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A Night in Castle Crags
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
October, 1950, three Dunsmuir college boys, home for the week end, climb into Castle Crags, searching for the Wells Fargo cash box of gold coins hidden by Indians after they robbed a stage coach in the mid 1800s. Hiking down into the Crags, with night coming on, the boys are blocked by a water fall and have to spend the night before finding a way to climb out.
Melanie in Lingerie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Why would a very proper, distinguished-looking, well dressed, learned, old gentleman stroll into the Lingerie Department of a large store near closing time to purchase a negligee as a wedding gift for his son’s bride? Melanie, the manager, and Ariel, a stock room worker, were both curious; but they would have to wait a year to understand the purpose of the gift when it is returned.
A Play and Four Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A writer’s life is full of raggedy stories. For instance, a short play with bits of show tunes sung by a girl and heard by a boy who thinks trees can sing; a few seconds of terror with life flashing before the eyes; a struggle between right and wrong, ending because of an inconvenience; a good ending for a poorly ended story; and an inmate watching colors of dripping lizard blood.
The First and Last Chance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As a boy, Jack London sold newspapers and frequented the Oakland waterfront. After eighth grade, he worked in a cannery for 10 cents an hour with shifts of 10 to 20 hours. He hated the job and quit. At 15 he made good money as an oyster pirate. Barely 17, he sailed before the mast on a schooner hunting seals on the north coast of Japan. He got back in seven months and started high school.
Kindness Among Friends
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,000. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2017 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Charlie’s Sportsmen’s Club is a long, two-story building on skid-row, housing a long bar, a poker room, a Chinese cafe, and a hotel across the top floor. Business depends on a subculture of alcoholics, gamblers, hustlers, shills, and those in need of a bed. Among them is Alexander Kyness, whose friends call him “Kindness”, a man with talent, who has chosen a life of obscurity.
About it and About
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 32,220. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Transgressional, Fiction » Literature » Literary
For many years my favorite type of fiction to read was the short story. I have selected these stories for their variety of subject and style. Some are very short and some are toward the longer end of things. I am sure you will find some of them to be just the type you like. There is humor and tragedy, happy stories and sad. I hope you savor your experience discovering this collection.
Makes the Arrow Sing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An American Indian, born a thousand years ago in the mountains of Northern California, learns the ways of the People, survives the trial of manhood, and lives to old age, a revered member of his tribe. He wonders about the Great Spirit of all living things, and finally, high on a ridge, a wind-blown tree reveals a secret; and the Indian dies, understanding the meaning and power of Life.
The Experiment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A scientist lives in the realm of the unkown. He follows his curiosity into all things of the earth and of all life on it. He delves into the past and extrapolates into the future. Although he lives in the present, he pays little attention to it. He loses himself in his own world until he wakes up in a here and now of his own making and finds himself the subject of his own experiment.
Sequence of Events
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,560. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The constant frustration of blind love, mixed with feelings of hate and building into a moment of rage causes Jake, a teenager, to commit an unspeakable act, an event reverberating into the next generation, touching two families. Jake, now a grownup, meeting his bride and thinking they would be happy always, had no idea a long-forgotten five minute event would have so many repercussions.
The Trout, the Train, and the Symphony
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
This is the story of a wise, old trout, a railroad brakeman, and a famous maestro who share a magical world one evening as they listen to the sound and feel the power of the music of life.
Boy Scouts Jamboree, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1950
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Essays
William (Bill) Morley attended the 1950 Boy Scout National Jamboree, traveling by rail with a group of 13 scouts from the California Central Coast, joining with a contingent from the San Joaquin Valley and the northern Sacramento Valley to travel to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania for the Jamboree and then return by rail, visiting many historic sites both going and returning.
Shady Bill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2016 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Back in the 1960’s and 70’s, Shady Bill was a big money, lo-ball hustler, a winning player in his hustling prime, but never far from the destitution of the streets. He was upright, presentable, dressed thrift-store style, and he always wore sun glasses. Playing the poker clubs of Northern California, he awaited the big score. It seemed always within reach, but never in his grasp, or was it? ~~~
America
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Twenty-five years ago, when the Bosnians were being slaughtered in the streets, I wrote this book and read it to a writer’s group. Recently, I found it in a box and gave it to Winona to get her opinion. She read it and got all excited and emotional. She even cried, a rare occurrence, and told me I didn’t know what I had. She said it was spiritual, and wouldn’t let me change it. I didn’t.
Haiku Dude
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Biographical
The Haiku Dude, trying to be a writer, ends up in a haiku class. He writes haiku easily but doesn't get the meaning. Years later, sad and alone on a dark, winter night, the Dude reads a haiku that transports him to another time and place. Tears come to his eyes and a longing for home and family come to his heart, and he understands at last.
Bear
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,040. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
BEAR is the fourth in a series of inspirational books that Winona Wendy Joy has written, telling the story of a young girl who struggles to overcome seemingly impossible odds. For instance, in BEAR a teenage girl survives a plane crash in the wilds of Alaska only to come face to face with a giant Grizzly bear.
Love Runs Thru It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,180. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Not knowing what to do when her experience of men was always negative, Joanna sought solitude, craving a world of no men to harm her. She knew of no experience of men that didn't hinge upon their desire to abuse or possess her. Joanna could not talk to her mother about it for fear of being taken away from her mother by the authorities. The first time she was raped at a very young age, her mothe
Marnie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,920. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » General
Three young children left alone in New York City with no parents try to cope on their own. They dare not tell anyone their parents are dead. Food addiction, politics, death, amputation, sex, and love enter into their lives.
Slaughter's First Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A stubborn and irascible commercial fisherman turns up dead while fishing 100 miles from the shore; the police call it an accident but it looks like suicide. The man’s wife, though, knows it’s murder. She knows just the person to find the murderer: her insurance agent, a man she dated one time in high school. Armed with a secret he hasn’t told anyone, she convinces him to come to her aid.
Fragments from the Silent Generation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Two Korean War vets, striving to pick up their lives where they left off, find the future has gone on without them; while remembering “The Forgotten War”, they have to create their own future. The time: 1959-1960, the place: Berkeley and Oakland, California. The characters: A beatnik artist and a cab driver poet learn about life and love in a changing world. Who could want for anything more?
They Should'a Just Killed Us
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2015 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Adult
The child abuse rained down upon Rose and Dee affects their lives and the lives of Rose’s children. Adventures of alcoholism took Rose to the depths of hell. Generations of her family were affected by sexual, physical and religious abuse, only stopping with her recovery from total alcoholism when she was near death from the experience.
Time Frame
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Biographical
When the narrator strolls the dock at the yacht club he finds himself in a situation more weird than he could ever have imagined. Nor could he have imagined it would involve a long-time friend and cause him to tell lies to cancel a dinner date. The reader will have much to ponder. For a long time.
Stream Runner, Book 1 of Dunsmuir Boy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Leif Collins grew up in Dunsmuir not believing in watches or clocks. Instead he believed in trout fishing and swimming with his friends, Sanchez and Dunnigan. He plans to be a writer when he’s grown but, until then, he must gather experiences. The setting is clean and country-fresh with a look back at the early 1940's and includes some lyrical images and home-grown relationships.
A Perfect Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Music, Nonfiction » Parenting » Math skills
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Heart warming story of sharing the Christmas spirit in a large family in hard times.
Talk About Good Grades
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,550. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Counseling / academic development
An older gentleman meets a future rocket pilot and tell him the secret to the good grades needed to reach his goal.


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