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Beyond the Western short stories Bio. of Tom Sheehan
Tom Sheehan, in his 92nd year, has published 45 books, latest being Alone, with the Good Graces, and Jock Poems and Reflections for Proper Bostonians (Pocol Press) and Small Victories for the Soul VII, (Wilderness House Literary Review), and The Grand Royal Stand-off at Darby's Creek and Other stories. In submission process are Beneath My Feet this Rare Earth Slips into the Far-side of Another's Telescope, Back Home in Saugus, and Valor's Commission.
He has multiple works in Rosebud, Literally Stories, Linnet's Wings, Serving House Journal, Frontier Tales, Rope and Wire Magazine, Copperfield Review, Literary Orphans, etc. He has 16 Pushcart nominations, 6 Best of Net nominations with one winner, and other awards. He graduated from Boston College in 1956, served in Korea 1950-52 and retired from Raytheon Company in 1991.
Face in the Window / Genre: Mystery
When Henry Palmer’s sister remarried, to a wealthy man, she gave her house to Henry who promised he’d move in as soon as possible, to keep it secure, to be a useful watch guard. Henry, in fact, was thrilled. He had always loved the old house, and a mere hundred yards from the historic First Iron Works in America, now promoted as a National Park. The reconstruction of that site he had worked on for parts of ten years as a youngster, on vacations from school and college, weekends, as well as odd holidays. Read the full story HERE>>
The Man Who Carried No Name / Genre: General Fiction
Through the window I saw the barrel picker again; I figured it was the third or fourth time I'd seen him working my street. It wasn't that he was disturbing or thrusting things into harm's way, but moreover a state of being more unknown than he really looked, a lost, wretched soul alone in the whole damned universe, and in my little town sitting beside a river that Father Atlantic feeds twice a day every day. Read the full story HERE>>
Shindig, Shivaree and Hellfortootin’ Honeymoon Time / Genre: General Fiction
Me and Ivaloo were honeymoonin’, a sure out shindig, shivaree and hellfortootin’ honeymoon time, and I’m Everett Musdane, along with some of our celebratin’ friends at a mountain motor court, on a grand flat spot in the Ozarks, being Lorded over by the midnight stars across the sky like bright sand pebbles flung out of a huge bucket. Read the full story HERE>>
The Ghostly Hitchhiker / Genre: Mystery
Jed Bauxer was getting concerned, anxious, about a number of things: his hairline, his voice change, the deep baritone coming towards an alto of sorts, his good pal, Hurry Dixon, another long-haul rig driver, seeming to lose a bit of memory between long runs, like not stopping at their regular diners on extended routes across the country. They were worth a small curse now and then, a sudden idea of deviltry, small diversions on the road. Read the full story HERE>>
Passion at High Elm / Genre: General Fiction
For the first time a daughter had broken the absolutely perfect line of seven generations of newborn Brindamour boys.
Islemarie Brindamour was born at High Elm on a brilliant day in May, 1840. She came out of a dream and a desire and the endless need for sweetness the Earth gives off in secret places, if one is searching, if one is lucky. Read the full story HERE>>
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