Category Archives: Books

The Journal of Amos Hannah

Read THE JOURNAL OF AMOS HANNAH by Pat Gaines. The real journal of Amos Hannah (written from 1838 to 1850) outlines his daily life from Brookville, Indiana, to his arrival at the gold fields of California. Amos Hannah was a … Continue reading

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O. O. Octopus now in EPUB at Smashwords

Buy the new full-color EPUB ebook download edition of O. O. OCTOPUS at Smashwords. | Read about the book… | Click here for the EPUB listing at Smashwords… |

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Hardbacks at

Now find hardback editions of my books at  See the Pat Gaines page on Lulu or search the Dragonfly Publishing, Inc. page on Lulu.  Thanks!

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Journal of Amos Hannah

When I was a young girl, my aunt had this journal that was kept by my great-great-grandfather and she would let me read in it. The text was so difficult to read because the stile of writing was very different … Continue reading

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Inspiration for O. O. Octopus

When my grandchildren were small, we kept them a lot in the summertime when they were out of school.  Driving in the car with three kids in the back seat punching and poking each other.  He hit me; he called … Continue reading

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