Sunday, February 05, 2012

Featured Indie Book: Railroad Man (Alle Wells)

Today's Featured Indie Book on Indie Author News: Railroad Man by Alle Wells. It is Alle Wells' second novel (Southern Literary Fiction), self-published via KDP Select and available as eBook.The Book has been edited by S. M. Ray. This novel received excellent reader reviews on Amazon and Goodreads - just like her first novel Lame Excuses.


Book Description

Mickey’s job with the railroad is the best gig going in north Georgia in 1933. He’s tall, dark, and handsome and has it made in the shade. Mickey found his true love at an early age and dreams of the perfect life they will share. He roams the speakeasies and clip joints of Atlanta, looking snazzy and ready for some action. The women call him Killer. He seeks the exotic creatures of the city and the wonders they hold. Forty-five years later, Mick wonders what happened.


Reviews (Excerpts)

- "Ms. Wells has a talent for creating characters that linger. [...] Her prose is clean and beautifully descriptive. Joy, despair, triumph, and tragedy - Ms. Wells' RAILROAD MAN has it all." - Gae-Lynn Woods

- "[...] They were like family members before the story was over with. That is how well this book was crafted. I felt their sorrow and joy and I wouldn't have missed reading this book for anything." - Regina (Amazon)

- "[...] Ms. Wells has written another insightful story about people's strengths and weaknesses, accomplishments and failures. Railroad Man has something for everyone: humor, sadness, love, friendship--and of course, the realization that life goes on." - Erica Williams

- "[...] Alle's great writing, many times I was drawn right into the story and felt like I was there among the characters." - Dorothy Stacy


About the Author

From Alle Wells' Website [see links at the end of this post]: "My name is Alle Wells. I write Southern Fiction set in specific time periods. Each book tells the story of one life and how society, beliefs, and culture shape the outcome of that life. The reader may find a family member, a friend, an acquaintance or themselves in my characters. My stories are like life: funny, tragic, romantic, happy, and sad. Choose one of my titles and find yourself or someone you know."


Alle Wells started this year an Indie Book Review-Blog where she introduces and reviews Indie Books. On this blog, Alle Wells will post all books she enjoyed reading and reviewed with 5 Stars.
"The qualities I look for in Alle’s 5-Star Reviews: strong characterization, a recognizable plot, pace, and editing. No bad reviews will be posted on my site. If the work doesn’t meet the standard requirements, I will not write a review."

You will find Alle Wells actively posting on Twitter and Google+ and you can contact Alle also via her website.

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Links to the Author and the Book

Link to Alle Wells' Website

Link to Alle Wells' Indie Book Reviews

Connect to Alle Wells via Twitter: @allewells

Link to the eBook Railroad Man on Amazon


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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I really enjoyed this article about Alle Wells. I have read both of her novels and really enjoyed the plot and the characters! I look forward to future novels from Ms Wells!

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