A Story about How We’re All Connected
I haven’t contributed much to this blog lately, because I’ve been putting the final touches on my latest book, Small World. It’s a parable about the unseen connections between us all, and in the past year, I’ve felt that it speaks to the issues we’re facing as a people (at least here in America).
A journalist and a reclusive professor have 10 days to find someone named Basil or the world will be destroyed. They know nothing about him except his first name. They have, however, discovered a communication device that gives them clues, but only the Professor can read it, and the journalist has excellent reasons for doubting the professor’s sanity.
They soon realize that they are links in a chain, and that each person in that chain will bring them closer to their destination, but the stakes become higher with each new acquaintance. Along the way, they must kidnap a Reality TV star, trust a woman with a mysterious past, and get the cooperation of a dysfunctional family of clones, all while eluding competing journalists, gangsters, and soldiers.
It’s a comedy with a serious intent. And I hope my readers will come away with a new appreciation for the phrase, “We are not alone.”
Here are links to the main retailers:
(Apple iBooks has the book but I can’t locate the URL. If you have the iBooks app, you can search for it that way.)