"All of these stories could have happened...maybe." An underground radio station with a mysterious "seductive" voice. A psychedelic party at Grandma's house. The friendship between a lonely young woman and a 12-year-old boy. A rock 'n' roll band that tried to "get with the '80s." Teenage boys bested by a 13-year-old female cousin. A cute and sweet girlfriend from hell. The misadventures of a nightclub dee-jay-for-a-day. A junkyard where the neighborhood kids hung out. How a young waitress handled an unruly teenage friend. A beer can monument and the woman who hated it. A really, really nasty old man hosting a bizarre public access cable show. The adversarial friendship between a cynical male writer and his younger female editor. A civil defense alert.
They say every picture tells a story. Well these thirteen stories develop pictures. Old snapshots from a time that really isn't all that long ago, but now seems far, far away. Faded photographs from yesteryear come to life in the articulate writing style of author Jeff R. Lonto.
Lonto, author of four non-fiction print books, dozens of articles and the Chronicles from the Analog Age Blog, presents his first e-book. "Old Snapshots, Volume 1," a compilation of "Quirky Short Stories from Out of the Past." The stories in "Old Snapshots" are based on people, places, events and slices of life the author has observed, written with a particular flair for detail and a slightly twisted sense of humor.