Adam Patterson was born, the eldest of three sons, in the small town of Big Stone Gap, Virginia, to parents who will soon celebrate 59 years of marriage. His father (Johnny) taught him to be honest, loyal and hard working and his mother (Flora) taught him that no one was better than he and that he was no better than anyone else. They also taught him to love and how to be loved.
At the tender age of 19 he moved away to the big city to search for himself (with a strong foundation) and to explore what life had to offer. After 25 years of living, loving, learning and earning he moved back to small town America to help out the family.
To keep him from going insane from the abrupt, uprooting, unnerving change his mother suggested he write that book he’d always talked about.
So he did just that, and has been writing since…
In this trilogy’s first installment, you meet:
After a night of romance, Dustin Marler finally has it all; or does he?
Andrea Sorcosi, supermodel extraordinaire (and the love of his life) shares her affections with him and Alexander Vandiveer, a self-destructive superstar who happens to be Dusty’s best friend–and perhaps something else.
Together Alex and Andrea prepare to launch Dusty into fame and fortune, while the web that entangles them becomes more and more complicated. As they struggle to make sense of their different kind of friendship, secrets from the past threaten to upset the fragile balance they’ve created, leaving them teetering closer to the edge.
by Mr. Adam Patterson & Sydney
A children’s book detailing how The Triplets help Grandpa solve the mystery of the missing artichoke!
Big Stone Gap is your typical All American small town complete with charming neighborhoods, scenic views and a rampant meth epidemic… Adam Patterson is a writer who grew up in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, a tiny town nestled in the foothills of Cumberland Mountain (a picturesque region known as Little Stone Mountain) durning the 1970’s.Black, gay and introverted, he fled at nineteen to Atlanta, Georgia to find himself. After twenty-five years of learning, laughing and loving he returned home to help his aging parents. Struggling to fit in, where he never did, leads him to find his place among the misfits. This is the story of a few.
It’s been said everyone knows everyone else in Small-town America. This used to be a good thing, but things always change. Now the knowing comes with labels. You know, the kind the good upstanding Christian citizens can look down on and therefore, feel better about themselves.Big Stone Gap is one of those towns and Mary Lynn, one subjected to labels of the most degrading kind. Her story is known, as stories are in quaint picturesque communities, via the rumor mill.However, beneath the stares, glares and pointing fingers, lies the truth.