Set on a United States Army Combat Outpost in the Kandahar Province of Afghanistan, The Watch is an incredible story told from multiple perspectives. An Afghani woman who has lost not only her legs, but, her entire family save one brother, to an American drone strike, wheels herself on a cart down out of the [...]
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Just discovered us? Start reading with chapter 1 please! “Kate!” Kevin screamed out the window of the Honda Accord. Beams of light from their assailant’s flashlights found him. “Damn!” Before he could look away, the lights extinguished, making it much harder for his eyes to get readjusted. They’re coming for me! He thought. “Kate!” His [...]
Place an advanced order for Capital City Capers, the first community novel written by twenty different authors from the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, at a special advanced price of $5 per copy. Pre-order forms and payment must be received by August 17, 2012.
Just discovered us? Start reading with chapter 1 please! Kevin sat on the metal bench, staring up at the relic that was over 200 years old. It actually seemed taller than it had when he was teenager. Maybe it was because he had more of an appreciation for history now. Maybe it was because he [...]
Just discovered us? Start reading with chapter 1 please! The phone rang. She picked up the receiver knowing it would not be good. Evelyn Blackmon had become too much of a problem. She knew too much and stirred the waters too loudly. Now Kevin Emile and her lackey Kate Sanchez were putting their noses where [...]
Just discovered us? Start reading with chapter 1 please! Kevin: Hello? Where are you, Kate? Do you think I want to hang out at McD’s alone? Kevin: This is not the time to be late! We have too much work to talk about. Kate: I can’t make it. Kevin: What? What’s up? Please elaborate. Kate: [...]
Just discovered us? Start reading with chapter 1 please! Picking up trash wasn’t very difficult, he thought, at least not compared to the juggling act at the office he’d face after he finally served his sent- er, volunteer community service time. What that Sanchez woman was doing for her penance he didn’t know. Maybe she’d [...]
Just discovered us? Start reading with chapter 1 please! Kevin leaned back and stretched his back. He had been staring at the computer for too long. Everything was starting to blur together. He couldn’t stop what he was working on. Even though he had to be at the site of the volunteer clean-up early in [...]
Just discovered us? Start reading with chapter 1 please! They sat down across from agent Fisk and Kevin did a double take, “What is this about, Evelyn’s manuscript?” He looked at Kate. His mouth felt like he had just licked lint off of an old carpet, he was having trouble concentrating, and she was sitting [...]
Just discovered us? Start reading with chapter 1 please! Whatever got Evelyn fired, it only begins to scratch the surface. At the office, Kate inherits Evelyn’s computer. She discovers that Evelyn was writing a racist fantasy novel on her work computer. Kevin is the thinly-veiled hero of the novel. The novel’s hero, a strapping lad [...]
Just discovered us? Start reading with chapter 1 please! Kevin was so engrossed in carrying out his reading of the initial grant proposal that just relieved of her duties Evelyn Blackmon had left behind for any unwilling, unenthusiastic, bored-to-death beneficiary such as himself that he hadn’t noticed Kate entering his office. Kate chucked the morning [...]