Fubars – A Political Fantasy Novel
Adult Fiction , Comedy , Review / January 12, 2020

  Tracing various meanings of the acronym “fubar,” the story chronicles the adventures of an array of characters from diverse cultural, social and ethnic backgrounds, all of whom strive to leave their mark—at times in legitimate and at times in iniquitous ways. Among them are Fergus Ulysses Barr, the timid scion of Britain’s selfish aristocracy, Dwayne Junior Zobinsky, the offspring of an unscrupulous New York tycoon and an iconoclastic abstract artist, Tosh, a half-caste renegade and troubadour, Tosh’s loyal—and heroic—pooch, Mutt, and their respective girlfriends and assorted parents, as well as big-world politicians and their associates. As the adventures unfold, one message emerges: whereas in the private sphere opportunities for harmony and reconciliation arise, mainly at the behest of the younger generations, in the public/political arena, strife reigns unabated.     This novel starts out funny and ends up even funnier. Reviewed by Piaras for Emerald Book Reviews on January 12, 2020 We regularly face a number of incidences that make all of us understand just how ridiculous or evil some people’s behavior or ideas might be. Satire is the capability of showing, basically ridiculing these kinds of incidences by utilizing humor or hyperbole. It may be specific at nation-wide…

Jim’s Revenge

Poor old Jim. He just wanted a part-time job, but finds himself dragged into the local underworld; bullying, drug dealing, and race-fixing. What else could happen?   Review   A first-class comedy mystery thriller with perfect pacing. By Piaras for Emerald Book Reviews I enjoyed the story, character development, and dialogue. There were plenty of plot twists that I didn’t see coming and that added to the book’s mystique. When I stopped reading to work, I found myself wondering what happened in the book, and replaying parts of the novel in my head to see if I could figure more out. It has been a while since I enjoyed a book this much. It’s a first-class comedy mystery thriller with perfect pacing. Not much is as it appears here, which is just the way fans of mystery, thriller and suspense will want it. Jim’s Revenge had every element a good story should have. An intriguing plot, attention to detail, but best of all fleshed out, well-written and well-rounded character development. There’s an abundance of well-illustrated scenes that make you feel like you are right there in the story, and that’s something I really look for in a good book. It’s…

The Unlikely Adventures of Joe and Nick
Book Listing , Comedy , Family Drama , YA Fiction / October 22, 2019

  A tale of two friends as they grow up in separate parts of the country, but are destined to meet and become friends. This is a tale worthy of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn. We follow their hilarious, wacky, zany, misadventures from early years through adulthood. Learn the proper application of electricity. Learn about snow skiing. Motivational techniques for soccer players. How to open a frozen padlock in temperatures below zero. And most of all learn about friends. A must read for all ages for this year and every year. “I was reading this on a flight from Florida to California. I was laughing so hard I had to pass it around so everyone else could get the title.” Fred M. “I was home alone, but found myself laughing out loud as I read parts of it.” Jeane C. “This is one of the funniest books I have read in years!” Adam C.   REVIEW A very enjoyable tale of two friends. Reviewed by Piaras on October 22, 2019 for Emerald Book Reviews Author Lee Arrowood weaves a fun-filled humorous fiction with interesting twists and turns that will easily captivate the reader’s attention from the beginning. The author paints…