THE BLANKET HILL INSURGENCY, a novel, is offered for a Kindle 61% discount special for $1.99 (FREE for Kindle Unlimited). Follow young adults, students and soldiers, as an emerging culture clashes with established values. Relive the days when traditional pastimes and concerns yield to US engagement in Southeast Asia. The campus traditions of Homecoming, building relationships and studies gave way to the burning of draft cards, fleeing to Canada and altercations with authority. Although historical, this work encompasses romance, tragedy, military and literary fiction genres. http://amazon.com/dp/B00UAO66WW
Stuck half a world from all he loves… a wife, daughter and the campus at Kent State University… Richard Ames suffers the hell of war. Letters from home remind him of better times. Fondly, he reflects on campus traditions, the love affair that blossomed and the friends he made. To avoid the draft a friend flees for Canada. Another radicalizes. A clash of cultures is brewing.
Facing one last mission in Nam, Richard asks the Lord to let him survive. During prime-time, this mission into Cambodia is broadcast by President Nixon sparking unrest at Kent. Four days of protest and violence ends leaving four dead students on Blanket Hill.