"Extraordinary people doing extraordinary things", is what "By The Ounce: And Other Tales" has in spades. In this collection of short stories, newcomer F. Flobo Boyce runs the gamut of adventures and the characters that make them legendary. Discover the life and times of Dr. Melody Livingston, as she unearths the story of a previously undiscovered pre-Columbian tribe in "Legacy". Laugh along with the sarcastic Steven Decker, as he and the local Public Safety staff attempt to protect a small island community against an oncoming hurricane in "Tortuga Key: A Florida Getaway." Marvel along with the unlucky-at-love Perry Waterhouse, as he meets a mysterious stranger who sells a "foolproof" aphrodisiac "By The Ounce".
Though the short stories are charming, the included book of poetry is the true bonus for fans of the spoken word. Across forty pieces,Boyce mingles life, emotions, and fondness for far-off destinations with an unrivaled passion.
"By The Ounce: And Other Tales" is collection that has something for everyone.