It’s 1939 when Irmgard Louise disappears from home- her parents fear the worst. Then the local paper steps in and her disappearance becomes sensational news. Her beloved horse is found, but not the seventeen year old girl.
Of German ancestry, theMoreIt’s 1939 when Irmgard Louise disappears from home- her parents fear the worst. Then the local paper steps in and her disappearance becomes sensational news. Her beloved horse is found, but not the seventeen year old girl. Of German ancestry, the beautiful girl was scheduled to depart for Berlin to study art in a few days. She was excited as she anticipated her journey. What has happened to her?In another story, a thoroughbred horse’s reputation is stained when he fails to win impromptu races against every slow nag in town.
Jake, Thunder’s owner, is out of town when the locals hatch a plot to clean up by having a race with high stakes that can’t fail to make them rich. The crowd pours into town and bets heavily. Does their plan work when the owner of Thunder comes back to town just before the race?A famous artist must keep his hometown happy. The mayor and city has commissioned him to carve a monumental stone sculpture representing the powerful Renaissance city.
But the piece of stone they give him was flawed by an incompetent artist. Can he pull it off?Finally, regal Prince George, an accomplished dancer, rules the roost in Fowl Play: Tales From Dancing Rooster Ranch. His antics and concern for his harem of lovely, engaging hens results in adventures and misadventures around the chicken coop on his ranch as he entertains the ladies and the author.These and the other stories in this little book are taken from varied times in an author’s journey to learn the craft. They are all different in mood and theme, from dramatic and serious to hilarious—perfect quick reads for a few spare minutes between chores or on a boring commute.