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On the edge of the cultural earthquake that would be the 1960s, the tiny coastal village of Mendocino can feel it coming. Beat poetry, jazz, rebellion and art are spilling out of San Francisco onto the the northern coasts of California. World War II is laid to rest, but people feel restless. When a village son, now a priest, comes home to bury his mother, he finds his youn ...more
Paperback, 348 pages
Published March 11th 2016 by Word by Word Press
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I enjoyed this story about an intriguing group of characters who live in a small coastal town in California. Their lives strangely intertwine slowly in to a full circle. A interesting multilayered story that will keep you guessing. I won my free book from Goodreads Giveaways.
Mary Burns’ debut historical novel J-THE WOMAN WHO WROTE THE BIBLE was published in July 2010 by O-Books (John Hunt Publishers, UK). Ms. Burns is a member of and book reviewer for the Historical Novel Society and a member of the HNS Conference board of directors. Her second novel, PORTRAITS OF AN ARTIST about the 19th century portrait artist John Singer Sargent, was published by Sand Hill Review P ...more