Aaron Himes, Editor of the popular book blog, The Literate Man, had the following to say about Patrick James O'Connor's debut novel, The Last Will and Testament of Lemuel Higgins, currently scheduled for release by Blackbriar Press on December 1, 2011:
"The Last Will and Testament of Lemuel Higgins is a haunting account of shattered dreams and the quest for impossible redemption. O'Connor has created a gritty and compelling portrait of a broken man, whose hopeful pursuit of atonement is set against the hardscrabble environs of small-town life in the rust belt. A gifted storyteller, O'Connor offers the reader a rare and honest glimpse inside the lightest and darkest corners of the human soul. Lemuel Higgins is a gripping debut novel possessed of exceptional and evocative narration."
Mr. O'Connor is currently scheduling appearances and interviews for January and February 2012. Please continue to direct your inquiries to promotion (at) blackbriarpress (dot) com.