Timothy Paterson

Biography

Married with two teenage daughters. Would love to hear comments/reviews of my stories; lilwhistler@juno.com

Books

The Ghosts of Harrison Manor
Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Judy and Roy Harrison, inherited an old house that had been in Roy's family for over two hundred years. Once they moved in to their new home, with their five year old son Brian, Judy realized that they weren't alone. After doing some investigating of her own, she realized that her son might be in danger.
The Ghost of Camp Chippewa
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dennis Nelson liked to tease and torment his younger brothers. His parents decided to give their younger sons a break, by sending Dennis to camp for a while, one summer. At camp, Denis continued teasing and scaring the younger kids, until he himself became the one being scared, by an unseen entity.
The Firefighter
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » General
To most people, Frank Fitzgerald, was a hero. But Donna Nelson would do whatever it took to discredit him, as she despised firefighters. She was a very bitter person, who loved a good scandal.
The Family Treasure
Price: Free! Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Rachel and Tom Bradford were looking forward to the visit from their six great granddaughters. They had never met, as they were scattered all around the country. Rachel had so much to teach the girls, during the month long visit. She hoped that they would discover the family treasure. The girls and Rachel would discover the greatest treasure of all.
The Dream Master
Price: Free! Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
When Wendy's little brother begins having nightmares, Wendy becomes concerned. One night, as she tries to wake him up, she is pulled into his dream, and she is able to comfort him. Wendy begins to experiment with her new found ability to enter dreams.
The Crossroads
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Molly is given a glimpse at two possible futures of the planet Earth. It is up to her to convince the people of Earth to make the right choices and take the correct path.
The Chance of a Lifetime
Price: Free! Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » General
Eddy Carmichael was not your typical twelve year old boy. He had a lot of responsibilities at home, and he was worried when his family fell upon hard times. He prayed for a miracle, and he was given the chance of a lifetime.
The Best of Both Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Gretchen comes from a large family, and she often wishes that she was an only child. But, when she meets Dana, a new girl at her school, who is an only child, she begins to see that the grass isn't always greener on the other side of the fence.
The Beast Within
Price: Free! Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Because of a freak accident, Eric discovers that he has acquired super human abilities. Although he uses his new talents, to help people, he considers himself, a freak.
The Anonymous Hero
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
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Jerry Baker had a difficult time deciding what to write for the essay. There were so many people in his life who were heroes, that it was hard to pick just one. However, once Jerry read the definition of the word itself,only one name came to mind.
Selena's other Family
Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Selena's parents were both in professions that kept them very busy. Selena was left alone quite a bit. She was used to the solitude, but she missed her family. Then, she discovered another family, to help fill the void in her life.
Rest in Peace
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Janelle had terrifying nightmares three nights in a row. However, she soon discovers that sometimes real life is even more scary. Will Janelle be able to keep her promise that she made to her best friend,and protect her friend's family? It is the only way that her friend can finally rest in peace.
Priorities
Price: Free! Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Scott Wilson had a great life. He was an only child, who was spoiled rotten. He was given everything he asked for. Then, his world came tumbling down. His parents lost their jobs, then they lost their house. Throughout the entire ordeal, Scott blamed his parents for everything. Scott decided to run away. Then, something happened that would change his attitude about everything.
Popularity Contest
Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » General
It's not what possessions and titles that you have that matter. It's what you have done with your life, how you have helped others, At a high school reunion, Susan and Diane discover what's really important in life.
Pieces of Time
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Antiques tell us a story, if we listen carefully. this is the story of a very old pocket watch with a story of its own.
Out of this World
Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When Mara and her friends,are caught in an electrical storm, they find themselves transported to a strange place, unlike anywhere they had ever been. As they enjoy the adventure of a lifetime, they also wonder if they will ever get back home.
Nobody's Perfect
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Rusty discovered that he has the power to make people become better individuals and make the world a better place for everyone.. He also learned that nobody is perfect, not his grandparents, not his parents, not even himself.
Mara Louis; Girl of Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 104,400. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Mara Louis is a very remarkable girl. She has the ability to solve mysteries. Sometimes the mysteries find her, and sometimes they come to her in her dreams, through a series of puzzles, that she must put together.
With Courage, Comes Character
Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
When asked to describe what the word, character meant to him, Tyler thought back to his days in middle school, which was the best time of his life.
Toys, Treats and Treasures
Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Jack O'Connell came to America in 1903, to start a new life for himself. He started with nothing except the clothes on his back, and through hard work, and determination, he created a successful business. Over one hundred years later, when it looked like the end for his toy store, his great grandson would discover that Jack's legacy would live on for generations to come.
Tough Love
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Karen Clark was an irresponsible teenager, who didn't believe in following rules. When she became responsible for four young children, she realized why her parents were so strict with her. When tragedy strikes, she must set aside all of her fears, and keep the children from panicking. She must grow up and act like an adult, if they are to survive.
To Save a Town
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Jerry Davis leads a group of teens, to save their town, by fighting against corporate corruption. He proves that anyone can make a difference, if they try hard enough, and don't take no for a answer.
To Save a Life
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » General
There are times, when a simple thank you is just not enough. This is a story about faith, as God helps to save the lives of two children.
Time Trance
Price: Free! Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When Nick discovers that he has the unique ability to travel back in time with his mind, he realizes that the possibilities are endless. As he gets older, he loves helping others with his ability, but yet he feels unfulfilled. Then, he finds Mindy, and his life is complete, or is it?
Time and Time Again
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
This story is a sequel to "Time to Move Forward" It makes more sense, if you read that story first. In this sequel, Brian and Sam go time traveling again, but, on a much grander scale. It is adventure for the entire family.
Time to Move Forward
Price: Free! Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Brian and Sam(Samantha) have a lot in common. Their lives crossed paths because of something they had in common. They had both lost a parent to cancer. In their senior year of high school,they discovered that they had more in common they realized. They find that they can travel back in time, to right a wrong. They must be careful not to alter the past, because it could affect their lives in t
The Haunted House on Halloween Hill
Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mark didn't believe in ghosts, or haunted houses, but that was about to change when he was dared to spend 24 hours in the haunted house on Halloween Hill.
Tommy and the Monster
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
As Tommy helps a fellow student trace her family tree, Tommy discovers something unthinkable about his own family. It makes him so angry, that he tries hard to suppress his rage, and try to control the monster within.
The Future of Mankind
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Inspirational
One man's dream to make the world a better place without prejudice and indifference.
The Christmas Wish
Price: Free! Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Scott wanted Christmas to be perfect. He also wanted to find the perfect gifts for his family. He remembered what he had once been told about the Christmas star. He made a wish on the star, and hoped that his wish would come true.
Thank God for Bill
Price: Free! Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
A story about romance, as well as a story that tells about a man's commitment to God. For all of you who enjoyed the story; "Best Friends", this is the sequel to that story. I hope you enjoy it.
Stranger than Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
A young girl accidentally gets locked in a library and has some unusual adventures.
My First Gray Hair
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
A middle aged man deals with the fact that he is old, and reflects back on his life
Mothers and Daughters
Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
The story of the love between a mother and daughter, however, this story has a bizarre twist, in which the relationship comes full circle. Enjoy.
Be Careful What You Wish For
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When three friends find an old bottle on the beach during Spring Break, they are each granted a wish by the genie of the bottle. Their lives will never be the same again.
Love Thy Neighbor
Price: Free! Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Colleen did not want to do the assignment. How could anyone befriend the meanest girl in the entire high school? But, as she soon found out, she had a lot to learn about people, love and hate, and about God. This story is suited for teenagers as well as adults. It is a story about faith, understanding and compassion.
Lost and Alone
Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
The only family that Lance had left, was his elderly grandmother, who was becoming more frail and weak, every day. Lance was worried that he soon would be all alone.
Looking for Love
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Dennis wanted someone to love, and he wanted to be loved. He was a high school student, and he was in a hurry to be in a relationship. Then, he met Archie and Maude, who helped him to see things more clearly.
Life Is What You Make It
Price: Free! Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Michelle Pasteron was not one to sit around waiting for change to happen. She believed that if you wanted to see change, you had better do something to initiate the change. She was a visionary leader, who saw all of the possibilities and choices available in life, and she let her voice be heard. This story is sure to inspire people of all ages.
Letting Go
Price: Free! Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Jim Holden is sixteen and has a lot on his mind. He is full of mixed emotions; hate, loneliness, despair, and anger. When he meets Bill Crawford, he learns to face his emotions head on. He learns to let go of the bad feelings, so that he can get on with his life.
Keeping it Together
Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Angie was a sixteen year old girl. But, since the age of ten, she had been taking on the responsibility of a mother and a father to her three younger brothers. After six years of dealing with their abusive, drug addict mother, Angie was tired. It was time to pack up her brothers, and leave everything else behind, and start a new life somewhere far away. However, Angie could not forget the past, and let go, because she was too busy just keeping it all together.
Journey Through Time
Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jack Mason is fascinated with history. When he meets a peculiar stranger, he is given a gift that he will treasure forever.
It's Complicated
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Katrina and Steven were very much in love. Katrina's parents met Steven, and approved of him. However, a few days later, Katrina was confused and very upset when her mother told her that she had to stop seeing Steven immediately, without any explanation. To say it was complicated, was putting it mildly.
It's All There in Black and White
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Brad was twelve years old, and while he should have been spending time with friends and enjoying the life of a typical preteen boy, he knew that it was more important that he stay at home, to protect his family from his father. He would do what ever it took to keep them safe.
It Takes a Village
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
As Michael Strong is preparing to complete his last year of graduate school,towards his Doctorate degree in Education, he submits his idea for his doctorate thesis, to his faculty adviser. But, for Michael, it is much more than a thesis. It will be an actual experiment, to see if he can prove his thesis. Michael believes in the saying: 'It takes a village, to raise a child', he believes that with the help of a small village, he can make poor students improve not only their grades, but their self-confidence and self-worth as well.
Identical Strangers
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
This is the story of four women, who have never met, but have so much in common. When they discover the truth, their lives will never be the same.
I Want My Old Life Back
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Whitney's mother recently returned to the work force, and Whitney was given a lot more responsibility at home. She was angry and felt unappreciated. She wanted her old life back.
I Am Not Worthy
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Harry Donovan was homesick, when he went away to college for the first time. He soon began drinking to keep from feeling lonely. Alcohol lead to drugs, and his entire life began to unravel.
Hiding in the Shadows
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The story of how one man dealt with memories of being bullied in school.
In Search of the Perfect Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
David was searching for the perfect place to spend Christmas. He was a college student, who was enjoying his independence. He discovered that for Christmas tom be perfect, it didn't matter where he was, but where his heart was.

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