By Roger W. Forsythe
* "Best First Novel," Gold Medal Finalist: The 2009 subsequent iteration Indie publication Awards
* "Best Series," Honorable point out: The 2009 Reader perspectives Reviewers' selection Award
* * * * "Highly urged! Mr. Forsythe has used his poetic presents to create a distinct event the following. Written in a method the place time needs to be taken for re-reading, considering, and savoring, this interesting e-book makes for nice and important reading." --John Helman, Allbooks experiences
* * * * "'A Crucible of Innocence' is a gripping and compelling paintings that crosses genres and demanding situations conference. in the event you benefit from the artistry whilst a book's rigorously designed format lends as a lot to the which means because the phrases themselves, you'll get pleasure from this pretty tapestry. it's going to depart readers with lots of fabric for mirrored image, but yearning extra from Conrad Scott and the insights he offers." --Sarah Moore, Writers within the Sky
Welcome to the Troubadour Poets Cafe and Bistro, the place a tragic, lonely boy (James Conrad Scott) performs author with the "imaginary pals" who settle for him as he's: Jack Kerouac, Stephen Crane, Rupert Brooke and the literary immortals.
Now thirty, Conrad confronts "A Crucible of Innocence" within the boxing fit exorcism of his hardest trial. As consistently, his ally, John Keats, is there to convenience and inspire.
Facing non secular, monetary, and health and wellbeing crises, Conrad imagines himself surviving the "Titanic," pioneering the yankee Eden, and combating the Civil battle Armageddon.
May Angels stroll between us? may perhaps reincarnation be attainable? could the lack of Innocence be avoided? Composed within the kind of New Beat Romanticism, Roger W. Forsythe's debut "Poetic Novel" solutions "Yes!" to all three.
Through the parable of Being, a concept of Aural Compassion, confident power, and "P=bs2" (Poetry=body/soul x 2), the fiction of Conrad's global could supply clues into the truth of our own.
"* * * * The writing is gentle and flickers with this author's ardour for telling an attractive story. The publication is easily based within the means it confronts and grapples (and has enjoyable) with a bunch of social and cultural concerns whereas supplying the fanciful story of an enticing protagonist. the writer writes a fascinating narrative of his protagonists' quest, and the secret parts are good built-in. Conrad and the opposite characters, either the saints and sinners, are, separately and jointly, definitely powerful sufficient to hold this narrative, which activates the reader's curiosity in continuously eager to comprehend what is going to ensue subsequent; a so much captivating read." --Judge's remark, The nineteenth Annual "Writer's Digest" Self-Published ebook Awards.
The Hollywood Pitch: imagine "A attractive brain" and exchange literature for arithmetic and manic melancholy for schizophrenia; then upload "Quantum Leap."
About the Author:
Born in St. Francois County, Missouri, Roger W. Forsythe graduated along with his Masters measure in English from Southeast Missouri nation college after having studied a semester with the college of London, Imperial collage, gaining knowledge of the Romantic Age poet John Keats.
He has released 3 volumes of poetry, a bankruptcy for the ancient textbook, "Missouri: Our Civil warfare Heritage," and thirty-five compositions in neighborhood literary journals.
The recipient of 3 Missouri linked Press awards for excellence in function writing, a "veteran" Union infantry Civil warfare re-enactor, an authorized trim wood worker, and a professional astrologer, he's an English professor at Edison country collage in Naples, Florida.
He has identified Conrad for thirty-one years.
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A Crucible of Innocence (A Poetic Novel) (The James Conrad Scott Chronicles Book 1) by Roger W. Forsythe