Title: Boys of Summer
Author: Lucien N. Plante
Genre: Historical Fiction
In the Darkness, Mike slid over the side of the ship and in to the water, without knowing direction swam away from the ship into the darkness hoping not to hear the sound of a rifle or the pain of its report. Without knowing where he was Mike hoped he was swimming for shore, hoping he would not end up as fish food. He had escaped the Yankees.
This is a story of how our Country grew and how we grow. A story of hard work, hard thinking and true love. Some time before the Civil War two families grow together and become part the that eras American dream. The book will show them loving living and celebrating. It will also show the sadness of separation and death. The unforgettable pain of not knowing where someone is or what happened to them. But worst the wrenching pain of not being able to help someone you love.
Witness the lives of two families become one. Witness the boys of summer, sun and youth enter the turbulence of lives winter. No not that they should grow old in years. Life has a winter for all and for some it comes early and is brutal. Hope is down the road we know or least wise believe there will be spring. The sun will warm us and all will be well.
Lucien Plante is a marine veteran and retired engineer. He married his high school sweetheart, and they have four children and sixteen grandchildren. Besides his family, he loves history and the great outdoors. He spent many days, maybe years, of his life roaming the woods and mountains of the Adirondacks.
Lucien is giving away a $25 Gift Card!
- By entering the giveaway, you are confirming you are at least 18 years old.
- One winner will be chosen via Rafflecopter to receive one $25 Gift Certificate to the e-retailer of your choice
- This giveaway begins June 29 and ends on July 10.
- Winners will be contacted via email on July 11.
- Winner has 48 hours to reply.
Good luck everyone!