San Antonio, TX, December 03, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Author Adolphus Herndon has made his literary debut with Five Thin Slices of Truth. The book is currently available at Createspace.com and through the e-store on adolphusherndon.com.
About The Author
Adolphus Herndon is from Texas. He has an active and vivid imagination, which contributes to his sense of detail in his writings. Although Five Thin Slices of Truth is Adolphus' first book, his stories are 15 years in the making. His storytelling is spawned from controversial real-life issues such as religious dogma and faith, psychotic behavior, sexuality, and issues dealing with self. His intent is to keep the readers from putting down the book when they need to be doing more important things.
About The Book
Five Thin Slices of Truth incorporates a variety of drama, suspense and grey melodrama, showcasing Adolphus’ talent of being a multi-genre writer, thus making his stories more unique. The book is a compilation of three short stories and two novellas.
Me & My House - Tyler Dalton is tired of being the neglected preacher’s kid. He and his friends test their parents' spirituality and faith with a shocking confession of sexuality. As Tyler prepares for his father’s rebuttal, the events that take place are not what he expected as the stern minister steps out of character.
Before the Morning After - Chauncey Dawson’s self-inflicted deceit catches up with him when he denies acceptance of his identity and puts his relationship with the beautiful Grier Swanson in jeopardy. Tempers flare, violence erupts and more revelations are revealed as the consequences of his denial pay him a painful visit.
The Rant of Roymon Bivenz – Journalist Me’Shella Owens is caught between the reality of the devastation and the fascination of Roymon Bivenz. After committing sabotage on two of the most prominent news media conglomerates, Roymon takes control of the airwaves. He rants and raves about race, politics, and economics all under the umbrella of Black suppression. Not only does Me’Shella discover the identity of the psychopath, but she also discovers the hypocrisy of his ranting and the object of his obsession—her.
Purple Hurt - Private Jason Delgotti has been fighting for his life long before he stepped into Iraq. Searching for something he’s never had from his father, but fulfilling a strong desire to serve, he refuses to let his sexuality prevent him from enlisting in the Army. He endures sexual harassment, discrimination and physical abuse from his comrades when allegations about his sexuality circulate. A deadly attack near Karbala forces Delgotti to prove his loyalty, worth, and combat-effectiveness. He learns that his fight for self-identity and acceptance coincides with the ultimate sacrifice for freedom and patriotism.
Angel on a Fire - Womanizing, social drug using, middle-school teacher Xavion Furlough’s self-centered world turns upside down when a former student, LeJeremiah Alexander, abruptly comes back into his life as his foster son. The high and confused Xavion struggles with the idea of having someone else inside his private world. A kilo of poetic justice is served as the teacher-student roles are ultimately reversed and Xavion learns that life does not revolve around him.
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