Luke 11:24– the lovable Giant- BOBO, tormented by runt- “RED HEAD ARCHIE”


CHAPTER 35

Red Head Archie sat up on the small bunk at the rear of the sleeping bay at the downtown YMCA. Bunk number 777. It was BOBO’s bunk.

Archie leaned back and interlocked his tiny arms behind his neck. His greasy red hair rested ever so coarsely against a dull, declined ceiling that jutted down and gave way to the wall.

Archie had hundreds of freckles all over his face, which made him all the uglier. He also had a nervous disorder, which caused the right corner of his lip to sneer up and twitch involuntarily. This made people dislike him even more.

Like Archie’s dead brother, Gene, he always wore the same white T-shirt and leather jacket. Archie always kept a pack of cigarettes rolled up at the top of his left sleeve and pretended to be tough.

Red Head Archie was the runt member of an outcast, no-name gang up in Los Angeles. They had all vowed to kill the rat if they ever found him. He was on the run.

Earlier, Red Head Archie spotted BOBO shining shoes. Archie said to himself that he would “get that stupid nigger” when BOBO retired to the bay for the night. So he waited.

CHAPTER 36

“How we doing up there, BOBO?” Archie whispered.
BOBO’s heart skipped a beat, and he turned to see Red Head Archie close the bay door behind him.

“I… I fine, Red Head Archie… BOBO is fine.”

He yelled at BOBO.

“What’s your fucking problem, nigger? I told you not to call me that! It’s Archie! Plain and simple… just like your retarded IQ, you dope! Simple!”

BOBO defended himself, but he never could gather up the strength to look Archie in the eyes.

“BOBO is not retarded… he is only a little bit slow.”

“You’re a retard! Hear me! Repeat after me. Say it! ‘I’m a retard!’”

BOBO bit his lip and silently refused. Archie responded by jumping up and landing an open hand across BOBO’S mouth.

BOBO covered up his huge body, dropping quarters all over the bay. Archie raised his hand again.

“Say it!”

BOBO cried.

“Okay, ppp… please dd… don’t hit BOBO no more. I am a retard. BOBO is a retard.”

“That was for running to Sergeant Dick to tattle on me! You’re a god-damned sissy, you are, BOBO!”

BOBO raised his chest a little, but he still kept his hands up to ward off another one of Archie’s blows.

“Sergeant Frick!” BOBO insisted, in his friend’s defense.
“Dick! I said Sergeant Dick! You don’t fucking correct me, or I’ll whack your head open!”

Archie began smacking BOBO repeatedly now. BOBO covered up as much as he could to protect himself.

“Where’s my fucking money, huh? Give me the goddamn money!”

Archie forced his tiny, freckled fingers deep down into BOBO’s trouser pockets, and all BOBO could think to do was hysterically cry, as he was once again robbed of all his money.

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My first Amazon book review– (at the bottom of this post)


My first review was from LA Talk Live Radio, and  I was so happy about it, that I placed it on the cover of my novel.

My second review was from MAX CROWE a script mentor and social media personality who host a radio show with along with  Wendy Adams of  Light Wave Radio. His review is placed on the back over of the book.

Okay, I just wanted to say thank you to the many people who are down loading my .99 cent Kindle e-book and it looks like it is on the way to becoming a hit viral hit as well as my the paperback edition which is priced at only $13.95.

I am also getting a great very good response from my website with the (special edition) Character Fingerprinted Signature Edition which is really keeping me  ( I mean my characters’ 🙂 busy sending out these books. (http://www.freddyhowardbooks.com/buy-now.html).

As you can probably guess from the website, these books are authentically signed and fingerprinted with my patent pending process by the character in the book and then shipped out to the reader.

These orders have to make a special stop at the characters residence before being personally shipped out, so allow about  12-14 days (usually less) to receive this book.

Remember $5.00 of every sale of this a special edition book is donated directly to SmilTrain.org (www,smiletrain.org) to  provide cleft lip surgery for small children (http://www.freddyhowardbooks.com/fund-a-smile.html).

The goal is to raise $50,000 by February 2014. Thank you for your support, and you can also donate directly to SmileTrain if you like. Either way ,it is a great cause to help children and promote awareness.

And remember you can also interact live with the characters in my book. They are on at various times, but you can often look on the site at the link below to see when and which character will be live, or you can simply follow me on FB, Twitter or one of my social media sites, and if you see me on, simply ask to interact with the your favorate character, and I will do my best to wake that character up from bed:)

You can often (not all the time)see the status and when they will be  http://www.freddyhowardbooks.com/chat-with-characters.html

Now without further delay, below is my first review by a customer (from Amazon).

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5.0 out of 5 stars A GREAT DEBUT, February 3, 2013

LUKE 11:24 (The dark obsession of a killer clergy) (The Chronicles of Luke 11:24) (Kindle Edition)

I can truly say after reading this book that it KICKS FICTION BUTT! It’s kind of long for a debut, but it’s a page-turner and sends you through a whirlwind of emotions. Totally worth it! I finished it in a matter of days. On a scale of 1 to 10, I’d give it a 15!

At first I was critical of the multiple prologues, but I think the author was trying to set the tone for the rest of the book while giving background on the characters. He did a great job. He takes you through the lives of several characters, showing both endearing moments and hardships. After reading the author’s bio, I see that he is/was a police officer. I guess that explains the graphic crime details and police lingo.

Some people purchase books because of the cover art. I’m not one of those people, but the cover seemed to me to be a perfect depiction of one of the character’s inner struggle of good vs. evil. In short, the cover is awesome! I was skeptical of the media review on the cover comparing it to the work of Stephen King and Dan Brown, but after reading the book I can see what they meant and can agree that it’s on par with the genre if not better. It’s a thriller with a good mix of mystery, religion and crime. I was hesitant about the purchase upon reading the disclaimer on the cover for mature audience content. I wasn’t quite sure what I was getting into, but pleasantly surprised. Yes, it has adult themes but no more than an R-rated movie– though it’s not something I’d want my children reading. It has a religious motif and overtones relating to the Christian faith, but don’t let the biblical verse fool you– it’s not a religious book lauding Catholicism. It may even be sacrilegious to some. Either way, this will generate controversy. If you liked The Da Vinci Code, you’ll LOVE Luke 11:24.

I became hooked on his interesting characters and could see the imagery jump off the page while I was reading. Like a lot of books, I could see this being adapted into a feature length film. Overall, this was a wondrously, mind-blowing read. It includes a snippet for the next book which also grabbed my attention, and I cannot wait to see what else comes from this author. Very impressed!

END OF REVIEW

http://www.amazon.com/LUKE-11-obsession-Chronicles-ebook/product-reviews/B00B6UM8ZI/ref=dp_top_cm_cr_acr_txt?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=1

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