In the fifth book in the John Ross Boomer Lit series, John Ross is out of excuses for skipping his 50th high school class reunion that his daughter arranged for him to attend as a gift. So it’s off to Ohio for a gathering of Riley High School seniors from the class of 1968. John and his wife Sally experience a long weekend of weird encounters that include flirtations, fights, and flashbacks from the past. It’s a blast from the past.
Meet the Author
Michael Embry was born in Kentucky a long time ago. Among his Bluegrass “hometowns” are Campbellsville, Hopkinsville, Jeffersontown, Louisville, Leitchfield, Lexington, Madisonville, Morehead, and Richmond. He also lived in Oklahoma City during his childhood. Embry graduated from Eastern High School in Louisville and Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in journalism. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, spending most of his enlistment at Whiteman AFB in Missouri. He worked for Kentucky newspapers in Richmond, Madisonville, and Lexington and a national news service, making stops in Louisville, New York, Milwaukee, and Lexington. He retired as editor of Kentucky Monthly magazine in Frankfort in 2006. He also worked as the public information officer in the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security from 2009 to 2014.
Embry is the author of 15 books — three nonfiction sports books, 11 novels, and a short-story collection. His latest novel is Reunion of Familiar Strangers, which was published in September 2021 He is currently working on the sixth book in the John Ross Boomer Lit series. He served on the Kentucky Book Fair executive committee for six years.
Embry and his wife, Mary, live in Frankfort, Ky., with their two Chorkies, Bailey and Belle.