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Fiction Humorous

The Unexpected Journeys of Lawrence Tyrone

A Novel

by (author) A.K. Blackman

Iguana Books
Initial publish date
Nov 2022
Humorous, Literary, Marriage & Divorce
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2019
    List Price
  • eBook

    Publish Date
    Nov 2022
    List Price

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“A hard-drinking man. A dented Harley. A detour to an unexpected future.”

Professor Lawrence Tyrone didn’t have an obvious drinking problem—or an obsession with his ex-wife—until he discovered she was marrying his brother. When crashing the wedding with disastrous results leaves him unemployed and close to rock bottom, Tyrone moves to the country, buys a Harley and starts taking riding lessons from a street-smart Polish expat.

Isolated out in the country, far from his usual haunts and routines, Tyrone tries to forget his former life but his association with his secretive riding instructor leads to problems. Problems he could never have imagined even in his previous lifetime of bad habits and bad behaviour.

And then, of course, there’s his ex-wife and his brother, a double betrayal he won’t forget. He has his reasons.…

About the author

A.K. Blackman is a writer and poet. She has written fiction and non-fiction for many years. She is in love with nature and the natural world and her curiosity and love of wandering have led her to many places and adventures. She has dived off Andros Island and the Caymans, taught Qigong, climbed the Inca Trail on Machu Picchu, fire-walked, built a boat, talked with elephants, slept under the stars in Botswana and in a Kalahari Ju/’hoansi Bushmen village, and experimented with photography. She loves trying out new cameras on leisurely eco-travel adventures. A.K. Blackman lives in Toronto, Canada

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Editorial Reviews

“… an enjoyable read with a perfectly imperfect anti-hero.”

—Reading Glass Reviews


“A quixotic, inspiring misadventure with a reluctant hero.”