Unwelcome, A Harvey Adventure, Short Story by James Strauss
Apr05

Unwelcome, A Harvey Adventure, Short Story by James Strauss

Every day of spring was a day of changing development and disorder met with directed management efforts. The life of the forest’s top predator was filled with one crisis after another…..

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Thunder Marine, Arch Patton Adventure, Chapter 6
Nov29

Thunder Marine, Arch Patton Adventure, Chapter 6

4:00 a.m. slammed down like a guillotine blade; bringing Arch’s eyes open to full wideness with a jerk, his head swinging up off his pillow to stare at the now open bedroom door. The door swung back toward the frame. It had been the sound of the old solid wood slab hitting drywall

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Christmas Pueblo, an Arch Patton Adventure
Dec18

Christmas Pueblo, an Arch Patton Adventure

Christmas Pueblo  An Arch Patton Adventure by James Strauss Arch Patton found himself inside the confines of the Santa Fe County jail, on some vague trumped-up barroom brawl charge. He was in the “drunk tank,” which is what they call the cells they use for new prisoner intake. No bars, no windows, just concrete and steel. No way to see out of the ten by twelve box, and no ability to hear. He was alone for the first few hours,...

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Thunder Marine, Arch Patton Adventure,Chapter 5
Nov22

Thunder Marine, Arch Patton Adventure,Chapter 5

“Doesn’t matter what you got,” the imitation Errol Flynn DEA agent said, standing behind the front desk. “Twenty thousand bucks down to take it for a spin. Otherwise, bring in a marine surveyor and check it out all you want for nuthin.”……

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Thunder Marine, Arch Patton Adventure, Chapter 4
Nov21

Thunder Marine, Arch Patton Adventure, Chapter 4

The six of them loaded onto the Marine Corps Osprey tilt-wing aircraft. This Marine form of military air, with the aircraft flying at about three hundred miles per hour and with one in-air refuel, would take longer than any commercial jet…..

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