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Preview — The Flying Phaeton by Edward R. Hackemer
The Flying Phaeton
"The Flying Phaeton" is historical fiction that follows Nicholas Throckmorton from adolescence to maturity. His youthful innocence is destroyed by family tragedy and as the years pass, personal revenge transcends criminal violence and transforms to international comeuppance.
Lives are left to rust in junkyards ... rela ...more
It can be hard to be humble. I gave up. But I can be honest. I wrote it, read it, wrote some more, re-read it, corrected this and omitted that, added this and altered that. I think. I've done it a lot. I hope the reader enjoys the story as much as I enjoyed sticking the words onto paper. Believe, me: words stick. I have also discovered that erasers don't work on computer screens.
The story flowed, a real page turner.
I can hardly wait for the next story.
This book was a gift from the author for my honest review. Thankyou.
This is a book that grew on me. At first, I didn't much care of Nick but I did get attached to him as the story progressed. Lots of history was covered from the late 1920s through the end of WWII and Nick was in the thick of much of it. It made this story so much more interesting and exciting. Really enjoyed the notes at the end of the book ... they helped recap the story and gave more color to the historical period. Thought the music was great t ...more
Was different than normally read so I'm thankful I realized it as a give away.you really
feel you are living in the book as you read it, I still wonder and think about each character..
It has mystery excitement romance and even phycology in it.i encourage all of you to read this book.
I can't wait to read all of this authors books. He's a new favorite author for me.
The only thing I wondered is if the author named the main character, Nick and Nora, after the characters in the Thin Man series?
Edward R Hackemer lived in Western New York for 55 years before retiring from government service and moving to North Georgia; roughly halfway between Atlanta & North Carolina.
His college education was abbreviated by induction into the US Army in 1968. Ed's civilian employment history runs from paperboy, dishwasher, paper mill laborer, laboratory technician, warehous ...more