On The Road from Burns brings to life a still remote part of the American west. In sixteen stories dating from 1853 to 2037 Haynes presents pioneers, Indians, scoundrels, lumberjack daughters, and even aliens who love to ride horses. A wild ride with a master storyteller.
"These stories are a delight. Vibrant, inventive, varied, original and packed with colorful characters, they explore a special place and its people with a practiced eye and a generous heart." - Tom Parker, author of Anna Ann Annie and Instructor, University of California Berkeley Extension
"Get ready to time travel through Central Oregon on a magic carpet of glistening and delightfully quirky stories in which unforgettable characters play out their lives against the vivid high desert landscape. Combining his love of Oregon's outback with his skill as a short story writer, Haynes has created a delicious concoction." - Ellen Waterston, Author of Where the Crooked River Rises and Via Lactea, A Verse Novel due out from Atelier 6000 November 2013. Founder and president of the Writing Ranch