Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 18
Oct04

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 18

Arch Patton It Was 1993 Chapter Eighteen by James Strauss Arch was on hold for the 911 dispatcher, making the most unlikely call he’d ever made in his life. The wait was less than a minute. “Nine one one, what’s the nature of your emergency?” the woman at the other end asked. “It’s not an emergency. I just need to reach Officer Ahi and I don’t have a directory,” he responded, knowing...

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Arch Patton, Down in the Valley Chapter 12
Jul04

Arch Patton, Down in the Valley Chapter 12

Peeling the duct tape from Virginia’s face was like peeling skin from the surface of a Kiwi fruit. Virginia said nothing. Her eyes spoke for her and there was as much warmth in them as there is warmth emanating from the bottom of blue glacier ice……

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Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 15
Aug04

Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 15

   Arch Patton DOWN IN THE VALLEY Chapter 15 By James Strauss   Matisse drove the Pontiac at breakneck speed. The traffic moving away from Haiku, back on Kam Highway, was spotty and moving faster than the speed limit, as well. “I don’t think it’s a good idea to stay at that house,” Matisse said, almost losing control of the swerving car in the middle of a sharp curve. Arch watched a flock of wild chickens...

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