My name is Dusty. I was a freelance journalist and have served in the military. I am married to a beautiful Filipino lady and have two wonderful children. Now I devote my time to writing short stories. That is my passion. I have traveled the world over and have met people of every background. It has been an adventure. I am partnered with not only a professional editor but also a professional designer, so we can bring you the finest stories available for you the reader to stretch your imagination and experience the adventures. We hope you enjoy! Dusty

Smashwords Interview

What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The everyday experiences that happen on a daily basis.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes Come experience the adventures of a trucker
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Where to find Dusty online


Detective Joseph Carlton: The Case of the Missing Sock!
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until March 13!) Words: 10,350. 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. (Free until March 13!) 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. (Free until March 13!) Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.25 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, 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: Free! 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: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(4.25 from 4 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: $0.99 USD. (Free until March 13!) Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
(5.00 from 3 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. (Free until March 13!) Words: 4,480. 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. (Free until March 13!) Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(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. (Free until March 13!) Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 4 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: $0.99 USD. (Free until March 13!) Words: 6,380. 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: $0.99 USD. (Free until March 13!) Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
(5.00 from 4 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. (Free until March 13!) Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
(4.50 from 4 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?

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