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Tom Lawrence

Southern Mystery and Suspense

  Jake’s Revenge is the first of Tom Lawrence’s fictional novels. Set in and around Mobile, Alabama, retired army counterintelligence officer, Major Mary Jo Thibodaux takes on the task of unraveling a 50 year old mystery that may or may not be connected to the Kennedy family, the 1960s civil rights […]

Now Available on Kindle!

Now Available on Kindle ! The Queen’s Captain The Queen’s Captain, Tom Lawrence’s newly released novel, is now available exclusively on Amazon in paperback and in their Kindle Store on e-book. Kindle version:        https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Ddigital-text&field-keywords=the+Queen%27s+Captain Paperback: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&fieldkeywords=the+Queen’s+Captain&rh=n%3A283155%2Ck%3Athe+Queen’s+Captain One Amazon reviewer wrote: I’ve always been intrigued by friendships between men […]

A New Novel by Tom Lawrence !

THE QUEEN’S CAPTAIN A Ransom-Family Novel Thomas R. Lawrence   Front Porch Press, LLC is excited to announce the publication of Tom Lawrence’s most recent novel!     The Queen’s Captain is a fictional piece, with historical overtones, combining Tom’s passion for story-telling with his love of history. The […]

Good Night, Delta Son

Thomas Rainer Lawrence September 6, 1939 – March 22, 2017   He was infuriating, exasperating, ill-tempered, impatient, opinionated, and foulmouthed. He was also a clever, funny, devoted, kind, generous, down-to-earth, practical, and wise counselor, mentor, and friend. Tom Lawrence was a study in contradiction and complexity. Tom left […]

Divine Little League

Once again, we’re hoping to bring some cheer to Tom Lawrence as he experiences this difficult time in his life. This is one of his charming stories (mostly true) that gives some insight into his childhood in the Mississippi Delta.   Divine Little League By Tom Lawrence It […]

The Canton Ladies’ Club

As many of you know, Tom is presently quite ill. So to help cheer him up a bit, Front Porch Press wanted to repost one of his earlier publications.  The Canton Ladies’ Club is a true story, recounted and skillfully embellished by Tom. Enjoy! The Canton Ladies’ Club by […]

A Pause

As I Like It! A Pause Due to some recent, unexpected, health issues, there will be some “pauses” in the schedule of posts to my blog in the coming weeks. Your patience will be greatly appreciated during the gaps. As you know, my views on multiple topics, such […]