Maelstrom – 1st Time Free this Weekend

Here’s an opportunity for my wife Francis’ 4th novel, free until Monday – a Maelstrom of a read it tis. Quite different than Fran’s earlier and more humane Crater Lake Series, Maelstrom shows a much darker side of humanity epitomized by Sheriff Bert Calder of 1970’s small town America.

Having read the novel just before it was released in early 2016, and then reading the review of the novel in Fran’s blog post, a flash of insight came to me – Maelstrom is a powerful allegorical read for our times especially considering the dark undercurrent of the 2016 United States presidential campaign.

Ultimately it is warning of how our silence and complacency against terrible injustices can lead us to collective senselessness and individual inhumanity. I recommend Maelstrom as a goodread for our times – but brace yourself… all is not well in small town America.

Click over to Fran’s full post, for the full story – all for free until Monday evening. Cheers – Bruce


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Here’s a chance to try my fourth novel free of chargeSmile

The ebook copy of Maelstrom is free on the from Saturday, August 13th to Monday, August 15th. Enjoy!

Genre: Action/adventure/thriller/romance

The road up to Casa Destion - chalk - Lorna FriesenDescription: A shot is fired into the still night air and a young woman dies on Suicide Ridge. A dangerous game has begun. Over the course of one blistering, hot week, winds of change sweep through an isolated valley in small town America.

Sheriff Bert Calder, with the help of Mayor Amos Thatcher, has held the town of Haddon under his thumb for twenty-five years. As things spin out of control, Calder works the angles, ensuring he can make the most of the upheaval that is to come.

Rafael Destino, facing his own mortality, races against time to gain control of the railroad – a lifeline essential to the town’s survival. His goal – to…

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