BAIPA member David Johannesen recently had a reading and signing in a local book store, selling 24 copies of his book Falcons and Seagulls, a Utah Tale. And not only that, but a Los Angeles producer is looking at as a possible TV movie. Congrats David!
His new novel has been described by Kirkus as “… a winding, [romantic and political] thriller.” It is set in Utah and Massachusetts, home of its “reluctant” heroes,” two “tribes,” the Mormons and Quakers. Readers have pondered what is fiction and fact in a story where Howard Hughes and the Mormon Church secretly assist Israel complete its nuclear preparedness in the early 1970s. A glance at his blog link will show further commentary, including assurances from his long-ago Oxford mentor that the book is one story, not two.