Lord of the Mill
Among the children, it is said that he is the Lord of the Mill...Potter’s Mill, which is an abandoned ruin that squats in the middle of the O’Hanley River. He talks to the fireflies and... More > has a snapping turtle for his watchdog. But his kingdom is a troubled one. A woman, perhaps a witch, has intruded into his domain. The sign on her Model A truck says, The Cake Lady. She delivers her cakes and candies and pastries door-to-door. But the children know differently. A vulture follows along behind her, watching and guarding. Her cottage in the woods is a repository not only of chocolates, sugar, and flour, but also of beetles’ legs and jars of moss, and the scales of butterfly wings. Her pastries change people forever.
Charlie and Bobby follow the Lord of the Mill back to his ruins on the river. Though they’re frightened, they must warn him of his impending doom.< Less
THE ANTLERS INN is the story of the Piccolos, a family whose luck has run out. They’ve lost their house, their jobs, and now they are at wit’s end answering an ad for work in the... More > classifieds.
The novel is set in the Poconos in the tiny town of Jubilation, PA. The Antlers Inn is the social hub of the town and Beth finds a job at the inn and begins to fit in. Al, however, has a chip on his shoulder, and must come to terms with the pillars of the town, as well as his own monsters.
Al has a dream, a dream to live in a tree house and live without a boss who makes his head hurt every day. Anywhere else it would be an impossible dream. In Jubilation, however, there is the slenderest of chances. This is a magical novel that will whisk you away to a nicer, gentler, world where you won’t want to leave.< Less
It was just a matter of time before Tom Bacon was excommunicated from the family. A month after graduating from college, Dad drives him down to the airport, tosses his bag to him, and says,... More > “Good Luck, Sport”. Three hours later, Tom is touching down in scenic Doylestown, PA, to work for his Uncle Jerry, selling vacuum cleaners door-to-door. To say the least, it is a bit of a change, from four years of ivory-towered academia.
Tom quickly learns that selling door-to-door is more PT Barnum than working at Dad’s bank. His blue-collar uncle says, “Not only that, you’ll get more pussy than Mick Jagger.” “How much pussy is ole Mick getting these days, Uncle Jerry?” “Well, you know what I mean.”
Uncle Jerry may be blue collar, and he may be a little short on his syntax, but he’s a bang-up salesman. Jerry sets his nephew up on a blind date with his girlfriend’s (Teresa Tinari’s) daughters. “There’s two of em,” he explains. “Take your pick.”
Lana Tinari is drop-dead gorgeous, while Jean...< Less
Requiem for a Small Planet
It seems that the Creator of this small blue marble that we call Earth, is displeased with the way things have turned out. The question is whether to just tear it all down and start anew, or is... More > there something of merit still left for reclamation?
For reasons hugely unknown to Ed Calico, he has been chosen as the last advocate, to make a plea for Earth. And there isn’t just one robed figure, but twelve…and they are not what you think.
This is vintage Harvey. You will never know from one page till the next where the odyssey is taking you. Settle in, pour a glass of something, and let your mind escape to a strange encounter .< Less