Tony Nalley grew up in Bardstown, Kentucky, a small town rich in history, weird legends, and local folklore. Those who have lived there or know about it will probably recognize some of the author’s unusual stories: the ghost of Jesse James, the haunting of the Old Jail House, the Talbott Tavern, or the history of the paintings at St. Joseph’s Cathedral. He combined all these tales with his own adventures as a child exploring the town and its surroundings together with his friends. However, the focus of the book is on his grandfather’
The main character is Toby MacAnully, a 12-year-old boy who loves his grandfather’
‘The Stone of Blood’ has received rave reviews on Amazon, with readers declaring themselves impressed by the author’s unique writing style. Many have compared Toby with Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, saying that they loved the way the character talked and acted. They were also excited about the fact that many unusual, seemingly paranormal details in the book actually proved to be real.
This is what one Amazon reviewer said: ‘What struck me most was that this author based his story on real events of his childhood, as well as his hometown. And remarkably, when you begin to look into his story on a more realistic and researched level, you find many connections between what you supposedly thought it was fiction and actual real history of the town he grew up in.’
‘The Stone of Blood’ is available for purchase on Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/