International Writers Inspiring Change feature book: A New Life, by H. Berkeley Rourke

You never know what you might face

My name is Mike Randle, I guess.

I awakened after an earthquake measuring over 10 on the Richter scale destroyed my town, my area in Southern California, with no memory of who I was. In time some memories began to surface. I was alone or at least it seemed that way. There were others around, and in time I came in contact with some of them.

One lucky day I met and befriended Dani MacIntire. We took up residence together, and in time became lovers. Dani and I fought through many difficulties for a long time. We had to scrounge for food constantly and were lucky to find bottled water. It was A New Life, a new way of living, a struggle sometimes, good times balanced against bad, and full of trouble, but most of all for Dani and me, full of love.

About H. Berkeley Rourke

Berk Rourke was born in Douglas, Arizona on August 28, 1938. His careers were in teaching 8th and 9th grade students initially and then as an attorney for a total of some 40 years. He began writing as a cathartic exercise and enjoyed it so much that he continued with multiple efforts now being published for the first time. His life has known very few limits and his writing in at least two genres now has not known limits yet.

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