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Book By Author:  R. L. Herron

 1546937315 978-1546937319
 Self-published using CreateSpace


Paul Barrett is a successful author. So are brothers Randy and Donnie Camron. Along with the rest of the gang from Reichold Street, they think their lives have finally settled down. In DEAD END STREET life isn't always perfect...but the past isn't as far behind as they imagine.

In this provocative new thriller disaster seems determined to find them, wherever they go.

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Dead End Street is another winner by R.L. Herron!


Dead End Street is the fourth in a series from award winning author, R.L. Herron. I have followed this author from his first book Reichold Street and was thrilled to find out that he had written more about the continuing journey of a group of childhood friends. 

Herron is a gifted storyteller and this novel continues to show how the past can impact so much of our present life. Paul Barrett is the main character who also happens to be a successful writer. He has experienced serious trauma in his life and his trauma isn’t over yet. Paul is very good at pushing people away but luckily he has a solid group of long-time friends who are there for him when he really needs it; however, he is also there for them. A few of the gang, Randy and Donnie aka “the twins” are now published authors and end up in the headlines. Sometimes notoriety and making headlines is not a good thing because it turns out that some old friends can hold grudges for a very long time. Events take a terrifying turn and the old gang is brought back together. The question is will all of them make it through this part of the journey alive?

Herron writes from the perspective of each character and it flows well. He continues each character’s story seamlessly and it would be easy to read all four books back-to-back without getting tired of the characters. This series should be made into a movie! R.L. Herron is one of my favourite authors and I was pleased with how the novel ended because it left me wanting more, as always. I hope this series continues on and look forward to anything he writes next.


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R. Herron Author:  R. L. Herron


He writes as R.L., but he's known to his friends as Ron. He once worked for some of the world's largest advertising agencies and enjoyed a public relations & marketing career with a major Fortune 10 company.

A prolific writer, he is a member of The National Writers Association, The Association of Independent Authors, Michigan Writers and The Academy of American Poets. His fiction has won numerous awards:

~ A 2012 Readers' Favorite Gold Medal for REICHOLD STREET, which Kirkus Reviews called "Skillfully written and emotionally charged." 

~ A 2013 Readers' Favorite Silver Medal for his story collection ZEBULON.

~ A 2014 Readers' Favorite 5-Star Review for his novel ONE WAY STREET.

~ Shelf Unbound selected his novel STREET LIGHT as one of the "100 Notable Books for 2015." 

~ A 2016 Readers' Favorite Bronze Medal for his novel, BLOOD LAKE, which was also selected by Shelf Unbound as one of the "100 Notable Books for 2016." In addition, BLOOD LAKE was a 2016 Foreword INDIE Book-of-the-Year Finalist.

All of Ron's books are available online at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

An avid reader, he admits to an eclectic taste that leans toward fantasy, sci-fi, historical fiction and well-written suspense thrillers. His taste in music favors classic, bluesy-rock and, while he admits hating the winters in Michigan, he still lives and writes there with his lovely wife, an ugly mortgage and one very large cat.