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Cattle Brands By Andy Adams
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Cattle Brands is a collection of 14 entertaining short stories depicting not only the life of cowboys in the wild, wild West, but also the harrowing skirmishes with banditos, thrilling shoot-outs,... More > attempt at and the recapture of stolen chattel from fierce desperados, and much, much more exciting accounts that make one think it all actually happened. Excerpt: It was a wet, bad year on the Old Western Trail. From Red River north and all along was herd after herd waterbound by high water in the rivers. Our outfit lay over nearly a week on the South Canadian, but we were not alone, for there were five other herds waiting for the river to go down. This river had tumbled over her banks for several days, and the driftwood that was coming down would have made it dangerous swimming for cattle. We were expected to arrive in Dodge early in June, but when we reached the North Fork of the Canadian, we were two weeks behind time...< Less
Cattle Brands By Andy Adams
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Cattle Brands is a collection of 14 entertaining short stories depicting not only the life of cowboys in the wild, wild West, but also the harrowing skirmishes with banditos, thrilling shoot-outs,... More > attempt at and the recapture of stolen chattel from fierce desperados, and much, much more exciting accounts. Excerpt: It was a wet, bad year on the Old Western Trail. From Red River north and all along was herd after herd waterbound by high water in the rivers. Our outfit lay over nearly a week on the South Canadian, but we were not alone, for there were five other herds waiting for the river to go down. This river had tumbled over her banks for several days, and the driftwood that was coming down would have made it dangerous swimming for cattle. We were expected to arrive in Dodge early in June, but when we reached the North Fork of the Canadian, we were two weeks behind time. Andy Adams (May 3, 1859 – September 26, 1936) was an American writer of western fiction.< Less
The Skimming Stone By Vivien Carmichael
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Follow two children as they accidentally tumble into a web of intrigue, mystery and magic. Archie and Ally Dixon and their cat Charlie,are recruited by Signet, a good wizard who has time-travel... More > powers and sends them back in time to the Second World War. With the aid of the magical skimming stone, Archie and Ally have to solve a mystery and put things right. The children experiecne a tste of life in the Second World War, meet various interesting characters, witness a Spitfire dogfight in the skies, and become novice practitioners of magic. Unfortunately the malevolent Vastator is also around and his disruptive influence causes complications. The children face a race against time to fit together the pieces of the puzzle in order to reach th allotted window to return to home and safety. The final battle finds the two children with the magical skimming stone facing two desparate criminals and Vastator in a batttle of wills. Will good overcome evil? What can possibly stop Vastator?< Less
Mused - the BellaOnline Literary Review - Spring Equinox 2010 By BellaOnline The Voice of Women
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Spring welcomes us with the freshness of a golden new day. Curl your toes in the warm sand of the New Jersey shore. Dip your fingers in the cool waters of an Italian waterfall fountain. Nuzzle the... More > soft fur of a shaggy Scottish Highland cow. Poetry adds in language to the visionary mix. Decorate your cheeks greenly with fingerpaints. Inhale fragrant lilacs. Savor the tangy-sweet juiciness of orange slices. Fiction stories expand the emotion. Enjoy a playful romp with a tumble of puppies, savoring the sunshine. Tag along at a western wedding in Albuquerque. Non-Fiction sprinkles in the spice of reality. A couple drifts peacefully down the Presumpscot, accompanied by dragonflies and red-winged blackbirds. A remembered childhood is redolent with scents of cinnamon and brown sugar. Featured poet Jody Zolli encourages us all. "Don’t give up, keep at it." The spotlight is yours. "I want the reader to follow the words wherever it takes them. Once a reader is involved, it’s no longer my poem, it’s their poem."< Less
Dreams from 609 By Brandon DeLuke
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...just then, as I felt myself drifting into dormancy, a flash of light burned in my eyes, deep past my retinas, and into my brain. I tried to sit up and wake but a thousand hands held my body to the... More > bed. The flashes grew brighter and longer. I once again tried to wake myself but I could not. I tried to scream but nothing came out. I tried to pray but I didn’t know how. That is when I saw her. My eyes were closed yet I could see everything. The Lady in Black stood near me then moved seductively away. I felt myself moving toward her, being pulled and drawn to her. She kept pulling me with her eyes. I felt like I wanted to be pulled. Then she reached out of the dark and I was being thrust down a moving light tunnel, falling and tumbling and rolling downward to a bottomless pit, falling and flying out of control, until without warning I stopped abruptly finding myself in a dream and a world I have never been…< Less
Black 'n' Blue By Anthony Grandison
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What would you do if one day everything around you came tumbling down, if everyone, all at once, lost their damn minds? Your best friend tries to have sex with you; your girlfriend has a nervous... More > breakdown and does something very disturbing; another friend, after her relationship plummets, decides she’s gay; an insecure ex-boyfriend/drug-dealer/thug, trying to go legit, snaps; in the end someone you love dearly gets killed and, believe it or not, it’s all your fault. You’re the catalyst who, unknowingly, set it all in motion. This is Honey Child’s world. Her mother always told her that things happen for a reason, even though sometimes they seem like they didn’t, especially that day. And all she was trying to do was catch the bus to go to work in the morning. If she’d known what the day had in store for her she would have stayed in bed... She didn’t.< Less
Another Goanna on our Doorstep By Raym Forbes
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More entertaining tales from the bush. Life was not always easy. When Pat developed a serious infection, the boys faced the possibility that they would find themselves alone. Ray had his own brush... More > with trouble when he tumbled off a moving road grader and was flown to hospital in the Governor General’s personal aircraft. Through it all they survived and Pat was determined to build them a real home even if it meant doing it one block at a time. When she took over as cook at The Mt. Isa Mines that is exactly what she did. Much to her dismay a local newspaper thought it was a story worth telling and accompanied the story with a photo of Pat hard at work. The photo was hardly flattering but it did make Pat a minor celebrity for a week or two A warm and humorous tale of adventure and misadventure that you’ll no doubt want to read more than once. Limited circulation edition with the real names of the people who lived the adventure.< Less
The Jungle Book By Rudyard Kipling
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Mowgli's Brothers Now Rann the Kite brings home the night That Mang the Bat sets free— The herds are shut in byre and hut For loosed till dawn are we. This is the hour of pride and... More > power, Talon and tush and claw. Oh, hear the call!—Good hunting all That keep the Jungle Law! Night-Song in the Jungle It was seven o'clock of a very warm evening in the Seeonee hills when Father Wolf woke up from his day's rest, scratched himself, yawned, and spread out his paws one after the other to get rid of the sleepy feeling in their tips. Mother Wolf lay with her big gray nose dropped across her four tumbling, squealing cubs, and the moon shone into the mouth of the cave where they all lived. "Augrh!" said Father Wolf. "It is time to hunt again." He was going to spring down hill when a little shadow with a bushy tail crossed the threshold and whined: "Good luck go with you, O Chief of the Wolves.< Less
The Skimming Stone By Vivien Carmichael
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Follow two children as they accidentally tumble into a web of intrigue, mystery and magic. Archie and Ally Dixon and their cat Charlie,are recruited by Signet, a good wizard who has time-travel... More > powers and sends them back in time to the Second World War. With the aid of the magical skimming stone, Archie and Ally have to solve a mystery and put things right. The children experiecne a tste of life in the Second World War, meet various interesting characters, witness a Spitfire dogfight in the skies, and become novice practitioners of magic. Unfortunately the malevolent Vastator is also around and his disruptive influence causes complications. The children face a race against time to fit together the pieces of the puzzle in order to reach th allotted window to return to home and safety. The final battle finds the two children with the magical skimming stone facing two desparate criminals and Vastator in a batttle of wills. Will good overcome evil? What can possibly stop Vastator?< Less
The Wolf and The Lamb By Rosy Cole
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When Mary Cole, a butcher's daughter, caught the eye of Lord Berkeley, it was as flint to tinder. A forsworn bachelor, he was taken aback that she refused to be his mistress.Within weeks he'd brought... More > her family to bankruptcy. When, still, she eluded him, he plotted to abduct her. Aided by his corrupt chaplain, Hupsman, the Earl duped his 'shepherdess' with fake nuptials.Tumbling to the truth, Mary became passionately committed to gaining her eldest son's birthright. With an astonishing grasp of pastoral economy, she repaired the Berkeley fortunes while a succession of children compounded her plight.The scandalous activities of Mary's estranged sisters had to be curtailed at the highest level before a legal knot was eventually tied.Upon Hupsman's death, the Earl and Countess conspired to 'find' the registry of the 'first marriage'. The upshot was a sensational trial in the House of Lords whose repercussions were to shake the foundations of the Berkeley dynasty for ever and imperil Mary's life.< Less

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