Father Timothy Horner
For those who hung around the streets, parks and bridges of Paris in the late 60s, the street artist, Maurice Utrillo, was an inspiration. In Utrillo’s Children, Robert H. Dick shares his memories of a time when young people were questioning authority, government, the war in Vietnam and why young men were being sent there to die for a cause the was not clear. The author relives his time in Paris during a volatile era of riots, revolution, drugs and corrupt government and shares his story of survival during those turbulent times.
Utrillo's Children- 6 x 9, 90 pages
Robert H. Dick
It's summer, 1940. And for one family in North Carolina, life will never be the same. Six children, all under the age of 16, lose their father, their home, their childhood - and find themselves living in an orphanage. This is their story as seen through the eyes of two brothers: a realist, age 11, and an idealist, age 7. Drift into a world where one story has two sides but only one message. What seems like tragedy is ultimately their triumph. Let Richard's Key settle your doubts and reaffirm your faith in a warm and loving God.
Richard's Key, 5.5 x 8.5, 211 pages
Following the success of her first book, Richard’s Key, Sandi Huddleston-Edwards captivates her readers once again with this poignant, revealing sequel.We are guided gently by the hand through monumental tragedies that are sure to test the faith of adults, much less six small children. Circumstances in childhood raise tough questions and even tougher answers. Through these challenges emerge strength, courage, and a devotion to God that transcends generations despite the devastation that shaped their lives. Roy’s Sandman fulfills all the promise and wonder that was generated in Richard’s Key. “Pop” is a perfect description of Roy’s relationship with his young siblings. He was their guardian, protector, spokesman, defender, and, yes, even their conscience.
Roy's Sandman, 5.5 x 8.5, 664 pages
Ray & Me is the story of Marci Soto and Ray Charles, two unlikely individuals who started a love affair that lasted almost thirty years. Marci, a resident of Kirkwood, Missouri, tells the story of how she fell desperately in love with Ray Charles long before she ever met him and the unlikely way the two finally met. Interwoven in the book are excerpts about her marriage to Henry Soto, a man who, when drinking would often beat and abuse her. Although she was separated from him when she met Ray Charles, he was still domineering and controlling, making her live in fear that he would discover her secret affair. Marci takes us through these terrifying times to protect herself and her two little daughters from a life she had grown to hate. Included in the book are 8 pages of photographs taken throughout her years with Ray. From her years in St. Louis, Missouri to her life in New Orleans spent with an abusive man with strong ties to the New Orleans underworld. Ray and Me is an intriguing story that will capture the hearts and minds of readers everywhere.
Ray & Me, 6 x 9, 392 pages
Prominent St. Louis architect, Eugene Mackey, III, partner at Mackey Mitchell Architects, has written his first book, Impressions of a European Journey, a stunning coffee table book of sketches by his father, Eugene Mackey, Jr. who sketched, rather than photograph, a six-week trip to Europe with his son.
Eugene J. Mackey, III
12 x 12, 120 pages
Eugene Mackey, Jr.