“You’re only as sick as your secrets,” so the saying goes.
When Aidan MacEwan paid a visit to the local LDS temple for some light family research, he discovered the accuracy and gravity of that adage. While there is a thread of truth woven throughout the ‘official’ story of his parents’ courtship and romance, the fabric of the remaining tapestry is called into question and quickly begins to unravel.
First-time novelist Leslie MacDill calls upon first-hand knowledge and a compelling Scots-Irish ancestral history to give us Lies We Were Told, recounting the exploits of Aidan MacEwan, an American in search of his lineage, who unearths dark secrets, beginning with his deceased father, that stretch back over two hundred years.
About Leslie MacDill
One acquaintance said of him, "You're like Forest Gump, only smart!" - and that description isn't too far off the mark. The unquenchable thirst for knowledge has led Leslie MacDill down a spiritual path that includes esoteric Tibetan healing medicine, Zen Buddhism, advanced energy medicine and shamanism, and into wildly divergent career choices like driving an 18-wheeler and working as a judicial assistant.
Excerpt from the Book
The summer sun soared like a round, white kite overhead, its warmth bathing the determined features of the man strolling west on the spit of land between Sarasota and Longboat Key. Aidan could scarcely remember... Read more