WEST HAVEN, Conn. (PRWEB) November 27, 2019
Sid Kelly offers readers diverse storytelling as this year marks the release of his new short story collection “GOOD OLD UNCLE SAM AND OTHER SHORT STORIES” (published by Trafford Publishing). To know more about the book, visit https://www.amazon.com/Good-Uncle-Other-Short-Stories/dp/1490795529.
Written over a period of two years, Kelly had no intention of publishing a book until his fellow writers from his writing group encouraged him to do so. The short stories in the collection range from an African American special forces, secret agent, a weird mother, milk boy, a grandmother’s eyeball and more.
Below is an excerpt from one of the short stories “Good Old Uncle Sam:”
A noose was encircled around her neck. They’re going to lynch my mother, Terry wailed out. Those fucking son of bitches. This is the sort of thing the Nazis did, but then there was a war going on. Then he realized it was 1946, and there was still a war going in the USA. It was a war between bigoted whites and those trying to improve the human rights of blacks.
“GOOD OLD UNCLE SAM AND OTHER SHORT STORIES” is a mixture of entertainment and suspense with substantial subjects told in each piece. Some stories touch on subjects discussed in the public discourse like equal rights, discrimination and abuse of women. Kelly aims to provide a page-turner that will make each reader crave for more storytelling.
“GOOD OLD UNCLE SAM AND OTHER SHORT STORIES”
By Sid Kelly
Hardcover | 5.5x8.5 in | 130 pages | ISBN 9781490795522
Softcover | 5.5x8.5 in | 130 pages | ISBN 9781490795539
E-Book | 130 pages | ISBN 9781490795546
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Sid Kelly spent 55 years working as a mechanical engineer. Seven years were spent as a miller and turner apprentice while attending college. He spent 48 years working on designing a high speed automation equipment. He has published three books and produced two sets of judo DVDs. In retirement, he gives judo clinics, attends writing classes, writes short stories and judo related matter and teaches English as a second language (ESL). He lives with his Swiss born wife, Rita, in West Haven, Connecticut. They have two children, Susan and Tom, and three grandsons, Beau, Atticus and Thaddeus.
Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC, author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit trafford.com.