Monthly Archives: June 2014

Lucky Johnny – published

‘Lucky Johnny’ was published last Thursday and immediately started selling well, rising up the Amazon rankings.  This is the memoir of a world-class professional footballer, captured by the Japanese, a Prisoner of War in the WW2 death camps on the Burma Railway, who survived being torpedoed in the shark-infested waters of the South China Sea, then witnessed the atom bomb falling on Nagasaki, across the bay.

A ‘walking skeleton’ at the end of the war Johnny Sherwood and his fellow survivors came home, scarred for life, both physically and mentally.   His children remember him shutting himself away  with his typewriter, setting down his memories of the war, but nobody knew what had happened to it all … until one day, more than twenty five years after his death, his grandson, Michael Doe,  found his manuscript in the bottom of a case in his mother’s attic …