Th e Mystery of Table Mountainis a fast moving action packed epic of a young college man,
James Raymond, who is framed for murder by his uncle, aunt and her brother. Th e story takes
James out west as he eludes lawmen. It is here he sees the inaccessible Table Mountain and is
enamored with its beauty and security. Th rough his ingenuity James fi nds a way to the top of
the mountain and discovers a paradise. Th e day after he discovers an access to the mountain top
he miraculously rescues a young woman from Indians and shares his Garden of Eden with
her in a clandestine relationship.
Th e story has several romances threaded through its fabric adding spice as it unfolds. Th e
story is told in fi rst person to enable the reader to feel James pain and ecstasy more intimately.
Th e Mystery of Table Mountainis the fi rst part of a trilogy. Each story stands alone as
it takes the reader through diff erent eras of James Raymonds life. Th e other two books in
chronological order are: Th e Miracle and A Call To Duty. Both of these books will be
William Post was reared in the West Texas town of Colorado City. He was
educated at Texas A. & M. then served in the United States Navy. After his
service he became a land surveyor for the Southern Pacifi c Railroad. Th is
took him to the wilds of New Mexico, Arizona and California where
he immersed himself in the lore of those areas. Th is becomes
apparent throughout the stories in these settings.
William has always had a wonder lust. At the age of
fi fteen he traveled by himself to New York City then
caught an oil tanker down to South America to visit
his aunt, uncle and cousins who lived on the island
of Aruba. He has traveled nearly every interstate
in America visiting most of the national parks and
their mysteries. He has actually lived in seven of
the fi fty states.
William is a professional engineer and holds
licenses with the state of California in Land
Surveying and Civil Engineering. He retired
as the Chief Engineer of the Long Beach Water
Taking an early retirement he moved his
family to northern California near Nevada City,
the heart of gold country. He dredged and sniped
for gold in the Merced and Yuba rivers. He has
been in the gold mines and explored much of that
William is an evangelic Christian and this
thread is seen throughout the fi ber of his stories.
He is married to Brigitte Wittstock, a German
immigrant, and through visits with her German
family was inspired to write two novels with Germany
as the central setting.
William now lives in Las Vegas, Nevada with his
When he returns home he finds his wife has remarried, but is able to resolve this and returns to Table Mountain. During this trip he is confronted again by his old nemesis, Regus Collender. A poignant story unfolds about his friends at the Murphy Ranch and their plight. His son by Annette is brought out in the story and he adopts him and takes him back to New York where his son plays an important role to end the story.
The Miracle is the second part of the trilogy. Each story stands by itself as it takes the reader through different eras of James Raymonds life. The last of these three books is A Call To duty, which will be available shortly.
Easy is ambushed and is rescued by a fifteen year old orphan girl, Lara Adams, whose parents and brother were killed by Bretts men. She becomes Easys unlikely partner and is featured in every adventure of Easys life. The reader will love this girl as she is clever and unique. Their many adventures and narrow escapes will keep the reader on edge throughout the book.
Gary meets a woman in St. Louis whose husband is sick and being treated in New Orleans. The woman wants her seventeen-year-old daughter, Mickey, to visit him and hires Gary to escort her there. During their travel they fall in love. Gary asked her father, shortly before he dies, for her hand in marriage and they are married when they return to St. Louis.
After her father dies, Mickey finds she is the heir to a plantation that her uncle owned. She asks Gary to run the plantation and he does. He puts to use all of what Professor Stewart taught him and creates a place that he later calls Eden.
Later, after much sadness, Gary goes out west to Wyoming where he meets Kit Casson, a protg of Kit Carson. He is a guide and leads Gary though several to exciting adventures.
Alan got into a fight with the foreman of a ranch and beat him badly. The foreman brought the ranchs top gun and confronted Alan. Alan tried to talk his way out, but ended up not only killing the top gun, but two other ranch hands who drew on him. The rancher was outraged and sent for Jack Wesley, known as the fastest gun in Texas. Alan was lucky in the gunfight and killed Wesley and his reputation was now set.
Alan went to Austin to college and was hired by the sheriff as a night jailer. During his time as a deputy sheriff, Alan solved many crimes. His story is filled with thrilling adventures which will keep the reader on the edge of his seat.
It is the story of a young man, Eric Jansen, sent to England to deliver wetsuits to the British Navy. Off the coast of Iceland his ship is taken by a German U-boat. Only the wetsuit saves his life and he is the only survivor. Two months later, five women aviators are rescued by Eric in a daring rescue at sea. A month later a freighter sinks the U-boat by the ingenuity of its chief engineer.
The story moves to Germany where Eric is befriended by Joseph Goebbels, the head of the propaganda ministry for the Third Reich. The story is filled with action, suspense and romance as it continues through World War II and beyond.
This book like all my books is just over two hundred pages in length and will provide the reader with a unique look at the individuals behind Germanys and Englands inner circles of power.
The Luftwaffe quickly learn that they are superb pilots and they are promoted and sent to the eastern front where they engage the Russians. Both eventually fly a plane back to England before the war ends.
Dawson is reassigned with his American unit and is shot down once more over Germany near the end of the war. He is put in a German prison that the Russians later capture. He is then sent to Siberia where he makes a daring escape nearly two years after his captured.
Billups’ service with the Luftwaffe is discovered by the CIA and they want to charge him with treason. Only his commanding general is able to save him.
After the war they return to America and both apply and receive jobs flying commercial airliners for Global Air. However, over the Caribbean Ocean they crash land in the ocean and are set adrift.
They eventually land on an island that has been a secret base for German U-boats and are received warmly by the natives.
The story concludes with Dawson and Billups helping the natives develop the island as a resort.
The soldiers new name is Alvin Adams, and he is shipped to North Africa for Americas first battle of World War II. He meets a sergeant, and they become lifelong friends. They go through every major engagement in the war. After the war, they become part of the newly formed CIA and are engaged in the clandestineness of the Cold War.
The sailor, now Casey Crane, has just as thrilling of a life as he survives his ships being sunk twice. Once he is picked up by his own ship, but another time by a German U-boat. He escapes and is returned home. Casey and his chief become close friends as they go through harrowing events together. Casey marries his chiefs daughter, which adds spice with a love story. Both have eventful careers and keep up with one another.
After the war, they come home to find their parents have disappeared and their ranches in the hands of a ruthless cattle baron, Gardner Ware and his wife Emma, who frame them for murder.
Not able to clear their name they are on the run. They do marry their childhood sweethearts and their new struggle is shared with them. The go to Wyoming where they make a grubstake by guarding payrolls for the mines. This leads to collecting a large reward for bringing down a gang of train robbers and collecting the bounty. Only knowing ranching they use the money to buy land along the Yuba River in California so they can sell cattle and mules to the miners.