Bear, the author wrote a series of recovery books based on twelve step programs, and a
novel. The Dark Night of Recovery: Conversations from the Bottom of the Bottle is the first of
five irreverent and charming guides through life's hectic path.
The Cocktail Cart is an award-winning novel about the capacity of people to heal and to help
others in life's transitions while in hospice care.
Writing under his own name, Marty
Slattery is the author of two other novels. Diamonds Are Trumps: A
Pitcher's First Novel is a funny, poignant, and lyrical novel about minor league baseball and the world beyond the
dugout. Poison Weeds is a down and dirty look at life behind prison walls.
No matter what the subject - recovery, life's transitions, baseball or prison - Marty writes sparkling dialog and
introduces us to unforgettable characters who have remarkable stories of hope and humor to share with