New novel tells tale of racial tension

By Rod Wallsmith
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Posted 4/5/07

Hate, sex and politics, dominate Eastern Shore resident Rod Wallsmith’s new novel, Booze, Blood & Justice, which is set in a small Southern town of the late 1960s.

Desperate with fear, a well-known writer squeezes the trigger on a 30.06 deer …

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New novel tells tale of racial tension

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Hate, sex and politics, dominate Eastern Shore resident Rod Wallsmith’s new novel, Booze, Blood & Justice, which is set in a small Southern town of the late 1960s.

Desperate with fear, a well-known writer squeezes the trigger on a 30.06 deer rifle and blows a young black man’s brains all over the inside of his car.

The sensational murder trial that follows peels the skin off a small community, revealing an ooze of troubling secrets.

In an atmosphere charged with racial tension and violence, the burden falls to an unlikely few, who must find the courage of justice.

A true son of the South, Wallsmith grew up on a small farm nestled in the rolling hills of West Tennessee. He came of age during the turbulent 1960's; and today the tragedy and the beauty of the South during those amazing years continue to flow through his blood and into his writing.

He currently divides his time between Daphne and a home near Humboldt, Tenn.

Booze, Blood & Justice is currently available from the publishers at www.authorhouse.com, or may be obtained thru your favorite bookstore or online book retailer.