Thunder Marine, Arch Patton Adventure, Chapter 3
Nov20

Thunder Marine, Arch Patton Adventure, Chapter 3

“So, what’s the point of this exercise, since it would appear we are not under attack by the hordes from hell?” David asked, as the Mercedes G-Wagon headed pell-mell along the surface of the winding asphalt road. He was cradling the lethal machine pistol…….

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Thunder Marine, Arch Patton Adventure, Chapter 2
Nov18

Thunder Marine, Arch Patton Adventure, Chapter 2

Arch rose at six a.m. on Monday morning. No phone call awakened him. The second day hangover, easing only slightly after the first brutal day, following his post-mission bender, had brought him unwillingly awake. Sleeping off heavy alcohol use, something he’d mastered in college…….

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Thunder Marine, Arch Patton Adventure, Chapter 1
Nov14

Thunder Marine, Arch Patton Adventure, Chapter 1

The call came at six in the morning. Arch’s eyes snapped open and he pushed a button on the television remote, before tossing it aside in disgust. It took a few seconds for him …..

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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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