PRLog (Press Release)
- Mar. 12, 2013 - CHANDLER, Ariz. -- CHANDLER (AZ)—
Brighton Publishing LLC is pleased to announce the signing of author Robert D. Jones for his second novel, “The Devil Wept
.” Witness the incredibly descriptive feel of a genuine western novel told by a student of history and a master of storytelling. The Devil Wept
is scheduled for eBook release in mid-2013 and will be available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other leading retailers nationwide. The print version is currently slated for release in late-2013 and will be available through Ingram, the world’s largest book distributor.
What really happened in the Bull Pen Saloon that night?
For Pink and Gooch and a few others that were there, the truth sounded crazy—but—
it was still the truth. Gooch proved that night he was, by far, the fastest gun in the territory as he took on—and handily took down—a striking snake. Now, the story has all but become a myth except to those few who experienced it. And soon, they are all invited to meet for one more fateful gathering.“Come join a gathering of the few, the exceptional. Your needs will be met in style. You need only bring your memories of a life lived in full. We will meet under Halley’s Comet.”
For many of the invitees, the past was best kept—in the past, and revealing it would only bring a multitude of sorrow and pain. But, for some, their curiosity was piqued as they pondered about the genesis of this mysterious
As the names were read aloud, “Gooch—Fastest Man Alive. Stake—Cowboy Outlaw. Spud—The Fisherman. Arlovski—The Freebooter…,”
those that gathered wore a variety of stark expressions;
everything from shock and amazement, to a muddled bewilderment.
What nobody ever expected, though, was the news that followed…“Keep a sharp eye; a dark hand stirs the pot at this dinner party, I think I may find bones in my soup.”
~ The Devil Wept
“With characters like Sourboot, Pink,
, and a plot that thickens with each page, readers can’t help but become fully immersed in the story,” said Kathie McGuire, director of Brighton Publishing LLC. “Author Robert D. Jones’s writing style pays homage to the master of western literature, Louis L’Amour
, and The Devil Wept
is no exception.”
Robert D. Jones’s great-great-
grandparents crossed the Plains in a covered wagon on the Immigrant Trail. Coming from pioneer stock, Jones was born in Roosevelt, Utah, a town in dispute as Indian Territory. A student of the Nineteenth Century West, Robert enjoys collecting and using tools and paraphernalia of the period. An avid outdoorsman, horseman, and weapons expert, he is as comfortable living off the land as he is at home. The Devil Wept
is his second novel. His first novel, Winchester: One of One Thousand (http://www.amazon.com/Winchester-Thousand-Robert-D-Jones/...)
is currently available in print and eBook formats wherever fine books are sold.Photo: