Interview with Dusty

What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Life I enjoy each day to the fullest.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes Come experience the adventures of a trucker
How do you approach cover design?
What is appealing to reader
What do you read for pleasure?
Action books
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Laptop
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
On a ranch in Texas. Seeing the lives of simple country people and what they went through and their determination.
What's the story behind your latest book?
About a Vietnam Veteran that had lost both legs who had given up on life, himself and everyone around him. He was shown how to care again by two people, his wife who never gave up on him and his therapist who gave him a reason to succeed.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Being creative using my imagination to create a character that will entice the reader to stretch their imagination.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
To have a reader to share my books.
What do your fans mean to you?
They are the greatest. They keep me inspired.
What are you working on next?
Book three in a series of books of disable vets.
Published 2017-10-24.
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Books by This Author

Detective Joseph Carlton: The Case of the Missing Sock!
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
The Case of the Missing Sock was one of the most baffling murder cases Detective Joe had ever worked. The victim was an old man shot execution style in the back of the head in his own apartment. He was decked out in a dress suit, tie and shoes but only one sock.He was a loner. Why was he dressed up; expecting someone or going out? It was not a break-in, so he had to have let the killer in...
Forever in Time Book II The End of the Light!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Greg was a young man that had lived a life of crime. With his father in prison and his mother a prostitute, He lived his life on his own. Then one night he made a fatal mistake and fate stepped in and took control. Greg would never be the same.
Forever in Time Book 1 Journey to the Light!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Greg was a young man that had lived a life of crime. With his father in prison and his mother a prostitute, Greg had no choice but to take care of himself. He knew the streets and that’s where he learned to survive; by becoming a thief. His partner-in-crime had a tight leash on him. He wanted to change but didn’t know how. Find out what he went through and if he was able to make the change!
The Haircut: Country Style
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
This is a humorous story about a small town barber that knew everyone and their "business" if you know what I mean. Pop Jenkins's shop was on his back porch and his barber chair was a #2 washtub and a chair. Pull out the tissue because you will laugh 'til you cry. An excellent short story. Enjoy!
Boy Did I Screw Up!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Terry and Kathy lived on a ranch in Texas. As brother and sister, they had their disagreements. This is one of those times! See what happens between the two of them when Terry’s ‘hot’ date turns into a night of torture for him.
The Perils of War Book 3 Disaster Brings Reformation!
Price: Free! Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jeff was determined to fulfill the dream of restoring Sammy and Mama's old neighborhood to what it used to be. They would have to deal with gangs and the repercussions that come with crossing the gangs. It was not a fight for the weak! As Sammy told the neighborhood cops, “We won’t start anything with the gangs...But if they start it we will finish it I promise!”
Breaker 19 The Road Ahead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Dusty has been a truck driver for over 30 years. He has delivered loads from one end of the country to the other experiencing many adventures. He now invites you to sit in the passenger seat and ride along. Together you will go down the road ahead.
The Road to Destruction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Troy and Donna were on the road to destruction and drugs were driving. Donna knew that it wasn't what she wanted but she couldn't give up Troy, and he wouldn't change. Will they survive?
Escape to Freedom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Daniel and Adina were on the run. The Nazis had invaded France and were rounding up Jews. Their only hope for escape was to get to Switzerland a neutral country. They were young, inexperienced, and Jewish. Each step was filled with uncertainty and danger. Will they escape the brutality of the Germans or will they become another figure in time?
The Perils of War Book 2 Achieving the Impossible!
Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jeff was injured in Vietnam and lost both his legs. His depression ran deep. He rejected everyone including his wife. This is his story of his struggle; what he went through mentally, physically, and emotionally to return to a normal productive life. He had the best help available from Dale and Sammy, their family and the staff at the VA hospital.
The Perils of War Book 1 The Horror of Combat!
Price: Free! Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Sammy grew up on streets of Chicago, going nowhere. His real desire was to be someone his mom could be proud of. Without her support, encouragement and love, Sammy would not have made the break away. See how Sammy made the break and ended up in the jungles of Viet Nam and ultimately a visit to the White House.
Fight or Die in Vietnam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Larry was a small-town boy who lived with his mom and dad and worked in the local grocery store. He was a dreamer and wanted to see the world. The military was a way to break away, but he couldn't bear to leave his mom. Fate stepped in and put him in the jaws of death. Will he survive?