Aces and eights, a dead man's hand. Life and death dealt over a shuffle of a deck. Stakes from dollar bills to souls tossed into the center of the table. And sitting around, waiting for the turn of a card, to raise, check, bet, or fold, are rogues, scoundrels, dames, and sharps. Every single one betting their last breath on the hand they hold.
"A Fun Read"
In dozens of hellish concentration camps scattered throughout Germany, thousands of emaciated men and women are kept ignorant of these events. With over 14 million already murdered in the gas chambers, the Nazis are all too aware the remaining survivors could become a serious liability, all of them living proof of their barbaric Holocaust. Into one of these death camps comes a man named Aaron. Unlike the hopeless, starving men around him, he is strangely aloof and detached from the living nightmare,
Setting tales in the past and telling them with a predominantly pulp flavor, these stories find action and adventure in the annals of yesterday for listeners today! Take a trip to the past with authors D. Alan Lewis, Teel James Glenn, and Mark Gelineau as they redefine high adventure and history! Action, adventure, espionage, mystery, and horror abound in tales of days gone by in this thrilling collection. Relive the past with extra pulp in Pro Se Production's High Adventure History.
P. I. Hasard wasn't always a loner. He was made that way due to the loss of his wife, partner, and pretty much everyone else that he ever got close to. Was he bad luck, or was he just getting what he deserved? But, Hasard isn't alone. Whether it's a sassy cab driver, an arrogant professor, a condescending secretary, or a surly bartender, John's world is full of people who care about him and want to help, regardless if he wants it or not. The stories of John Hasard are a throwback to classic pulp detective stories.
Buck Horton's brother was an outlaw. The only thing he left Buck of any value was a secret, the hiding place of stolen gold. Buck vowed to find the gold or die trying. And on the latter, men on both sides of the law are more than willing to oblige him.
"Great narration and"
Frank Judson, a mid-1960s small town reporter, and Buddy Gardner, a deputy in the same small town with detective skills to spare, find new stories and cases to follow and crack in Kingsbury, thanks to authors Lee Houston, Jr., and R. P. Steeves. Judson, a tightly wound trouble prone reporter and Gardner, a rather laidback, subtly ingenious investigator, make the perfect pair to pull unwilling skeletons from closets and dig up murder, corruption, and crime.
Hearing the hoofbeats of 20 horses entering the yard at the front of her house, Mattea pulled the lead rope, releasing the cow she was milking and ran into the house to find five Sioux braves wearing war paint sitting at her table, smoking her husband's tobacco from the humidor on the mantle.
"Well done historical novella."
Have you ever heard of a platonic dating service for Catholic priests? This fellowship-winning short story and more can be found in Tales from the Mountaintop, a collection of tales about life in upstate New York. At times dark and weird and at others touching and uplifting, these stories will leave you wanting to visit the Catskill Mountains and maybe, just maybe, stay awhile.