Living and working in Miami, author of the book “Hit the Kyng of Rock and Roll” Robert Finlay, who is a criminal lawyer, believes his book will express his passion for the literature, his town, Memphis and Tennessee, a Southern countryman, an oasis of cozy memorabilia, cotton fields and rock’n roll music. As he textually said on the back cover of his book: “These 17 overlapping stories intertwine Rockny Kyng with other Memphis characters. The title story finds singer Rockny Kyng discovering he has the gift of healing. Inspired to give a worldwide television concert, he dreams that a new religion will be founded on his charisma. Sinister forces seek, an ignominious end for him. In “White Heckler At The Martin Luther King Museum” during a shoot-out, a detective sees a pictures of his boyhood friend. Mistaken for a civil rights worker, his friend became the victim of an unsolved murder. Years have passed yet justice gets done. “Hell Mary At The Voodoo Village: finds an underage drinker overcome by white lightning. Awakening at cult settlement, he finds his companion is about to ‘clean up’ the village with a shotgun. No winners come out of the “Blue Corner”, but don’t think their fighters aren’t tough. A has been palooka has a jealousy flashback and gives the championship contender a pier six brawl. A teenager joins a sky diving team to be near motor stalls, the sky diver must act to save his girl. In “Better days for Dixie” finds a latter day Southern patriot believing that the glories of Old South culture would have blossomed had northern President Abraham Lincoln been assassinated early in the Civil War. In “Matriculation On The Mississippi” a well-to-do couple is about to enroll their son in a private boy’s school. The gay headmaster brings memories of earlier sexual confrontations and prejudices. In “Never Wastes A Crisis” a nuclear plant is attacked. Who is evil?—the terrorists who did it or the politicians who take advantage of it. Against the advice of his family, an old mangoes to Africa for a last safari. Romance and adventure await at the “Leopard’s Crossing”.A runner from Memphis at the San Fermin festival finds his true love but loses her. To get her back, he returns to Pamplona to discover “Why Men Run With Bulls” Twins befriend “Colorado” at their father’s ranch in Spain. Colorado saves the boy’s life but is sent to Pamplona to fight at the plaza. Bloodlessly and honorably he return to the twins in this happily ending story. The book “Hit the Kyng of Rock and Roll” of Robert Finlay will open the curiosity of singular histories never said before with sarcastic humor and common sense”. To order from Lulu Books on internet.
Drawings and cover illustration by Dave