AJ has everything, makes bad decisions in ‘The Tragedy of Darkness’

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Ted Bagley pens new story showing how human values, decisions, relationships can help mold one’s life

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The Tragedy of Darkness” (published by Xlibris) portrays what many young people go through on a continuing basis. Author Ted Bagley sees how they are often talented, smart and capable, but have no future focus. In his book, he shows how terrible decisions could lead to tragic outcomes.

Set in Chicago, “The Tragedy of Darkness” gives a strong depiction of human values, love and tragedy as its story follows the life of young man through his many life decisions. AJ has everything going for him, but his “DO IT MY WAY” attitude has him taking all the wrong choices. His impulsiveness leads him down the wrong road that ultimately takes him to the tragedy alluded to in the book’s title.

“There are many AJ’s in society and the experiences that he has throughout the book are no different from those of many young people,” says Bagley. “The Tragedy of Darkness” presents valuable lessons to help the AJ’s of this world and their parents in dealing with peer pressure and life pressures.

The book examines the key issues faced by young people: drugs, girls, guns, failed relationships and family problems. It does so in a way that others can clearly see that there are alternatives to the decisions that AJ made. Readers are shown how the real tragedy is that he could have led his life in a different and more positive direction, if only he made better decisions.

“The Tragedy of Darkness”
By Ted Bagley
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 131 pages | ISBN 9781456865412
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 131 pages | ISBN 9781456865405
E-Book | 131 pages | ISBN 9781456865429
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Ted Bagley currently serves as Vice President Human Resources-Global Manufacturing for Amgen Inc. located in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Before to his corporate career, he served in Vietnam where he was a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal of Valor. He is also an active participant at his church at Simi Valley Second Missionary Baptist Church where he joins in the choir and has served in the Trustee Board. He has a love of music, biking, skating, tennis and golf.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit xlibris.com or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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