Hampton Road

Rated 5.00/5 based on 2 reviews
The most terrifying demons are those that are real. And of your own creation.

"A fast paced thriller that you will not put down!" (U.Pradel - New Horizons) More

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About Michael Segedy

Michael Segedy latest work of fiction is Our Darker Angel

Other works of his include:

*Hampton Road, a psychological thriller for young adults
*In Deep
*Cupiditas
*Evil's Root (Compilation of In Deep and Cupiditas)
EMMA: Emergent Movement of Militant Anarchists
*A Critical Look at John Gardner's Grendel
*Teaching Literature and Writing in the Secondary Classroom
*Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson with Introduction, Notes, and Lessons by Michael Segedy

Most of his adult life, Michael has lived overseas (Peru, Morocco, Israel, and Taiwan) teaching high school literature and technology. Michael has published numerous academic articles about literature and writing and an annotated edition of Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson.

In 1985, Gwendolyn Brooks, poet laureate of Illinois, presented him with Virginia English Bulletin's first place writing award.

Michael and his family currently live in Lima, Peru, and with his family's support and encouragement he hopes soon to begin his next novel.

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Reviews

Review by: John Sloan on Aug. 19, 2011 :
Hampton Road is psychological thriller that will keep you flipping the pages. The story explores the lives of three characters from different sides of the tracks and what happens when their ambitions and dreams collide. This incredible novel introduces you to a host of amazing and memorable characters. The three principal ones are: Billy, a high school dropout/professional motorcycle racer; his best friend Charlie, a college bound, lovestruck teenager; and Praxy, a beautiful, bright high school student whose tortured heart must decide between the two of them. The mystery to the tragedy that impacts their lives is revealed one dark night on Hampton Road where a mind altering incident occurs that will keep you enthralled until the last page of the novel.

The rich figurative language used in this artful work of fiction helps you appreciate the internal struggle of a psychologically scarred young man on a quest to find out a terrible mystery about himself that will either save him or destroy him.

In this fast paced novel, the author, an ex-professional motorcycle racer himself, reveals his keen knowledge of motorcycle racing and thrills you with the dangers of this exciting sport.

Also not to be forgotten, are the numerous comic scenes that will leave you belly-aching. These humorous scenes are dramatically balanced against the suspenseful elements that run like a golden thread through this wonderful mystery novel.

In all, Hampton Road will engross you from the very first page to the last.
(reviewed the day of purchase)
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Nadia Smith on Aug. 19, 2011 :
A MUST READ FOR ALL WHO ENJOY AN INTRIGUING NOVEL. FULL OF WIT AND SUSPENSE, AND THE JOYS AND AGONIES OF LOVE, AND FRIENDSHIP. THOUGHT PROVOKING, MAKES YOU QUESTION THE TRUE MEANING OF SUCCESS. TAKES YOU INTO THE DARKEST DEPTHS OF A YOUNG MAN'S DISTURBED PSYCHE. THANK YOU MR. SEGEDY FOR BRINGING US HAMPTON ROAD. AM LOOKING FORWARD TO YOUR NEXT NOVEL.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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