Streams Of Yesterday

      W.H. Harrod
Streams Of Yesterday

Streams of Yesterday weaves humorous and tragic events together amidst a background of economic and social upheaval in a small Kansas farm town. An ensemble of odd characters join Will Clayton, a modern day nomad, in his misadventures as they try to resist the rising tide of corporate corruption and greed threatening to destroy the town.Will Clayton - estranged from his family and former friends – sits alone atop a rest stop picnic table on a rural highway in central Kansas. A half-eaten candy bar, a bottle of water, and the hot Kansas sun keep him company. At fifty-five years of age, the burnt out and disillusioned modern day nomad questions his roving lifestyle. Deciding a change is necessary, Will returns to a small town where he gets involved in the community’s problems and much to his surprise, starts to care about the colorful local citizens and their endangered way of life. An ensemble of odd characters join Will in his misadventures as they try to resist the rising tide of corruption and corporate greed threatening to destroy the town. Will begins to feel at home among the locals, but will they appreciate his hard work, and accept him as one of their own? Streams of Yesterday weaves humorous and tragic events together amidst a background of economic and social upheaval in a small Kansas farm town.
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    All Things Return

      W.H. Harrod
All Things Return

All Things Return is the story of two young men who, though separated by twenty-five years, hundreds of miles, and the fear of certain death if found by a vengeful criminal cartel, strive to overcome almost insurmountable obstacles and reclaim the father/son relationship denied to them for so long.All Things Return is the story of two young men caught up in the mayhem created by an international criminal cartel willing to destroy an innocent man’s life for selfish gain. Howard Douglas vows to seek revenge against a member of the cartel as he goes searching for a son he never before knew existed. Terrance Butler, a young man living in Kansas while working as a newspaper reporter, has no idea that a two decades old criminal vendetta is heading his way. Learning that he has become the target of the cartel, Terrance plans his escape. Yet things are not as they seem. Terrance discovers that finding out the truth about his past requires him to face his fears, trusting that the unknown past he has sought for so long will show him the way.
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    Heywood Fetcher

      W.H. Harrod
Heywood Fetcher

Heywood Fetcher, an inquiring young man born during WWII, comes of age during the turbulent sixties. His journey through adolescence, teen years, military service in Vietnam, higher education, marriage, and, ultimately, fatherhood provides for many humorous stories. Heywood navigates the winding roads hoping they will lead him to a place of happiness and prosperity.Heywood Fetcher, an inquiring young man born during WWII, comes of age during the turbulent sixties. His journey through adolescence, teen years, military service, higher education, marriage, and, ultimately, fatherhood provides much fodder for many humorous stories. Life for Heywood begins in a small rural community in Kentucky. Reluctantly, he goes into the Army and travels the world completing his service in Vietnam. After settling down in Kansas, he marries, attends college, and becomes a proud father all while climbing the ladder of corporate America. The author invites readers to come along with Heywood as he navigates the winding roads that he hopes will lead him to a place happiness and prosperity.
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    Side Roads and Dandelions

      W.H. Harrod
Side Roads and Dandelions

In March of 2003, the U.S. Government embarks upon an undeclared and destructive war in Iraq. Four aging hippies, christened "The Dandelions", had protested the Vietnam War and now return to the streets of San Francisco to protest. As they retrace their original route, the Dandelions discover the side roads no longer exist, but that a friendship forged in the quest for peace and justice does.In May of 1969, riots break out on the campus of UC Berkley. Four young protestors, bloodied and beaten by the police and National Guardsmen, escape the bay area and travel the side roads to their homes in the nation’s heartland. Feeling as out of place in America’s militant society as weeds in a green suburban lawn, they christen their small band the Dandelions. In March of 2003, the U.S. Government embarks upon another undeclared and destructive war, this time in Iraq. The aging Dandelions return to the streets of Berkeley and San Francisco to protest this unlawful military adventure which is sure to cost the lives of thousands more young Americans. As they retrace their original route, the Dandelions discover the side roads no longer exist, but that a friendship forged in the quest for peace and justice does.
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