Sixth Floor Shooter

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Historical Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
11/22/63, 12:29 PM. Dealey Plaza, Houston, Texas

With the presidential motorcade in his sights, he pulls the trigger and takes the shot. As chaos erupts on the street below, an almost inconspicuous assassin flees the 6th floor of the Texas School Book Depository. He doesn't know it yet, but come the next morning, he will be the most infamous man in the nation. Headlines read 'JFK Slain in Dallas', but only he knows just how misleading that is. A country grieves the loss of its President, led by the stoic and graceful Jacqueline Kennedy. Yet, as her touching heartache resonates with millions of Americans, the man in the shadows isn't affected... for he is the only one who knows who that one fateful bullet was truly intended for...

Table of Contents

I

Submitted: April 27, 2017

22 November 1963 // 12:29 // Dealey Plaza // Dallas, Texas//
"You can't say they don't love you, Mr. President"
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II

Submitted: April 29, 2017

22 November 1963// 13:33 //Dallas, Texas//
"He is dead of a gun shot to the brain" Read Chapter

III

Submitted: April 30, 2017

22 November 1963// 13:51// Fort Worth, Texas//
“Mrs. Kennedy was not hit” Read Chapter

IV

Submitted: May 05, 2017

22 November 1963 // 14:05// The Carousel Club // Dallas, Texas//
"The world shares the sorrow that Mrs. Kennedy and her family bear" Read Chapter

V

Submitted: May 10, 2017

­­­­­­­­­22 November 1963 // 14:11 // The Carousel Club // Dallas, Texas //
“President Kennedy has been shot in Dallas, he has been shot in Dallas Read Chapter

VI

Submitted: May 18, 2017

23 November 1963 // 06:30 // Parkland Memorial Hospital // Dallas, Texas //

“I want them to see what they have done to Jack” Read Chapter

VII

Submitted: May 24, 2017

23 November 1963 // 08:56 // 3903 Leath Street // Eagle Ford Neighborhood // Dallas, Texas //

“It had to be some silly little Communist.” Read Chapter

VIII

Submitted: May 31, 2017

 23 November 1963 // 10:57 // 3909 Leath Street // Dallas, Texas//
“I emphatically deny these charges" Read Chapter


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