Florida native Pat Cook returned to school at age 49, graduating with two degrees: Criminal Justice and Psychology.Faux Elvis is her first work of historical fiction.
by PAT COOK
Published Jun 22, 2007
Genre: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
- Everybody has a story to tell, but not every story is fit to print in the newspaper!
- “My brother’s name was Jesse Garon.” He paused, still afraid to open the Pandora’s box of his secret. “My brother’s name was Jesse Garon Presley... and my name is Elvis Presley.” Kasey Costello, a young reporter fresh from journalism school and eager to prove herself, is sitting on the story any reporter experienced or rookie alike would sell his soul to tell to the world. Elvis Presley, the King of Rock and Roll, was still alive! Yet the affable and enigmatic man she has befriended wants to reveal himself to the world in his own way, in his own time. Will Kasey be able to keep his secret, or will her ambition to succeed drive her to make the scoop of a lifetime, even if it means betraying a man she has come to admire?
Kasey began to question him about the events of August 16, 1977. The day Elvis Presley died in Memphis, Tennessee, twenty-four years earlier.
"Faux Elvis is historical fiction." But, it answers all the questions raised about the so-called cover-up of the death of Elvis Presley.
The details of this book explore the two weeks preceeding the "death of Elvis Presley" and the following twenty-four years after his death and funeral."
Faux Elvis" will cause those so closely surrounding Elvis Presley to question "the events" before and after the alleged death of Elvis Presley on August 18, 1977.