A Book of Revelations by A.C. Burch

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The unlikely heroes of A Book of Revelations share tales of wit, courage, and tenacity in eight stories where nothing is as it seems.  -Private Quarters: A coming of age story. With cocktails.
-Curtain Call: A spurned "mistress" crashes a memorial for her ex-lover's wife.
-Götterdämmerung: The complex relationship between a maestro and his protégé.
-Convergence: An aging artist and would-be socialite hosts a disastrous dinner party.
-The Honoree: A local saint's past unexpectedly threatens her future.
-Last Chance: A gay detective investigates a murder case where nothing is at it seems.
-The Midnight Suitor: A nephew unearths an old family secret with a modern-day twist.
-Even In Death: Mourners who are strangers "bond" at a charlatan's wake.
 
"A Book of Revelations delivers on its promise. It will surprise, sadden, delight, shock, and most likely bring you to tears more than once." - GGRReviews. 
     
 

About A.C. Burch

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A.C. Burch is the author of the award-winning The HomePort Journals (ATAI Grand Prize, 2016), and the recently-released A Book of Revelations, which received a Kirkus recommendation. A Provincetown resident for nearly 30 years, A. C. has lived the last 20 in a vintage cape perched atop one of the town's highest hills. He writes LGBT fiction that focuses on the families we create and the lives we lead--usually in the "writing shack" behind his house with Dori, his golden retriever, warming his feet. An avid sailor and photographer who began writing after decades of performances as a classical musician, A. C. splits his time between South Beach and Provincetown. Connect with him on his website at www.ACBurch.com, or on Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, and Goodreads. Madeline Sorel has illustrated on-going columns for the New York Times and The N.Y. Daily News as well as books for children and adults. Her work has also appeared in several national magazines. A graduate of the High School of Music & Art in NYC, Madeline received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. She holds a Masters of Arts Education degree from Brooklyn College and has taught Illustration at Kingsborough Community College since 2001 as well art courses at Queens College. Work by Madeline Sorel can be found at madelinesorel.com.
 
Published June 12, 2016 by HomePort Press. 300 pages
Genres: Romance, Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Arthur L Mahoney 23 Feb 2017

Rated the book as 5 out of 5