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Frank is a retired Engineer. He spent most of his working life in England where he was employed by UK based multi-national companies. He always wanted to write but has only found the freedom to do so since retiring to Ireland in October 2006. Formerly resident in Portlaoise, he now lives with Freda, his wife since 1963, in Stradbally, Co. Laois, Ireland.
To date he has 5 e-books available on Smashwords, 3 novels, a collection of poems and short stories and a non-fiction work that describes the discoveries that lead to the establishment of the theory of man-made climate change.
His latest work, a historical novel entitled "Strongbow's Wife" was released on June 1st. 2014. It relates events surrounding the Norman occupation of Ireland as seen through the eyes of the wife of one of the leaders of that occupation.
He is currently working on a novel dealing with contemporary issues and set in a small provincial town somewhere in the British Isles.
Good Story Press
on July 19, 2013 :
"Summer Day" is an engaging novel that would appeal to fans of writers like Wendell Berry. Frank Parker's fluid prose and keen understanding of his characters combine to create a narrative that is easy to dive into and difficult to put down until the final scene is finished.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)