Beaver Valley Writer Profiles
| Beaver County Time
A month-to-month have a look at native authors with just lately printed books.
“The Lions of Liberty: The Catholic Revolutionaries Who Based America”
– by Dan LeRoy
The writer of Midland, journalist and college member at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Constitution Faculty, presents the historic story of the Catholics who helped lead the American Revolution. The 12-chapter e book options statesmen, thinkers and navy leaders who helped discovered our nation. The e book argues that the Revolution was an occasion basically formed by the beliefs and experiences of American Catholics.
Out there March 23 by way of Sophia Institute Press, the e book will promote for $ 18.95 in paperback at amazon.com
LeRoy is the writer of three different books, and his work has appeared in The New York Occasions, Rolling Stone, Newsweek, The Village Voice, and Esquire on-line. Since 2006, he has been head of the writing and enhancing division at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Constitution Faculty in Midland.
“There are not any saints”
– by Steve Kanicki
The writer of Monaca, a Penn State-Beaver professor, locations his new novel in Titusville, Pa., Through the oil growth of the summer time of 1857. When the Satan visits the city of Crawford County, he’s greeted by a exorcist with a consuming downside. and a nasty perspective.
“Whereas it has a supernatural factor, the e book is light-hearted and crammed with lovable however imperfect characters,” mentioned Kanicki, a local of Jamestown, NY, and writer of “The Seven Experiments”.
Per week in the past, its writer launched a particular promotion for “There Are No Saints”, making it the sixty fifth most downloaded e book on Amazon that week, and the second e book downloaded within the occult / horror class.
It sells for $ 18.95 in paperback, and likewise accessible on Kindle for $ 6.99.
“A dream come true”
– by Carl Gasper Jr.
1987-2001 Limousine Service Proprietor Gasper of Allison Park shares his colourful real-life tales behind the wheel and rubbing elbows with celebrities like Mario Lemieux, Michael Jackson, Bruce Willis, Charlton Heston, Dean Martin, Willie Stargell and extra.
“A wonderful thing about the world we reside in,” Gasper writes, “it could actually all be achieved with arduous work, purpose setting, workforce constructing and religion in your God that will help you succeed. .
The e book is bought on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and lots of different on-line e book shops. Softcover prices $ 15.95, hardcover editions value round $ 25.
“All these dangers”
– by Justin Fleischman
A graduate of Blackhawk Excessive and a member of the Beaver County Writers’ Guild, Fleischman has had this teenage / younger grownup fiction novel printed.
Predominant characters Kyle McLain and his finest pal Brett Douglass take pleasure in sneaking round and committing minor offenses, like smoking weed typically obtained from Brett’s older cousin Dennis Lowden. Issues change when Kyle meets Jessie Roy and one in all their highschool mates dies. Then Kyle learns that Brett and his mom plan to go away city. It is solely after Brett and his mom are gone that Kyle learns why they left. The results are one thing Kyle might by no means have imagined.
Brett and his mom return over a 12 months later. Brett’s father and cousin, Dennis, are estranged from the household. Kyle rapidly learns why Brett has returned and it brings horrible occasions not just for Brett, but additionally for these near him.
“All These Dangers” is obtainable in paperback for $ 11.99, and on Kindle for $ 2.99 via onlinebookclub.org, amazon.com, and most different on-line e book retailers.
The writer additionally works for the Beaver County Housing Authority.
Scott Tady is the native leisure reporter for the Beaver County Occasions and Ellwood Metropolis Ledger. He’s straightforward to achieve at [email protected] Observe him on Twitter at @scotttady