About Nick West

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Nick West

 

Nick West was born in Gainesville, Florida and grew up on a family farm near Archer, Florida. He attended Gainesville High School and the University of Florida. He is a veteran of the United States Navy, and together with his family, have owned and operated a landscape business in the area for over forty years. He and his wife Kay and their children, Tammy, John and Christy, along with their families all live on the farm where he grew up near Archer.

He began his writing career in 2010 when his first novel, “The Great Southern Circus” was publishes. His books include :

The Great Southern Circus
The Long Road Home
The Sandspur Special
To Light A New Fire

Mr.West is available to speak to your club,church or organization. Please contact him by calling the office of West Farms at 352-495-9858

All three books have been very well received by readers. You can read reviews for all at Amazon.COM.

  • The Great Southern Circus

    In the early summer of 1859, an Alabama farm boy named James Johnston had no idea that his life was about to change forever. The clouds of civil war were gathering when he met Miranda “Randi” Madderra, a beautiful young bareback rider with a small traveling circus

  • The Long Road Home

    The Long Road Home” is a personal story of the lives of James Johnston and Miranda Madderra, the characters you met in “The Great Southern Circus”. This time you will follow their emotional journey through the dark years of the American Civil War.It is a story of hope, despair, joy, heartache, bitter division and reconciliation on a personal level for friends divided by war.

  • The Sandspur Special

    From the author of The Great Southern Circus and The Long Road Home comes the highly anticipated sequel... Snakes, haints, and gators lie in wait for the Simmons family when they move south to north-central Florida in 1917.The family faces an uncertain and frightening future in this strange new land long before paved roads, electricity or indoor plumbing.

The Great Southern Circus

The First Book in the Long Road South Series....

The Long Road Home

The Second Book in The Long Road South Series....

The Sandspur Special

The Third and final Book in The Long Road South Series....

To Light a New Fire

The Book in To Light a New Fire Series....