The Spirit of Yellowstone ... In A Little Child ...
A collection of ten short stories: Coming out November, 2017.
"Lyrically told, reminding you why you love being a New
Yorker or leaving you wishing you were."
-Mary Ellen Bramwell, Author,
When I Was Seven.
"Songs to New York is an anthology of short
stories, all based in and around New York. They tend to have a family theme,
New Yorkers going about their daily business, but then there is always a twist,
mostly a subtle one, sometimes not, but always a twist that gives the reader a
jolt; giving the reader that 'I never expected that' emotion at the end of each
"That deliciously tantalising style continues throughout
these diverse stories by Myrtle Brooks. An underlying theme is family and
Faith, but always it is the pull of the Big Apple itself that is the one
constant in this collection.
"Myrtle Brooks imbues the city with its own
supernatural identity, bringing the city itself alive; in many ways New York
itself becomes a living entity, drawing its citizens into its unique milieu. Is
this the way New Yorkers feel about their great city, or is it something else?
Something living, perhaps - the personification of the city
itself? That's something the reader must decide, and something only Myrtle
"Songs to New York is an enjoyable, compelling
read which I highly recommend."