Of a Time

by David W. H. Matheson



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/21/2021

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 230
ISBN : 9781665711142
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 230
ISBN : 9781665711159

About the Book

A gift to humanity or a ransom for the inhumane? It’s the secret of life, unlike any we’ve ever known.

Murdock Roam Mackenzie is a man of sentiment and divine origin, who is transformed when he discovers the gift of life itself. Then there’s Father Wilson, pandering to prophecy, speaking to God while arguing with the Devil, all in search of revelation.

When their lives intersect in a small seaside town in the late 19th century, the faint illusion of civility collapses.
Violence, selfishness and secrecy clash with compassion, empathy and progress, as an entire town seeks to unravel the hidden truth behind ‘God’s Gift’.

About the Author

Born and raised in Northern Ontario Canada, his Mother, Isabel Rose Matheson, from Gravesend, England, (resting place of Pocahontas) his Father, Ronald Ross Matheson, from the highlands of Nairn, Scotland, Matheson grew up on an 80-acre farm, 5 hours north of Toronto. His fondest memories invariably revolve around nature. The peaceful serenade of frogs, their orchestral croaking in the late evening, heard through an open bedroom window as he drifted off to sleep. Or the haunting call of Gray wolves at dusk. Their howling in answer to the lonesome whistle of a freight train as it approached a highway intersection in the near distance. Tracking a moose or hastily avoiding black bears while making acquaintance with all manner of wildlife from beavers to otters, and porcupines to raccoons. As a young boy he traversed the far reaches of the farm, exploring caves, carving slingshot handles, and making bows and arrows from young saplings. An avid reader as a young boy, his author of choice was always Louis L’Amour. As he grew older, he gravitated toward Leacock and Irving.
He currently resides in Toronto where he writes books and songs and is the main writer for children’s book publisher MFP (Magical Forest Press) writing junior novels and storybooks under the pseudonym, Theodore Beres.