by James Connor
Hiding inside the hollow pedestal of the statue standing just outside the castle walls, sixteen-year-olds Lavinia and her visiting-for-the-summer cousin, Beatrice, develop a crush on one of the night sentries patrolling the perimeter. When, by chance, they learn of the debilitating illness of the sentry’s ten-year-old son, Benjy, they resolve to bring secret medical help t...more
Hardcover, 174 pages
Published February 1st 2012 by Xlibris Corporation
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James Connor was born in New Orleans but grew up in Philadelphia. He had a paper route as a boy and recalls riding the waves on inflatable rafts on vacation at New Jersey's white sandy beaches. After attending La Salle High School, a private school in Philadelphia, he attended Holy Cross College in Massachusetts. Following graduation, he returned to Philadelphia to teach English in the public scho...moreMore about James Connor...