Published DateALEXANDRIA — In "As Simple Things Go By," the third novel in his trilogy, New Hampshire author Maxwell MacPherson, Jr. continues the story of three related generations in rural New England as they mature in their interactions with family and friends.
The first book, "On Love & Animals," and its sequel, "Forever Yours," describe various encounters with wildlife through fishing, hunting, and animal husbandry as the characters learn and love in a simpler sort of way. In general, the books reflect the lifestyles of typical New Englanders, offering much anticipation as the storylines unfold. These connected novels are clean and ethical with little violence, employing educational narration and dialogue that vividly grabs hold of the reader.
Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore, or by visiting barnesandnoble.com or amazon.com.
A New Englander since 1973, MacPherson's life has been full of various interests ranging from fly tying and fly fishing, to writing for fishing magazines, becoming an Extra class "ham" operator, while writing songs for guitar playing. As an expert classic Atlantic salmon fly dresser for the last 33 years, he has sold fancy feathered flies as collectors' items to prominent people throughout the US and across the world. He now lives in Alexandria, with his wife, Darlene.