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The Captain and the Candles

The Captain and the Candles is a fictionalized account of the Underground Railroad and a small religious abolitionist town that foolishly becomes involved in the 1850's Kansas Border Wars.


Shanks Crossing

Henry Shanks, a beloved and respected Montana pioneer rancher who survived the Civil War only to be caught up in changing times.
Ben Crane, Shank's youthful farmhand finds Mr. Shank's Rattle Snake Ranch and it's river crossing a deadly obstacle



Xuc May 2nd Edition

All the stories in this book are based on my recall of actual events, most of which I took part in during my tour of duty with an Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit in South Viet Nam.

(This is a reprint of XUC MAY with minor updates.)

The 3rd Herd

The 3rd Herd is a continuation of my first book, Xuc May.  These short stories are all related to my time serving with the 3rd Ord EOD Unit stationed at Long Binh, South Vietnam.


Xuc May 
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Xuc May is the ramblings of Gary's everyday life while serving in an EOD unit in South Viet Nam.





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