Purple Sunshine by Bob Calverley
Approx. 159,260 words.
Published on March 12, 2013 by
Jimmy “Purple” Hayes’ psychedelic band is on the cusp of success. Drafted, he becomes a door gunner with a fondness for drugs and a surprising talent for combat. Back in the World, Gloria, his girlfriend, is running for her life. She has a photographic memory and secrets to die for, and Jimmy can’t help her. Mobsters, detectives, and the counter culture clash in this gritty look at the 1960s.