Author: Buck Storm
Genre: Inspirational Fiction
Series: Ballads of Paradise #1
Literary Americana fiction filled with humor and heart.
When his wife, Angel, is killed in a head-on collision, Gomez Gomez feels he can't go on--so he doesn't. He spends his days in the bushes next to the crash site drinking Thunderbird wine, and his nights cradling a coffee can full of Angel's ashes. Slow, sure suicide, with no one for company but the snakes, Elvis's ghost, and a strange kid named Bones.
Across town, Father Jake Morales plays it safe, haunted by memories of the woman he left behind, hiding his guilt, loss, and love behind a thick wall of cassock and ritual. Then a shady business deal threatens the town--and his good friend Gomez Gomez--and Father Jake can't just stand by and watch. But what happens when the rescuer is the one in need of saving?
The Beautiful Ashes of Gomez Gomez is quirky, heartfelt, and deeply human. Lives and hopes collide in the town of Paradise, stretching across decades and continents in this epic story of forgiveness, redemption, and love.
Reviewer: Kandace Perry
The Beautiful Ashes of Gomez Gomez by Buck Storm is an intriguing story of heartache, loss, the strength of friendship and the freedom you discover through the power of forgiveness.
Storm draws you in to the heart of a community and takes you on a journey of discovery and reflection with them while they navigate life and heal from broken dreams, damaged relationships and ultimately find the peace, forgiveness and joy they are searching for.
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