Dive into a tapestry of short stories that traverse the spectrum of human emotion and strength. From the vast, barren fields of Texas to the mist-laden alleys of San Francisco, Archuleta paints portraits of souls navigating the challenges that the world presents. Each story stands as a testament to the resilience and spirit of everyday people.
Witness the bond between an aging cowboy and a ranch cook’s young daughter in the heartwarming The Best Good Horse to the haunting remnants of a war-torn psyche in A Prayer to St. Michael. Every narrative pulses with raw, unflinching reality. Experience the fierce fight of a woman reclaiming her power in Imperfections, set against the backdrop of Mexico’s treacherous Sierra Madre.
Each page of The Best Good Horse bears witness to life’s dichotomies-its tribulations and triumphs, its anguish and awe. Through Archuleta’s pen, stories that may seem rooted in the mundane soar to profound heights, compelling readers to recognize the extraordinary within the ordinary.
Category: Fiction Short Stories
Release date: July 6, 2022
Page size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Word count: 50,000
Estimated page count: 194
About The Author
J. Reeder Archuleta was raised in Texas close to the Mexican Border, and five generations of his family are in their final resting place there. His great-grandfather is buried in Concordia Cemetery in El Paso, Texas, within spitting distance of the grave of John Wesley Hardin.
Archuleta has authored three books: Rio Sonora: A Story of the Arizona Rangers, The El Paso Red Flame Gas Station and Other Stories, and The Best Good Horse.
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