As A Deadly Affair At Bobtail Ridge opens Samuel Craddock is awakened by a pounding at his door. His neighbor, Jenny Sandstone is on his porch and very upset. Her mom, Vera Sandstone, apparently has had a stroke and has been rushed to a hospital in nearby Bobtail, Texas. Jenny needs to get to the hospital and wants Samuel to call Truly Bennett to take care of her horses. Despite his aversion to horses, Samuel takes care of them himself and before long he is at the hospital.…Continue
Added by Kevin R. Tipple on April 26, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
For Bill Travis, financial advisor and sometimes a bit more, everything started with Sol Gunderson’s goats. The man has ten areas of land out of east of Austin, Texas. On the land he raises 40 or 50 Spanish goats. Now one is dead at the base of a hill on his property. It does not take Bill Travis long as he stared at the dead goat to figure out that something really bad and unnatural had happened to that goat.…Continue
Added by Kevin R. Tipple on April 22, 2015 at 12:33pm — No Comments
Former Police Chief Samuel Craddock didn’t want to be police chief again or investigate any more murders. But, the last few months have been kind of rough in the small south Texas town of Jarret Creek. There were some murders and Samuel Cradock, bum knee and all, got dragged into solving them. Deep in the grip of winter Jarrett Creek is about to have still more problems.
The town is bankrupt. The night before there had been an emergency meeting of several of the town’s…Continue
Added by Kevin R. Tipple on April 13, 2015 at 4:53am — No Comments
The appeal for me is the same as it ever was. Playing a child’s game for money can be hard on your self-respect. Even now, I’m still not a doctor or a diplomat, but I’m more than I was. I’m more than a guy on a bench cracking seeds, waiting for a lefty to bat in the eighth.
God help me if a man’s not entitled to that. (Page 5)
Added by Kevin R. Tipple on April 13, 2015 at 4:41am — No Comments
Easter Sunday is another holiday that is not going well. Zelda is used to family dysfunction and the resulting stressful holiday, but this year is way worse than normal. Her Dad quit his job at the car dealership and took the bimbo secretary with him. He also caused huge financial issues as he has cashed out the…Continue
Added by Kevin R. Tipple on April 11, 2015 at 12:56am — No Comments
Li’l Tom is a kitten that is doing pretty good for himself these days as he heads up the elite Pussyfoot Detective Bureau of Telegraph Hill located in San Francisco. The hill is a great place to have a business as well as his residence because there are so many places to hide and do cat things. Because the humans of the San Francisco Police Department aren’t interested, the Pussyfoot Detective Bureau helps animals with their problems such as missing rubber toys, catnip traffickers, and…Continue
Added by Kevin R. Tipple on April 4, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments