David J. Nordloh at Indiana University wrote a fine introduction for that institution’s reprint of Penrod and Sam. An ebook scan of the text has shown up online for the reading enjoyment of those who already have a copy of the novel, but are interested in worthy critique.
Here’s a sample of what Nordloh has to […]


Small-town newspaper editor John Harkless incurs the vengeance of local politicos and Klansmen while his melancholy steers him into an unexpected romance. A fine first novel with some wonderful prose and still-relevant themes, if over-plotted.