Patrick Mascola Shows Love, Success, Tragedy and Anguish in Hell On East Rock

Pompano Beach, FL, December 26, 2011 --( Patrick Mascola’s book, Hell On East Rock (ISBN 978-0-533-16462-2), is the fictional saga of love, mystery, betrayal, and revenge that begins under the fireworks of Independence Day, 1953.

Teenage siblings Jennifer and Tommy Kendal share a bond and a secret enterprise that will end one of their lives and haunt the other forever. What happens atop East Rock in New Haven, CT., one fateful summer evening sets into motion a series of events that keeps Hell on East Rock pulsating across two continents and several decades.

As Jennifer struggles to regain her memories and her life, she grows into a stunning and successful advertising executive, conquering Rome, New York, and eventually the world and leaving a trail of gasping suitors in her wake. At the same time, her wealthy parents cope with the fallout of their own dark secrets. Through it all, the nightmares of that unforgettable “Hell” on East Rock haunt Jennifer’s waking hours as well as her dreams, threatening to upset the hard-won reality she has so carefully constructed.

In Hell on East Rock said Mascola, "I have constructed a vivid, sensual, and immensely satisfying work of love, suspense, redemption and human drama that will entertain the reader."

Hell On East Rock is available for sale online at and other channels.

About the Author:

Patrick Mascola was born and raised in New Haven, CT. He is a 1949 graduate of Yale University’s Whitney School of Fine Arts. Upon graduation he was employed with Walt Disney and RKO Film Studios in California. He then ventured into entertainment writing and after moving to South Florida in 1953 covered every major headline act in the Miami Beach area for the Scripps Howard owned Hollywood Sun Tattler for 16 years . In 1969 he took over as public relations director for the elite Eden Roc Hotel and in 1981 he became the publisher of a chain of entertainment and hospitality periodicals. Mascola was featured in 1985 on the cover of Variety and referred to as “the Dean of South Florida’s Night Life.” He currently resides in Pompano Beach and is the semi-retired publisher of Around Town.

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