This collection of stories focuses on relating to life experiences and social customs as seen at different times in history.
Steeped in, and set in, the history of the past two centuries, Timeless Stories of the Not-So-Modern World presents a collection of stories focusing on life experiences and social customs during various eras.
Author Charles E. Jones offers narratives featuring strong, determined characters who challenge the rigors of life. From adventure to romance, mystery, and suspense to industrial fiction, the stories encompass a range of times, places, and quandaries.
In "The Pony Express Rider," Donny Wells escapes the orphanage in 1860 only to face a terrifying near-death encounter on the plains. In the story "Men and the Sea," a convoy of ships on a mission to Europe in 1942 takes on a gamble of huge proportions. "Somewhere in Time" tells about a young couple who asks a priest to marry them, but he refuses.
Thought-provoking and stimulating, the tales in Timeless Stories of the Not-So-Modern World each teach a lesson through the decisions of the characters and examine how eras past relate to the world today.