A story about honor, adventure, romance, and the Old West.

H.D. Ingles Copyright © 2021

Prologue

This is a story of fiction. With the exception of well-known names and locations, the characters, places, and events are all figments of the author’s imagination.

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Contents

Chapter 1: The Colonel

Follows Contents

Chapter 2: The Colonel and the Sergeant

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A mid-20th Century novel about romance, love, deception, honor, and World War II.

H.D. Ingles Copyright © 2021

If you wish to read from the beginning, click the following link:

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A Big Surprise

1948

On Monday, August 23, Bill had to go to Marshall and attend a meeting of the professors to discuss the upcoming semester.

Bill returned home early that afternoon and said to…

A mid-20th Century novel about romance, love, deception, honor, and World War II.

H.D. Ingles Copyright © 2021

If you wish to read from the beginning, click the following link:

https://hdingles.medium.com/the-waitress-prologue-79f6565e0b7f

A Real Wedding

Bill slept very restlessly that Friday night after he left Betty, and he spent the weekend pacing and talking to himself.

On Monday morning, Bill knew that he must see Betty. He…

The Fly was a 1958 movie and remade in 1986.

Overview

Both movies are about dematerializing an object in one place and then rematerializing it in another location.

Well, a guy tries his new invention and he is accidentally beamed from A to B with a fly. And there is a bit of a mix-up.

The Fly, 1986

I guess it was exciting and…

A mid-20th Century novel about romance, love, deception, honor, and World War II.

H.D. Ingles Copyright © 2021

If you wish to read from the beginning, click the following link:

https://hdingles.medium.com/the-waitress-prologue-79f6565e0b7f

True Love

1948

Bill Anderson awoke on Monday morning, he had nothing in particular to do that day, so he ambled into his kitchen and fixed breakfast.

All the while he was eating, Bill…

A mid-20th Century novel about romance, love, deception, honor, and World War II.

H.D. Ingles Copyright © 2021

If you wish to read from the beginning, click the following link:

https://hdingles.medium.com/the-waitress-prologue-79f6565e0b7f

A Second Chance

1947–1948

By mid-1947, Russell Powers had a dozen employees and he now owned his workshop. His shop contained all of the latest woodworking equipment.

Russ had expanded his business by making, in…

A mid-20th Century novel about romance, love, deception, honor, and World War II.

H.D. Ingles Copyright © 2021

If you wish to read from the beginning, click the following link:

https://hdingles.medium.com/the-waitress-prologue-79f6565e0b7f

A Double-Date

1948

About two o’clock on Friday, June 2, 1948, Jim Thompson walked into Harry’s Grill, and he had a rather attractive older woman with him.

When Betty came to wait on them…

Conrad Veidt’s most famous role was as Gestapo Major Strasser in the classic Casablanca (1942).

Although Veidt was not the star of Casablanca, he was the highest paid actor.

Veidt was one of the premiere actors of the German stage and silent screen before the advent of “talkies.”

Veidt quickly gained international attention for his performances in silent films.

In 1933, a week after Veidt’s…

H.D. Ingles

Born 1939. - Widowed - Retired - USAF veteran, 1958–1962. - NC State University graduate. - Have some books on Amazon. HDIngles.com

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