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Western short stories Bio. of Jack Paxton
Jack Paxton is a college professor who lives on a miniature donkey ranch in Arkansas. He writes fiction just for the fun of it. He enjoys writing humor, science fiction and has recently developed an interest in traditional westerns. Jack recently published a humorous book, Gone Ape, on Amazon; and just completed a western novel that he is looking for a publisher for.
He also writes non-fiction in the areas of Education and Parenting. His book 31 Fun Ways to Increase Your Child's Attention Span was a Kindle #1 seller in Education and Parenting.
Jack is a member of the Arkansas Writers group.
A Cowboys' Christmas
Old Pete leaned against the front porch rail of the wooden ranch house. A frown played across his wrinkled face as he gazed at the high mountains before him. The mountains were shrouded in low hanging clouds; a bone chilling wind swept down from the high peaks cloaking the valley with a crisp touch of winter. Read the full story HERE>>
Leaving Texas on a Slow Train
Jack Paxton © 2019
Smoke and cinders hung heavy in the air as the quietness of a small-town early morning was shattered by the piercing whistle of a train signaling it was time to begin its journey. Ben Cooper settled into a seat near the window of the passenger car and peered through the cloud of steam and smoke spewing from the big locomotive. He twisted this way and that, nervously scanning in all directions for any sign of the McEver brothers. Their vengeful intent was the reason he was in a hurry to leave town. Ben was on the run after ending a short and turbulent engagement to the youngest McEver girl, Hannah. Read the full story HERE>>
A Cowboys Dream
Wind whistled through the barbed wire while a million stars twinkled in the early morning sky as two cowboys sat on the front porch of an old cabin awaiting the start of a new day. Each cradled a metal cup of coffee that was part of a morning ritual; a prelude to the coming dawn and the full days’ work ahead of them. Read the full story HERE>>