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Beyond the Western
P.A. O'Neil

P.A. O'Neil

Beyond the Western Bio. of P.A. O'Neil

P.A. O'Neil has been writing professionally almost five years. Her stories have appeared in over thirty anthologies, on-line magazines, and journals. Twice, they have been nominated for Story of Year on the Spillwords Press website. A collection of her short stories was published last year, it is called, Witness Testimonies and Other Tales, and is available on Amazon. Every review for the book has garnered Five-Stars. For links to other books which feature her stories, look under the Photo sections of her Facebook author page: P.A. O'Neil, Storyteller, or visit her Amazon author page: P.A. O'Neil. Ms. O'Neil and her husband live in Thurston County, Washington.

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Beyond the Western Short Stories by P.A. O'Neil


The Great Burro Revolt

by P.A. O’Neil

Billy woke to his brother’s foot in his face. This wasn’t unusual, as he was one of four little boys who slept in the wide bed.

Billy, Richard, and their cousins, Sam and David, all lived at their abuelo’s hacienda.

Their mothers were sisters who had married brothers, and they all now lived at their father-in-law’s rancho, the El Molino. The women split their duties, one rearing the children, the other tending to household management. Read the full story HERE>>