This is the complete list of Creekbank Stories books.
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Christmas Jelly: 176 pages trade paperback (32 short stories)
Copyright 2011 $15.00 Historical Fiction BOOK ONE in the “Louisiana Skies” series. Elizabeth Reed is a Louisiana schoolteacher who dislikes soldiers. Harry Miller is a Wisconsin soldier who hates Louisiana. See how the sparks fly when they meet in the weeks before Pearl Harbor. A labor of love woven from the stories of soldiers and civilians whose lives intersected during the largest Army maneuver in Louisiana history.
Copyright 2011 $15.00 Children’s book for early readers. Travel with Uncle Sam, a cavalry horse, to Louisiana for the 1941 Army Maneuvers. It has been fun to watch the face of young readers. It’s a neat story of the legend of Fort Polk’s wild horse herd and their roots with the United States Cavalry.
“Young people are enjoying Uncle Sam nearly as much as the adults who read it to them.”
Uncle Sam features the excellent artwork of Jade Ross, an emerging artist from Alexandria, Louisiana.
Copyright 2009 $15.00 Second book in “The Westport Series” “Families come out of the storm stronger.” Teen Mayo Moore recounts the difficult Civil War years in the Louisiana No Man’s Land. I cannot write a novel without a impish boy and faithful dog. You’ll enjoy Mayo Moore as well as his dog, Bo. “Get that bad bull, Bo. Show him what you’re made of.” Mayo lives.
Copyright 2008 $15.00 First book in “The Westport Series” Irish stowaway meets Redbone girl in mid-nineteenth century Louisiana’s “No Man’s Land,” and discovers love, family, and a land to call home. I always wanted to tell the story of Joe and Eliza, my great great great grandparents. I researched, dreamed, went to Ireland, wrote, re-wrote and published it. A first novel is like a first kiss. Sweet and unforgettable. I still smile when I look at it. I believe you’ll enjoy it too.
Copyright 2012 $15.00 Curt’s latest short story collection. A favorite among our readers. You’ll enjoy “92 Dry Holes” a story on persistence as well as “You’re the Man” and “Running in the Lobby.” I (Curt) personally believe it’s my best short story book. It contains favorites from our first four books plus an assortment of new tales that I love sharing when I speak. My personal favorite is the epilogue, “Why I Write.” It’s a true story of how one of my books touched a life inside the walls of Angola prison.
Copyright 2006 $15.00 2005 was a year of storms. Stories of hope from the Asian tsunami, and Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. We all need hope and Hearts reminds us that even in the worst of times, God is present and good people come forward to serve and share.
Copyright 2007 $15.00 Curt’s most fulfilling book written to encourage those who are going through depression. Each of our books are special but this is the one that helps folks the most. Share it with a friend or family member needing encouragement.
Copyright 2002 $15.00 Our most popular short story collection. The Old House contains stories that elicit tears, laughter, and memories of times past. Whether it’s “Prof Cavanaugh’s Best Lecture” or “Dead End Road” The Old House is a collection of tales that readers return to year after year. That’s Ivory, our famous writing dog at The Old House in Dry Creek. The guy with the big ears in me.
Copyright 2004 $15.00 “People often ask, “Where do all of your stories come from?” I tell them, “From the wind whispering in the pines.” Contains “A Father’s Love”, “Branded” and other inspiring stories.
Box set: $50.00 Features Curt’s first four books in an attractive box set featuring the cover painting, West Fork II, by Curt’s beloved uncle, Bill Iles. Great for Christmas gifts! readers will enjoy Stories from the Creekbank, The Old House, Wind in the Pines, and Hearts across the Water. Published in 2007