Shine LeFlur is primarily a Chronicler of East Texas, Nacogdoches County, and especially the fictional Martins Landing rural life of the 1950's.
Dallas, Houston, Shreveport, New Orleans, and Monterey, CA also garnered his attention for the fabulous 50's.
Other LeFlur tales are international in flavor, set in Japan, Thailand, the Philippines, and Saudi Arabia, and reflect the 60's, 70's, and 80's periods.
Equally notable are Shine's fantasy yarns, mostly futuristic, improbable but realistic.
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West Texas teens Ralph and Bucky find a flea market book about the exploits of "Parasail Bob" and decide to emulate him, using the coach's new trampoline and a wind tower located near their farm. Hilarious. Some 4300 words.
A bottle tossing in the ocean at Pattaya, Thailand, contains a cry for help that takes the American finder hundreds of miles north on a quixotic quest to find the sender.
Romance and adventure, as dreams collide with cultures and reality in this touching first person story. About 9000 words.
The Moon God
The Moon God is a futuristic, very believable, computer and weapon device placed on the moon by Earth's Superpowers to monitor Earth activities and put an end to conflicts among nations.
Twelve fictional short stories set in the "Oldest Town in Texas", Nacogdoches, deep in the East Texas Piney Woods. Independent tales of humor and tragedy.
Martins Landing Collection
Eleven independent short stories about the fabulous 1950's happenings in Martins Landing, the fictional Piney Woods Community of Nacogdoches County. Humor and tragedy.
The Door to Mirabila
Tad Holder and his friends, carefree and mischievous, celebrate the final week of school before vacation. Things go well until a meteorite lands in his secret hideaway, opening a door to adventure.
The door's dark side, however, gradually turns the perfect summer into a nightmare. In the final stages, Tad struggles against doom; tension and dread take control in an emotional race against time.
An Elephant for Jotto
Jotto, a tiny dirt-poor boy, has little except big dreams after an elephant passes through his remote Thailand farming village and he is given an accidental ride.
Scorned and ridiculed by the other village children and even his own family, Jotto holds steadfast to his vision of someday having an elephant of his own.
Set in 1980's Thailand, this historical fiction is for dreamers of all ages.
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