My first book is called The Road Runner / An American Odyssey and is a modern retelling of Homer’s Odyssey. It is a memoir of my life up until 1998 when my father died. My father owned a downtown, Skid Row hotel in Brockton, Mass. I found half dozen dead bodies as a kid, usually drug and alcohol .In 1989, I got sober for the first time. My daughter was born a year later, and I opened my first clothing company, City Garment Finishers. It was time of great personal and financial success. In 1992, I got divorced and went to work doing a line of clothing for Playboy. I was at the Playboy Mansion for the Millennium New Years Eve party. (Pictures of all this are on my web site.) I was sober during this time. This is when I took a serious interest in helping the homeless.
The new books reflect those experiences. I am fine now, drug and pain free and promoting the new books for The Love Rescue Me Trilogy. The title was taken from a U2 song, Love Rescue Me. I have written nine books to date, six are currently available in print. The most interesting thing about the new books is….
Needing a break from living in such close quarters with two hundred other men, I would spend two hours every day on the Public Library’s compute John’s other books, press and reviews can be seen at…