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Inspector Javert: The “Baddest” Villain?

Javert’s flaw in “Les Misérables” “Few characters are scarier than the villain who thinks he is the hero. That is the case for Inspector Javert, the pitiless cop who vows not to rest until he sees our fugitive hero, Jean … Continue reading

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Victor Hugo’s Testament of Life

“You say the soul is nothing but simply the result of bodily powers that begin to ail. In my heart, Winter gives way to eternal Spring. I breathe the fragrance of lilacs, violets, and roses. The nearer I approach to … Continue reading

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Chapter 1 of Bishop Myriel: In His Own Words–on YouTube

I am happy to announce that the video of my reading of Chapter 1 of Bishop Myriel is now available for viewing on YouTube. Follow this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOXdsK62RJ4 My reading begins at the 26 minute mark, if you want to … Continue reading

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Bishop Myriel: In His Own Words — Chapter 1, The Beauty of Goodness

I have been invited by Art Embraces Words to do a virtual reading this month (August) of a chapter from my latest (2020) novel, Bishop Myriel: In His Own Words. A firm date has not been set, but I will keep … Continue reading

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Bishop Myriel: In His Own Words

Welcome to my new novel, Bishop Myriel: In His Own Words–a novel based on the life and writings of a fictional nineteenth century character created by Victor Hugo. Reviewer Judith Ingram (author of Forgiving Day by Day) calls  Bishop Myriel “a stunning … Continue reading

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Bishop Myriel: In His Own Words

I’m delighted to announce the publication of my ninth novel, BISHOP MYRIEL: IN HIS OWN WORDS. All  fans of Les Miserables and Victor Hugo will enjoy this story of the man whose wisdom and kindness changed parolee Jean Valjean’s life with … Continue reading

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Bishop Myriel: In His Own Words

A blessed, happy Christmas to one and all! Early in 2020, I’ll be releasing my 8th novel, “Bishop Myriel: In His Own Words.” Les Mis fans will enjoy this inspiring story. Writing in the voice of Victor Hugo’s beloved fictional … Continue reading

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Press Release

Alfred J. Garrotto releases third book in Caribbean Tremors Trilogy… Liberty “Libby” O’Neill has it all. A business partner-fiancé she adores. A thriving Victorian restoration business in San Francisco, a city forested with raw material sufficient to keep them employed—and … Continue reading

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I’ll Paint a Sun

Just released. My Caribbean Tremors Trilogy is now complete. Book 3, I’ll Paint a Sun is now available in e-book format (only) on Amazon.com and Smashwords.com for the low price of $0.99. Liberty “Libby” O’Neill has it all. A business partner-fiancé she … Continue reading

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New Romantic Thriller Series

Welcome to my new romantic thriller series, Caribbean Tremors. When complete, it will feature three novels. Publication date is November 12, 2018. Both books are now available for pre-order at most ebook stores for the unbeatable price of $0.99.  Book 1 … Continue reading

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