Welcome to K.D. Norris’ latest novel.
“I believe in the sun when it’s not shinning, I believe in love even when I feel it not, I believe in God even when he is silent.” –Irish saying
“One small statement (marriage) and it holds the risk of tragedy, the chance of happiness, the probability of mere endurance – choices wide as the world.”
“Mr. Maybourn, I’m guessin’, down from the shoulder of Gleninagh,” the bartender said, moving from his spot and approaching. “what ya drinkin’ sir?”
“You got it,” he replied, stepping smoothly toward a bank of back-wall beer taps.
“And how did you know my name, Mr. Cassidy?” I asked as he returned, snatched up a Guiness paper coaster, tossed it casually onto the bar near enough to his vicinity, and set the pint down without even the slightest of spillage — all with the skill of a task done a thousand times.
“Cassidy, if you will,” he said, settling into a leaning spot across his bar from Matty. “And how do I know your name? Well, Matty, that’s a story.”