[KINDLE] ❁ A Return to Normalcy Author C.A. McGroarty – Ivogue.co.uk

A Return to Normalcy Harley Basil Is A World Traveler With A Very Dark Secret A Seemingly Well Mannered Man, Harley Even Fools Himself At Times, But In The End The Voices In His Head Always Win Out It S Late November, 1909 In Washington D.C., And A Serial Killer Is On The Loose Having Made His Yearly Excursion South From Philadelphia To Washington For The Weekend, Harley Is Content To Once And For All Find Love But When His Alice Turns The Tables On Him, The Real Harley Basil Surfaces And Finds Himself Stuck Between Two Worlds The One He Knows, The Other A Perceived Sense Of Reality Harley Must Navigate The Darkness Of The Churchill Hotel To Discover What Is Real And What Is Not, And He Will Find The Answers To His Questions Somewhere Between Life And Death Virgil Dabney Is A Law Abiding, Well Respected Attorney Who Is Left To Deal With Harley S Estate But The He Learns About Harley Basil, The Less Virgil Wants To Share With Others A Slow Pull Into Harley S World Ends With A Sharp Fall With Virgil Picking Up Where Harley Has Left Off.

  • Kindle Edition
  • 25 pages
  • A Return to Normalcy
  • C.A. McGroarty
  • English
  • 17 January 2017

About the Author: C.A. McGroarty

Back to the Start is C A McGroarty s second novel His first book, Fantastik was published in 2014 and received high praise He is inspired by music long time Springsteen fan and a shout out to Ray Lamontagne You can find him at



11 thoughts on “A Return to Normalcy

  1. says:

    They still have no idea how he, Harley Basil, met his end. the Virgil Dabney learned of Harley Basil, the less he wanted to shareAs always with C A McGroarty, Destiny with a capital D, takes the lead role An eerie sense of the active, generative, presence of the future s shaping power in the present pervades every twist and turn in the author s tantalising teaser introducing his Harley Basil Chronicles.Whether steaming open his neighbours mail or tap dancing on can it be his mother s grave, Harley never ceases to enthral in this blackly comic, foreboding and doom laden, narrative Expertly layered for maximum, delicious, moments of anticipatory frisson as he lays down the deeds the executor of his will, Virgil, will pick up, savour and one day, who knows, emulate.Harley Basil, novelist manque, killer, memoirist, deceased, chose his legal executor well, divined the nature of his future discipleship, what he had been predestined to become through the administration of a psychopath s estate.Master and acolyte move closer to confessional The voyeuristic, voracious, appetite of Virgil s hunger for the deeds of his principal the horror and beauty of his crimes render the lawyer ripe for possession As he avidly courts spiritual peril and, increasingly aware of the foreordained nature of his executorship, opens his psyche to the forces of ...

  2. says:

    This is a cracking little read Beautifully described and with compelling, strange characters I am looking forward to seeing where McGroarty goes next with the Harley Basil chronicles and just before the 2nd story comes out, I ll be giving this a re read Which is very unusual for me and a te...

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