By Martin McCaw
“My curse is that i will not flip off the memories–” and the stories during this debut novel strength Mark Roundtree to confront his lifetime of blunders, disappointments and infrequently misdemeanors with a blunt, clean honesty. The trace of a kinfolk mystery which he learns past due in lifestyles from a neighbor units him off on a path of discovery which retains the reader turning the web page. a truly stable learn; un-put-downable.”
~ Ginny Swart, middle of Africa, lower than the African Sun
“The thread of intrigue will trap you up from the 1st web page until eventually the last.”
~ Myra King, the adventure of Velvet Brown, Cyber Rules
“In a singular riddled with flashbacks steeped in Presbyterianism, kingdom church scenes, droughts, windstorms and different perils of wheat-ranching, Mark Roundtree travels at the low highway: the dead-end poker course within the taverns of Walla Walla, fraternizing with down-and-outers, occupation card sharks, out-of-work loggers, ex-cons, and abused girls. As a touring salesman, he keeps to con individuals with timed bluffs and feigned empathy—perhaps nobody greater than himself. It’s challenging to place down McCaw’s novel since it is so superbly written, and its mysteries aren’t published till the book’s end, that is gracefully rendered in pages of robust poetic prose. McCaw’s paintings indicates an inner, spectacular, and masterful epistolary symmetry and is replete with sharp, insightful, ironic, even sardonic dialogues. this can be a novel that reminds its readers web page after web page that we won't dwell amply with no fiction.”
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“Mark Roundtree, a manipulative 20th century guy, relives the previous as he struggles to fill an emotional black gap from his formative years. McCaw's prose is classy, direct, and peppered with quirky humor. A spellbinding read.
~ S. D. Matley, Small-g urban, Big-G City
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The Low Road by Martin McCaw