The Gold Nugget

Emery Shaft

  • The Gold Nugget - A Short Story:

    Meet Mark Simmons, big city boy from 'The Valley', who moves to the small mountain town of Nevada City, California. Follow his search to unravel the mystery of a small statured man and his mule as they come to visit Mark at his new home. Mark's interst is piqued when he meets living history in the locals whose families have been in town since the days of the 49ers. Chase after Charlie, Mark's wonder dog, as she reveals the historic past of the trail that is just a stones throw from his backdoor.
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  • Emery Shaft - ver 0.95 beta:
    The Emery Shaft, A short story by Tony Diem

    The story of Mark continues, as the remains of a body under the old boardwalk of the historic town are unearthed. Follow the story of a rising boxer, befriended by Wyatt Earp, and his life turned to tatters at a gold mine. Intrigue ensues with Mark and Charlie as an unearthed crime evolves, a rusty shovel and mysterious family disappearance become pieces to a puzzle in a desperate fight to save precious land from development. The Emery Shaft, coming soon.
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  • Fitzsimmons-Corbett 17 Mar 1897

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