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Dave Folsom is the Author of Finding Jennifer, Scaling Tall Timber, and The Zeitgeist Project
A missing young woman leads hero Charlie Draper to a Mexican drug cartel, and things keep getting bloodier.
Charlie Draper only took the job of finding the missing girl as favor. He approached it convinced that the hot desert sun had likely eliminated another unprepared hiker rather than a part of the Border Wars. It didn’t take long to realize his error. Then it became complicated. In less than a day he discovers that drug cartel members shot her and threw her into a volcano vent. The resulting trail leads into Mexico where his actions bring on the wrath of the cartel. The bodies start to pile up with a vengeance as he and his helicopter-flying Apache friend attempt to rescue the young women and prevent the revenge determined drug alliance from killing them all.
Scaling Tall Timber
Shortly after graduating from college, and searching for a fresh start, a young forester is assigned to a new job in a remote area of northwestern Montana. The locals, a hard-working, hard-living, idiosyncratic lot take on the task of educating their new co-worker in ways he never imagined. Confronted by a much older and salty logging boss, hard drinking and playful loggers he struggles to come to grips with a major loss while adjusting to his new life. Just as he becomes attached to his new surroundings and the quirky inhabitants, new technology threatens his job and news of a new hydroelectric dam is planned a short way downstream will destroy the entire valley.
The Zeitgeist Project
Their planet slowly dying, ravaged by two hundred years of environmental carelessness and governmental greed, a select group of elitists plot to send unwitting crews on what will be a suicide mission. A young Command Pilot and her crew survive and find themselves in a strange world in which they are unprepared to cope. Transported two hundred years into the past, they struggle to find ways to survive in a totally foreign environment while attempting repair to their vehicle in an effort to return home. Two more missions follow before help comes from an unexpected source.
Dave Folsom -I started writing stories and essays after taking a course in creative writing on a whim. That influence prompted me to write about some of the colorful characters I'd met in the many places and occupations I'd explored. Some, though not all, of the characters and events depicted in my prose are based on these experiences. They interested me and I wanted their story told. The rest are products of a wild imagination. This effort resulted in a couple of books, many short stories, and a few essays.
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