Tom Dalton is a writer, visual artist, householder and graduate of Ontario College of Art and Design. Tom is the father of two children, Emily and Kalale. Born in Newfoundland, Tom now lives in Toronto. The Hard-Place Boy is his first novel.
Three-and-a-half-year-old Michael Murphy is a pain in the ass. He sure shouldn’t be invited to any more weddings; last one he kicked the man his mother married in the shins. All he does is piss and moan, and he won't eat anything his mother cooks.