In 1943, ten year old Todd Jansan lives on a tobacco farm with his family in North Carolina. HIs Uncle Clyde is off at war after having mysteriously disappeared. Events occur with Clyde and the Jansan's cruel neighbor, Horace Hammond, that change things forever.
Reviews of "Todd" "A story about a family with an unusual amount of mishaps and an interesting character (Uncle Clyde). "Todd" is more than riveting fiction. It portrays life in the South during the first half of the 20th century in a very realistic manner. Filled with suspense, the author has created a vivid portrait of a close knit family with strong values that were so prevelant in the South during that era." Nelson Best, retired educator
"Todd" is interesting reading that combines a slice of real life in rural North Carolina with an air of mystery. Definitely an entertaining and capitivating novel, one I'm sure everyone will enjoy." Dr. Walter Futch, dentist and mayor of Leland, NC
"Relive the uncomplicated simple times when gas was rationed and sugar coupons pure gold. But through one neighbor life becomes a never ending series of hurtful events. Caught up in the struggle with hate and failure in the judicial system, the Jansan's self restraint becomes a shinning quality to be honored." Sharon Blinson, owner of the former Master's Touch in Leland, NC
"This novel has a unique way of capturing the heart of the North Carolina Spirit. You can almost smell the collards and ham hocks cooking as these lovable characters come to life in a touching story of love and faith. I couldn't put it down." John M. Peverett, minister