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Isaac Martin Meets W. K. Vanderbilt

Readers;  Here is another bit from the novel in progress.  This is a bit of the back story that takes place in the early part of the 20th century, before WWI.         Isaac Martin’s timber was dragged … Continue reading

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More From The Book

Readers; Sorry I have been away from the keys for so long.  I’ve missed you!  What follows is yet another excerpt from the novel in progress.  Let me give you a little bit of background here so that the post … Continue reading

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Seeking Rebecca

What follows is a section from the upcoming book.  It’s a conversation between Isaac Martin – a fictional creature and one of the main characters in the book – and Bertha Von Suttner, who is a real, historical figure and … Continue reading

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More from the book . . .

More from the book . . . .     In fact Rachel Kirby had heard those same endorsements before.   Her husband – now late husband – had been a good guy, a real good guy.  He may have been … Continue reading

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Rachel Kirby and Starlight

Here is just a little more from he novel in progress.  This is a little glimpse of the life and character of Rachel Kirby, the book’s protagonist.  The woman who decides to buy and rehab the old house. Ed.   … Continue reading

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Isaac Meets Rebecca

Here is another passage from the novel in progress.  Ed.   Isaac Martin and Karl Von Hausen had underestimated the time it would take them to ascend and then come down the high peak behind the castle and they were … Continue reading

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One More Chapter

Here is another chapter from my novel in progress.  It’s a problem reading it out of order, I know, but that’s how I am writing it and, after all, it’s here for free.  Ed     On August the 31st … Continue reading

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Morning Post, January 5, 2018

Here is this morning’s work on the new novel.  To understand this you need to know that William Martin is a wealthy American industrialist (Coal and Timber) who finds himself in the castle of an Austrian nobleman in the year … Continue reading

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New Chapter

Here is another first draft of a chapter in the novel I’m working on.  The scene below takes place in a castle in Bavaria in about 1910, about four years before the outbreak of World War I which devastated the … Continue reading

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morning poem, November 7, 2016

Starting A Novel     A bright, chilly morning with the house to myself I think I’ll make some coffee, take a mug from the shelf     I hear the ticking of the clock The deer are on my … Continue reading

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