As the father of four daughters, Mark Myers spends his days in a frilly pink world lined with ballet slippers and much drama. Oddly enough, his favorite thing to write about is mischievous boys and the trouble they cause. He cut his teeth as a boy and little brother in Louisville, Kentucky but now resides in Georgia with his wife, daughters, two overweight retrievers and a manipulative cat with no name. In his spare time, he enjoys running and reading classic literature. Mark has a particular heart for Africa and orphan-related causes. In his writing, he strives to weave moral truth and humor into a story that is relevant and engaging to children. One of the greatest compliments he's ever received came from a woman who said: "thank you for showing me what goes on inside a boy's mind." Not much goes on in there, you can be sure of that.
on Jan. 14, 2014 :
In 1742, a young lad named Percival Edmund Rumph (the Child Explorer) set out to explore the world like so many others before/after him. He however only had his 2 feet for means of transportation. Percival started a journal of his travels. In the end a person found him & returned Percival to his father in Savannah, GA. Percival had quite a journal.
Ethan Putman was the next explorer. Portsong, GA was founded. Arthur Blackburn was the 1st. mayor. In 1825, his 7th term of mayor he died.
1864, the 14th. New Hampshire Infantry of the Union army was camped at Mortimer Lee’s farm (Carpen Wall Creek). Nestor Creech & Mortimer Lee met with Major Jacob Fletcher from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The Portsmouth, GA town folks had a feast for the military. The town survived the atrocities of the Civil War.
The historical contribution of Portsong continues.
Cool book cover, great font, writing style. A very well written historical short story (book). A few unrespecting twists/turns. Very easy to read/follow & never a dull moment from start/finish. No grammar errors, repetitive or out of line sequence sentences. A few bizarre scenarios & a great set of characters. This could make a very exciting historical movie or TV series. No doubt in my mind a very easy rating of 5 stars for this book.
Thank you for the free book (short story)
Tony Parsons MSW (Washburn)
(review of free book)