The Whim-Wham Man
A complex and intriguing story, The Whim-Wham Man takes place in Husted, Colorado, just north of the city of Colorado Springs in May of 1940. It’s a coming-of-age and murder mystery . . . it’s a tragedy about the tearing apart of two families, the effect of the Great Depression, homelessness and mental illness, serial killers and vigilantism . . . as well as the looming inferno of World War II and redemption of sorts in the form of patriotism and heroism. Lastly, it’s about deep, unrelenting, unremitting guilt. Follow the narrative of young Jamey McGoran as he lives through the last day of his childhood. A day of unspeakable horror, criminality, and depravity, it’s a day in which one fateful decision will determine the direction of the rest of his life . . . and a handful of others as well. The Whim-Wham Man is a story that has it all . . . A crime you can’t forgive, a plot you couldn’t imagine, and a character . . . You’ll never forget.
178 pages, softcover