The Occupation of Joe, my new novella, was officially released today. You are now able to order paperback or digital copies on Amazon.com or directly from my publisher.
What happens when a young man sees the human cost of war? After years of single-minded hate, of trying to defeat the evil empire, what happens when he finds himself face-to-face with a child on the edge of starvation?
Tokyo, 1945. A young American officer befriends a local boy at the beginning of the American Occupation of Japan. As post-war pressures mount, he becomes entangled in the lives of the boy, his infant sister and his beautiful mother – at the risk of their lives and his own.
Published by Top Hat Books, purveyors of quality historical fiction, The Occupation of Joe is an emotionally charged novella, a compelling post-war tragedy. It’s a fast read, told in short, propulsive chapters through alternative viewpoints.
I hope you’ll give it a look. And please let me know what you think. If you like it, there are ways you can help me to promote it.
For more information, please visit my website.billbaynes.com