Zippo Boys

by Dave Lara

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In the jungles of Vietnam, Combat Corpsman Dave Lara keeps the biggest secret of the war – he’s gay.  He saves lives, becomes a man and falls in love at a time when being him was a crime.  ZIPPO BOYS takes the reader into the fog of war and the hearts of young men who face prison if their truth is told.

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Bootleg Heroes

by Peter Cook

The writer’s mantra – write what you know – applies in spades for Pete Cook’s first novel Bootleg Heroes. Cook joined the Marines at 17 – convinced he could leave his hometown and do something truly heroic.  He did not. His experiences in Ecuador, as a Marine Security at the U.S. Embassy in Quito, make for a wildly sardonic read – closer in spirit to Animal House than Saving Private Ryan. What happens in the novel, happened in real time. Only the names have been changed.

Coming in 2020