by Ernest Bywater

Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Violence, Rags to Riches,

Desc: 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.


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 trimming, manipulation, and adding of text is by Ernest Bywater. All rights to the cover image are reserved by the copyright owners.

5 November 2016 Edition

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