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More Than Kin
by Ty Johnston (Goodreads Author)
Walt Johnson has been a rolling stone most of his life, moving from town to town and living on the edges of homelessness. Now he has run out of time as lung cancer has left him only months to live. Walt then begins a quest to find the son with whom he lost contact decades earlier. Out of money, he lands a job at a small-town restaurant in an attempt to save enough to buy a ...more
Kindle Edition, 220 pages
(first published November 13th 2010)
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Walt Johnson is a drifter, going from town to town across America. Late in life, with his health declining, he starts on a journey to reconnect with his son in Kentucky. Before he reaches the state line he stops in a small town that reminds him of the places of his childhood; a town whose people show him the meaning of family. The characters at the heart of this story are a young boy grieving the loss of his father, the boys’ mother a waitress in the town’s diner, and the owner of the diner who ...more
A former newspaper journalist, Ty Johnston was born and raised in central Kentucky. Now living in North Carolina and focused upon fiction writing, mainly fantasy, he spends his time writing, reading and recalling memories of his late wife.More about Ty Johnston...