Steve Stroble


Steve Stroble grew up as a military brat, which took him from South Dakota to South Carolina to Germany to Ohio to Southern California to Alabama to the Philippines to Northern California. Drafted into the Army, he returned to Germany.
"I know I have a lot of nerve asking you to spend time with imaginary characters instead of with your family, friends, neighbors, even acquaintances or strangers, because truth is stranger than fiction," says the author. "But to keep your investment of time to a minimum, you can read some of my short stories. Two of them are free here at Smashwords, "EMP Code Blue" and "Of Cats and Neighbors."

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The Ravens Shall Feed You And Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 51,350. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Religious
A collection of short stories: "The Return" --Longsuffering woman awaits word of her soldier. "Ode to Spouses of Nomads" --Husband joins 12-step group to battle his nomad malady. "Not" --Frustrated Baby Boomer tries to relate to his kids. "Thirty-six Points and You Can Go Home" --If you earn 36 points you can go home, unless you're killed or wounded first. And 8 more stories.
EMP Code Blue
Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
After Russian astronomer Ursula Petrovich discovers a huge solar storm heading toward Earth, nations scramble to prepare for the natural disaster that might render electrical grids and computer systems and connections inoperable. But one nation sees an opportunity to combine an unnatural disaster with the natural one and inflict havoc on its enemy.
Of Cats and Neighbors
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
Cleo loses her direction and happy home during her nightly prowl after a nasty neighbor upset by her trespassing on his rose garden traps her and releases her into the wild.
The Wolf Is Crying to Be Heard
Price: Free! Words: 81,920. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
“The howl of the wolf echoes humans crying for a place to belong” – Gray Wolf, Kentucky, 1899 Political movements demand government ownership of businesses, less immigration to America, universal health care, and other reforms as the 1800s become the 1900s. Eventually, a movement to prohibit alcohol succeeds even as middle-aged women are the ones most addicted to legal opium based elixirs.
The Prince of Alexandria
Price: Free! Words: 89,430. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Egypt is on the brink of civil war. It's not present day but 1882, when an American journalist and British soldier meet in Alexandria and form a lifelong friendship. The journalist finds the big story he's been searching for. The soldier, Benjamin Worthington finds love.
Day of the Bomb
Price: Free! Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Some think weapons of mass destruction appeared only recently in their generation. But the first generation to face WMDs knows differently. Take a trip back to the advent of when the shadow of The Bomb fell no matter where you might hide.
Out of the Wilderness
Price: Free! Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Sam Smaltz just wants to be left alone. But being sandwiched between the Greatest Generation and Gen X and the Millennials offers him no such comfort. As a Baby Boomer, he leaves behind a stepson, Jack, who instead becomes just one more nameless, faceless hero whose story gets lost in the battle against international terrorism.

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