The Night After Christmas

      John Hulme

The Night After Christmas

‘Twas the night after Christmas and all through the house, not a light bulb was working and the temperature was falling. Outside in the snow there came a loud knock and suddenly Ellen had a very unusual visitor. Please rate and review.Cut off in an isolated house by a very deep Christmas snowstorm, Ellen suddenly loses all electrical power and realizes that she could well freeze to death. Suddenly she hears a knock at the door and outside, in the snow, is a strange man, a strange animal with a damaged leg and a simple request to make. This short story is based on a real event and was witnessed by the author during a visit to his daughter’s house one Fourth of July. People who repair damaged animals often have interesting stories to tell. This is one of them.*Short fiction.
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    Brother Gregory: Digression

      John Hulme

Brother Gregory: Digression

The Bones of Saint Hugh: How the bones of an English Saint survive revolution, a war and end up in a Brno church.In the story Gene Four, the last remains of an English saint appear to perform a miracle. But how did the bones of Saint Huge end up in a church in Brno? It is path that took them through a revolution, a war and a Napoleonic battle.
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    Brother Gregory: Gene One

      John Hulme

Brother Gregory: Gene One

Gene One: Introducing the monk Gregor Mendel, his friends and his enemies. How and where Mendel presented his results to the world - made history - and no one understood a word he was saying.These Brother Gregory stories are historical scientific fiction. They start on a cold night in Brno in 1865 when the world learns, for the first time, about the mechanism of genetic inheritance. A giant scientific mystery was revealed, but the time was not quite right. Why? Meet Gregor Mendel, his friends - and his enemies - and find the answer.
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