Audio Excerpt, Arch Patton, Down in the Valley Part III
Jun06

Audio Excerpt, Arch Patton, Down in the Valley Part III

Arch Patton finds himself being “nailed” as the saga of the Hawaiian Secession continues. He begins to wonder who his freinds really are……. Matisse and the Hawaiians or his ‘team” in the agency? Enjoy this audio excerpt:   For all of these exciting Arch Patton episodes and full access to other Short Stories by James Strauss choose you method of Membership Choose Your Membership Level  ...

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Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 5
Jun07

Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 5

Arch Patton DOWN IN THE VALLEY  Chapter  5 By J. Strauss   “What do you want?” the formerly dangerous man on the bed said, his voice imploring, extending his arms out before him with both palms turned upward in question. “You forgot to ask a few questions you needed the answers to. Answers that would have avoided this very meeting. I thought Virginia was smarter but it appears fairly obvious she left a few things out.” Arch said...

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Arch Patton, Down In the Valley, Chapter 6
Jun13

Arch Patton, Down In the Valley, Chapter 6

Arch Patton DOWN IN THE VALLEY Chapter 6 By J. Strauss   “Where we goin’ boss?” Matisse yelled from the drivers seat, as Arch got into the old battered convertible. Matisse accelerated away so fast the huge single door on the passenger side slammed with the sound of gunshot. “Cut back across the island,” Arch instructed, with his damaged hand pushed against the dash and the other grasping the top of the door. “We’ll use H3 and cross...

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Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 7
Jun22

Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 7

The Hertz counter was empty when Arch went in to get a car more fitting than Matisse’s Pontiac convertible. There were plenty of cars and Arch didn’t bother to try to negotiate rates. A hundred dollars a day for a Cadillac……

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Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 8
Jun22

Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 8

The rash guards weren’t so bad, Arch decided, wishing he had a vanity mirror to check himself out in. Like a wetsuit, but better because the thin elastic long sleeve top and bottoms held everything in without giving him a feeling of being compressed……..

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