Path of Grass: Coming Soon to a Kindle Near You

So at Mises U last week Stephan Kinsella was one of the speakers. I had a chance to talk to him and I mentioned that I wrote a novel and published it under Creative Commons because of his arguments...

Path of Grass

Book Excerpts

Path of Grass: Coming Soon to a Bookshelf Near You

I think the first day of summer is June 21st. I wanted to have Path of Grass published in the spring. So if I get it published on June 20th, that still counts as the spring. And it might end …

Share
Posted in Blog, Book Excerpts | Leave a comment

Path of Grass Excerpt

One of the other nuns came to relieve me. I laid down for a few minutes and fell asleep. Sometime in the afternoon I woke up and went to check on the men. Most were sleeping. Franz wasn’t. He beckoned …

Share
Posted in Book Excerpts | Leave a comment

Path of Grass Excerpt

And then Margaret’s mother became the child, and Margaret had to grow up quickly in order to take care of her. She didn’t have time to go out and join in on the plans of her friends; she sat at …

Share
Posted in Book Excerpts | Leave a comment

Path of Grass Excerpt

But I had a dream. I was sitting on my cot, and a soldier came in. He stomped his way over to me and stood over me, smelling of beer, cigars, blood, and sauerkraut. I cringed and tried to turn …

Share
Posted in Book Excerpts | Leave a comment

Path of Grass Excerpt

After a futile attempt at sleep, I went back downstairs, where my aunt was sitting and drinking warm water as a poor substitute for tea. “Couldn’t sleep?” “No.” “In the convent, did you hear any news of the world?” “Some …

Share
Posted in Book Excerpts | Leave a comment

Path of Grass Excerpt

So two days later I was ushered out of the nunnery, out of the big hollow room through which I had first come. Through roundabout ways my aunt’s address was found. I had only to find the street. I stepped …

Share
Posted in Book Excerpts | Leave a comment

Path of Grass Excerpt

“Nikolaus, please don’t leave—don’t go away now,” Margaret cried, wrapping her arms around him. “Margie, it is for our country, it is for Germany, it is for the Fatherland. Otherwise, they will come and take our land. They will take …

Share
Posted in Book Excerpts | Leave a comment

Path of Grass Excerpt

My name is Adele.  But the other sisters call me Catherine, so I do not know who I am. My mother was French; my father was German. My father’s family was angry because he married a foolish French woman. After …

Share
Posted in Book Excerpts | Leave a comment
  • From Twitter