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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 […]

AS I LIKE IT!

SEPT 5, 2016 Quote of Week “Don’t argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.” THE LATEST PRESIDENTIAL POLL Regardless of your personal opinion, you’ll have to admit that this year’s Presidential race is shaping up as one for […]

AS I LIKE IT!

AUG 22, 2016 QOUTE OF THE WEEK “Gentlemen it is better to have died a small boy than to fumble the football.” John Heisman IT’S FOOTBALL TIME DOWN SOUTH MISSISSIPPI STATE   Mississippi State’s 2016 Bulldogs will be better than the pundits are predicting, but then they are […]

JAKE’S REVENGE

JAKE’S REVENGE After four years and seven re-writes, my first Novel in the “Shiva” series is ready for publication. Titled, Jake’s Revenge, the book follows the adventures of Mary Jo Thibodeaux as she unravels the mystery of a 50 year old murder. Mary Jo is a former military […]

FACES IN THE CROWD

MONA SIDES-SMITH On November 16, 1986, I attended my first AA meeting, and for the first time, I heard my secret story told by a room full of strangers. I’d thought I was unique, and no one could possibly understand what went on in my head, and yet, […]

DAYS OF DESTINY

CANNAE AUGUST 2, 216 BC   The late afternoon sun was sinking to the west, casting long shadows across the Commanding General’s tent. Hannibal Barca looked up from the map that was spread on the field desk, rubbed his beard and said, “Hasdrubal, have you secured our left […]