Dakota Rose: And Other Stories
The settings of these 17 stories range from the desert areas of Death Valley, California to the sea coast of the panhandle of Florida. They are about ordinary people who sometimes find themselves in extraordinary situations. From the casinos of Las Vegas, Nevada to the hills of east Tennessee and southern West Virginia, events of mystery and intrigue are common place. i.e. Who would leave a bowling ball in the middle of Death Valley, and why? Do the initials on the ball offer a clue? Readers take a trip to St. Simons Island off the coast of Georgia where a mystery unfolds concerning a local painter. Laugh when a citizen of a town in Tennessee sees thieves steal his neighbors lawnmower and then chases after and catches them, only to find that the mower has disappeared. In another story the author revisits the town of Clyde, now renamed Low Ball and follows the exploits of the local high school football team, the Purple Possums. Experiencing a colonoscopy is usually not funny - until someone you report to thinks you are someone else, and that other person is scheduled for a hysterectomy. Ride along on a hilarious trip to deliver groceries in the mountains of southern West Virginia. Read letters between two elderly ladies detailing everyday lives and events of people they observe or hear about, and offering homespun philosophy and opinions about those people. Other stories are about an old dog who hates UPS trucks, shirts that you wont get rid of even though you can almost read a newspaper through them, and a surprise meeting with an old flame.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
ain’t answered Anyway Arlie asked awhile blue Bob Calhoun Bonnie Lou bowling ball called can’t cat door Charlie Coach Frees couple Dakota Rose Death Valley door driving drove Ernest front Glen Phillips gone gotten groceries guess Gulfport hair He’s head I’ve Jack knew Lana Las Vegas later laughed live looked Louise Low Ball minutes morning moved mower Norah Jones Novella o’clock ofthe Okay painting parked picked porch pretty Rachel remember road seat sheriff Shirelle shirt sitting smiled someone started stood stopped Suitcase Bob sure talk tell Tennessee There’s things thought told tomato pie took truck turned Vegas waiting walked wasn’t watched wearing week Welch High School What’s wife window woman wouldn’t yard Yeah yelled