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What keeps five young boys busy in a small dusty town all summer long?

Follow Sonny and his four best friends through the hot, dog days, of an Oklahoma summer, you will laugh out loud at the antics they get into and the trouble they get out of, as they use their brains and “God given-wits” to figure it all out. R.J. Burroughs brings the town’s people to life in a way that makes you smile and remember your own small town preacher or the 5th grade bully who you always wanted to get even with.

A warm delightful story set in a slower decade of the 1950’s, when neighborhoods had no fences and the local river bed was a place to enjoy a town picnic. Travel back with R.J. and you might even see yourself in a page or two.


Print: $10.95

Kindle: $6.99

Nook: $6.99

Available in all other eBook formats.

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R.J. Burroughs is at it again with the next volume of his Boys series in The Boys of ’59. You laughed out loud reading about Sonny and his four best friends with their 1958 antics. Now it’s time to follow the boys into the summer of 1959 as they meet up with a so-called Vampire, toss a live grenade off the river bridge, and get even with the train conductor. Chuckle as you travel with the boys on their first “dates” and shiver with fear right alongside Sonny and his comrades on a trip to the haunted house.

Print: $12.95

Kindle: $6.99

Nook: $6.99

Available in all other eBook formats.

R. J. Burroughs was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in 1946. He attended no less than a dozen elementary schools as his family traveled working with the pipeline up until the fourth grade, then finally settling in Chickasha, Oklahoma. R.J. graduated in 1965. After graduating he spent four years in the U.S. Navy. After leaving Uncle Sam he worked his way up in construction to the position of civil superintendent, the field he still works in today.

R.J. and his wife, Marsha, collectively have two daughters, one son and two grandchildren. Writing is R.J.’s golf! When others head off to the greens, R.J. enjoys writing.  He has written several different types of novels throughout the years from suspense to horror. However he believes writing humor is what he enjoys the most.

His first installment in The Boys Series, The Boys of ’58 was released in 2011.

Readers can also look forward to The Boys of ’60 and more.

R.J. will tell you he is proud to be a card holder and a member

by blood of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

He hopes to retire very soon and dedicate all his free time to his passion for writing.

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