MEET THE AUTHOR Meet Lloyd and buy an autographed copy of Baby Blue
This fictional story of
murder and family tragedy is set in the summer of 1951 in Nokomis, Florida, a
rural community located at the northwestern tip of the Florida Panhandle, just
five miles southwest of Atmore, Alabama.
When two young
boys, Buckshot and Pooty Barnhill, stumble upon the gruesome, headless corpse
of a young white man in the woods of Nokomis, local deputy sheriff J. B. Coon
is summoned to investigate. Deputy Coon
quickly targets a suspect in Manse Mobley, a mysterious old Negro moonshiner
who rides a horse and carries a shotgun.
question, however, is why? Even as his
boss pushes him to close the case "Unsolved," as just another common
shootout between two hooligans fighting over a bottle of whiskey, J. B.
suspects more. His curiosity and
subsequent investigation lead him to one of the most wealthy and prominent
families in the State of Alabama, Dr. John Blue and his beautiful wife,
Marie. The Blues have secrets. Deep, dark secrets!
As the Blues'
secrets unfold, J. B. Coon begins to wish he had listened to his boss and left
that door closed, but once he has crossed the threshold of truth, there is no turning
back. Other lives must now be
destroyed. And J. B. Coon may be one of
Lloyd grew up
in Nokomis and he and his wife, Anita Gwen, currently live in Atmore. Lloyd has been a prolific storyteller and
writer for most of his life. His stories
are often constructed around the colorful southern "characters" he
knew during his years in Nokomis.
book is a compilation of short stories, many of them depicting his early life
in Nokomis. More of the same colorful
characters from Lloyd's past are featured in these stories. Some will bring a tear to your eye, while
others will make you laugh out loud.
Lloyd has made his second book especially interesting by introducing more than fifty new poems which he has written to address life's various narratives in past years. Readers are sure to discover an entertaining mixture of humor and wisdom in Lloyd's poetry.
Keillor and Will Rogers, Lloyd's storytelling ability translates well into the
written word. Baby Blue can be purchased as a Kindle electronic download or in
print form at Amazon.com.
To assist you in going directly to the purchasing site, the below links are provided:
To purchase the Kindle electronic download Click Here
To purchase the Paperback Print version Click Here
NEXT AUTHOR BOOK SIGNING:
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
West Florida Literary Foundation
Pensacola Cultural Center 400 So. Jefferson Street, Ste 210
Pensacola, FL 32501