In space, the expansion of the universe exceeds the speed of light. In a jail cell the speed of light slows, time ages and deteriorates slowly to a crawl. Jack Joseph understands physics. He understands the nature of quarks, leptons, dark matter and the desire to find the God particle. What Jack doesn’t understand is Jack. He has a Masters degree in particle physics, an ex-wife, a sugar mama, a passion for cooking and chronic dependencies he needs to feed. He cleans pools to maintain this chaotic lifestyle. Spinning about in a Large Hadron Collider of his own making, the particle known as Jack is about to collide with a particle known as Sarah.
“A nice, readable story”
Five Star Review on Amazon By Mohan
A product of Swykert’s fertile imaginative mind, The Pool Boy’s Beatitude highly readable narrative has a bit of everything – sex and storyline and intrigue.
The protagonist, Jack Joesph, has a Masters degree in particle physics but ends up as a “pool boy.” And this is where the intrigue continues. He has a wife, and an assortment other women in his life, almost one for each pool he services. After a life of meaningless wandering, Jack finally finds his true love, which is where the happy-ending comes.
Swykert skillfully weaves nice, readable story.
About the Author
DJ Swykert is a former 911 operator, and wolf expert, living in Northern Kentucky, USA. His short fiction and poetry has been published in: The Tampa Review, Monarch Review, Sand Canyon Review, Zodiac Review, Scissors and Spackle, spittoon, Barbaric Yawp and BULL. His novel, Maggie Elizabeth Harrington, won a literary competition with The LitWest Group in Los Angeles in 2002.