When a young waitress knocks a ketchup bottle into a silver-haired man's breakfast, she takes the first step on a 'long, strange trip' into madness. Drug Winters follows her journey as she becomes a mistress, a drug dealer, and an escort, finding herself deeply embroiled in the mafia and addicted to the silver-haired man.
"Drug Winters... a 'long strange trip' down madness lane..."
A young waitres stumbles - literally - into the arms of a craggy, silver-haired man with dark connections, his powerful charisma soon luring her into the adult realm of dangerous loving. Mesmerized by his menacing charm, she finds herself whirling about in a wild vortex of addiction, adultery, and the tightening noose of Mafia involvement. She enters the world of angry men, which will create an ever-angrier woman.
Masterfully crafting a haunting cast of characters, the author based this novel on the actual traumatic events of her 'wild child' years. Set in the Midwest during the late '70's, this powerful and often shocking story follows her journey from the first steps into a dark world to her triumphant re-entry into sanity.
Drug Winters offers a deeply introspective look into the drug culture of her generation and a peek inside the quirky world of the bar and restaurant scene of those times.
"I dedicate Drug Winters to the lost and to the lonely... to those who make major disastrous choices in their lives.
Hang on tight to the slender, silver thread of life, one which can be so quickly and thoughtlessly severed.
One promise that the Earth extends to us is change. She shows us in every sunset and in each dawn, in every passing of the seasons, that life here changes.
If you can hang on through your own long and hard Drug Winter, there may very well be a sweet, fresh Springtime awaiting you.