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The Jacket
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine that you, like the grandfather in this story, are confined to a wheel chair from which you watch your only grandchild--in this case a boy, "Butch"--repeat your past like a re-wound video. Already emotionally estranged from the child, who is completely in your care, you can only watch and wait and hope the video will end before you are forced to use the pistol next to your right hip.
Walk To Freedom
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiography of my life story. I was previously confined at Ft. Leavenworth United States Disciplinary Barracks located in Fort Leavenworth, KS. This is a Military Confinement Facility where military men and women, who have been court-martialed, are confined together.
The Lighthouse: a short story
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young girl trapped in a flooding Lighthouse begins to wonder why her parents left... A short story originally published in the collection: It's Dark Inside.
An Unkindness of Ravens
Price: Free! Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Jeff has been locked up in solitary confinement for nearly five years when the warden offers him an opportunity to reduce his sentence by joining crews that are repairing the country's energy grid, which has been rupturing and blowing up buildings and people, the unexpected and unfortunate result of changing the nation's fuel. He is added to a crew loaded with the nation's most notorious killers.
The Ghost In The Kettle
Series: Short Stories, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A slightly different version of this ghost story was published in Midnight Times # 18, Summer 2007, under the title "In The Kettle". When Jeff first heard about the ghost at the Phoenix Tire Retreading Plant he thought the old timer was pulling his leg, but when a young coworker told him the ghost wanted to talk to him he had to change his thinking.
Caryl Chessman: Red Light Bandit?
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Caryl Chessman was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1960. Convicted of kidnappings, his case dragged on for more than 12 years. During this time Chessman wrote 4 successful books, which were autobiographical in genre. My book looks at his paternal ancestry and the kidnappings for which he was sentenced to die. There is new information about his family and the red light bandit victims.