So far, I have
written (all protected by U.S. copyright).
book Wagon Wheels on the Oregon Trail is the
adventure of a pioneer family on the Oregon Trail. It is the
first in the "A Moment In Time" series. The ending
might surprise you!
the Land of Gold, is the sequel to Wagon Wheels on the
Oregon Trail and is the second in the series. This exciting
book follows the Thompson family's journey to California in
search of gold.
Civil War Book.
For now, that's what I'm calling my new book. I'm done writing it,
but still have to review and revise it. I'll come up with a name
for the book when while I revise it.
Wagon Wheels on the Oregon Trail
By Philip Blattenberger
THIS BOOK IS
CURRENTLY BEING REVISED
To the Land of Gold
By Philip Blattenberger
the way back, they discovered a blocked part of the creek. It had a
little bit of gold in it, where it had collected in the last fourteen
hours. The four panned it dry, and then left. More panning revealed some
gold, but almost none. At the other end of the massive piece of
property, where they walked, revealed some black sand. A record
twelve-dollar pan came from Peter, and the rest got some good color in
took it to town and cashed it in, the gold was worth twenty-one dollars!
um, lets see
fifty-six dollars! Tom exclaimed incredulously. We
can buy a great wagon setup with all that, and then add our money that
we already had, and theres sixty-three dollars in all!
Peter nodded. It looks like we're all set for
the Land of Gold was started on August seventeenth, 1998, and was
completed on July twenty fifth, 1999.
this thrilling sequel to Wagon Wheels on the Oregon Trail, To
the Land of Gold is a detailed account of the Thompson family's
quest for gold. The "gold fever" begins when the Peter, Isaac,
and Tom discover some of the rare metal on their property in Oregon. The
adventure starts there, giving an exciting story of the trip to
California for gold. Will
the Thompson family get rich? Or will the hostile Indians, fire, death,
and disease force them to turn back? Read this book and find out.
prolific story gives a realistic account of life in the 1850's, an is a
good story for the whole family.
Civil War Book (Title
I finished my newest book on the
twenty-third of March, 2002. The book, currently, has 112,000 words. The
page count is 283.
It follows the sage of a young man's
journey into war, during one of our nation's most violent struggles. Tom
Walcott, entering the war to help restore peace and to see the world,
gets a heavy dose of fighting. Tom fights in many battles. Although
wounded on several occasion, Tom continues to fight valiantly. Having
enlisted in Ohio, Tom becomes part of a special force of well-trained
soldiers. Sometime in 1863, Tom goes with a group of specially trained
guerillas as part of a mission. Deep in the heart of the Confederacy,
Tom experiences first hand the hair-raising adventures of spy and
This book is a broad, sweeping novel that
covers many events in the War Between the States. Its characters are
well-defined and wholly recognizable. The end of each chapter fills the
reader with suspense, making this a very hard novel to put down.
Right now, I'm in the process of revising
and editing the book. This may take a while, but I hope to have it out
to the publishers by the end of April, this year. The "Civil War Book"
is, by far, the best novel I've ever written. As soon as it's off to the
publishing companies, I'll begin work on a new version of my Oregon
Trail book. Keep visiting this page for updates on my book progress.