50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 5, The West

      Kevin B Parsons
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 5, The West

Book five of the five book series features the west, where the author and his wife live, and where their '50 States in 50 Weeks Adventure' both began and ended. The journey inspired Kevin to write a short story for each state, and the west bats cleanup with the ten final states.Book five of the five book '50 Stories' series features the west, where Kevin and Quilter Girl's adventure began and ended. The book features ten states, a short story taking place in each. See what happens when a couple tries their hand at a vineyard and winery in California. Quilts play a part in a few stories, both in a miracle for some pioneers and a source of grief for two boys. The stories are all fiction and Nevada's tale just may be non-fiction... or science fiction? The stories feature greed, escape, guile and even murder, the dastardly act tripped up by a boy.
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    50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 2, The East

      Kevin B Parsons
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 2, The East

America teems with history and culture. Volume II of the five book series follows the same theme of ten short stories, taking place in the eastern seaboard. The tales, both historic and current, reflect the American way of life.The second issue of the five book series, ’50 Stories in 50 States: Tales inspired by a Motorcycle Ride Across the USA’ continues with ten short stories written by Kevin Parsons during his adventure. Written in similar fashion to book one, this volume covers the eastern seaboard. The stories look at the American culture in every state. From a teenager in Kentucky working up his courage to ask a girl for a date by eating bourbon laced candy to a traffic cop in Delaware that takes the law into his own hands, the tales give the reader a plethora of adventures. Some stories take place in historical settings, with the Revolutionary and Civil Wars a backdrop, both a huge impact to each state’s culture. The reader also gets a peek at the Gilded Age. Enjoy a look at the American culture, but also the lifestyles of each state, along with the myriad views of geography and landscapes.
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    50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 1, Great Lakes & N.E.

      Kevin B Parsons
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 1, Great Lakes & N.E.

Kevin & Sherri Parsons embarked on a 50 state motorcycle journey and wrote short stories in each state. Most are fiction, some historical, and a few non fiction. Each volume contains ten states, ten stories. Some are motorcycle stores and all take a look at American culture in each state. Enjoy the culture of America.from the imagination of the author who visited each state.Why would patrons throw popcorn at a woman while dining in a lobster restaurant in Bar Harbor, Maine? Kevin and Sherri ('Quilter Girl') Parsons embarked on a 50 state motorcycle journey and while traveling, wrote short stories that took place in each state. Most are fiction, some historical, and a few are non fiction. Each volume contains ten states, ten stories. Some are motorcycle stories and all take a look at American culture in each state. This first book includes the states that border on the Great Lakes and the Northeast. What makes Pennsylvania different from Vermont, Indiana and New York? Follow American lives in Amish farming country, on a sailboat in Lake Michigan with murder and intrigue, and a kid as he attempts to go over Niagara Falls. Spend the night with two kids who decide to break into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Ohio. Experience a boy's first love, both of the Mississippi River and a pretty girl in the 50s. Roar with laughter at Harvey Messman's antics at the Beer, Brat and Cheese Festival in Wisconsin. What a great way to see America and her people, through the imagination of the author who visited every state, riding a Honda Gold Wing motorcycle.
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