"The Yuletide Caper" is a Fun Holiday Escapade Filled with Romance, Hope, and Goodwill
By: TouchPoint Press
"The Yuletide Caper" is an uplifting tale that both depicts the real situations many nursing home residents find themselves in, and reminds readers that the facility does not necessarily define the individual. As Salter explains, "Certainly there are nursing home horror stories here and there, but the facility where my mother now resides is a dramatic exception to such negative news. What I hope I've been able to capture in this novel is the sweet spirit of several patients, the genuine concern of the administration and management, and the caring attention of most nurses, aides, housekeepers, and others in support functions."
This exhilarating and hopeful romance with copious amounts of humor, multi-dimensional characters, and unbelievable dialogue will captivate readers of all ages while nursing home employees, home health providers, family primary care providers, and veterans will also resonate with the story's central message.
"The Yuletide Caper" follows Matt Clarke, a down-on-his-
About the author
Besides fiction, J.L. Salter has published nonfiction monographs, articles, book reviews, and 120 poems; his writing has won 40 awards, including national contests. As a newspaper photojournalist, J.L. published 250 bylined articles or photos. Before working 30 years in librarianship, he was a decorated USAF veteran (including a remote tour in the Arctic). J.L. is a married parent of two and grandparent of six.
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