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By Darnell, Jack
Mary Ann is a fantastic senior citizen she is a tall platinum Blonde who carries herself with dignity. Mary Ann has overcome much in her life; her pride is her family of two daughters and a son. She has been a Widow now for a few years now. Finally her life is coming back into fo...cus, love does that. She has known Buck for a long time, but never romantically. Buck and Mary Ann were drawn together by the marriage of Grandchildren. Now it seems a marriage is in the near future, it is a feeling, no commitments yet. Her home is located on top of the mountain in a community called Greening Heights. It is secluded since many of the residents are seasonal. She enjoys the solitude. It is a gated community so any knock on the door is someone you know. Knowing this the door is opened always without the customary question, 'Who is it?'. That very fact throws Mary Ann's life into a tail spin. She answers the door to kidnappers. She is removed from the mountains she loves and starts the mental questions. Why would anyone kidnap me? What good is a seventy year old woman who is not wealthy, knows no politicians who could be bribed and is only a mother who loves her kids? But Mary Ann has friends.Read more
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An accurate novel of an Appalachian Trail Thru-hike by senior citizens. The information is good for any age. The writer has hiked almost 2,000 miles of the AT. Using the experience he has written a historical novel documenting hikers, with their trail-names, animals, dangers and ...thrills of the Thru-hike experience.Read more
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Since their marriage Sherry has heard Jerry talk admiringly about a Greek Island where he once spent time during his stint with the CIA. He had mentioned in their conversations many times that he would like to take his wife there and enjoy the Island together. Finally It was Sher...ry who suggested it and the Vacation became a plan, then a reality. The Vacationers first went shopping and sightseeing in San Antonio, using Jerry's new Gulfstream G650 airplane. Next was an ocean voyage across the Atlantic and into the Mediterranean. There they went aboard the Yacht Tatiana for the remainder of the Vacation. Barcelona, Rome and Greece. A vacation of a life time until the Yacht is hijacked and Jerry held for ransom. Enter the Modern Vigilante Association headed by his four adopted sons, to try and save the day and Jerry's life.Read more
This is a tale of vigilantes, people who are tired of criminals being given the breaks while victims suffer. The lives of four boys are forever changed when they antagonize and name an apparently homeless man. They name him Rags. Rags is forced to leave the small town of Mount Be...ll and heads for the city of Pittsburgh. His leaving was forced by his former employers, the CIA. In Pittsburgh he changes his name to S'gar and forms the MVA, a benevolent vigilante group. That is: benevolent to the victims of criminals, benevolent to the victims of the legal system and benevolent to some of the victims of society. AS the organization grows and is successful. S'gar continually follows the lives of the kids he knew in Mt. Bell. When they reach the age of eighteen he contacts each one separately, and invites them to join the MVA! All of the boys follow different paths as they grow. One a heavy equipment contractor, one a fighter, another to the military and the rouge goes to Vegas to get rich quick. S'gar pulls this unlikely crew together to form a smooth operating machine, and the MVA has many successes. Together they fight to bring the crook to justice before the justice system starts spinning its wheels. The MVA really starts rolling when they get wind of a Judge sending young people, of low income families to juvenile facilities for financial gain. S'gar Places two undercover MVA members in the facility. The bad guys kidnap one of the agents and ship her out of state. Join the MVA as they work just outside the law, for the law!Read more
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