Peggy West


Peggy West is a fiction writer, introducing herself to fiction readers through the coming-of-age novella, “Shoes on the Wire”. She also writes historical novels set in the Victorian Period.

Peggy lives with her family in the Pacific Northwest. Two cats and an Italian Greyhound act as her muses.


Shoes on the Wire
Price: Free! Words: 19,860. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
When twelve-year-old Rebecca’s parents split up, she moves into a housing project and is called “just Project.” Her mother becomes ill and leans on her. Rebecca is left hopeless about the freedom that becoming a teenager promises. Fed up, she sneaks away to the lookout where she ponders life. She hangs out with an older Project girl who helps her turn into a real teenager.

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