Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 2

Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 2

Arch PattonDOWN IN THE VALLEYShort Story, Chapter 2By J. Strauss     Kaneohe Marine Base on the Windward Side of Oahu is among the best kept and most squared-away of all Marine bases.  Nothing is out of place.  Absolutely nothing out of place.  Lawns are...
Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 3

Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 3

Arch completely understood Virginia’s need to toss him from the room and get on her cell phone. The active career he’d only recently retired from demanded he understand and leave immediately after the short dinner and even shorter get together in her room……

Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 5

Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 5

Arch PattonDOWN IN THE VALLEY Chapter  5By J. Strauss   “What do you want?” the formerly dangerous man on the bed said, his voice imploring, extending his arms out before him with both palms turned upward in question. “You forgot to ask a few questions you needed...
Arch Patton, Down In the Valley, Chapter 6

Arch Patton, Down In the Valley, Chapter 6

Arch PattonDOWN IN THE VALLEY Chapter 6By J. Strauss  “Where we goin’ boss?” Matisse yelled from the drivers seat, as Arch got into the old battered convertible. Matisse accelerated away so fast the huge single door on the passenger side slammed with the sound of...