When The Last Leaves Fall (~chapter ten~)

*This is a short companion story to the novel The Reputation of Booya Carthy. It may contain spoilers apropos to the original story.     As the day continued to drift towards darkness, the Englishman had told Hunter of the link between Helland and this house. The then Sergeant had arranged the petition for the release of … Continue reading When The Last Leaves Fall (~chapter ten~)

When The Last leaves Fall (~chapter nine~)

*This is a short companion story to the novel The Reputation of Booya Carthy. It may contain spoilers apropos to the original story.     As soon as he was within sight of the Oxford Garden Hotel, Hunter could see that the tall English gentleman was waiting outside, standing close to the curb and the cars buzzing … Continue reading When The Last leaves Fall (~chapter nine~)

When The Last Leaves Fall (~chapter eight~)

*This is a short companion story to the novel The Reputation of Booya Carthy. It may contain spoilers apropos to the original story.     Hunter didn’t know the town that the Englishman was staying in, just that it was near to a place called Honahee. He’d settled there for an unfixed term while he helped out … Continue reading When The Last Leaves Fall (~chapter eight~)

When The Last Leaves Fall (~chapter seven~)

*This is a short companion story to the novel The Reputation of Booya Carthy. It may contain spoilers apropos to the original story.     Trucks and motorcars were ahead of Hunter and behind him. With a feeling in his gut that was foreign to him, Hunter drove back towards the town. He thought that he had … Continue reading When The Last Leaves Fall (~chapter seven~)

When The Last Leaves Fall (~chapter six~)

*This is a short companion story to the novel The Reputation of Booya Carthy. It may contain spoilers apropos to the original story.     Before reaching the end of the narrow track Hunter noticed that a truck was following through the dust kicking up from the tyres of his bumpy ride. Peering through the window, he saw … Continue reading When The Last Leaves Fall (~chapter six~)

When The Last Leaves Fall (~chapter five~)

  *This is a short companion story to the novel The Reputation of Booya Carthy. It may contain spoilers apropos to the original story.   As soon as he woke, Hunter was standing and looking out of the window. The truck wasn’t there like he thought it would be. But the past had taught Hunter that stray … Continue reading When The Last Leaves Fall (~chapter five~)

When The Last Leaves Fall (~chapter one~)

*This is a short companion story to the novel The Reputation of Booya Carthy. It may contain spoilers apropos to the original story.     Greenwood, Mississippi 1943 It was five minutes before the town bell would announce noon. The door to The Mississippi Jug breezed closed behind the stranger. Leather case in hand, he straightened his … Continue reading When The Last Leaves Fall (~chapter one~)