Joe B. Slater

Biography

Joe B. Slater is an Iowa farm boy who moved to California, taught English at Bakersfield High School, and retired to the mountains. He has written one good poem, one good story, and one good novel, and he is working on a song.

Books

Finding Michante
Price: Free! Words: 45,490. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00)
After fighting first alongside the Redlegs and then the Missouri Bushwackers in the Civil War, James Quinn rides into Nebraska Territory to escape the war. He loses his wife and child and spends the next two with the Cheyenne Dog Soldiers.
Quinn's War
Price: Free! Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Jamie Quinn is shot and left for dead by three men hunting an escaped slave. He crosses the state of Missouri and finds himself riding first with Jennison’s Jayhawkers and then with Bolin’s bushwackers. He saves one of the men he has been chasing from being sold downriver and, brings down a corrupt plantation owner.
River Crossing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(2.00)
James Quinn is dumped out of his boat into the Missouri the night of his daughter’s wedding. He is rescued by a farm widow and he in turn saves her from vigilante justice after she murders a former farm hand who comes back to rape her. They escape back to the river. Their histories and the history of Omaha City unfold as they return to the people who made them and to the people who ruined them.

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