New 5-star review—Blue Magnolia ‘truly a satisfying book’

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Reviewed in the United States on May 23, 2020
A Great Read
Blue Magnolia is a highly rewarding book, with a constantly building plot. The drama takes hold from the beginning and entertains to the last page. The author combines a look back at dark times in Southern history, contrasted to present day. Country Western singer Hank Tillman struggles with his honky-tonk career after being shot and left for dead. His original-lyric songs, Hotter Than a Two Dollar Gun and Redneck Devil lead to unwanted interest by unsavory characters. Truly a satisfying book.

More on Blue Magnolia at Tirgearr Publishing and on Amazon.

Dive into the deep end of crime with PI Red Farlow

Red Farlow starred on defense for the Georgia Bulldogs. He joined the army after graduating from UGA and served in Vietnam. After his military stinet ended, he joined the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

Red Farlow starred on defense for the Georgia Bulldogs. He joined the army after graduating from UGA and served in Vietnam. After his military stint ended, he joined the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. 

One of his most celebrated cases was his joint investigation, with Florida authorities, of the Green Bottom Springs murders in the early seventies. Read all about the case in Rich and Gone, as the man who got away in that heinous crime stalked Red at a later date. Red investigates the missing $300 million and the man who took the money from investors. On the way to tracking down the bilker, our football hero steps into some muck and mire, stinky and deadly.

More recently in Blue Magnolia, Red confronts a political foe he protects a rising country star on his road to Nashville.

Find both ebooks at my Tirgearr Publishing author page.

Blue Magnolia publishes today; early review calls novel ‘highlight of quarantine’

Blue Magnolia has been the highlight of quarantine. It was enjoyable from beginning to end, with the plot continuing to build to the last page. Great entertainment. Brilliant plot. Appreciated the history contrasted to the present and all of the detail surrounding the characters. So well done and can’t wait for your next book . . .”

—Red Farlow fan

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Blue Magnolia, Red Farlow Mysteries No. 2—For more about the novel and how to purchase, visit W.F. Ranew at Tirgearr Publishing.

Also, take a look at Rich and Gone, Red Farlow Mysteries No. 1. Red goes on the hunt for a crooked executive who bilks family and friends out of $300 million. To Red, justice might be relative. Often, it takes time to work its course.

 

Cowboy Tillman tips his hat and songs to his hero Hank Williams

Blue MagnoliHank Wmsa excerpt:

“Hank had it rough on the road. When he graduated from high school in Norman Park, Georgia, he set out to make his fame and fortune as a country singer. His first gig was in a place called Tomcat Joe’s in Moultrie near his hometown. He did all right, too, playing to the Friday and Saturday night crowds for three weekends. Then he set off for Albany, Tifton, Waycross, and Brunswick. After his first of three nights in Brunswick in a redneck dive with a name he’d forgotten, he got a chance to play Murphy’s Tavern on St. Simons Island for a weekend. In his earliest string of engagements, Murphy’s ranked as the big time.

“Hank performed well as a country singer—’itinerate’ was what Mary Ellen called his trade—and his exceptional talent playing the guitar. He knew all the Texas Outlaws songs by Willie, Waylon and the boys, and everything recorded by David Allan Coe. He even had his own rendition of the Perfect Country Song. And always, always, he closed his sets with Dave Dudley’s Six Days on the Road. Cowboy loved the song, even though he didn’t have his own home to go to or a baby there. But it was a crowd favorite, especially at bars that catered to on-the-road truckers.

“Of course, his specialty was Hank Williams, his idol. He knew all of Hank’s hits and then some.”

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For more about the novel and how to purchase, visit W.F. Ranew at Tirgearr PublishingBlue Magnolia, Red Farlow Mysteries No. 2, is on preorder for 99 cents for Kindle. The release date is May 20, 2020.

Also, take a look at Rich and Gone, Red Farlow Mysteries No. 1. Red goes on the hunt for a crooked executive who bilks family and friends out of $300 million. To Red, justice might be relative. Often, it takes time to work its course.

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