I was born and raised along the Chesapeake Bay in southeast Virginia. Growing up, the cemetery behind my house was my playground. The metaphorical theme of death and rebirth that figures prominently in my novels is probably influenced in some way by the time that my mother heard, through the screened window, a small voice crying for help. Rushing from the house and through the yard, she discovered her all-too-curious six-year-old son at the bottom of a freshly dug grave. In that moment, I discovered that trouble is much easier to get into than it is to get out of. Sometimes we need help getting out of the hole that we jump into willingly.

I am blessed to have a large blended family. I'm also the reluctant servant of three crazy dogs, a Maltese, a Japanese Chin and a BruMaltChiYorkie {don't ask}. All of these strongly influence the characters and events in my novels; however, my beautiful wife, Mitzi, is the true inspiration for the tender-hearted but determined women in my stories.

I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I enjoyed writing them.

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elmerseward elmerseward Feb 26, 2017 04:38AM
I just posted the first three chapters of Dreams of the Sleepless.  I hope you enjoy reading it.
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Dreams of the Sleepless by elmerseward
Dreams of the Sleepless
Joe has been running for months, trying to escape the nightmares of his past. On a sleepless summer morning...
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