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 four~)

*This is a short companion story to the novel The Reputation of Booya Carthy. It may contain spoilers apropos to the original story.       ‘An' if they was just good ol’ boys, out for a hunt,’ Hunter argued with himself, back once more on the same route of the previous night, ‘then why the needle? Ain’t no … Continue reading When The Last Leaves Fall (~chapter four~)

When The Last Leaves Fall (~chapter two~)

*This is a short companion story to the novel The Reputation of Booya Carthy. It may contain spoilers apropos to the original story.     Hunter had garnered little information about his prey from the vengeful Englishman. But there was something about that name Helland that scratched at him. He’d heard it spoke before. Somewhere. Within the … Continue reading When The Last Leaves Fall (~chapter two~)

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~)