Hanging Dog, my sequel to Darby will be available on Amazon.com, Ingram, and book stores, both as a print edition and kindle beginning on or before April 10, 2014.
Hanging Dog is a story of the love and struggles of a young couple and their two small children. Isaac Caldwell, who after surviving World War II, purchased a small farm in the Appalachian Community of Hanging Dog in Western North Carolina.
Isaac and his wife Shirley were looking forward to their new life, and welcoming the struggles of making their farm a success.
Instead, they became involved with three bullies who had murdered the previous owners, raped his wife, and killed a neighbor who had alerted Isaac and Shirley regarding the tormentors.
During these times, their love for one another grew stronger, love letters were written by both Shirley and Isaac. Other family members' lives and stories are brought into the novel as Hanging Dog, the sequel, becomes connected with Darby.
Hanging Dog is a love story, a family saga, and a mystery that will be hard to put down, and will bring tears to your eyes. It is short enough at 280 pages to be read in one setting.