Synopsis: Tina Mann was lucky enough to marry her high school sweetheart and live a fabulous and wealthy life. That is until one cold morning when she finds out that her husband has been involved in a horrible wreck on the interstate, leaving Tina to raise her two young children on her own. Todd Smith, an old friend of Tina’s family, tries to help Tina get her life back together. Surprisingly, Todd seems to help Tina’s girls deal with their father’s death better than anyone else could. But the more time he spends with Tina he realizes that he is quickly falling in love with her. Everything in Tina’s life seemed to be settling back down to normal. Until Brad Johnson, a co-worker of her deceased husband, comes to pay Tina a visit. Tina quickly finds out that his intentions for her are not friendly.
Synopsis: Erick Blais just graduated at the top of his high school class. His future should look bright. Elin Chau just lost everything and everyone she ever had in life. Now she has nowhere to live and nowhere to go. They are as different and distant as two people can be. The only thing they have in common is the urban slum of East Cleveland, which stands between each of them and their dreams of a better life. Bail Out is a story of redemption and judgment, of charity and individual responsibility, of struggle and reward. It is a story of people who find a way to come together and fight back against the crime, drugs, and gangs in their neighborhood. In the process, they find themselves transforming a ghetto into a community.
Bio: Rex Stanfield is a native of Gadsden, Alabama, and has lived and worked in every region of the Continental USA and in almost all of its major cities. He has bachelor degrees in Economics and Accounting, and more than thirty years of experience in freight logistics. Before writing fiction, he wrote essays on economics, political opinion articles, and movie reviews. For additional information, please visit www.bailout-novel.com.
Note: Rex Stanfield will not be at Local Author Day 2011 because of an obligation out of town. However, please feel free to check out his book at his website.