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Month: November 2018

Davy Jones’s Locker

Davy Jones’s Locker

I have been at sea for most of my adult life, and I have heard sea stories told from the rocky shores of Scotland to the beaches of Australia. My favorites of these stories have got to be ones told of Davy Jones and his infamous locker. I have always known Davy Jones Locker as the bottom of the sea, and even referred to it a couple times in my first novel. But that’s not the only story told from…

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Beneath a Sarlet Sky: A Novel Book Review

Beneath a Sarlet Sky: A Novel Book Review

A story for the ages This story is based on the events in the life of Pino Lella, an eighteen-year-old Milanese boy.  The storyline occurred from 1943 to 1945, during the Nazi occupation of northern Italy.  The hardships that this young hero suffered began as he, his brother Mimo and 40 other young boys are sent to Casa Alpena, a Catholic retreat and school at the foot of the Italians alps.  This was done so that the boys would escape…

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A Buck and a Quarter, Part Two

A Buck and a Quarter, Part Two

Hello again!  OK, so far, we have a basic idea of where our story is starting and who most of the key characters are.  Now I want to discuss the plot of the book with you.  Remember… we are writing the book, not reading the book.  If you are only here for the story, I am about to ruin it for you.  That being said, here are a few more characters: Harold Denning (77) – Russ’s father, (either dead now…

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The Hideaway

The Hideaway

Every once in a while, usually when you least expect it, you come across a book like this one.  To stroll through the pages and be able to feel the cool breeze of the bay as you stroll between the moss-covered oak trees that have guarded this charming Southern town for centuries.  Whenever you get the rare treat of experiencing a book like this one, you must relish it. Once Sara hears of her grandmothers passing, she discovers that she…

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