Sunday, May 6, 2012
Tower by Ken Bruen and Reed Farrel Coleman
Tower by Ken Bruen and Reed Farrel Coleman explores friendship, loyalty, and deception through the points of view of best friends, Nick and Todd. The co-authored story is divided into sections making the point of view always clear. The stroy flows together well hitting the joint parts of the story with originality and without sacrificing either character's position in the story. Nick and Todd are drawn into the service of a local criminal with reach beyond their city. Their friendship is tested as they are drawn into the investigation into the criminal enterprise. Deception strains their friendship as they search for their individual places in the world and in one another's lives. Tower immerses the reader in a world of violence, loyalty, deception, and friendship that feels all too real.
T. L. Cooper grew up on a farm in Tollesboro, Kentucky. She earned a Bachelor of Science from Eastern Kentucky University. Her poems, short stories, articles, and essays have appeared online, in books, and in magazines. Her published work includes a novel, All She Ever Wanted, five books of poetry, and a book of short stories. When not writing, she enjoys yoga, golf, creating plant-based recipes, and traveling. Currently, she resides in Albany, Oregon.