The Lion Sleeps Tonight

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The Lion Sleeps Tonight Summary

Meet Colonel Quentin James Abernathy (Ret.), former member of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces.

Colonel Abernathy retired some years ago as a bachelor, and now lives off his pension and his family’s fortune. He is quite old, and belongs to a stately London gentleman’s club.

In "The Lion Sleeps Tonight", Colonel Abernathy tells a tale to a club acquaintance - a tale of 1950s British Guyana in South America, and the Colonel’s encounter with a lion.

But this is no ordinary lion.

This lion has been extinct for 10,000 years!

Find out what happened in that long-ago time, in the good Colonel’s own words, in T. M. Bilderback’s rousing adventure short story, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"!

©2014 Thomas Michael Bilderback (P)2014 Thomas Michael Bilderback
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  • Book 1

    • The Lion Sleeps Tonight

    • By: T. M. Bilderback
    • Narrated by: Phillip J. Mather
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Meet Colonel Quentin James Abernathy (Ret.), former member of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. Colonel Abernathy retired some years ago as a bachelor, and now lives off his pension and his family’s fortune. He is quite old, and belongs to a stately London gentleman’s club. In "The Lion Sleeps Tonight", Colonel Abernathy tells a tale to a club acquaintance – a tale of 1950s British Guyana in South America, and the Colonel’s encounter with a lion.

    But this is no ordinary lion. This lion has been extinct for 10,000 years!

    Regular price: £3.89

  • Book 2

    • Heart of Glass

    • A Short Story
    • By: T. M. Bilderback
    • Narrated by: Phillip J Mather
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Colonel Abernathy retired as a life-long bachelor. In this story, the good Colonel tells a tale only known by a precious few. The time of the story is World War II, and the Colonel is a young lieutenant stationed in North Africa, fighting Rommel's Desert Rats. He relates the story of the love of his life, and how his love connects him with the Library of Alexandria. The Colonel relates a story of love, loss, and great responsibility.

    Regular price: £3.89