Lagniappe

Lagniappe is an old Louisiana French expression for “throwing in a little extra.” It is this section of the Forte website where readers can get that extra flavor of Forte and other free ramblings from Glen Allison.

Rescued by a Lightening Bug

Forte, the hero of my suspense series, rescues and protects children. Because he's an ex-SEAL, his adventures are high profile. Because he's a recovering addict, he takes it a day at a time and ignores the fanfare. In real...

SNAFU book signings upcoming

Glen C. Allison will be signing copies of his new book, SNAFU, at the following places and times: Feb. 21, 2013 - Cafe 212, Tupelo, MS - SNAFU Launch Party - 4:30-7 p.m. Come by for free jambalaya and...

The Lover of Nobodies

They stink, those shepherds, crowding 'round, Eau de sheep dung tinged with sweat, Crusty beards flecked white with crumbs Of week-old bread and moldy cheese. But what could they do but come see the child? He stinks, the man who worked the wood To teach his bastard son his trade. Dripping in the desert sun, Pounding love into...
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