I agreed to serve as one of Peter’s
victims guests, so I’m his Wednesday interview. Peter’s debut novel, Henry Franks, is coming out this September from Flux. The description on the Flux website is only slightly different from the query letter that Peter used to get some book industry attention. He was kind enough to share it with me when I put out a call for successful queries to share in a talk for an SCBWI retreat a few years ago:
Sometimes, the only thing worse than forgetting is remembering.
Sixteen-year-old Henry Franks almost didn’t survive the accident that claimed his mother’s life and, suffering from post-traumatic amnesia, he relies upon his father to tell him who he is.
If he can trust his father.
HENRY FRANKS details one man’s obsessive desire to save his son and one boy’s need to find himself.
While a serial killer stalks the small southern town he lives in, Henry unearths the bitter truth behind his mother’s death—and the terrifying secrets of his own dark past