Full of funny, quarrelsome, and quirky characters generating near-nuclear energy on talk alone, Mother of Pearl introduces readers to the McAlisters, a family rivalling Faulkner's Sartoris clan and crossed with Snopeses and laughter.
Splendora, a steamy little East Texas town, is the setting for this rollicking tale of Timothy John Coldridge and Miss Jessie Gatewood, two people who couldn't be any closer. But Timothy John and Miss Jessie are hiding a secret - one that, if discovered, will rock Splendora to its very core.
Edward Swift's latest work, is this novel recounting of the remarkable life of Miss Spellbinder - the love child of adventurer Lord Andrew Spellbinder and the tempestuous Spanish coloratura, Amelita de la Luna. Miss Spellbinder shares her voyeuristic adventures and remarkable journey. This audiobook is unlike anything you have ever heard before.
She lives for love, poetry and revenge. Her mother is considered a living saint; her father a man of science and logic. The daughter's lifelong mission - to destroy the family that murdered her father, distorted her mother's reputation, and ruined her country - is fulfilled on the day she invites the president of the nation to lunch.
Principia Martindale, an enormous red-head with a special brand of Christian logic, is assigned to teach the Bible in a pathetic Texas ghost town, where she finds her true calling and her true love.
"The manipuations of man..."
This collection of stories about oddballs living in and hanging around Christopher Park in Manhattan is a zany and charming comedy of characters. Everyone here, from the unpublished novelist to the earthquake expert-cum-street shrink, is able to indulge their madness without fear in the way that only Edward Swift can present.
A Place with Promise is a magical, generation-spanning fable about everything we think we've lost - except, as the denizens of Camp Ruby learn, it's all still there, if we only know where to look for it.