Martha A. Cheves

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 15,071 - Total Helpful Votes: 79 of 109
5.0 out of 5 stars What would you do?, 10 July 2014
"You know how it started? There was a crack in that wall. I didn't discover it until I worked there for about six months. I subbed for the teacher, and I just had to use the bathroom. Normally I used the one we had in the teachers' lounge, but we had a fire drill that day. We had to stand outside longer than I thought, after getting all those kids out of the building. On our way back in, I excused myself form the class to use the bathroom. I had one of the more responsible girls watch the others, which made it fun for her. She loved playing teacher, you know. I knew it wouldn't take me long to pop in and out. And there it was. I could hear cheers.. I could eve hear a coach… Read more
St. Louis Hustle ('Nam Noir Series Book 2) by Claire Applewhite
5.0 out of 5 stars Page turner, 8 July 2014
From the day that Angel moved into her apartment, the bills in the mail rack spilled out of the holder like garbage. Now, in a neat pile, they looked like a deck of playing cards. Nice, but not her style. Suspiciously, she opened the pantry. Rows of bottles and cans, arranged by size and shape, filled the space. She crept into the bedroom... The top drawer of the dresser, usually a wild mess of lingerie, was not neatly organized by color and design. But, the intruder made one mistake. A pair of black panties had been jammed between the drawer and the dresser. Angel wouldn't have done that. Who did, and why?... Angel works for Marvel Candy Company, along with Nick Davies. They have… Read more
Chick and the Homestead Chickens of Grymme Creek H&hellip by David Boyette
Many years ago a young man from the city decided to be a pioneer so he loaded up his belongings and started a homestead in Grymme Creek Hollow which, by the way, was in the Ouachita Mountains. It didin't take long for the young man to decide this wasn't for him so he packed up his personal belongings and moved back to the city. Legend has it that the chickens he left behind decided to make their own homestead out of what was left behind. These chickens became the Homestead Chickens of Grymme Creek Hollow.

The homestead chickens were divided up into family groups known as broods. In each brook there was a Mother Hen who was in charge. The roosters in the brood were not in… Read more