When the Almighty takes Eddy’s wife and daughter in a house fire that should have taken him as well, Eddy vows revenge. With some friends, a bluebird, and a gay Baptist minister, angry at God for his own reasons, Eddy begins an internal and external odyssey which, much like Odysseus is thwarted over and over again by divine intervention. But, eventually brings him to the gates of heaven…with a weapon…
“Don’t let the length of this book fool you, or the subject matter give you pause. What you will find between two covers is humorous, ironic, heartbreaking, and human.” —Lauren Johnson of Midwest Book Review
David Bulley’s prize winning fiction and creative nonfiction have been published in Wilderness House Literary Review, 42 Opus, Echolocation, McSweeneys, Porcupine Magazine, Portland Monthly Magazine, Words & Images, Greatest Uncommon Denominator Magazine, and many others.