Lots Of Light In These Shadows

In The Shadows Of The Sun, by Alexander Parsons, paints a searing portrait of man, not only against the elements, but also against his fellow man in parallel stories that separate time and place but intertwine the binds to home, family and each other that tug at us all.

Parson takes us along on the Bataan Death March with a young man struggling both to survive and to continue desiring to do so. His realistic portrayal of this inhumanly brutish chapter of World War II is stunning in its ability to evoke hideous conditions with tantalizingly soothingly prose.

The young man’s family, back in the New Mexico badlands, are struggling to hold onto each other, their way of life, the very soil they’ve labored over and loved for generations. The same unforgiving sun that shines on the Philippine jungle, shines on the American west. None of us can escape it.

Parson’s hero lives to return to his family. But that’s certainly not the end of either story. Reunion, while exhilarating, is only a temporary substitute for the broken dreams that separated them in the first place. And overcoming one battle, is no guarantee of victory in another.

In The Shadows Of The Sun takes you back to a war and its aftermath that we were all foolish enough to believe would make the world right for all mankind. The trials of those who bore the brunt of that war, both stateside and abroad, give us reason to hope we’ll overcome the tribulations that beset us. That’s one of the rewards of Parson’s novel, but it’s far from the only one.

If, like the Fiction Fortune Hunter, you revel in the opportunity to be swept away to times and places not like our own, yet similar in the hopes and fears and dreams and wonder that affect us all, find and read Alexander Parsons’ In The Shadows Of The Sun. You just may see your own reflection there.

44 Responses to “Lots Of Light In These Shadows”

  1. Grand poteau ! Merci pour prendre le temps d’écrire quelque chose qui est réellement en valeur la lecture. Trop souvent je trouve l’information inutile et pas quelque chose qui sont réellement appropriées. Merci pour votre dur labeur.

  2. Thanks in advance for your quick response !. Very nice posting.

  3. I just adore your weblog! Very nice post! However you can do many things to enhance it, and i will be back.

  4. This really is such a wonderful resource that you’re offering and also you give it absent for free. I love seeing internet sites that understand the value of offering a top quality useful resource for free. It?s the old what goes around arrives about routine.

  5. Thank you for your post, and i suppose it helps me a lot.

  6. Hi website owner, commenters as well as anybody else !!! The site is utterly wonderful! Plenty of fantastic information and motivation, both of which we all need! Keep ’em coming… you all do such a great job at such Concepts… cannot explain to you just how very much I, for one admire all you do!

  7. Wow! Thank you! I always wanted to write down in my site something like that. Can I take portion of your post to my blog?

  8. Yes, as long as you include attribution.

  9. ¡Gracias!

  10. Here’s a comment. Great advice =) Thanks

  11. I love seeing web sites that understand the worth of providing a quality resource for free.

  12. You have an interesting point of view

  13. The article is in reality the excellent on this worthy subject. I fit in together with your conclusions and searching forward to your coming updates. Just saying thanks won’t just be sufficient, for that wonderful clarity in your writing. I’ve grabbed your rss feed to remain informed of any updates. Gratifying work and a lot success inside your business dealings!

  14. An insightful post there mate . Thank you for posting .

  15. Your are great. And so is your site! Remarkable substance. Good job guys! Appealing article, adding it to my favourites!

  16. I just adore your weblog! Very good post! However you can do several things to enrich it, and i will be back.

  17. Thank you

  18. That’s a pretty funny parable.
    But while one guys putting on his shoes, the other guy should be running.

  19. I like the first point you made there, but I am not sure I could reasonably apply that in a contructive way.

  20. Hi! I thought your post was cool and will visit often.

  21. As a Newbie, I am always searching online for articles that can benefit me. Thank you

  22. Pretty nice post. I have really enjoyed browsing your website posts. In any case I’ll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you write again soon! The information here will be very useful to me! I will post a link to this page on my blog. I am sure my visitors will find that very useful. Merry Chrismas!

  23. Thanks for your support, this site has really been an eye opener. Are there any forums that you recommend I join ?

  24. No.

  25. Pretty good post. came upon your blog and wanted to say that I have really enjoyed reading your blog posts

  26. Very good post. I have really enjoyed visiting your site posts. Whatever the case I’ll be subscribing to your feed and i also hope you write again soon! Thank you, I’ll attempt to visit more often. Happy new year!

  27. Does every man must be happy in life with what he has been offered. ? I agree with you one hundred percent!

  28. I just love this BlogEngine platform, it makes a blog look and act like a content management system if you ask me.
    Do you prefer it over WordPress and Blogger?

  29. I guess so. I’m not that knowledgeable vis-a-vi alternative platforms.

  30. Have a fantastic day!. This is my first time reading this blog. I found so many fascinating stuff in your blog especially its discussion.

  31. Fantastic blog! Do you have any hints for aspiring writers? I’m planning to start my own website soon but I’m a little lost on everything.

  32. My only hint is “write about what you love.” Others who love similar things will find you.

  33. Have you ever considered about adding a little bit more than just your articles? I mean, what you say is fundamental and all. But think about if you added some great graphics or video clips to give your posts more, “pop”! Your content is excellent but with images and clips, this website could certainly be one of the greatest in its field. Great blog!

  34. Good write-up, I have bookmarked this website so ideally I will discover more on this subject in the foreseeable future!

  35. Youre so cool! I dont suppose I’ve examined anything like this before. So wonderful to search out someone with some original thoughts on this subject matter. Good job for bringing a thing new to the web!

  36. When are you going to post again? You really entertain me!

  37. I post around every ten days or so.

  38. That’s excellent and very nicely written.Often I tend not to make comments on the web, however I’ve to say that this site actually made me want to. Actually excellent little bit of material

  39. Nice post. Thanks for sharing. Keep it up!

  40. My sis informed me about your web site and how nice it is. She’s right, I am really impressed with the writing and slick design. It appears to me you’re simply scratching the surface in terms of what you’ll be able to accomplish, but you’re off to a fantastic begin!

  41. The most comprehensive and very well thought out write up I have found on this subject on the net. Keep on writing, I will keep on coming by to read your new content. This is my fourth time coming by your blog.

  42. I’m really enjoying the design and layout of your blog. It’s a very easy on the eyes which makes it much more pleasant for me to come here and visit more often. Did you hire out a developer to create your theme? Exceptional work!

  43. You can definitely see your skills within the paintings you write. The world hopes for more passionate writers such as you who aren’t afraid to say how they believe. At all times go after your heart.

  44. I’m honored to obtain a call from a friend as he identified the important tips shared on your site. Browsing your blog post is a real excellent experience. Many thanks for taking into consideration readers at all like me, and I wish you the best of achievements as being a professional domain.

Leave a Reply

Warning: Undefined variable $user_ID in /home/joekilgore/public_html/wp-content/themes/joekilgore/comments.php on line 74