RW Holmen

Biography

Former trial attorney. Frequent public speaker. Indie author. "A Wretched Man, a novel of Paul the apostle". Spirit of a Liberal blog.

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Books

Prowl
By RW Holmen
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
A series of short stories about the Vietnam War. This is a compilation of volumes 1-5 of LRRP Rangers Vietnam that were previously released separately as "Eleven Bravo", "Here Comes Charlie", "Cat Quiet", "Chasing After Wind", and "Elijah Fire".
Elijah Fire
By RW Holmen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
A short story--a vignette of a LRRP team in the mountains of central Vietnam. "Elijah Fire" is the fifth installment of a series entitled "LRRP Rangers Vietnam". The them is calling down hellfire when the meager firepower of a four-man LRRP team was insufficient. The short story includes brief episodes of calling for artillery rounds, Phantom jets, and Cobra gunships.
Chasing After Wind
By RW Holmen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story about life as a soldier in Vietnam. This is the fourth installment in the series of Vietnam short stories entitled "LRRP Rangers Vietnam". The first three short stories were set in the mountains and jungles of Vietnam's central highlands, but "Chasing After Wind" takes place on the Ranger company grounds in the base camp of An Khe.
Cat Quiet
By RW Holmen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
"Cat Quiet" is Volume III in the series of Vietnam short stories entitled, "LRRP Rangers Vietnam", following "Eleven Bravo" and "Here Comes Charlie". With striped face paint and tiger fatigues, four LRRPs creep through the jungle. Cat quiet stealth is their only ally.
A Wretched Man, a novel of Paul the apostle
By RW Holmen
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 121,530. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
Jesus authored no writings. Nor did any of those who followed him in the Galilee or during his fateful pilgrimage to Jerusalem. It fell to an outsider to become the movement's reporter, memorialist, essayist, interpreter, and promoter--despite the opposition of James, the brother of Jesus. Paul the apostle. Paul the one untimely born. This is the story of Paul, a wretched man.
Eleven Bravo
By RW Holmen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of the Vietnam War. After basic training, all soldiers receive advanced training in a specialized field, called an MOS. The designation for the combat infantryman is 11B, or Eleven Bravo according to the phonetic pronunciation. "Eleven Bravo" is the opening short story in a series entitled "LRRP Rangers Vietnam", an irrisistible recreation of the Vietnam combat experience.
Here Comes Charlie
By RW Holmen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story. LRRPs were the cavalry scouts of Vietnam, riding helicopters instead of mustangs to remote and unfriendly territory. The LRRPs had little firepower and relied on wits and subterfuge to trespass into Charlie's domain. "Here comes Charlie" is the first of a series of Viet Nam vignettes by author RW Holmen.
The Woodsman
By RW Holmen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Multi-colored splashes of sugar maple leaves carpet the ground, disturbed only by squirrels scrounging for acorns and the woodsman's autumnal pilgrimage to cut firewood. Many happy days of the old man's life were spent in these hardwood hills, and he journeys here each fall with his memories. Spend a day with him and share his life in a day.

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