Short Stories

These are not excerpts from the novels in Watervalley Books. They are just great stories from author Jeff High. This is where you can meet new characters and catch up with old friends…and maybe get a hint of what is coming up the next novel from Watervalley Books!

From the Doctor’s Office…The September Update From Watervalley

From the Doctor’s Office…The September Update From Watervalley

Last Friday started with a house call, pushing me to be an hour late to the clinic that morning. When I finally arrived through the back entrance, the noise from the reception area hit me like a palpable wave. It was Friday before a holiday and we had a packed house. Great. Normally the staff […]

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Dog Days of Summer / The July Update from Watervalley

Dog Days of Summer / The July Update from Watervalley

            During her appointment at the clinic this past week, Polly Shropshire insisted on bringing her dog into the exam room with her. Polly is a haughty old bird whose ancestors were WFF’s, part of Watervalley’s First Families that settled the area back when the earth’s crust was hardening…a small detail that she amazingly manages […]

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The Sixth Grader / The Latest News from Watervalley

The Sixth Grader / The Latest News from Watervalley

It’s been an interesting week in Watervalley. Christine stopped by the clinic on Friday of last week. She was wearing the saddest face. It was about Emily Sweeney. Small, quiet, and polite, Emily is a sixth grader in Christine’s class. She has straight blonde hair, a sweet, but often expressionless face, and soft blue eyes […]

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March Update: From the Doctor’s Office…

March Update: From the Doctor’s Office…

It’s been an interesting week in Watervalley. Chick McKissick’s daughter, Myla didn’t make it home from Knoxville last Friday. Myla’s an honor roll student in her Junior year. She also runs track for the Vols. Chick couldn’t be more proud. She left after class Friday afternoon and should have been home before eight. At nine […]

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February Update: From the Doctor’s Office…

February Update: From the Doctor’s Office…

It’s been an interesting week in Watervalley… one with a rather curious ending. Christine has been attending several bridal shows in Nashville and candidly, she’s been rather secretive about the whole wedding plans. All I can say is, Boom! I couldn’t be happier. Early on I offered a few opinions about the big day. Dumb […]

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From the Doctor’s Office

From the Doctor’s Office

It’s been and interesting week of patients in Watervalley. Oni Kinser came in Monday with a black eye. Florence, his wife of twenty-plus years had given it to him, accidentally. It seems that while the two of them were in the garden, Florence, who is rather wide in the hips, was bent over picking green […]

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