helen Anderson is as fascinated by the death as John. She becomes friends with Jessie, Crombie’s widow, despite their different social status. John is to carve the figurehead for the new

The Adventures of Tiny Tinsel Tinker the Third : Peter Revelman

The Adventures of Tiny Tinsel Tinker the Third : Peter Revelman

The Adventures of Tiny Tinsel Tinker the Third It is the middle of the night, and mysteriously, Tiny Tinsel Tinker the Third finds himself sitting at the end of young Annastasia’s bed. He meets her brother Cornelius and their puppy Blackie. The children are delighted to greet this little man but want to know where he came from. Tinsel points to the small drawstring bag he has looped about his neck. This seems most unlikely to the children and so Tinsel tells them his story. He tells how he was washed over a bridge in a terrible storm and became separated from his parents and younger brother. Alone in the dark floating on a log, he heard a cry for

My Friend Buttface : Neil Logsdon

My Friend Buttface : Neil Logsdon

My Friend Buttface: School Blues Ten-year-old Herbert Squiggly goes to Tinkleton Middle School, which isn’t easy for him. He’s smaller, weaker, and not as smart as most other kids, which is the main reason he gets made fun of a LOT! But even worse than that is the fact that three of the school’s biggest bullies, which most kids call the Brat Pack, are always trying to make Herbert’s life miserable. As a result, Herbert spends most of his school days trying to figure out how to overcome his fears of everyday school life and defeat the Brat Pack while he’s at it. Sadly, he figures the only way that could happen would be with the help of some good

The Lost Super Bowls : Tom Danyluk

The Lost Super Bowls : Tom Danyluk

The Lost Super Bowls: 1961 to 1965 – A Fictional Scrapbook The Lost Super Bowls is historical fiction – a scrapbook of fictional articles by imaginary sportswriters from make-believe newspapers, all dressed in archival photography and original color artwork. It’s fantasy football wrapped in a history lesson, the buildup and recap of five AFL-NFL “World Championship” games – from 1961 to 1965 – that were never played. Only the names are real…legendary figures, like Lombardi and Stram, Alworth and Adderley, Ditka and Kemp. Historic venues like Green Bay’s City Field, the Dallas Cotton Bowl and Pasadena’s Rose Bowl. It’s the winter of 1961. Joe Foss, commissioner of the wobbly American Football League, issues the first of his many telegrams and

18th Winter : Stella J. Raasch

18th Winter : Stella J. Raasch

18th Winter Fragments of legends can be found in the past, present & future. It is the responsibility of the elders to pass those legends on to each generation. But as time passes, some legends fade & are forgotten. Bloodlines may become lost, or even extinct. Perhaps that is for the best. Nestled in the small town of Sun Valley, Idaho, lives a family with a dangerous secret, and a deadly past… Collette’s ethereal features are the constant source of her discontentment and alienation from others. But on her tenth winter, her parents unexpectedly bring home two unusual puppies, whom she instantly feels an enigmatic, unbreakable bond with. Plus, she senses that her very existence, her mortal heart and soul,

Silent Whispers : Tami Urbanek

Silent Whispers : Tami Urbanek

Silent Whispers: What One Thinks is Crazy, Another Knows is True When Tami Urbanek began working with the public as a medium, she never envisioned how her path would change. Moving beyond working with people’s spirit guides, deceased children began arriving to share their own shocking experiences. These children revealed the horrific torture and government scientific experiments that ultimately led to their death. With a heavy heart, Tami listened to their stories and helped them to feel loved and safe in order to cross over to the other side. Tami, along with two other women, began traveling to different locations, within the United States, to assist deceased children who were caught in a cycle of pain. Little did they know