Survivor - Cover



by Ernest Bywater

Copyright© 2016 by Ernest Bywater

Action/Adventure Story: A 10 year old boy survives a car crash where his family is killed. He goes to live on his maternal grandfather's ranch on the Texas / Mexican border with some of his retired Army buddies. But life there has some serious issues due to drug smugglers being angry about having their shipments destroyed by those at the ranch. Pat grows up fast while learning to be quick and accurate with a gun. - 51,400 words of adventure.

Tags: Coming of Age   Crime   Violence   Rags to Riches  


Cover Art

The image used is posted on Wikipedia as VanHornTX_2008.jpg by Leaflet, and is used with his permission under Creative Commons Attribution. The cropping, size adjustment, and text are by Ernest Bywater. All rights to the cover images are reserved by the copyright owners.

18 January 2021 version

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