P. V. LeForge

Biography

P. V. LeForge lives on a 50-acre horse farm in north Florida with his wife Sara Warner, who is a dressage rider and trainer. Their stable includes Fabayoso, who was Southeastern Regional Stallion Champion, and his colt Freester, who was Reserve Champion USDF Horse of the Year in 2011.

LeForge is also an e-book formatter who can be found on Mark's List. He enjoys formatting Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Drama.

LeForge's other books of poetry and fiction can be obtained in most on-line book outlets or through the Black Bay Books website at http://www.blackbayfarm.com/books/PVL.htm. In addition to writing and doing farm chores, he enjoys songwriting and target archery.

Where to find P. V. LeForge online


Where to buy in print


Books

Little Saigon and Other Plays
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,990. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Plays » Asian / Japanese, Plays » American / African American
LITTLE SAIGON is a three-act play dramatizing the Vietnamese refugee crisis in the U.S. right after the fall of Saigon in 1975. The Hoang family--at least most of them--have survived the trip to Florida. But getting jobs and sticking together may be a harder than they had hoped. ALL TRAMPS' DAY and CLOWN SCHOOL are one-acts, featuring four actors and two actors.
The Principle of Interchange and Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,870. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition of P. V. LeForge's first collection of stories. With settings as diverse as Florida, Mexico, India, and China, these finely wrought tales with their vibrant characters and unique situations paint a picture of life that is both rich, diverse, and hopeful.
The Notebooks of William Wilson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,470. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the Winter of 1917, 17-year-old Virginia Lampley disappears from her upper-class home in the South. 70 years later, her granddaughter Christine begins an earnest search for Virginia, using a single diary entry as the only clue to her whereabouts. Helped by ill-tempered librarian William Wilson, her search takes them not only into the life of the early 1900s, but into their childhoods as well.
Ways to Reshape the Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This collection represents the apex of LeForge's poetic work.
Time Piece
Series: North Florida Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
One rain-lashing night, Melanie Truslow's father--a former French officer in Vietnam--fell off the McClenny Pier near his North Florida home and was drowned. Now his large house, and its ghosts, are hers. As she begins to settle into her new surroundings, she tries to understand the accident of his death and to reconstruct the life of the man who had left her mother before Melanie was born.
Museum Piece
Series: North Florida Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,100. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Leaving Miami for the sunny shores of Panama City was supposed to be a good thing for the Rankin family. Vicky has her PI license and Rick finally has a real job. But things aren't going to be that simple. Instead, they are drawn into the nefarious doings of Snag, proprietor of a mysterious museum on the edge of town where boards creak, cadavers reek, and laughter echoes down from the rafters.
My Wife Is A Horse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poems about farms and horses and dressage. This is a special edition featuring two extra poems, one of which is "My Husband's an Ass," written by Sara Warner.
The Cat That Thought He Was A Rat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Billy's kitten was not really sure what kind of an animal he was. If he were a bat, he could fly. If he were a rat, he could get some cheese. All he knew was that he wanted to be the best rat or bat or whatever he could be. Appropriate for kids 1-6 with easy rhymes, a funny story, and cute illustrations by Mary E. Donahue of a boy and his kitten.
Hell and High Water
Series: North Florida Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,830. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Shrimpboat captain Carla Conway thought her life was enough of a mess before she found her old nanny dumped like a rag doll in the belfry of a long-abandoned church. With the help of her crusty first mate Comer--and little from the sheriff--she investigates the old woman's death. What she finds takes her deep into the myths and legends of the Florida swamps--and into the mystery of her own origin.
The Secret Life of Moles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is the book that launched the career of award-winning poet P. V. LeForge. Serious and quirky at the same time, these poems will transport you into realms that you were never sure--but always hoped--really existed. Includes the underground classic "Anting."
Getting a Good Read
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poems about golf, written by two guys serious about their game, but not too serious to stop and take a good look around the course and a good look inside themselves as well. Here are poems that will ring true inside everyone who has ever swung a club--poems that make you realize that, if you put forth your best effort, there are no bad days in golf.

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