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Going Home

Book Two: The Oak and the Cliff, The Untold Stories

About the Book

There's a lot going on.

Sandy has never seen his family's ancient home, but sets out to find it -- a mole, wandering the wide world. Jeremiah, itinerant sailor, decides to help, and the adventure begins.

A badger and a mole set out to explore the Old West, and arrive in the middle of a bank robbery.

Street cats take on the drug gangs in Torreón, Mexico.

Amy is kidnapped in Russia, and the cats go to her rescue.

Sandy and Jeremiah are attacked and left for dead on an empty island.

And when the beautiful Tharyn walks into a knife fight on a deserted dock after midnight, everything changes.

Amazon offers the print version - click here. The cover painting, illustrating Jeremiah and Tharyn getting their first glimpse of the Oak and the Cliff, is by pastel artist Linée Baird.

Book One, "Barley," is available here as well. If you haven't read that one, the beginning that leads into many of these stories, please do! Take a look, and get both stories in a package here.

About the Author

Gary Henderson
Gary Henderson

I spend my days talking to computers, but every now and then I get to pick a banjo, hit a racquetball, produce some video, and even write a story or two!  From where? As they say, I wasn't born in Texas, but I got here as quick as I could!

I hope you'll enjoy my stories - the "Charles, A Dragon" series and the "Oak and the Cliff" stories have lots of humor and talking animals mixed in. People of all ages enjoy them, and there are more sequels in the works. The first book in the Cords of Orion series would be called Christian speculative fiction, a new genre in recent years pioneered by C.S. Lewis, among others. A new set of characters have arrived, Mac & Jennie -- taking on the bad guys with a light touch and plenty of humor, in what you might call light-hearted thrillers. And our newest series introduces Lia and her father Harlan, seeking -- and by the end, finding -- a surprising new home.

Click on each book cover image to read more about it, and read samples. For the books that are continued stories, you can buy the set together, and you have all the ebook formats for all of them. See the "bundles" shown for those books.

Pick one, enjoy the story, and come back for more!

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Table of Contents

What Would He Do? 

A Splinter in the Dust 



Where Would You Like to Go? 

Poison Darts 

He Said He Would Come 


Ask Rain Not to Fall 




Tales of Texas 

Death in the Night 

Rescuing Sarah 



Maybe I Can Show You 

Playing Games 



Let's Make Friends 

Dancing in Russia 

Looking for Amy 

Get Some Help 

Clear the Woods 

Helping the Police 


The Cliff 

The Oak 

You Promised 

Old Friends 

Pico Strikes 

Things People Say 

He Knew You Would Return 


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