The Trilogy of Swamp HattieA hideous St. Augustine ghost’s epic tale of betrayal, revenge, and Good versus Evil illustrated with more than 75 original works of art created specifically for the book!
Potter’s People and the Ancient Spirits of Aviles StreetGhosts everywhere! Spirits from the mad Madame's figurines in Potter's Wax Museum invade burial mounds of native Timucuan ghosts and tombs of Old Spanish Military Hospital soldiers. Can a mortal "spirit-man" meditate the ensuing gruesome conflict?
The Mystery of the Mill Creek Mud MonsterA good guardian monster, an evil phantom wolf, a lost little girl: chance casts them together—can fate, faith, and the Mud Monster save her?
The Witches of Cattle Creek CrossingRavaged by swamp-water fever, old St. Augustine’s children mysteriously disappear, and the town’s citizens seek revenge and retribution on six swamp witch sisters!
Of Southern Passions, Paintings, and PoemsA magical mix of the stunning artwork of internationally acclaimed artist Dean Mitchell and the poignant poetry of Dennis Smith combines to produce a uniquely beautiful book described by one critic as “a work of art itself.”
About the Author|
Dennis M. Smith, Jr., M.D.
“Hattie’s Daddy” has been a self-proclaimed “closet poet” since his 7th grade English teacher encouraged his secret interest. As a board-certified anatomic and clinical pathologist and transfusion medicine specialist, he has written or edited many scientific and medical articles, chapters, and texts. Dennis created The Trilogy of Swamp Hattie as his first fictional effort and has also sold several fishing articles to a major outdoor magazine. Working with world-renown artist Dean Mitchell, Dennis recent published a truly beautiful book which pairs Mitchell’s paintings with the Dennis’s poetry.
A true believer in the power of education, Hattie’s Daddy serves as an emeritus member of the Committee of Visitors for Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering, the Board of Directors of Jacksonville Country Day School, and the faculty of the Young Writers’ Workshop in Jacksonville. Dennis is currently the president and CEO of a Pittsburgh-based molecular cancer diagnostic company.
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