Today would like to introduce you to Steven Arnett, whose new novel The Summer of Robert Byron a recently released novel. He will take us back in time to the sixties to share is story of Robert and Jean. This story is for the Historical Fiction fans out there! The story is set in the 1960s.
Here’s the scoop on it: It’s fall 1966, and Robert Byron has returned to his home town of Blue Spring in Michigan after serving in Vietnam. Everyone there tries to welcome him home, but he’s unsocial and ends up alienating almost everyone. He pretty much keeps to himself through the winter, until the money he’d saved up in Vietnam runs outs, and he has to go back to work. He meets Jean Summers, a teacher at Blue Spring High School who’d just started her teaching career the previous fall herself, when Robert is hired by her landlord to do some work on the house she’s renting. They’re complete opposites in personality, but somehow, they’re attracted to each other anyway. The Summer of Robert Byron is their story: Of how Jean tries to redeem through love Robert’s alienation and the dark secret that he has brought home with him from the war. Can she succeed or is it too late to ever really bring him home again?
The Summer of Robert Byron is available as a paperback and in Kindle format from Amazon.
About the Author:
Steven Arnett was born in Detroit, Michigan, and enjoys writing fiction and poetry. He has degrees from Michigan State University and the University of Maine. He currently lives in Johns Creek, Georgia, with his wife, Delphine, and daughter, Vivienne. He has published two other novels: Death of Lake Michigan and The Labyrinth chronicles. He learns the hard way that money can’t buy happiness but that it sure can lead to some very funny and bizarre experiences!
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