Frank Sherry

1934 - 2018

In the Gardens of the Enchanter

The tale of the lost "Ten Thousand".

A novel that examines the politics of today.

A tale of illusion and delusion.

A personal journey in fiction form

An epic fantasy.

A fantastic voyage!

All about Black Bart Roberts the reluctant pirate.

History at its best!

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Frank Sherry was the author of both non-fiction and fiction books. His non-fiction works include "Pacific Passions", the enthralling story of the European discovery and exploration of the Pacific Ocean and "Raiders and Rebels"—a rousing account of 18th Century piracy and a major selection of the History Book Club. Frank has also published eight novels: "The Devil's Captain" "Eternity Falls", "Talar—The Quest for Shadowcaster, "The Pucka-man's Odyssey", "Mysteriad," "Lust, Loathing, Lunacy," "Arkadia," and "In the Gardens of the Enchanter." Before deciding to devote all his time to writing, Frank was a journalist, political consultant, pollster, public relations executive and video producer. He was also been a tireless traveler, sailor, scuba diver, and mountain trekker— with a special fondness for what he called "wild, bleak places". As a young news reporter, Frank won several prestigious awards for his coverage of the civil rights struggles of the 1960's and 1970's. Among the major events he wrote about in those years were the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the "March on Washington" immortalized by Dr. Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech. Frank was also one of the first journalists to interview Malcolm X. Following his journalism career, Frank served as a consultant in a number of political campaigns. During his years as a public relations executive he was most interested in the production of videos for major sports clients such as the New Jersey Sports Authority (The Meadowlands) and Monmouth Park Racetrack. His work in the field won a number of awards.In addition to his writing, Frank often spoke on journalism and history. He was a guest-lecturer at the University of New Mexico and elsewhere. He also made guest appearances on many radio and television programs, including NBC's "Today Show" and PBS. As might be expected, he was a devotee of sailing, especially when it could be combined with scuba diving in tropical waters. But he said that, for all his love of the sea, he was equally enamored of "mountains, deserts, and untamed places". In pursuit of adventure in such untamed places he climbed and backpacked in the Himalayas, the Rockies, the Salmon River country of Idaho, and the high desert of New Mexico. Frank resided with his wife, Su, author of "My Three Lost Girls", in Reno, Nevada. He had a son, Stephen, and a daughter, Diana, two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Frank Sherry was a member Emeritus of the Author's Guild of America.

Historical fiction.
The lost warriors settle in a foreign land and call their new home "Arkadia."
A modern tale of one man's political disappointment, personal disintegration, self-denial, spiritual demise, denigration, delusion, despair, redemption and rebirth.
Take a crash course in handling the brain: journey the realm of evil with Basil as he’s pursued by his once-loyal companions, Carna and Vijeelis.
When a failed writer learns his brother is dying, he embarks on a spiritual quest into his childhood where he must confront his demons and reconcile with his past.
The Pucka-man’s Odyssey is a fast-paced tale of murder, myth, magic, slavery—and piracy—in 18th century. The tale is set in Ireland, Africa, the Caribbean, and America.
Simon Spicer is a lonely, melancholy professor in Maine. A widower, he was once a talented poet but writes no more. At the age of thirty-five, he just exists, aged beyond his years by disappointment. Spice is unaware of the physical and mental properties that set him apart from his fellows and fit him for a bizarre mission—but he will soon find out.
1. Non-Fiction
The most authoritative account of the rise and fall of the real "raiders and rebels" who terrorized the seas from 1692 to 1725.
3. Non-Fiction
The European struggle for power in the great ocean in the age of exploration.
2. Fiction
The adventures of “Black Bart” Roberts the most dreaded pirate ever to sail the high seas!