Wednesday, February 25, 2015

New short story collection by Ed McDermott: Crossing the Lake and Other Stories

Hi, Brian.
Crossing the Lake and Other Stories is now available on Kindle and on Smashwords. Eight historical stories for only $1.99.  You can buy it on Amazon here.

The stories:
Crossing the Lake In 1837, in Upper Canada, The failure of a rebellion left its leaders no choice but to flee.
A Debt of Honor In 1920 in County Cork, the bitter war between the IRA and the Black and Tans spilled onto Patrick’s farm. Patrick was a pacifist but not a coward.
Number 21 Rue le Sueur In Paris after the war, an American Colonel questions a Gestapo agent about the events at 21 Rue le Sueur.
The Theater Conundrum In January 1597 William Shakespeare has a problem. The lease on the Blackfrairs is running out and he doesn’t have any alternative.
Shirley Winters During the Blitz, a young woman with a secret drives an ambulance through the night under blackout.
The Duel Vienna after the WWI is a romantic fairyland and the best place to be is at the Sophina Salon to flirt and dance the waltz and fight a duel.
Mother of a People She never bore a child but became the mother of a people, the wearers of the blue veil.
Attack Along the Road In May 1940, a SU87 strafed the civilians fleeing on the road and brought the war home to Madeline.
Ed McDermott

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