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book-1Bullied since childhood, a bumbling, wanna-be stunt pilot crashes on his first solo flight. Will saving an eccentric widow’s farm from an evil banker complete his belated coming of age?

Seventy-year-old Gerty Murphy is losing her Ohio farm to foreclosure. She had lost her Marine son in Afghanistan, then her husband to a broken heart. A ruthless, big-city banker is closing in fast. When an afraid-of-heights, awkward, wanna-be pilot aptly nicknamed Trip drops into her life, overcoming a bullied past pays off.

Poignant. Clever. Adventurous. Barnstorm combines the high-flyin’ exploits of World War II stunt pilots with the feel-good rural life reminiscent of 1950’s Americana. Biplanes. Air shows. County fairs. Bull riding. Rodeo clowns. Cantankerous roosters. Farm pond skinny dippin’. Packed with high-flying action as loop-de-loop airplanes streak through the clouds in this coming of age tale.