“Engine Trouble” • • • NINETEEN SIXTY THREE Excerpt

On a travel adventure through the racially-torn American South in 1963, Adam and Bobby find themselves in a perilously dangerous situation when their VW breaks down on a quiet country road near Albany, Georgia. They are confronted by three seemingly friendly Afro-American strangers who are offering them help.  • … Continue reading



It was a drawn-out, wailing plea. Distant and nearly inaudible. Had there been any sound at all? I stood motionless, senses sharp, twisting slowly to the left and right, scanning for signs of anything that might indicate someone or something in trouble. There was nothing!

It’s strange how … Continue reading

JACKSON CANTRELL — An Excerpt from “Nineteen Sixty-Three”

On the trip back to Alberta, Adam meets a character seemingly out of wild-west history, while he’s relaxing alone with a Coca-Cola in a Kaycee, Wyoming saloon. 

Jackson Cantrell


An old chap shuffled through the saloon doors, a cowboy hat, possibly of the same … Continue reading