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Son of Liberty

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  4 ratings  ·  2 reviews
If the love of a parent can make a young man brave, then Alexander Martinez should have been a selfish coward. For almost sixteen years of his life, Alex had never felt that kind of love. So after new foster parents take him in and teach him what it's like to have a real family--a loving family--and Alex finally experiences the joys that life can provide, he discovers a st ...more
Kindle Edition, 39 pages
Published February 8th 2013 by Golden Wings Enterprises
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Apr 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
I really wish this story would have been longer! I'm like the child incessantly asking his parents, "Are we there yet?" on long road trips. Well now, as I sit back in my seat and am ready to get this journey started, they inform me that we are already here.... What, Seriously! I don't want to be here, I want to keep going! That is the exact feeling I got after completing this story. I want more!

This story begins with a young man witnessing a brutal act of violence and a burning minivan in the d
A. Sowards
Feb 10, 2013 marked it as test-read-an-early-draft
Shelves: dystopian, fiction
I enjoyed this short story/novelette. I liked reading about the main character, Alex. He grew up with an awful foster mother, then finally ended up in a good, loving home with people who cared about him. As the story opens, the US has self-destructed, disease has wiped out his foster family, and Alex is heading for his foster parents’ cabin in the woods. Alex is likeable—he’s not perfect and he’s scared of the gangs that are roaming the western US, but he learns a lot about courage and serving o ...more
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Daron Fraley was born in Powell, Wyoming, but doesn't consider himself a cowboy. Living in France for a couple of years provided him the opportunity to hone his cooking skills and to become addicted to good food and chocolate. Apart from his loving family, teaching and writing are his two most favorite things in the world. A classic computer geek, he still likes to fish and camp, makes a mean appl ...more
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