The Secrets of Newberry

By Victor McGlothin (Electronic Book, 2010)
Two lifelong friends are about to discover the hard side of life in The Big Easy after a heinous crime is committed . . .

THE SECRETS OF NEWBERRY

1950s New Orleans couldn't be sweeter for Ivory "Bones" Arcineaux and Hampton Bynote. Friends since meeting at an illegal gambling house outside Newberry, Louisiana, they indulge themselves with all the fine women, good food, and wild nights they can handle. All seems good in N'awlins-especially for Hampton, who plans to make a clean break from riotous living after falling for the woman of his dreams, classy Magnolia Holiday. But the love of a good woman may not be enough to pull Hampton from the brink of disaster when his pal Bones murders a white city councilman during a simple robbery gone wrong.

Now with the local police and FBI hot on their trails, Hampton and Bones must decide whether friendship is worth losing their freedom-and possibly their lives.



"McGlothin creates a sizzling slice of life in 1947 . . . He weaves convincing historical elements into a fast-moving caper."

-Publishers Weekly on Ms. Etta's Fast House
  • Grand Central Publishing
    • Format: Electronic Book

    • Price: $9.99 US/$9.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780446569842

    • On Sale Date: 06/21/2010

    • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

    Formats Available: Electronic Book

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Two lifelong friends are about to discover the hard side of life in The Big Easy after a heinous crime is committed . . .

THE SECRETS OF NEWBERRY

1950s New Orleans couldn't be sweeter for Ivory "Bones" Arcineaux and Hampton Bynote. Friends since meeting at an illegal gambling house outside Newberry, Louisiana, they indulge themselves with all the fine women, good food, and wild nights they can handle. All seems good in N'awlins-especially for Hampton, who plans to make a clean break from riotous living after falling for the woman of his dreams, classy Magnolia Holiday. But the love of a good woman may not be enough to pull Hampton from the brink of disaster when his pal Bones murders a white city councilman during a simple robbery gone wrong.

Now with the local police and FBI hot on their trails, Hampton and Bones must decide whether friendship is worth losing their freedom-and possibly their lives.



"McGlothin creates a sizzling slice of life in 1947 . . . He weaves convincing historical elements into a fast-moving caper."

-Publishers Weekly on Ms. Etta's Fast House

Essence bestselling author Victor McGlothin is a former bank vice-president who nearly forfeited an athletic scholarship due to poor reading skills. Ultimately, he overcame that obstacle and later completed a Masters degree in Human Relations & Business. Victor is also an on-line columnist of Victor Said?, a real Brotha to Sistah look at relationship.

Victor lives in Dallas with his wife and two sons.
  • "Victor McGlothin has written an amazing story of spiritual and emotional redemption. DOWN ON MY KNEES is a welcome addition to Christian fiction." (#1 Essence Bestselling author of Grown Folks Business).

  • "McGlothin unravels at a relentless pace a sexy and twisted story of marital and spiritual unfaithfulness, culminating in a shocker of a conclusion. Eric Jerome Dickey, watch out." (Publishers Weekly on Sinful Too).

  • "A talented storyteller with a knack for telling a convincing story, McGlothin manages to weave an entertaining story that may indeed ring true to many readers... WHAT'S A WOMAN TO DO will introduce readers to yet another new and refreshing voice in the world of contemporary African-American fiction."
    (QBR on WHAT'S A WOMAN TO DO).

  • "The twists and surprises are both plausible and unbelievable, the novel both engrossing and entertaining." (Booklist on WHAT'S A WOMAN TO DO).

  • "4 Stars... Victor McGlothin has written a superb, true-to-life book. With a masterfully created plot, it explores the turbulent lives of three courageous women. This book offers a gripping, emotional glimpse into the dark world of the unknown."
    (Romantic Times BookClub  on WHAT'S A WOMAN TO DO).

  • "A fast-paced, soulful, dramatic story." (The Sunday Oklahoman on WHAT'S A WOMAN TO DO).

  • "An absolute page-turner...intriguing and thought-provoking" (New York Times Bestselling Author Kimberla Lawson Roby on AUTUMN LEAVES).

  • "Credible, honest." (Kirkus Reviews on AUTUMN LEAVES).

  • "McGlothin creates a sizzling slice of life in 1947. McGlothin weaves convincing historical elements into a fast-moving caper, and Baltimore Floyd is a delightful scoundrel." (Publisher's Weekly on MS. ETTA'S FAST HOUSE).

  • "The pacing of the story and the storyline itself ought to keep the reader interested until the last page is turned since there's plenty of drama and secrets to keep you wondering and guessing until the end. Victor McGlothin has told a story that is sure to satisfy fans of his first novel, AUTUMN LEAVES, as well as new readers."
    (Book-remarks.com  on AUTUMN LEAVES).

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The Secrets of Newberry
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $9.99 US/$9.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780446569842
  • On Sale Date: 06/21/2010
The Secrets of Newberry