"Unforgettable and profound" - Readers' Favorite Reviews - 5 Stars
Panicles - Release Date Nov. 4, 2019
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Debut Novel: Love, Loss and Lagniappe Winner - Feathered Quill Book Awards 2019
- You have a wonderfully different love story that is well-written and quite enjoyable. I look forward to reading more stories from you. Keep up the great work!- Excellent romance story with a great twist that sets it apart from other love stories. The setting also made this story strong and enjoyable. I was engaged throughout.
Love, Loss, and Lagniappe (Inspired by Actual Events)
Winner - Feathered Quill Book Awards 2019.
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Life is good for Dr. Drew Coleman, a successful young eye doctor living in Uptown New Orleans, and he knows it. Having met and married his beautiful medical school classmate, Kate, the two settle happily into the routine of raising their two young daughters.
Drew’s charmed life is soon shattered by devastating news, causing him to go on a ten-year transcontinental journey of self-discovery, during which he explores the nature of God and Man, the divine inspiration for many of New York’s landmarks and artistic treasures, and the relationship between the found and the lost souls passing on the street. He meets a number of memorable characters, including the young blue-haired runaway, Blue, who renounced her given name when forced to leave her Minnesota home with her girlfriend, Anna.
In time, he discovers and explains the scientific basis for the meaning of life, and is finally found, or finds himself, setting the stage for a bittersweet and memorable ending.
My first novel, the award winning Love, Loss, and Lagniappe was inspired by actual events in my life, and utilizes my Medical and Business School background to explore the journey of self-discovery after heartbreaking loss, while revealing the scientific basis for the meaning of life (You’ll have to read it to find out!).
My next novel, Panicles, explores the price of fame and fortune through the eyes of two families, one wealthy and powerful, the other blue collar, from a chance meeting at a Florida poolside, to the highest levels of politics and power. This sweeping saga of love, war, money, and power leaves each family weighing their duty to their family versus service to their country.
It all leads to a fateful choice—a sacrifice—which could change the course of history.
I live in New York City and New Orleans with my love and inspiration, Lisa, my wife of thirty years (and counting), near our beloved grown children.
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