Pretty Flamingo

ABOUT Perry Martin

Perry Martin
In his long and varied career as a musician, songwriter and producer Perry has worked with such people as Lefty Frizzell, Hank Snow Jr. and Sheb Wooley. Over the years as a solo performer or with a band he has also been the supporting act for such show biz luminaries as the Bee Gees, Amb More...



“Pretty Flamingo”is the remarkable first novel from author and musician Perry Martin.  Set largely in Australia in the late 1960’s it is a dramatic love story, inspired by actual events, that will intrigue and involve you with it’s unforgettable characters.  You’ll be taken on an emotional  journey with David Perry, the central character,  while he unlocks the mystery of a part of his past he never knew existed – - – a past that’s been hidden from him for thirty-five years.As the lost memories unfold David discovers a love so powerful it transcended the purely physical; a loss so devastating that it changed his whole life and a promise that, if he can keep it, will return to him all that he cared most about in the whole world.

Based on actual personal experiences the book is essentially a love story that takes some very unexpected twists and turns. The final version of the novel is expected to be available in late January 2011. Meanwhile the story came to the attention of Sandy Hockenbery, Producer for Red Horizon Films. She was so taken with it that she has made it her mission to bring it to the big screen. They plan to begin development in the spring of 2011 with award winning director Tom Wozny at the helm.

A cross-section of readers of all ages and genders were specially selected and given the second draft of the manuscript to read.   Here are some of their comments:

“OMG! OMG! I couldn’t stop reading or thinking about this story.  I would stop reading for a little while but I was having a hard time not being in the story. I was literally immersed in the book!” T.W.

“Wow!  Magnificent!  What a great story!” B.K.

“Pretty Flamingo is a riveting, passionate, sometimes shocking story of true love, tragedy
and, ultimately, hope.”

“I loved this book!  I became so immersed in the story and its characters that I couldn’t put it down!” D.L.

“This haunting love story will break your heart and then put it back together again.” S.H.

“A truly remarkable, unforgettable story.” K.B.