Friday, August 10, 2012

Featured Book: Paraskavedekatriaphobia by James Driscoll

About the book:

"Paraskavedekatriaphobia: A Collection of Short Stories" takes you to surprising places - unexpected places. In this collection of short tales, author James Driscoll spins riveting short stories that revolve around shocking inciting incidents, each one wending its way to unanticipated conclusions: an innocent man trapped in a murder investigation by a cunning criminal; a domineering wife and a husband who turns up dead; an elderly woman bent on revenge; two career outlaws in a deadly clash; a heartbroken man driven to suicide. Like literary optical illusions, Driscoll's tales trick the mind's eye with clever plot twists and focus shifts, ones the reader will savor in new ways with each reading. Go along for the ride, but brace yourself. Your destination may shock you.

About the author:

James Driscoll is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, and retired in 2003 after 27 years in security. Originally from Boston, he moved to Quincy, MA, in 1981. He is currently working on other books for publication.


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