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 1,
Apr11

Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 1,

How in hell he came to be lying in cloying dismal mud at the base of an extinct Hawaiian volcano eluded Arch Patton. He just lay there, trying to catch his breath…..
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Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 2
Apr14

Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 2

Arch Patton DOWN IN THE VALLEY Short Story, Chapter 2 By J. Strauss     Kaneohe Marine Base on the Windward Side of Oahu is among the best kept and most squared-away of all Marine bases.  Nothing is out of place.  Absolutely nothing out of place.  Lawns are mowed with white rocks precisely set around their borders.  Everything is so freshly painted that the Hawaiian trade winds are filled with the aroma.  There is not one pothole on...

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Matchless, a Short Story by James Strauss
Mar10

Matchless, a Short Story by James Strauss

MATCHLESS Short Story By J. Strauss   The old bike wasn’t much, certainly nothing that any islander would buy.  Kam counseled with his dad about getting a new Harley, but the old man was no help.  “Sell the damn thing to one of those dumb Haole’s down at the base,” was all he said.  Without selling the Matchless Kam couldn’t make the down payment on the Sportster.  It would take him another year of waiting tables at the Royal Hawaiian...

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