Eating the Forbidden Fruit is a gritty fiction novel loosely based on true events in author Roland Sato Page life. The newcomer author delivers a personal journey into his rise and demise as a St. Louis City Police Officer. He takes the readers on a roller coaster ride of good ole family memories to the nightmarish reality of being a police officer indicted on federal drug charges. During his trial he wrote journals as a testimonial of redemption. Roland case stems from conflict of his childhood affiliation and his oath to uphold the law. What is certain one can’t run from sin for karma is much faster.
The author actually wrote the novel years ago however after battling Lupus he lost his motivation to complete it. After promising his mother, Fumi Karasawa, who recently passed. Roland opened his computer to finish what he had started, keeping his promise to his mother. Also he would like to encourage others that with determination they too can reestablish themselves. Once diagnosed with Lupus he had to reinvent his career as a popular tattoo artist in the St. Louis area to a freshmen author. The disease affected his motor skills making him unable to tattoo resulting in his new found passion.. The silver lining is that his family support keeps him going, writing has been quite therapeutic for well being.
Roland Sato Page’s Crime Drama Eating the Forbidden Fruit Lands Everywhere on March 30, 2020
“Sic Transit Gloria Mundi” FEDERAL NIGHTMARE is an urban crime drama that will take you deep into the world of South Florida’s drug trade; a world not described in any of the tourist brochures; a world of cunning betrayals where enemies are abundant and friends are few and far between. To survive in such a world, one must be ruthless while holding on to their sense of humanity; if such a feat can be achieved. “Se Non É Vero, É ben trovato” DRIVE-BY speaks for itself and will make you think for yourself. James L. Hairston is currently serving time in a Federal Penitentiary. He can be contacted at:
James Hairston #07762-068 USP Coleman II P.O. Box 1034 Coleman FL 33521
That was the question Charleston Smid continuously asked himself after meeting Asa Altman. From the moment he stumbled into her presence, he knew she was his One. Every time he came near Asa he fell apart. Whether it was being tongue tied and muttering with a self-inflicted speech impediment or his legs finding ways to make him look like he had two left feet and backward kneecaps, Charleston was a discombobulated time bomb waiting to embarrass himself. He loved her and would tell her, that is if he could get his mind and body to cooperate.
Who knew adulting could be this hard?
Every time she thought she was getting a handle on her life, the wind shifted pulling her deeper into the abyss. She was drowning from her financial life to her personal life – hell even her body had gone on strike was taking the last ship to shore. Never in her wildest dreams would she have imagined a man like Charleston throwing her a lifeline, pulling her from the waters that threatened to drown her.
Blessed with a “do over” Charleston and Asa began to do what normal couples do. That is until a new threat appears. Something sinister was moving through the small sleepy town that Charleston and Asa had planned to call home and death was now at their doorstep.
Forced walk that thin line of sanity by visiting places he had left behind in his former military life, Charleston is determined to conquer his own fears.
Is it fate or something else just beyond reach setting these events in motion? Sometimes the best gifts come in the smallest packages. Find out what happens in The Gift You Gave.