A collection of award winning short stories written by Texas Authors. This is Volume 3 with 20 plus stories. These short stories will take you back in history, through life as we know it and on to the future. Each giving you a glimpse into American life and thought, while entertaining you. At the end of each story is a simple paragraph that lets the reader get a better understanding about the story they read.

A portion from the sales of this book benefit the DEAR Texas literacy fund that gets books into title one schools and libraries that need assistance. DEAR Texas as donated over $25,000 worth of books in the past three years. Help us raise money for literacy while enjoying a good book.

  Title: Short Stories by Texas Authors Vol 3

  ISBN: 978-0-9967348-2-0

  Retail Price: $12.95 Paperback     $4.95 eBook (Kindle/ePub) 

  Pages: 200

  Publisher: Texas Authors, Inc.

  Purchase Here: Paperback or eBook


African American

1st Place - Renne Siewers - Swish, Swish - The Mistake



1st Place – Ernie Lee – Heart Over Mind

2nd Place - Darlene Prescott - Early Wanderings and Unholy Revelations



1st Place – Dale Wender - Concho Diary



1st Place - Grace Allison - Neville's Pond



1st Place - Dick Elam – “Who’s Truman?”

2nd Place - George Ramphrey – Texas Two Step

3rd Place - Joseph Willis – The Lesson



1st Place - Larry Morris – Nightmare



1st Place - Aaron Ward - Supererogate Park

2nd Place - Curt Locklear – Bee in the Car



(Tie) 1st Mark Allen – Plain Brown Wrapper

(Tie) 1st Julie Cosgrove – The Highway Chair

3rd Place - Ken Ingle – Never on Friday



Sandra Fox Murphy – Passage



1st Place - Jan Sikes – Broken Promises



1st Place - Joe Kilgore – Twenty-Ten

2nd Place - Robert DeLuca – Faithful Forever



1st Place - Aaron Ward – Panner’s Final Problem

(Tie) 2nd Place - Larry Morris – All in Good Time

(Tie) 2nd Place - Jan Sikes – The Forgotten


Techno Thriller

1st Place – Charles Breakfield & Rox Burkey – The Enigma Chronicles - Remember the Future




1st Place - B Alan Bourgeois – Authors Revolution